Friday, September 30, 2016

Crushing on Velvet.

Everything about this room is perfection- those green velvet chairs are stunning!
Velvet is definitely in the spotlight this fall and boy am i in love! There's just something about velvet that makes you just want to reach out and touch it...

Gorgeous living room.

These velvet shoes are amazing!

Ooh la la to this blue velvet couch.

Love everything about this sitting room-perfect spot to curl up with a book.

Loving the tufted velvet headboard in the bedroom and theses living room chairs are delish!


Such yummy colors and that velvet sofa beckons to me.
I recently bought a velvet JCrew jacket and cannot wait to wear it! Are you a fan of velvet?  Have a great weekend everyone. I'm hoping to stay dry here as many parts in our area are flooded and schools have been canceled. Fingers crossed the rain and flood waters subside. xx

images-vogue living, pinterest, simplified bee, architectural digest

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Moment Factory in Montreal.


Moment Factory in Montreal/MU Architecture
Industrial architecture, open space, lots of plants, really cute doggie equals a space I'd totally work in.  Designed by MU Architecture, the challenge was to develop a large “work and live” area for 250 people on two floors totaling approximately 45 000 sq. ft.  I think they definitely achieved that goal! A huge 40 by 60 feet studio on two floors is set in the center of the project, radiating as the heart of Moment Factory.

Moment Factory in Montreal/MU Architecture

Moment Factory in Montreal/MU Architecture

Moment Factory in Montreal/MU Architecture
How cool, right? I wonder if they have any openings...

Moment Factory is a multimedia entertainment studio specializing in the conception and production of immersive environments combining video, lighting, architecture, sound and special effects to create remarkable visitor experiences. Since its inception in 2001, Moment Factory has created more than 350 shows and destinations across the world for big-name clients such as Cirque du Soleil, Nine Inch Nails, Madonna, Disney, Microsoft, Sony, Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Images: Ulysse Lemerise Bouchard  YUL Photo)

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hello Fall.

Beautiful Colors of Fall.
Hey there beautiful Fall, we've been waiting on you! xx

image: Matty Vogel

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Natural Touches in Denmark.

Natural Touches in Denmark
I love the natural touches in this home located in Denmark,  the woven pieces, the browns from the furniture, the restraint in the aesthetic which makes the architectural features shine. 

Natural Touches in Denmark

That ceiling is such a beauty, isn't it? 

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark
such unique doors!

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark

Natural Touches in Denmark
It's been foggy and rainy here and there is a lovely warmth in this home that beckons. Fall is definitely in the air! xx

images: bo bedre

Monday, September 19, 2016

DIY Crate Bookshelves.

 We're always searching for that perfect bookshelf and sometimes that can prove to be a challenge especially for small spaces.  I love how this blogger used crates to make her own bookshelf just by stacking them. Simple and beautiful! xx

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

DIY Boho Tent for Fall Outdoor Entertaining.


DIY Boho Tent for Fall Outdoor Entertaining-designaddictmom
Fall is almost here and many of us can't wait to enjoy the much cooler weather outside-no mosquitos and unbearable heat, just you and a nice fall breeze chilling with friends and family. I love finding creative ways to use my backyard for entertaining and I love tents.  I usually find a sturdy tree with branches that can withstand the weight.  Here I used thrifted pink and orange sheets that matched the sheer curtains i already had. They were hand tied to the branches at the top and I used  officemate silver binder clips  to hold them in place. For additional boho vibe, I layered some of my exotic rugs on the grass, added lots of throw pillows, hung a thrifted macrame plant hanger and paper lantern brought in some blankets, snack and my zen Buddha and my boho tent was ready for the spotlight.

DIY Boho Tent for Fall Outdoor Entertaining-designaddictmom

Layered Rugs and Snack for a Cozy Fall Gathering

DIY Boho Tent for Fall Outdoor Entertaining

DIY Boho Tent for Fall Outdoor Entertaining
Happy Thursday friends! xx

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pics-Lea Hartman for Design Addict Mom

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Art Takes Center Stage.

Modern Dining Room
Originally spotted on desire to inspire, this home in Melbourne had me drooling! The art collection is seriously amazing! The talented folks at Meme are responsible for this modern's home swoon worthy style and swag. It's no surprise that the home owner is an art collector-just take a look at all the art!

Modern Living Room
I believe that's a Ligne Roset togo which has been on my wish list for forever! I love it in this blush colour too!

Modern Kitchen

Love the pop from the art against the white

Modern Living Room with Beautiful Art.

Art Takes Center Stage

Modern and Sleek Kitchen

Beautiful Modern Bathroom.
What a fabulous home! Happy Tuesday everyone. xx

Monday, September 12, 2016

Chair Love and Ace Hardware Giveaway Winner!

If you're a long time reader, then you know of my chair addiction, especially when their curves are as sexy as this one and they hit the right colour notes with their colour blocking design. O.K., without further ado, using random.org, the winner is comment 253/fizzygig. Thanks to everyone who entered  the giveaway and stay tuned for more! Happy Monday everyone. xx

Image photographer: Didier Delmas

Friday, September 9, 2016

One Last Summer Soirée.

Outdoor Entertaining.
Almost everyone seems to be engaging in Fall conversations while I am here thinking, "I am going to squeeze the life out of what's left of Summer." After all, it IS still Summer and it sure still feels like it.  I've said it a number of times that we basically live outside during the Summer, so today I am sharing what i refer to as One Last Summer Soirée...

Basil in the Garden
It brings me such joy to be able to eat what we grow and boy have we been eating lots of basil. We have so much of it!

Basil Pesto Recipe:2 cups gently packed fresh basil leaves. 2 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped. 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. 1/3 cup walnuts. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil. Blend together in food processor or blender.
I made basil pesto and it was soooo good!

Basil Pesto Recipe:2 cups gently packed fresh basil leaves. 2 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped. 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. 1/3 cup walnuts. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil. Blend together in food processor or blender.

Outdoor Entertaining

Outdoor Entertaining.

Vegetables kabobs

Yummy Grapes

Outdoor Entertaining.

Outdoor Entertaining.

Outdoor Entertaining.


Outdoor Entertaining.

Outdoor Entertaining.

Outdoor Entertaining.
Am I the only one still soaking up what's left of Summer? Happy weekend everyone and the Ace Hardware giveaway winner will be announced on Monday. xx

images- Lea Hartman