I know I say I'm excited about a lot of things. And truly I am. I'm a bit of an all or nothing girl after all. But this. The Canadian Bloggers Home Tour. THIS I am extraordinarily excited about.
The Canadian Bloggers Home Tour
I love all of our readers, no matter which country you call home. The same goes for my blogging friends, of course. But my friend Christina and I thought it was time to show the world – in one easy to find place – just how talented Canadian bloggers are and how stunning their homes are too. So we selected Canadian bloggers who have gorgeous homes (big or small), great photography and mad decorating skills for a Canadian Bloggers Home Tour. We are each sharing photos of our own homes and then at the bottom of each post you will find links to seventeen more uber-talented Canadian bloggers sharing their home tours too in the first ever Canadian Bloggers Home Tour! And just to keep it real, there are not really any seasonal decorations up. These are our homes at their best, set to inspire you at any time of year. Without further ado, here is….
Our House Tour – The Almost Non-Seasonal Version
For the Canadian Bloggers Home Tour, I took some new photos and used a few old ones. Mostly because it's summer and the house takes a bit of a beating as everyone is in and out with dirty feet! Our small front entryway opens up onto our living room, complete with white couches and shag rug. Oh and Oliver, the deer. (You may have seen him on the cover of the August 2014 Canadian Home Trends).
Things are very neutral in this space. I like to change up the accessories with the seasons so by keeping everything shades of white, doing that is easy.
This spring we participated in an online contest called Creating with the Stars, which saw us finishing four projects in four weeks. Two of them are in our living room – the coffee table and the sliding barn door.
We also tried to blend an infrequently used TV into the wall with our gallery wall.
Our main floor is actually somewhat of an open concept, with the living room and kitchen both open to the dining room. Handy hubby, Dean, and I built the dining room table. It gets a lot of use – as a dining table, homeschool table and work table! The grey hutch was an ugly kijiji find that I repainted and the buffet was a Habitat for Humanity Restore find.
The kitchen is one of my favorite rooms. We painted the existing cabinets, added a breakfast bar, beverage station and open shelving.
We've also made some decorating progress on our master bedroom…
And Family Room.
There are more rooms to our house – but cleaning them up with three kids underfoot is tricky! For more details, back story to how we ended up at this house and before & afters visit our House Tour page.
The Canadian Bloggers Home Tour
I hope you enjoyed our house. Now's your chance to visit a plethora of talented home, DIY, craft and lifestyle blogger's homes. We would all love for you to well, share the love! Pin, Tweet, Like and Stumble to your hearts content. 🙂 And feel free to leave comments proclaiming your adoration on your favorite blogger's home tour post too!
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