This isn’t my first time around the mood board rodeo. Every time I’m about to move into a new spot, I whip out my mood board tools as though I were a legitimate interior designer servicing a client with an unlimited budget. One million Pinterest tabs and six hours later, my mood board is inContinue reading “In a Design Rut? Create a Moodboard and Get Unstuck”
Author Archives: Miranda Babbitt
Slowing Down in an Almost-Tiny Home | Home Tour with Brooke
Meet Brooke, a conservationist who has lovingly restored and built an almost-tiny home in Saskatchewan from practically the ground up. With the help of her capable dad, she poured herself into what was once a fixer-upper and is now a charming refuge built for one. Every nook & cranny of this place is thoughtfully designedContinue reading “Slowing Down in an Almost-Tiny Home | Home Tour with Brooke”
A Musician’s Cozy & Inspired Bungalow | Home Tour with Elsa
In the garden suite of a quirky, pink heritage house, Elsa & her partner, Kyle, have curated a home that feels warm and creative—just like them. They’re surrounded by DIY projects, art by their friends, and cozy lights around each corner. On our virtual tour, it felt like I had stepped into the hull ofContinue reading “A Musician’s Cozy & Inspired Bungalow | Home Tour with Elsa”
Bohemian Sanctuary | Home Tour with Ali
To kickstart this series, meet Ali Mroz: an exuberant hair-stylist-turned-landscaper with a penchant for plants, books, and vintage goodies. When it came to designing her studio in Vancouver’s East Village, she had one goal in mind: to feel a sense of relief as soon as she walked through the door.
Writing Your “I’m Good Enough” Script
Just think about a time when you’ve cracked a joke into the middle of a circle of new people and, almost miraculously, everyone throws their head back laughing. Or perhaps you managed to articulate a clever thought and several strangers all nod their heads in affirmation. Did you just get smarter? Yeah, you (feel like you) did. Sometimes, you just nail it.
Design as self-care & a welcome note
When we put care and love into designing our homes, we pour supportive energy into our internal homes, too. Every act of making our home our own is an act of saying, I see you.