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A Living Room Makeover Story – Part Three – The Reveal!

My dear parents, Josie and Eddie, have been married for 40 years and are still very much in love. Growing up, they were a shining example of how a marriage built on mutual respect, true friendship and teamwork can withstand any obstacle. To this day, they continue to inspire me in so many ways. If you’ve been following on my Instagram and previous posts here and here, you know that this makeover was a gift to my parents on their 40th wedding anniversary! I’m so excited to finally share the finished space. My parents living room, which is also my childhood home, has gone through many transformations over the years but this one is definitely the most meaningful for all of us. Before, this room housed a mish-mash of thrifted furniture and it has now become a sophisticated and calming retreat for my parents to relax and entertain in. In case you forgot about the before’s, here’s a quick reminder: And here is the finished space! You can catch more photos as well as links to the products we chose after the video :) http://    I am so grateful to have worked Read more

A Living Room Makeover Story – Part Two

For those of you following along on our Living Room Makeover story, I wanted to share with you the vision for the space. Some of the key words my parents used to describe their dream living room was: sophisticated, timeless and inviting. Instead of selecting a matching set of furniture, I opted for different pieces that complemented one another for a more collected look. A bold patterned rug will really help to ground the space and up the cozy factor. We went with a neutral colour scheme which is great for my Mom because she loves her throw pillows and accessories which can easily be switched out when seasons change. If you didn't see the before's you can have a look here.  We're going to replace those small leather benches with a big comfortable sofa and loveseat which provides added seating for family and entertaining. Also, since their 2 grandchildren visit on the weekends, storage and durability is key! We’re selecting tables that offer plenty of storage so everything has it’s place. The Aristo Sofa is a great choice because it’s a little more tailored and sophisticated. It’s a classic shape that feels elegant but not too formal. The Capella Loveseat is a little more relaxed and informal. Read more

Calling all Canadian Bloggers!!

Calling all Canadian Bloggers! Our Hello Yellow roster is expanding for 2017 and we are looking to add to our dynamic team! We believe life is interesting, textured and fun..but not always perfect. We’re here to help create homes that are meant to be lived in, not just looked at. As you may have noticed, the Leon’s brand is changing and evolving (and now in BC!) This past year we launched our new brand campaign Leon’s, part of the family, and we’re looking to continue to work with Canadian bloggers to help bring our new brand promise to life. We have a lifestyle + home blog called the Hello Yellow Blog, and this past year we launched two 100+ page digital magazines (Hello Sunshine and Hello Holiday)- including a 16 page printed version that was distributed with the December issue of Style at Home. Our bloggers had the opportunity to have their homes photographed by professional and nationally published photographers Donna Griffith and Maya Visnyei. We have lots of big plans for the blog this year including partnerships with HGTV and Breakfast Television, and we plan to continue publishing bi-annual magazines alongside some specific campaigns. We’re currently looking to expand our Hello Yellow Roster Read more

A Living Room Makeover Story – Part One

My love for interior decorating and design stems from my childhood. My parents immigrated to Canada in their mid- 20's. They definitely didn’t start off with much but they worked hard and invested in things that made sense for them. I would watch my Mom decorate our home with both new and old pieces of furniture, accessories she would find on our Sunday flea market escapades (hence my business name, Love On Sunday). My Dad was a welder and he would take scrap pieces of wood and metal and bring home art that he created on his lunch break. Little did I know, all of these experiences would shape who I am and what I chose to do for a living. Both of my parents are now retired and still get involved with helping me source original pieces for my home. Even though I could never repay them for everything they have done for me, I wanted to give them something special for their 40th wedding anniversary this year. My parents love to entertain but their current space needs A LOT of help. It turns out that my Mom's first dining set was purchased from Leon's back in the 70's. How crazy is that? I am Read more

Hello Holiday Crafternoon

On Monday November 21st we hosted our first ever Hello Event- at the Gladstone Hotel. Our team of spirited Hello Yellow bloggers lead an afternoon full of fun DIY projects from our latest Hello Holiday magazine. Joined by Kassandra Dekoning, Bethany Gier, and Thalita Murray- we hoped to take some of the stress out of decorating with some fun and simple projects to warm your home up this holiday season. Attendees enjoyed some mingling with fellow DIY-ers, hot chocolate, gift bags + some good old fashioned DIY fun. And don’t worry if you couldn’t make it! All the DIYS we did together are available for you to try right here on the blog! Check out some great snaps from the event, and links to the DIY projects below. All of our attendees walked away with four different DIY projects they hand-made themselves. And get this.. They had less than 20 minutes to make each one. We KNOW that people have busy lives. We know not everybody has time to spend hours and hours hand-crafting projects. That's why every DIY in Hello Holiday is under 5 steps, and will take you next to no time. The bonus? These DIYS though simple for you- are still Read more