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I don’t know about you but I am a huge fan of Chip and Joanna Gaines’ show “Fixer Upper”. If you watch the show you will no doubt have heard the term ‘shiplap’ used on many occasions. Joanna loves it and uses it in many different ways in nearly every house makeover. It has…(Read More)

Apologies for the lack of blog posting lately, it sounds so cliched but I don’t know where the time goes! I can’t believe we have been in our house for nearly 8 months. It definitely feels like home. Of course I love its aesthetics but one of the biggest pluses is that it…(Read More)

I hope your week has been a good one. Here is a quick update on our house. The front railing and steps have gone in. I am thrilled with how the ‘X’ detail looks. As you can see, on this side, the house sits high on the block so we will need to do a…(Read More)

This week has been a busy one. Lots of big decisions are being locked in for our new build interior. Although I made most of these decisions a while ago, it is hard not to second guess them. To stop myself overthinking things I am going with my initial ideas and relying on gut instinct…(Read More)

Happy 2016 everyone and welcome back to the first Friday’s Favourites for the year. I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing Christmas and New Year’s. I have lots of exciting plans for Gallerie B this year and would love for you to come along for the ride. The down side to these…(Read More)

I really enjoyed my visit to the Decor and Design Show last week. The highlight was meeting London-based fashion and lifestyle designer, Allegra Hicks. I was a bit awestruck but she was lovely and graciously signed a copy of her gorgeous book, An Eye For Design. Here are some other things that caught my…(Read More)

Decisions, decisions. Yes, there are so many decisions when building a house. I am enjoying this creative phase and am reminding myself to go with my initial instincts. My latest choice is the flooring. I have chosen this engineered American Oak range from Royal Oak Flooring but am just narrowing down the stain colours. The…(Read More)

The first week of school holidays has flown by with a welcome break from the general routine. I love this time of year and especially the extra long Easter weekend to spend with family. My first Friday’s Favourite for the week is dedicated to the laundry. I have struggled to find many inspiring images…(Read More)

Subway Tiles


Subway tiles have always been one of my favourite hard finishes. They originated in 1904 when the New York subways were in need of a durable, stain resistant and good-looking material. It’s fair to say the subway tile has earned icon status. Such a beautiful wall in an otherwise dingy New York subway…(Read More)