Dear Diary

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And just like that, it’s finally here. I feel like I’ve been living in #Heaveninhighpark for years and years, but the truth is I worked pretty hard to have it ready for a reveal this quickly. I knew the only person who could truly bring the space to life was Scarlet Oneill and with her baby on the way (due any second) I knew we had a bit of a time crunch!

I have waited so many years to really pour myself into a space that I knew I’d be able to call home and grow into for years to come, so I really went all out when I moved into #heaveninhighpark. I had the privilege of working with so many dreamy creators and retailers in my city and beyond, and watching everything come together as my friends and I scrambled to build furniture, hang light fixtures and paint the flooring upstairs white (yes, that happened) was one of the best experiences of my life so far.

I don’t want to give too much away because you can read all about it on The Glitter Guide here, but I’ve shared some of my favourite snaps from the shoot and listed all of my brand partners below!

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Photos by Scarlet Oneill

A very special thanks to:

Toronto Pro Moving for getting me here

Home Depot Canada for providing the marble kitchen counter, cupboards, painting DIY supplies and for the always helpful Tool Rental Counter.

King size mattress and pillows from Leesa

Delta Canada for the bathroom and kitchen faucet and accessories

CB2 for furniture

Rainbow Symphony for the rainbow window decals

Wall decals in pantry, bathroom and laundry room from Urban Walls

Mashi Moosh for Moroccan accents

House plants & curation by Wildhood

Simple Human garbage and recycling bins, smart mirror & smart soap dispenser

Google for Nest and Home

Make Moves Vintage for chandeliers and custom made headboard

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Welcome back weekenders! You may have noticed we took a little break from the #pastelcraftclub series last week, but we’re oh so happy to be back just in time for the impending seasonal shift. That’s right – cozy Fall DIY’s are coming soon, and we thought it was only fitting to do a roundup of some of our favourite summer 2016 projects as a farewell to the sunshine.

From fruity furniture to hand-labelled panties, we think this list has something for everyone, and we highly encourage you to try all 6 projects if you feel inspired…

See you in two weeks for some brand new pastel DIY fun!

1. Day of the Week Panties by Studio DIY //

This project is a bit more complex than we’re used to, but the results are way worth it. Who else grew up obsessed with their day of the week panty packs?

2. Five Minute Chic Bento Box by Sugar and Cloth //

There’s nothing better than a perfectly packed lunch, and these bento boxes are so charming and SO easy to make that we simply couldn’t resist falling for them.

3. 3 Tiered Copper Planter by A Bubbly Life //

We can’t get enough of greenery right now. Plants everywhere please! This staircase-like planter stand is a simple yet elegant way to showcase your favourite potted plants, plus it’s super affordable to make.

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4. Fruit Shelves by A Bubbly Life //

Feeling fruity? Us too! Why would you even bother having a normal shelf in your home when you can have one that looks like a fruit slice?! Total no brainer.

5. Romantic Bath Salts by Glitter Guide //

Floral baths are a year-round indulgence that we simply can’t live without, and this concoction is the perfect way to instantly up your bath time game (plus they make a great gift!)

6. Word Embroidery by A Pair and a Spare //

Clothing is getting wordy this season, and we’re all about it. We sense a serious embroidery addiction coming on… Collars? Jeans? Socks? The possibilities are limitless!

Imagery by Paige, words by Alyssa.