This or That: Nightstand Makeover

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on March 27th, 2014

I am a self-proclaimed "Frugalista", which is really just a nice way of saying that I’m cheap! I love scouting for garage sale goodies and thrift store treasures in the hopes of finding that perfect piece to

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Chalk It Up!

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on March 27th, 2014

I’ve always been a big believer that there are no rules in design! In fact, when someone tells me that you can’t do something, it then becomes my obsession to prove them wrong!

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Creating Your DIY Dream Kitchen

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on March 27th, 2014

If you have champagne dreams of tackling a kitchen reno, but you’re working with a beer budget, don’t be discouraged!! In my opinion, great style and taste has little to do with how much money you spend, but

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Adding DIY Curb Appeal

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on May 22nd, 2014

You know what they say about first impressions…. you’ve only got one shot to make a good one, and the saying is especially true when it comes to the exterior of your home!

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Knock, knock…

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on September 12th, 2014

Hey, I never said I was a great joke teller! In fact, after that lack lustre zinger, I think it’s safe to say that I should stick to my good ‘ole day job. And since colour and design is really my thing, I decided to pull together a wee collection...

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Painting over Wallpaper

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on September 12th, 2014

Let’s face it…removing wallpaper is a less than enjoyable task! And if it’s been on your walls for years…perhaps decades…there’s a good chance that you’ll be faced with unexpected damage to the drywall or lath and plaster finish underneath.

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Displaying Your Child’s Artwork

Posted by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault on October 8th, 2014

Picasso said it best…”Every child is an artist” …and if your child is anything like my 7-year-old son, he draws, paints, and colours like it’s his full time job...

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