Container Gardening, Garden Ornaments, and Small Water Features and Ponds. More pages will be added in the days to come.
Creating a Focal Point
Find inspiration for creating a garden focal point in this 2 part series of blog posts: Part 1 and Part 2.
Making a Grand Entrance
There is an old saying that, "You never get a second chance to create a first impression." Find some ideas on how to make an great first impression in this blog post on garden gates and arbors.
Down the Garden Path
Nothing invites a visitor into a garden like a garden path. Find ideas for creating a pathway in your own garden in this 2 part series of blog posts: Part 1 and Part 2.
What do you do with the awkward space between your suburban home and the ones on either side of it? Take a look at this post and get some fresh ideas on how to spruce up that narrow lane way that leads into your backyard garden.
Arrange Spring Flowers in Decorative Floral Tins
Insert an inexpensive plain glass vase into a vintage floral tin to create a pretty floral arrangement.
Try grouping vintage bottles with a few spring blooms in each.
A Fresh Take on Florals at Canada Blooms
Wrapping clear glass vases with yarn and twisting bouquets with decorative wire are two of the great arrangement ideas I saw at Canada Blooms 2011.
Highlights from the 2011 IDS in Toronto
Take a look at what I thought were some of the highlights of the 2010 Interior Design Show.
Check out the Canada's largest Contemporary Design Fair:
Interior Design Show January 2012
The Silver Lining
Silver has lost a little of its lustre in recent years, because no one wants to polish it.
The upside of silver's diminished popularity is the fact that, with a little hunting at flea markets and charity shops, you can now find a wide array of inexpensive silver pieces.
Decorative Vintage Bottles
Local crafter Dana Ruprecht has created these romantic bottles using antique bits of paper, stamps and pretty stickers.
Every year, I try to collect seeds from my garden to plant in the spring and to give away to gardening friends. This fall, I decided to create my own seeds packets. Using readily available coin envelopes, I came up with two simple DIY designs that I share with readers in this post.
The Softer Side of Easter
Find simple ideas for flowers, decorations and hand painted eggs in this Easter blog post.
In this November post, I use vintage chandelier crystals and wooden gingerbread men to decorate for Christmas.
Find a few decorating ideas to use in your home this Christmas. Visit this December post.
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