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!

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Magical Christmas Bedroom

I remember so clearly the day we found out we were having a little girl.  The joy I felt was incredible and yet at the same time, I remember the fear of not knowing how to raise a girl (we had had two boys at this point). I was looking forward to pretty dresses, pink…

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Waiting for The Gingerbread Cake

Every year for Christmas I make traditional Polish gingerbread cake, and every year the day before Christmas, my girls and I curl up in my bed and read Christmas stories while waiting for our gingerbread cake to bake. Except that I’ve “upgraded” my grandma’s recipe, by using a cake mix and some spices! Now it’s…

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Side Server – Holder of Crayons and The Perfect Server

Selecting piece that can play double duty is a great idea, especially during the holiday season!  That’s exactly why we chose the Bleecker Server for our basement space.  This beautiful piece features upper drawers, which are great for storing colouring books, crayons, craft supplies and more.  So when the kids are playing in the basement…

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