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Dope Holiday Gift Ideas – 2016

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Her

It’s that time of year again!

Finding gifts should be easier than ever thanks to online shopping, but I also find having endless options makes it super hard! But we’re just over a month away, so for those of you who don’t know where to start, I put together a little gift guide with some ideas! In all honesty, this guide is full of things on my own wish list, but I hope you find an item that rings true for that special someone on your list.

I may create more guides as I stumble upon awesome finds online, so enjoy and keep your eyes peeled for another guide soon!

Bay Days is ON! Dope Deals on Home Furniture + Decor

Bay Days are here! Shop the biggest discounts on hot home furniture and decor.

I didn’t plan on posting today. But when I woke up this morning and opened my inbox, one measly subject line tugged at my heart strings: Hudson’s Bay – Bay Days is on NOW!

Slapped awake with joy, I slipped out of bed without disturbing a sleeping Piper and Shawn, parked my bum on the couch, and began browsing the sales — but not after checking in on a few items I’ve had my eye on. To my delight, the boots I was humming and hawing over at $100? Just nabbed ’em for $50. Patience, indeed, is a virtue.

Without further ado, I thought I’d share my favorite handpicked pieces for the home — and tomorrow, look out for a fashion version! Click the links or the photos to shop. Enjoy!

1. Peter Accent Chair (Sadly, it’s already sold out. but Dwell’s Hans chair is a great alt — also on sale!)  |   2. Gesture I Giclee Print (sold out, but this is a gorgeous alt)  |   3. Smash Stool   |   4. Vente Ceiling Lamp   |   5. Sonya Geometric Patterned Feather Cushion   |   6. Le Creuset Round 6.7-Litre French Oven Pot   |   7. Earth Wine Cabinet   |   8. Textured Wool Cushion   |   9. Communion Dining Chair Set   |   10. Axis Ceiling Lamp   |   11. Serengeti Accent Chair   |   12. Liberty City Buffet   |   13. Driftwood stool   |   14. Colonnade Indigo Duvet Cover   |   15. Natural Ivory Barbary Rug

And PS: No, this isn’t a sponsored post, and no, I’m not being facetious — I just think The Bay is a beacon of light in the online shopping world: you just can’t argue with free doorstep delivery within days and easy returns at any retail location. I’ve been known to buy 10 similar items with the intention of only keeping one. I’d much rather try things out in the comfort of my home and only make the trip to the store to return items.

Things I Like: The Float Frame by Artifact Uprising

Things I Like: The Float Frame by Artifact Uprising

I haven’t spent a ton of time at home lately.

With such a busy schedule, I’m constantly hopping between other people’s homes, which, in turn, has led me to hold dear my own home more than ever.

For me, a lot of the feel-good vibes that home gives me come from my art, my plants, and my family. So when I found myself with an unexpected day off this week, the first thing I did was hang-up two new art pieces from Artifact Uprising that had been beckoning me for weeks since I received them in the mail.

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Things I Like: The Float Frame by Artifact Uprising

Previously, I featured Artifact Uprising’s lay-flat hardcover photo book, and today, I’m sharing the inside scoop and an up-close look at my newest infatuation: their  float frame.

Things I Like: The Float Frame by Artifact Uprising

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Styling the Elements: Anne-Marie Chagnon

Styling the Elements: Anne-Marie Chagnon

Like many things, I’ve come to appreciate jewelry more as an adult.

As a teenager, wearing jewelry meant digging through my sock drawer for some crappy plastic bangles or novelty chandelier earrings to “dress up” my graphic tee, but I find myself at a point in life where I value and appreciate quality and the little things more — from the clothes and jewelry I wear to the coffee beans and produce I consume. After all, getting older is nothing if not a refining process.

Styling the Elements: Anne-Marie Chagnon

While trendy value-packs of accessories have their place too, I’m much more inclined to invest in good-quality, well-made pieces that can stand the test of time. A few weeks ago I shared a post on Opelle’s gorgeous bags, and today, I’m continuing the style dialogue with another great Canadian brand, Anne-Marie Chagnon.

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