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Happy 150th! Decorating for Canada Day + Frozen Flag Cocktails

Canada Flag Frozen Cocktails | Canada Day Party Decorating | House by the Bay Design

Are you doing anything special to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year? Canada Day long weekend will be extra special because we’ll be hosting an epic family birthday party for the five of us with birthdays between June 1 and August 1. We’ll be celebrating in the backyard with family and some appropriately grown-up cocktails before heading to the […] Read more…

Farmhouse Kitchenette Makeover

Farmhouse Kitchenette by the Bay Design | Basement apartment kitchen design

Today I have another exciting transformation for you – our basement farmhouse kitchenette! This space is part of my mum’s private area in the lower level of our house. It’s not a full kitchen, but it has everything she needs to make breakfast in the morning or a snack while she’s working in her office down […] Read more…

Mum’s Quick Weekend Office

mums office

Greetings from Florida! While mum and I are adventuring in the sunshine state I thought I’d share a quick DIY we did before we left on our travels. Mum decided to move her office from the second floor down to the basement so it would be closer to her bedroom & sitting area. We put together […] Read more…

I have this thing with roosters

It all started on a trip to my local Value Village. I was on the hunt for a new sugar bowl that was big enough to hold a useful amount of sugar and interesting enough to not be boring. I was starting to feel like Goldilocks – This one’s too small! This one’s too floral! […] Read more…