March, 2009

Gus* Warehouse Sale!

March 25th, 2009


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Affordable Art: The Sculptural

March 25th, 2009


In the pursuit of affordable art, sometimes you just have to look at objects with a new perspective. Above is a typical children’s labyrinth game. Hung on the wall, however, and it casts shadows and has depth and texture that turns it into an interesting piece of wall art. Game from Value Village, probably was about $3.99. Read the rest of this entry »

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Birthday wishes.

March 23rd, 2009


Today is my birthday (add A LOT of candles to that cake), so we are taking Monday and Tuesday off to “hit the slopes” up in Collingwood.

…but until then (when? er I meant “until Wednesday”) here are my top 5 birthday wishes….



Antti Nurmesniemi Finel Coffee Pot
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Product: minui HandySitt

March 21st, 2009


A few weeks ago I wrote about the HiLo Kids Chair by AGE Design. Although covering kids stuff is not yet my forte, I’ve decided to share yet another innovative kids chair with you because I know there are tons of small space dwellers and minimalists out there.

The Danish designed minui HandySitt is a compact, lightweight and portable chair handcrafted out of FSC-certified Birch and Steel. It’s stamp of eco-friendliness continues with its formaldehyde-free paint and varnish finishes as well as a phthalate-free plastic guard (Yay!). Read the rest of this entry »

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Spaces: Juliana Neufeld

March 20th, 2009


Who are you? Juliana Neufeld, illustrator/designer/photographer.

What is the Inspiration for your home?
Traveling. I’ve collected lots of old maps and globes as well as textiles from when I travel, and they make a big appearance all over the apartment.


Most Cherished item/ Favorite Piece?
the antique dresser in my bedroom as well as the old globe resting on top of it. The globe was a special gift from a good friend and the dresser was a good find in Roncesvalles. Read the rest of this entry »

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VV Boutique

March 19th, 2009

It’s been a while since we’ve gone to Value village. Today we were just browsing, so we left you some good finds at the Vaughn location!



A Woodshop Owl keyholder (that would look great if someone sanded down that awful varnish) and a vintage deer plate from Germany.


A full set of vintage tableware from England. Read the rest of this entry »

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