Tell Me You Love it {Sh*t Interior Designers Say}

I’m sure you’ve all seen the parodies on the hilarious “Sh*t Girls Say” videos, right? Well the folks at Traditional Home magazine posted their own version today on YouTube…poking fun at the design industry using some very high profile designers – Amanda Nisbet, Eddie Lee, Nick Olsen, and Carson Kressley. Needless to say, “Tell me [...]

Feeling ‘With It’ {Pantone’s Top Color for Spring 2013}

So if you are up on news in the design world you may have heard awhile back that Pantone has announced its Colors for Spring 2013…. And it’s top pick? Blue, baby. MONACO BLUE to be exact. Can I tell you how happy I am to see my favorite shade of blue selected? Particularly fun [...]

Let’s Play a Game {Kitchen Reno Style}

So, it’s Friday night and I’m up to my usual hijinx. With phase 1 of my kitchen reno underway {more on that later}, I’m spending the evening playing a rousing game of “Pick a Kitchen Faucet”. I’m cool like that. This is where I need you smart blog readers help. See, with clients its easy-peasy. [...]

Style at Home Organizing Issue {hello old bedroom!}

Hello friends! Some of you may have picked up a copy of the new Style at Home Organizing special issue recently. On newstands until early 2013, it’s chock full of great ideas for organizing every room of your house! I for one can always use help on the home organizing front, and so last week [...]

New Home, New Projects {ok, lot’s of them}

We’ve moved! A few months ago we said goodbye to our little house in the suburbs {a few pics below taken on moving day of our empty rooms!} and moved to a new home {ok, still in the suburbs!} with more space, inside and out. Old House {really bad iphone pictures, sorry!}   The New House [...]

{Details} Bedroom in Style at Home

Details, Details  Vintage book and Limoge dish, Heather Ross [in house] As I mentioned, I’ve been getting so many “Where’d you get that?” emails since the Style at Home spread came out, that I figured I needed to put together some posts detailing some of the main items and where we got them {it seems [...]

Style at Home magazine feature

It’s a beautiful long weekend here in BC, and I’m stealing a few moments from the landscaping project underway outside to sneak into my office and write a quick post! I’m so excited and thankful to share that one of Kerrisdale Design’s projects has been featured in the September issue of Style at Home magazine! It is [...]

Kitchen Slave

Back when me and my three brothers were younger and lived at home, my mom invented something called the “Kitchen Slave”. Each kid got a day that we were the designated “Kitchen Slave”, and when it was our turn, our job was to do anything and everything required to keep that kitchen running…helping cook, washing dishes, wiping counters, [...]

A Tale of Two Cupcakes

I love having both a girl and a boy. I adore every bit of the boyishness of Ben, and on the flip side the girly-girl that is Carys. Perfect ying and yang. With birthdays a month apart, one on either side of Christmas, we’ve just finished up the kids party session for the year! I tried [...]

Of babies, adoptions, and the colour PLUM

A week and a half ago I braved the snow and freezing rain that was pelting Greater Vancouver and headed off to North Vancouver to do a nursery install for some old clients/friends who are expecting their first child! The baby girl {who will be arriving in the next few weeks} got a lovely room in [...]

Happy New Year!

Source: via Simplified on Pinterest I’m taking a break from all the holiday lazing around, eating, movie watching, visiting, and playing to wish you all a wonderful evening celebrating the New Year, and all the very very best for 2012! On New Years Eve we’ll be celebrating with our closest friends….dinner out sans children, then back to one of our [...]

{Noteworthy} The New Traditional in House Beautiful

Heart Palpitations. I opened my digital copy of the Dec/Jan House Beautiful {I subscribe to the print copy too cause I like having a physical copy but I get the digital version cause my patience doesn’t last long enough for it to make its sweet time north to my mailbox} and IT started. That extra fast, [...]

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