Category Archives: Home Decor & DIY Ideas

Home Decor || How to Style Sidetables 2 Ways || With @TheBrick #AD

Ever since our master bedroom reveal with this amazing The Berlin bed, so many of you have asked how we style our side tables. Honestly, I love to style side tables for bedrooms and end tables for living rooms simply because there are so many options. It’s the kind of design element you can change often, work in seasonal pieces and really have fun. See our International Lux Accent Table from The Brick styled two ways below.

The first way I like to style an side table is what I called the “Symmetric” Approach. Find a larger functional item like a lamp or a fan. Like this Tyler Lamp from The Brick in the centre of the side table. Depending how much much surface area you have add style items centrally to the table. I like stacks of books, candles, and cute smaller alarm clocks.

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The next style approach is basically the opposite, it’s an Asymmetric Approach to placing your items. Simply pick one side of the table for your larger dominant item like this lamp and stack styled accents from there. I love this large glass jar I found in store at The Brick. I use them throughout the house to add a pop of shiny colour.

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Home Decor || Winter Table Setting Inspiration with @TheBrick Colby table #ad

With Halloween over and done with, my home design naturally shifts to winter vibes. I’ve partner with The Brick to style their beautiful rustic Colby table into the perfect holiday place setting that is sure to wow your guests this season. I wanted to play off the natural wood material of the Colby table by adding accessories like this greenery garland, antlers and artichokes. Keeping the room neutral with whites, woods, and pops of metallic made it easy to work in greens as the stunning touch of holiday magic. Add some candle light and you’ve got yourself a dinner party!

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The Importance of play with Fisher-Price® || #AD #Sponsor

rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m proud to partner with Fisher-Price this year as a Play Partner. As my children grow, I recognize the value of free play and letting them use their imaginations to make new discoveries.rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art

However, as cooler weather rolls around and lazy-summer days are no more, I know that many parents (myself included) can feel pressure to start scheduling kids in activities that we feel will help them grow and reach milestones. But, did you know that cognitive, physical and emotional development can be managed in your home’s play space?

rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art Free play is so important and toys like the Fisher-Price® Think & Learn Smart Scan Color Chameleon make it so easy for Alastair to work on colour recognition, numbers, counting, and following directions. Press the button on the Chameleon’s tail to scan one of the 10 paint splats and Chameleon will identify that colour! Or, spread the paint splats on the floor, pick a play mode and be prompted to follow directions, sing, count, play games and more. He loves playing with his Color Chameleon.rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art rose gold crib cactus wallpaper nursery design style Let's stay home sign wall art Continue reading

Home Decor || A Modern Dining Update || How To Make A Stylish Transition With @TheBrick #AD

As you’ve seen my from Instagram Stories lately, we’ve been working on a dining room decor update. I wanted to transition the space into a modern airy spot that would be both welcoming to guests and be functional for our little family on a daily basis. When I saw this Bari set from The Brick it set the style transition, I LOVE these chairs! They are leather so they are wipeable for little people fingers but also padded for the comfort of our guests for longer seated dinner parties. We went in store and found also all of the accessories pictured to style the room and complete the transformation. These wooden geometric diamond scones were the perfect addition to our wall. And easy to install! I’ve linked up the room below, happy shopping friends!

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What Are You Watching? || The Fall Netflix Binge List With @TheBrick #ad

It’s feeling a little bit creepy around here as we transform our Man Cave by The Brick into the perfect Halloween themed viewing space. I love everything October, so of course scary movies and tv shows are no exception. See room details, family friendly halloween picks and scary adult Netflix binge suggestions for this seasonal blog post favourite: The Fall List is finally here.

Family Friendly Fall Favourites:

1) Super Monsters: (Series) New Netflix Original Series

2) Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2

3) DreamWorks Spooky Stories 2

4) Wallace & Gromit “The Curse of the Were-Rabbit”

5) Coraline 

6) Casper: Teen Classic

7) Are You Afraid of the Dark: (Series) Throw Back to 1991

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Scary Adult Netflix Stream Team Picks: 

1) Stranger Things: (Series) Netflix Original series and season 2 will be coming out soon!

2) Santa Clarita Diet: (Series) Funny Zombie Twist

3) The Walking Dead: (Series) Tales of survival and there are so many seasons!

4) Black Mirror: (Series) This show is insanely creepy and addicting. Every episode is a completely different concept. So start wherever you please!

5) The Sixth Sense:  Classic

6) The Others: Must see for the creepy goosebump factor.

7) The Grudge: Japanese Horror genre at it’s best.

8) Scream Queens: (Series) Funny and Scary! Yes please. Captures elements of all epic horror movies mashed into one show mocking the genre.

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