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Lowe’s Instagram Take-Over!

Our darling Jess (the gal behind the brilliant ideas we devour all day) has been busy with Lowe's revamping her yard. I've seen the results and my god they're edible! We will, of course, post the full reveal, but you may want to follow ...

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How to Choose Kitchen Countertops

Have you ever been to Sabine's blog? The woman is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things home related. From the depths of your basement to the tippy toppy of your roofline, I'm convinced she knows it all. And today she's dishing on the ins and outs of how to choose those kitchen countertops of yours. From marble to granite, read on to find out what will get you the most bang for your buck. Tips & Advice: ...

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20 Modern Nurseries

There must be something in the water for I'm convinced everyone I know is pregnant. And though I'm sill a few years away from baby land myself, the interior designer within me can't help but daydream about nurseries galore! With a pinboard that's virtually overflowing with baby-inspiration, I just had to round up 20 of my all-time favourite modern nurseries for us all to enjoy.

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Manhattan Home Tour

Had you told me it were possible to pack four little ones and two adults into a Manhattan apartment I'd probably call you crazy. But not only did Corie and her husband do just that, they did it with unparalleled style and grace. And today is our lucky day because they've invited us in to take a look! With photos from our darling Caroline Frost, there's...

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How to Prepare for House Guests

This weekend we have some of our closest friends coming to town which means I've been running around getting our home "guest ready". You see, I take the act of hosting very seriously and this act is all about the prep work! Prep work I've got down to five easy steps - it starts with a cocktail (of course) and ends with breakfast. Five easy steps I thought I'd share with you all. Happy weekend! Truly, MKR No. 1 - Ready the...

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20 Chic Ways to Organize Your Office

I don't know about you, but the crazy person that resides inside my brain finds it terribly difficult to focus on work when my office is in disarray. However, over the years, I've unearthed a handful of super easy, totally chic tools, that have helped keep everything at bay, allowing me to really focus on my daily tasks at hand. And today I'm here to spill ALL the beans! And these may just be the prettiest beans ever. PS - A whole plethora of...

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Behind the Blog with Design Love Fest

Truth: every single one of us here at SMP has a mega girl crush on Bri, the brilliant mind behind Design Love Fest. In our minds, there is nothing she can't do. So when she agreed to a behind the scenes peek at her world (in her brand new bedroom, no less!) you'd better believe we jumped at the chance. With photos from the amazing Monica Wang...

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Traditional Home Tour

So we're all sorts of thrilled to be able to share a glimpse into the home of one of our favourite authors, Jennifer Blecher. Her series of children's chapter books, Star Sisters, have recently made their way into our hands and have truly changed our lives. As her new biggest fans, we're tickled to be able to sneak a behind the scenes peek at where all of this magic unfolded. And captured by ...

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How-To Organize Your Closet

In the past we've oogled dream closets and touched on a handful of tips on how you can improve yours, but we've never really done a step-by-step guide to purging and organizing your closet. Not to fear! All of that is about to change because we've procured a super simple, totally do-able, totally...

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3 Easy Ways to Decorate On a Budget

Designer extraordinaire, Miss Michaela Noelle, is no stranger to pretty things. In fact, she may just be the best purveyor of pretty I've ever known. And with the abundance of fancy design inspiration at our fingertips these days, infusing said pretty into our own homes on a budget can prove difficult. But not today. Because sweet...

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Glitter Inc. Home Tour

If there's any proof that small spaces can most definitely be big on style, Lexi's  900 square foot Miami abode is it! With glittery, golden accents galore, this is one place I do believe I could happily call home. Not convinced? Perhaps her SHOE DISPLAY will do the trick! Cue instant jealousy. With photos from the unebelievable ...

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15 Stunning Gray Kitchens

It's been a number of years now since gray has turned its beautiful face in the world of design, and I'm here to tell you that the trend is going nowhere fast. It's classic, it's elegant, and I'm certain it will remain timeless for years to come. Not convinced? Perhaps this round-up of stunning gray kitchens will do the trick! Be forewarned: this post may make you break out in gray-envy of the best variety.  ...

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Bold Family Home

If there were ever a home to make me question my all-white-interior ways, Alexandra Kaehler recently designed bold family abode would be it! Chock full of deep reds, emerald greens and rich navy hues, this is one place I could happily call home. In other news: my obsession with wallpaper has recently been resurrected, thanks in...

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Ban.do Home Tour

Purveyors of all things girly-fabulous, Ban.do has stolen our hearts far and wide. Their bright, poppy pieces are undeniably infectious, and it's no surprise that their project managers abode is of the same aesthetic. Chock full of bold patterns and coral hues galore, this is one home that's sure to plaster a smile across your face. With photos from ...

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Vintage Chic Home Tour

The vintage lover within me is having a bit of a field day with this next home. Not only is it chock-full of some of the loveliest finds I ever did see,  Joanna Madden has somehow managed to make vintage feel totally fresh and chic! From experience, I know this is no easy feat. Captured by the lovely Rikki Snyder, you'd better believe there's a whole lot more where this came...

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Late Afternoon’s Home Tour

This morning we took a peek at the brilliant mind of miss Late Afternoon. And though we were privy to a wee glimpse at her uber-chic LA pad, we couldn't let it pass us by without a deeper look (it just wouldn't be right). Her entire home is eclectic and fun in every sense of the word. A true bachelorette pad, just waiting to be unveiled. With photos from ...

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Modern Nursery

Though it's tempting to deck a babies nursery out in colorful doodads and tchotchkes alike, I tend to be partial to a more modern sentiment. One in which mom and dad can happily reside, and will easily transition with that new baby as he grows. And this nurser? Well it's nursery perfection. Captured by Hogger & Co., there's...

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20 Ways to Keep Kid Stuff Organized

I'm still a solid few years away from baby territory, but the type A within me is already panicky about the idea of kid stuff taking over my home. I have a sister 12 years my junior, and I remember the state of our home when she became a toddler. Colorful bits and baubles every which way! But not on my watch - I've done my research, I've come prepared, and have unearthed 20 ways to keep kid stuff at bay.

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17 Kitchen Organization Tips & Tricks

I live in a tiny box in the sky downtown Toronto, and my kitchen is pint-sized at best. Unfortunately for me this means that when it's even in slight disarray, the entire condo feels like a mess. Over the years I've gotten pretty good at keeping the kitchen clutter at bay, and am pretty excited to share a handful of my favourite tips and tricks with you today! Ps - SO MUCH KITCHEN INSPIRATION! (caps...

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Newport Beach Home Tour

When I think about Newport Beach I think about one thing. Laidback elegance. The kind of beachy style that doesn't feel forced or overly edited. And when we spotted Erin Graber's Newport Beach, we knew we had hit the nail on the head. Just make sure to spend some time in the galleries - with photos by the lovely Esther Sun - as there are so many more cool...

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