• holiday personal

    holiday round-up

    Happy New Year, friends!  How was your holiday?  Were you home or away?  We had a full house here with David’s family visiting from Canada.  It was a great Christmas for us, and I…

    January 5, 2015
  • eichler hobby room interiors

    new guest bedroom

    I promised pretty things a while back. Here we go! We’re getting ready for a very exciting Christmas:  hosting David’s family at our house over the holidays.  It’s five people more than we’re used…

    December 1, 2014
  • diy furniture projects

    ercol sofa

    This is a long post, friends.  Please grab yourself a comfy seat and a cup of tea.  We’ve got a furniture restoration project on our hands! Just last week, my husband and I made…

    October 10, 2014
  • 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