I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Here in Vancouver we had a ton of rain so it gave me a chance to stay in and get those pesky tasks I had to do on the computer, done. As mentioned in my last week's post, I had the pleasure of getting to know Sydney Carlaw of Purity Designs by shooting her beautiful home, which is featured in the June issue of Style At Home Magazine. Darci Ilich from The Cross Decor & Design put her magic to work and helped style this beautiful space. Here are a few snaps. Thanks for the fun ladies!!!
Not sure about you, but once in awhile you see a house that stops you in your tracks. The moment I set eyes on this home, I fell in love. It was a case of "nothing is going to stop me from taking pictures of this house" I HAD to get to know the owner of this spectacular structure.... Turns out that there was a connection and it also turns out that Laurie (homeowner) is the sweetest person EVER ! She has an excellent eye for design and lucky for me, Laurie also shares the same devotion to black and white decor as I do! Thank you Laurie and Randy for allowing me to come into your home to photograph it. You can see the feature in the latest Style At Home I hope you enjoy this home as much as I did shooting it ~ .......p.s. Laurie is now a great friend :-)
I absolutely love that when building the home ~ YES! it's a new build, Laurie and Randy reclaimed architectural details from older homes to keep the consistency of what a Craftsman bungalow would boast from the early 1900's. That my friends, is a beautiful thing. The amount of labour that went into even just fitting all of the doors was a miracle. If you know anything about building, this would probably not be taken on by many builders.
What seems like FOREVER to finally see my friend and the ever so popular, Monika Hibbs from The Doctor's Closet and Shop By Monika. This girl is a marketing queen and everyone that knows her absolutely adores her. I was truly honoured to have had the opportunity to shoot Monika's stunning home. Her cousin Stephanie Jean is a kick butt designer and is the one that put her perfect on the home's styling. Keep your eyes out for her new website, to be launched soon. Not sure if you know this but Monika has quite a big family and during the shoot there was a whirlwind of support and excitement going on behind the scenes. The girl is truly beautiful inside and out, her husband and her son are so lucky to have her as their momma and wife. Thank you Monika for allowing me to see a slice into your life. Stephanie, I look forward to shooting more of your beautiful spaces.