Archive | December, 2009

BluLabel Bungalow: A Year in Review

December 28, 2009


Before starting this blog 7 months ago, I had never read one nor fully understood what a blog was. I read an article written by someone in the graphic design industry that discussed the value of a blog and reasons why a design professional should have one. So I thought what the heck, it’s worth […]

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Thinking Happy Thoughts…oh yes, and Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2009


Wishing everyone joy and happiness during this holiday season. Even if times are a bit tough, remember what’s truly important…the love and family and friends. And if they too by chance are having a meltdown, just think happy thoughts! Take it from me! Holiday Cheer captured by KATLYNE HILL PHOTOGRAPHY

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2010 DIY Inspiration

December 21, 2009


“People are going to continue to deal with the economy in 2010. That can involve repurposing pieces you already own by reupholstering or refinishing, painting the wall a new colour, or simply adding bold accessories to enliven a space.” – Kelly Wearstler for Style and Home Magazine, January 2010 Revamping old furniture and accessories is […]

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Four Years

December 17, 2009


Today I celebrate my fourth wedding anniversary! I am completely beside myself with joy and reverence for this man I call my husband. Together we’ve accomplished so much and I believe this is only the beginning….From the start, he’s stressed the importance of going after our dreams and creating a legacy for our children. He’s […]

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Mythic Paint Giveaway

December 16, 2009


Surely you’ve heard of Mythic Paint, non-toxic, low odor, high performance paint without harmful VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). With over 1,200 color choices, they can even match competitors’ colors. Fellow blogger and designer Camila over at High Heeled Foot in the Door is offering readers a chance to win a gallon of Mythic Paint, a […]

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December 15, 2009

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From the time I was introduced to the French language and culture, I’ve had a natural affection for everything French or French-inspired. One of my absolute favorite French furniture designers is Roche Bobois. Beautiful and environmental conscious, their customizable furniture is divided into three collections: LES CONTEMPORAINS (vibrant, avant garde pieces), LES PROVINCIALES (furniture influenced […]

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Turquoise: Pantone’s 2010 Color of the Year

December 14, 2009


“Turquoise transports us to an exciting, tropical paradise while offering a sense of protection and healing in stressful times.” – Pantone, Inc. In case you’ve never heard of Pantone, Inc. they are the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries. Pantone believes turquoise is a color that most […]

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