• eichler

    fairglen eichler block party

    My love for this neighbourhood is huge.  And now that we’ve been here for nearly four years, the block party has become a real pleasure.  I remember going to the first and not knowing…

    September 12, 2014
  • eichler

    new house colours

    Those who have been following here a while may recall my earlier post about The Great Home Improvement Snowball Effect.  And my ongoing experiments with colour.  We have arrived at the culmination of the…

    September 4, 2014
  • eichler

    our eichler by night

    Big things are happening over here.  Last week, I grabbed my camera one evening to take some pictures of our place after dark.   To capture the calm before the storm, if you will.…

    August 22, 2014
  • landscaping

    living wall update

    Hi friends, just a quickie here.  I recently hosted a night of crafting for a couple of close friends, during which this picture was oh so surreptitiously snapped. That’s our living wall, which we…

    August 12, 2014
  • eichler

    eichler spotting: willow glen

    I’ve been up to a lot lately, but not a lot of blogging it seems.  I managed to grab my camera on an early morning walk this weekend, so I can give you a…

    July 28, 2014
  • interiors

    the great home improvement snowball effect

    Now that we’ve sorted our closet door situation, I’m back to considering some significant changes we want to make to the house.  When we bought the place, we figured we’d be good for the…

    June 26, 2014
  • diy eichler projects

    diy reproduction eichler closet doors

    dear house,it’s been a while since we’ve done something for you, hasn’t it?and so i have built you closet doors, out of purest love.xokarolina There’s one room I haven’t featured here on the blog,…

    June 18, 2014
  • eichler

    the jungle house

    Hi friends!  I’m not quite done sharing all of my travel finds, but there’s been an interesting Eichler-related development in our neighbourhood which I’ve been waiting to tell you about.  It just reached a…

    June 6, 2014
  • shopping travel

    london shopping: twentytwentyone

    Hello!  Going through my photos and notes brings me to my next shopping stop in London:  Upper Street, which is the high street of the Islington neighbourhood.  We walked it all the way from…

    June 4, 2014
  • shopping travel

    london shopping: liberty london

      If you ask Dave, I’m a bad tourist.  I’m hard to get out in the mornings for any sight seeing and I’d most happily spend my vacations sitting in cafes, people watching, and…

    May 28, 2014