Category Archives: Home Decor & DIY Ideas

Modern Minimalist Touches || It’s a festive bedroom design with @TheBrick #AD

C86D06D0-FF68-4122-8CC7-8F97B22BD2A7Our Holiday home tour continues this season for a glimpse into my favourite room in our house, the master bedroom. I’ve taken a minimalist approach to decorating this year and let me tell you it’s taken a lot of pressure off my plate in the home decor category. I’m loving adding just a few touches per room to get that festive feel. We added cozy flannel sheets and furry pillows to our gorgeous Berlin bed from The Brick. I love the airy light grey linen-like polyester material, it adds to that white Christmas feel I love. We added garland to our favourite reading lamp, the Bean Bronze Metal floor lamp to add more festive cheer.

I found this modern metal “Merry Christmas” banner for our large mounted mirror. It was a subtle touch to an already elegant favourite feature we have in our room. Have you seen the new version of our mirror? Loving the Hampton Mirror for both size and the frame detail.

Finally, we added tiny ornaments and fresh greenery to our International Lux accent tables. I love the smell and the look. Perfect finishing touch to a minimalist Christmas. How are you decorating this holiday season?

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These are a few of my favourite things… || The Ultimate Gift Guide with @LondonDrugs #AD #LondonDrugs

I’m so exciting for Christmas this year and I’m completely covered in the gift department. I love to call myself the ultimate “gifter” because due to my job as a blogger, I get to try so many products each year that I start to play favourites. Naturally I find shopping for the perfect gift easy each year. I’ve teamed up with Diana from 204park to bring you our unique must haves from London Drugs this holiday season. Head over to her blog to see what she’s loving this season from one of our fav Canadian retailer. And head to my Instagram for your chance to win a $300 gift card to help get you Christmas ready from London Drugs. Let’s get the gift ideas going, here are my product picks:

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Let’s start with chocolate! I opt each year to have these delicious Ferrero Roche chocolates ready for guests thoughtout the house. And I love to give the massive one as a hostess gift or sticking stuffer.

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Next up, my game changer of the year. This Sonicare DiamondClean smart electric toothbrush from Phillips has changed my life! It gives me a dentist clean. And in white and gold… I’m smitten with the design. Add this guy to the practical person on your gift buying list.

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We all know I love beauty, so I needed to include the new Biotherm Skin Oxygen line. For both men and women, these skincare products help to correct imperfections created by pollutants in our environments. I’m loving the results and the light fresh scent. Strengthen your skin barrier and clarify your face.

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Let’s talk coffee! I had to include my favourite at home coffee machine from Keurig. The Keurig K200 2.0 Brewer in “Sandy Pearl,” has made my day… many days over this past year. I love the look of it on my counter and the flexibly of cup size. 6oz, 8oz, 10oz… you name it! Plus it’s k-cup compatibility with Starbucks at home coffee brews has sold me. I love it! The water reserve is ample, so I don’t need to add water for each use.

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Our Livingroom || Festive Touches with @TheBrick #AD #homedecor #mybrickhome

I love this time of year! But I’ll be the first to admit, it can feel overwhelming with the excessive amount of “things” I feel I may need. So this year, I took a far more minimal approach to our holiday decor and let me be the first to say I’m loving it. When you have great furniture to begin with, I don’t feel the need to get put up an excessive amount of decorations to get that festive feel. I love how comfortable and cozy our living room is with ample seating with two Designed2B Dez 3-Piece Sectionals from The Brick. Soft, cozy and inviting. It’s the perfect spot to relax and unwind. We added pre-lite garland to my favourite Black Arch lamps with Gold Shades to get a holiday feel. Added a few ornaments, greenery and signage throughout the room to add just enough festive flair. How are you decorating this year?

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 Sectional || Rug || Cabinet || TV Stand 

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Holiday Dining || Simple Decor Ideas with @Thebrick #AD

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Lastly, I added a sparse garland to the picture and some geo shaped decorations to the light fixture. It only took me a few minutes to get so much visual impact with just a handful of seasonal decorations.

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Home Decor || Have You Seen Our New Dining Place? || Featuring The Bari Set by @TheBrick #AD

With one of the most anticipated sales of the year starting tomorrow, I wanted to share with you our finished dining space. Maybe give you a few items you may want to check up on in the massive Black Friday sale this weekend at The Brick.  I don’t know exactly what items will be discounted but their sale is legendary… It’s definitely one to check if you are looking to pick up furniture at a fraction of the price.

I fell in love with this Bari dining set and worked the design of the space around it’s modern aesthetic. The leather on the chairs is wipeable, which is perfect for our family needs. And this Jade server has almost the exact wood colour and finish. I love the table with this functional and trendy server but if we did not have that window to the right I would have loved this matching Bari bookcase.

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With the holidays fast approaching I accessorized our set with neutral items like tropical leaf place settings, gold cutlery and these honeycomb candle holders I found in store from The Brick. I love these geometric wall scones too, also found instore from The Brick. They really complete the room.  Continue reading