Happy Father’s Day!

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Special mention to my dad, it was a tough start for him in 2012 but here we are on Father’s Day and he is getting back to his normal state – Couldn’t be happier!! He picked me up on his motorcycle last week and went for a ride… […]

Our trip to Canada’s Capital

Matt and I were invited to a wedding in Plantagenet at the Bean Town Ranch which is 40 mins east of Ottawa so we decided to make a weekend out of it and go with our good friends Lisa and Jeff over the Victoria Day weekend. I had never been to Ottawa… I know, I […]

Life is better with Stripes

Most Canadians know that when they see these stripes they know it is from Hudson Bay Company aka the Bay. It seems like it all started with the point blanket. The blanket was introduced in 1780 but it wasn’t until around 1800 when the iconic colours were introduced. So what do these colours mean? according […]

Christie Antique Show this weekend!!

I am very excited for this show, it only happens twice a year, once in May and then in September. It’s located in Christie Lake Conservation Area in Dundas off Hwy 5. I feel like I sometimes have to defend myself when I tell someone I’m going to this show.  Some people think that if […]

My First Garage Sale of the Season

On my way back from the gym on Saturday morning I decided to check out some of the garage sales in my neighbourhood because I saw so many signs the night before. I love a good deal but I’m used to buying old things from Christie Antique Show so I wasn’t expecting to buy much. […]

Welcome to Sweet Maple!

I first fell in love with design when I watched Sarah’s House 1. I couldn’t believe what Sarah and Tommy could do with a room. I loved the challenge of making 6 different fabrics work together or visiting an antique show to see what I could find and how to make it work with new […]