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Posted Aug 31, 2011 in Arts, Decor, Made in Canada

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Getting Crafty

Looking for something truly original? Something one-of-a-kind that you’re guaranteed no one else will have? Look no farther than the Craft Council of British Columbia. I’ll admit, when I hear the word “craft” I don’t immediately get excited. Kitschy and homespun isn’t exactly my cup of tea. But the Craft...

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Posted Mar 21, 2011 in Decor

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You Need a Fatboy Beanbag in Your Life

I’ll admit it. I really like beanbags. They may not be the most refined type of furniture, but they are very very comfortable, and very very fun. And the best beanbag I’ve ever seen (or sat on) is the Fatboy. Above is the original model, but if you’re interested in taking yours outdoors (and why wouldn’t you?...

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Posted Mar 14, 2011 in Arts, Decor, Style

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Hip boutique Hotel Chez Swann

It seems like everyone I know is raving about Swann lately. No not in reference to the psychological thriller but the theatrical and whimsical Montreal boutique Hotel Chez Swann- a magical space that is a new urban gem in the hostelry block . With its rich textures, vivid colors and unique fixtures, Chez Swann inspires all the right fantasy for...

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Posted Nov 29, 2010 in Decor, Events, Fashion, For Both, Kontests

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GIVEAWAY for Montreal Brides-To-Be

Oooh so he popped the question! Wonderful, your work is done. But wait, you now have to plan the whole occasion!! Don’t fret, head over to the Bridal Boudoir Affair hosting their second annual glam wedding show held at the Montreal Just For Laughs Museum this Sunday December 5. Organized by wedding planner Maddy K, this great event will be your...

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Posted Nov 15, 2010 in Decor, Events, Food, Hot Spots

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Loews Hotel Vogue unveils the new look of Opera Ba...

Facing stiff competition with several other boutique hotels namely in Old Montreal, Loews Hotel Vogue is claiming back its original concept with the revamping of its Opera Bar. In the heart of downtown’s corporate and fashion scene, the Vogue opened its doors this month to the city’s cosmopolitan nightlife for a grand evening of wining and...

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Posted Oct 18, 2010 in Arts, Decor

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South African Photography: Craig Fraser and Shack ...

Continuing on with the amazing photography I got to see in South Africa, here’s Shack Chic: Art and Innovation in South African Shack-Lands, a coffee table book focusing on the homes of some of Cape Town’s poorest residents. Photographed by Craig Fraser, a renowned lifestyle photographer, the pictures show how creative and proud of...

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