Sunday, September 30, 2012

french chateau

This spectacularly beautiful 18th century French chateau reflects a classic style on the outside with a modern twist on the inside. The minimalist design scheme creates a graceful flow from room to room. The width of the planks of wood on the floors are to-die-for! I don't think I have ever seen them that big! 

This magnificent place is on the market for $6.7 million - oh to dream!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

blueberry pancakes

Happy weekend! Treat yourself and make a delicious breakfast with fluffy pancakes and fresh blueberries with sprinkled icing sugar on top. Yum!


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012

masculine monday | back to basics

Being a classic man means going back to the basics. Button down, jeans and stylish Ray Bans - can't go wrong!


Tuesday, September 18, 2012

olivia palermo | flawless beauty

Olivia Palermo is a walking fashion icon. Her flawless beauty mixed with her personal fashion trends keeps all eyes on her. She always pays close attention to detail making sure all accessories, hair and make-up are in fine tune. This September issue of Velvet Magazine is dripping with luxury! 

the necklace 

the clutch

the skirt

the shoes

the dress

the top

Monday, September 17, 2012

masculine monday | forest green

A rich colour trend this season is forest green. This handsome dark colour is going to be a staple in your wardrobe and a colourful accent in your home. Forest green blends wonderfully with dark leathers and sophisticated woods - perfect for a masculine room!

A simple and fast way to get forest green into your home could be by adding a luscious plant or some fabulous accent pillows.

We have seen this colour for decades as a "classic" and it is so refreshing to see it back again.

Kelly Wearstler Designed Office

Pebble Beach Golf & Spa Resort, California

San Francisco Historic Cable Car


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Sunday, September 16, 2012

ivy & piper | interior motives

The charming Australian magazine, Ivy & Piper, have kindly featured myself and what I am currently coveting in their September/October issue. Some things include; my vintage LV purse, MIU MIU navy velvet loafers I have been dying to purchase and my favourite earrings from Jacaranda Tree in Toronto.

To view the entire issue of Ivy & Piper, please visit here for more lovely interior inspiration! 

Below are some teasers...

Friday, September 14, 2012

rainy friday

We have been very lucky here in Toronto with the weather. Most days are very sunny and hot which has kept a big smile on my face! We knew the rain was coming soon but did it have to happen on a Friday?! Luckily I have my classic Club Monaco trench and sturdy Hunter rain boots with me!


Wednesday, September 12, 2012

diane von furstenberg | rooftop penthouse

Step inside the Manhattan home of iconic fashion designer, Diane von Furstenberg. Her lively charm is splashed all over this rooftop penthouse located above her store. I am drooling over all of the animal prints and original artwork!

Saturday, September 8, 2012

hotel dom

The colour palate alone at the Hotel Dom has convinced me that this is a place I must visit! The bright and cheery colours mixed with a white backdrop is heavenly. This happening spot is close to Utrecht in the Netherlands incase you're in the neighbourhood. 


Friday, September 7, 2012

nopi in london

I have finished my first week of graphic design school and I am now even more obsessed with type and font! I came across this modern restaurant with clean lines and simple details.

Here Design has payed impeccable attention to detail with branding Nopi in London. They have carried their signature style throughout the restaurant and have created an elegant eating space.

Business cards

Water bottle detail

Love these menus 

Collar detail