Urban Patio and Backyard Decor

May 13, 2013 Laura 0

Of all days, this chilly mid-May day may not be the most obvious choice to write about, or think about, patios or outdoor spaces of any kind.  However, a little birdy – aka my weather app – told me that we are due for some warm, summery days starting mid-week. I don’t …

Take a Peek ~ Anne Sportun’s Haliburton Escape

July 30, 2012 Laura 0

Even the most avid urban dweller needs a break from the hustle and bustle (and the heat) of downtown in the summer. Luckily in Toronto we are surrounded by amazing cottage country.  And if you’re lucky enough to have a cottage, or know someone who does, there is no better …

Take a Peek ~ Piraeus, Greece Gem

May 6, 2012 Laura 0

Being a design blog junkie, I come across many images of houses that I love every day. And being a Pinterest junkie (do you see a pattern here?) I Pin those images to my boards, and ‘visit’ them on a weekly basis. I noticed recently that some of my favourite images were f …

Spring Facelift

March 12, 2012 Laura 0

With spring right around the corner, and the weather here in Toronto freakishly warm, I’ve started thinking not only about the changes going on outside, but also what changes need to happen inside! There’s the dreaded spring cleaning, which is a total love/hate relationsh …

Stair Lust

March 6, 2012 Laura 1

As a downtown Toronto Realtor®, I see the inside of a lot of houses in the course of a week.   Many downtown homes have gone through extensive renovations, often opening up the entire ground floor into one open concept space.  A common challenge in this scenario:what do y …