Category Archives: Design Finds

There’s A New Shop In Town……boogie + birdie

I was really disappointed when my favourite clothing shop, Vanilla, closed its doors after 40 years. But my disappointment didn’t last long when I discovered a fabulous, eclectic shop had taken its place. boogie + birdie is a thoughtfully curated collection of embellishments for your home and life. It’s a sister shop of Mags & […]

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So Totally APROPOS!

APROPOS is one of my favourite shops to drop into for design inspiration. Sheri Linseman, the proprieter and award winning floral designer is one talented lady. Her shop is in the lovely town of Perth, Ontario, which is about an hours drive west of Ottawa. Sheri specializes in contemporary designs and stocks an abundance of […]

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Farrow and Ball – 2013 colours

Recently some of the TBBs were at grand reopening of the Orleans location of Decorator’s Choice.  The guest speaker was Jason Cass from the missed One House Two Looks and David Lockwood, who both work with Farrow and Ball. It was a night of delicious tidbits and inspiration as Jason and David covered  Farrow and Ball’s […]

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Marimekko….and Me!

A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to visit Marimekko’s magnificent flagship store in Helsinki, Finland. I was in heaven. Items  in the store were covered with the brands’ trademark bright colours and large prints, and there was everything from fabric, to clothing, to home accessories, to jewellery!  What more could a girl want? Founded in […]

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