Small on space. Big on style.

Decorating a small space can be intimidating as people are nervous about adding too many elements.  This home shows how you can infuse tons of personality without inducing a design migraine! All the walls & woodwork in this home were painted the same warm white.  Colour and texture were added using brick veneer, fabrics and wallpaper.  In areas where you don't want to hang art due to lack of space or high traffic, wallpaper is a great way to add interest, colour and texture.  This brick veneer is installed like tile.  Grouting is time consuming but the end results are worth it.

Kitchen of the Week: Ikea-Hack Cabinets and Fun Floor Tile

Looking for a kitchen that reflected their funky approach to life and wouldn’t break the bank, an Ottawa couple reached out to interior designer Emma Doucet. The couple gave her,...

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Made for the Shade

Gardening in the shade presents some challenges but you don’t have to default to hostas, hostas, hostas.  There are many beautiful options which are made for the shade.  Don’t get...

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A Message From Emma

Well here I go again, attempt #101 to start my blog. Why… when it turns me into a procrastinating teenager in need of chocolate and coffee… well, it comes down...

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