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Christmas 2017 Home Tour

Christmas 2017 Home Tour | House by the Bay Design

Welcome to the 2017 edition of my holiday home tour – This year I’m teaming up with some amazing Canadian bloggers for a whole week of tours where we share how we decorate for the holidays! Welcome to our home! While we don’t spend a lot of time on the front porch in the winter, watching the […] Read more…

Home Decor Trends for 2018

Marble Wallpaper | 2018 Home Design and Decor Trends | House by the Bay Design

2018 is fast approaching and, as an interior decorator, I’ve been attending quite a few events around the hot home decor trends for 2018 – here are some of my favourites that are easy to add to your home right now. Marble Marble Look Wallpaper I don’t think that classic marble will ever go out […] Read more…

$100 Laundry Room Makeover Reveal

$100 Laundry Room Makeover | House by the Bay Design

It’s finally done! And I’ve learnt my lesson – I hereby swear that I will never try to do a room makeover challenge in the same month that I go on a week-long road trip and my mother has hip replacement surgery. July was just crazy. What was I thinking? I mean…at least the odds […] Read more…

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…

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