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Balcony Lighting | Lighting up our One Room Challenge™ Week 7

Balcony Lighting | Lighting up our One Room Challenge™ Week 7

By Sheri 0 Comments
June 16, 2021
We are into week 7 in the One Room Challenge™ and this week, we’re talking about lighting up a balcony. If you are new to my blog, we have been working on my daughter’s first apartment balcony for this challenge. You can read all about our weekly progress here. Small Balcony – But Mighty Week […]
Design Inspiration | Week 6 One Room Challenge™ DIY project

Design Inspiration | Week 6 One Room Challenge™ DIY project

By Sheri 6 Comments
June 9, 2021
We are officially in Week 6 of the One Room Challenge™ and today, we’re talking design inspiration. Typically, this is when we are ready to present our final spaces however with Covid, the challenge has been extended for two additional weeks. If you are new to my blog, you can read all about the past […]
Decorating around a black palette | Week 5 ORC

Decorating around a black palette | Week 5 ORC

By Sheri 13 Comments
June 2, 2021
We are in Week 5 of the One Room Challenge™ and this week, I’m giving you a little peek at some of the colours I am adding to go with our black palette. For those of you who are new to following along, I am designing and decorating my daughter’s 61 sq ft balcony. You […]
Warming up a Concrete Balcony Floor | Week 4 ORC

Warming up a Concrete Balcony Floor | Week 4 ORC

By Sheri 7 Comments
May 26, 2021
We are into week 4 of the One Room Challenge™ and we are at the half-way marker! For this challenge, I am tackling my daughter’s 61 square foot balcony. This week, I dealt with warming up a concrete balcony floor. If you’re new to my blog, you can read about the past three weeks here: […]
Designing a small space balcony | The curveball | Week 3 ORC

Designing a small space balcony | The curveball | Week 3 ORC

By Sheri 8 Comments
May 19, 2021
As you may know, I am once again participating in the One Room Challenge™ this spring designing a small space balcony. For week 3, I threw myself my own curveball. Yes, you read that right. Week one was an introduction to our 61 square foot space. Week 2 was reviewing the design plan we have […]
Small Balcony Ideas for Space Planning | Week 2 of the ORC

Small Balcony Ideas for Space Planning | Week 2 of the ORC

By Sheri 4 Comments
May 12, 2021
We’re already in week two of our small balcony project and this week, we’re going to take a look at the design we landed on. What kind of small balcony ideas do I have? One Room Challenge For those of you who are not familiar with the One Room Challenge™ , this fun event is […]
Small Balcony – But Mighty | Spring One Room Challenge

Small Balcony – But Mighty | Spring One Room Challenge

By Sheri 16 Comments
May 5, 2021
I can’t believe I am writing this, but somehow I decided to be a guest participant in the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge. The focus is going to be on a small balcony. This really does fall in the category of, “What the hell was I thinking?” along with a smattering of, “When the hell […]
Recessed Lighting | How many lights do I need?

Recessed Lighting | How many lights do I need?

By Sheri 16 Comments
April 30, 2021
When it comes to recessed lighting, or as many know it as pot lights, is there a correct number to use in a space? I’ve enlisted the help of two our our trusted electricians. Robb Lacey, with Jewel Electric and Peter Doner with 4 Star Electric are chiming in on this popular question we get. […]
Mother’s Day – Why I’ve got 3 things on my list this year

Mother’s Day – Why I’ve got 3 things on my list this year

By Sheri 30 Comments
April 23, 2021
I will warn you now, this is not exactly going to be a renovation post. I’m not going to lull you into sleep about supply chain issues, backorders, tracking orders, and pulling out my hair. And you can bet your sweet you-know-what I’m not going to be talking about Covid either. Today, I’m going to […]
Tile Installation | What you don’t know could cost you

Tile Installation | What you don’t know could cost you

By Sheri 16 Comments
April 16, 2021
Tile installation in a bathroom is very popular and quite typical for our clients. The situation that I’m going to talk about for this blog is such a sad story. Here is the history. Background We are very fortunate to be taking on the construction for a design colleague of mine, Caireen Kennedy with Shift […]
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