Why Hire an Interior Designer For Your Vacation Rental
I'm currently sitting here in an 1897 historic apartment building in what must be my 53rd Airbnb stay!! As a designer who loves historic properties, it's so lovely to see the beautiful and original heart pine floors, original millwork, and the care put towards keeping...
How To Create A Healthy House
Recently I asked my Facebook Audience how healthy they rated their homes.  Today I'll talk about four ways you can increase the health of your home. ** I'm a little more technical in this post, if the science is not your thing, skip on over the sections where I detail...
Victorian Style Bathroom Renovation: French Hotel Inspired
This is by far my favourite bathroom, I always design for my clients, but I personally would love this bathroom in my own home! While we decided not to move the placement of the tub, toilet and sink, this tiny bathroom was a full gut, due to the mold and plaster...
Historic Church Hill Richmond Build – Part 2
This is part 2, of this Historic Church Hill, Richmond, Va project build, check out part 1 here. Now that the fence, and two custom structures are in place, the grading of the site can continue and the hardscaping can start! As the property is on a small slope I...

Designing Spaces Your Mind And Body Adore

Kitchen Layouts and Plaster Dust, Oh My – Part 2
I've lived in homes with some of the worst (aka) tiny kitchens out there. I've always been able to make them work, but let me tell you, having a custom kitchen designed for you is the BOMB! For the kitchen to be functional for both my husband and I we each need...
Light Filled Folk Victorian Kitchen – Finale
Curating what photos tell the story of the space is one of my favourite parts of project completion. And so, here is the full reveal of the finished Light Filled Folk Victorian Kitchen for the One Room Challenge™. Come on in.       I could sit in this...
Cabinets, Counters and Lights! – Part 5
Last week in the One Room Challenge™, the trim had just been installed. This week we had the cabinets installed and the counters put in! I didn't have time to paint all the trim before the cabinets came in, so I painted the lower corner by the far left window that...
How to Feel at Home in Your Home – Part 1
I've always considered myself to be an adventurous soul. I love new experiences, places and foods. When my husband and I started our renovation journey nearly a year ago, we felt exhilarated and excited about the changes that would take our shell of a house to a...
Introducing The Meaningful Design Show

Introducing The Meaningful Design Show

Welcome the the Meaningful Design Podcast! Design is far more nuanced than picking the perfect pillows for your living room. Great design is curated for your lifestyle, eliminating stress, creating more ease, and allowing you to live your best life. Lora Frost, a...

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How To Create A Healthy House

How To Create A Healthy House

Recently I asked my Facebook Audience how healthy they rated their homes.  Today I'll talk about four ways you can increase the health of your home. ** I'm a little more technical in this post, if the science is not your thing, skip on over the sections where I detail...

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Choosing Colors for your home? Read this first.

Choosing Colors for your home? Read this first.

Does choosing colors for your walls make you feel like this? Have you grabbed colour sample after colour sample but none of them work, or don’t look how you imagined? Every colour of paint has unique undertones. If you remember back to art class, you’ll likely...

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