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Design Dilemma: Bathroom layout

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Hello sweet friends of the Jungalow. We are getting ready to embark on the next reno project at our Jungalow by the River. It’s both exciting and nerve racking, as these renovation projects tend to be. And we’ve been stuck at the design phase for several months. The layout of the house is so small and relatively […]

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Putting Patterns to Paper

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(Front) (Back) I worked with local press Paper Chase to create a couple of fun journals for the holidays. Each journal contains two of my patterns. They have blank (really nice) paper inside to fill with your drawings, dreams and musings, and delights. One has tulips and strawberries paired with Jungalow people, the other is tigers and flowers […]

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Processing through art

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It was a strange weekend. Grabbing coffee at our local bakery between every bite of muffin, I heard soundbites from people sitting next to me: “The Canadian Immigration website crashed…” “We’re going to the protest tomorrow”,  “kids at my daughters’ school had an assembly to reassure children of immigrant parents that everything would be OK.” […]

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5 ways I avoid burnout + some changes around here.

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I’m gonna be honest with you guys. The last few months have been super hectic for me. If you’ve noticed I haven’t been all that present here on the blog lately, you’re not wrong. In August and September I wrote and shot (with Dabito) a new book that will come out next fall. I’m extremely proud of […]

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In The Company of Women — Favorite Quotes and Interview Outtakes

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Grace Bonney’s new book, In the Company of Women is one of the most inspiring books I’ve ever read. For those of you who haven’t heard about it yet, it’s a compilation of interviews with 100 female entrepreneurs in creative industries. Grace is the founder and editor of Design Sponge, so the book is also […]

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Little Updates at the Jungalow

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It’s been a minute since I’ve done a post update about our jungalow and that’s mostly because we haven’t done too much to it in the past few months. But even though we’ve haven’t knocked down any walls or installed any new tile, we’re finally settling in to our new home and really making those small tweaks, […]

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