Statement Light Fixtures

Lighting can be one of the easiest ways to update your space and really make a statement. I’ve put together a few of my favourite fixtures. Ranging in price and yes some can be an investment. What you need to think about when choosing a fixture, location. Is this going above a dining table, if so what size of table, you need to think about ceiling heights, and what furniture you have around you etc. If your making the investment, normally a dramatic fixture can simplify your space and eliminate the need for further decor, thus some cost savings. (That’s what you can tell your partner lol)

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Forget Me Not….

I’ve written and rewritten this post to many times to count. 14 months and 6 days ago was one of the hardest day of my life. I know it’s a difficult topic for most, and majority of people don’t know what to say….who would…it’s a horrific thing to go through…you lost your unborn child. That little belly of yours is growing no more.

Unfortunately for a large number of women, this is a very common problem…..yet for some reason, it is simply not talked about. Why does this need to be such an isolated experience? Shouldn’t we be open about our struggles? Join together to discuss our feelings? I originally posted about our misfortune last fall and I had a huge outreach of women who have also experienced loss. 1 in 4 will suffer, I am that statistic in my family, I am that statistic with friends.

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Digital Design Curator

Years ago I had a vision. Something that I wanted to do for myself based on one of my true passions in life. It probably comes as no surprise, but that passion is interior design. I’ve been thinking a lot about where this stemmed from and I think it started as a young girl watching my parents building their own homes. Taking on the role of their own general contractor, managing subtrades, and dealing with designers to perfect their homes. I grew up flipping through house plans, going on site walks with dad, imagining what my forever home would look like one day. Although back when I was 8 or 9, my dream home was in the shape of mickey mouse and had a slide in lieu of stairs.

Even though my tastes have changed, my love for interior design has not. I have been helping family and friends “unofficially” for years. Helping with finishes, floor plan modifications, etc so I decided it was finally a time to give it a shot. While I love working for my employer and I still plan on doing so….this new en-devour I will be undertaking a digital design role. Helping people online achieve their own dream home.

Duthie Kitchen

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