The Friday Five: Happy Halloween!

Hope your Friday isn’t too spooky!


via A Beautiful Mess


via Kara’s Party Ideas


via Glorious Treats


via Target

Halloweenvia A Beautiful Mess

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Celebration: Halloween Pumpkins

Pumpkins sure have changed since I was a kid…

halloween-projects-21source unkown


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Interiors: Marble Bathtubs

Marble just might be a theme this week. Aren’t these marble bathtubs gorgeous?


via Meta Interiors


via Pinterest


via The Stone Collection


via Sothebys


via Domaine

Isaac Mizrahi - Bathroom

via Curbed

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Holiday: Minted Cards

I cannot believe it’s October and I opted to write a holiday post. What has come over me? I’ll tell you what – Minted has come through once again this year with a beautiful selection of amusing, traditional, and whimsical holiday cards.


grand new year



vintage library card


modern confetti


poinsettia pattern


someone dear


sign of peace


elegant wreath


sparkle and shine

My order arrived last week and I am thrilled (once again) with the design and paper quality of these cards. The cards are also very customizable – flat, folded, booklet, photos, curved edges, gold foil, etc. There’s no reason not to order holiday cards now.

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20 Below: Art Print

A good reminder…


Go With the Flow print, $16.53, Etsy

p.s. Happy Anniversary, Mom & Dad!

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Giveaway: Caviar20 + Glenn Dixon Home by KORHANI Home

Well, have I got a treat for you this Monday morning! I’ve teamed up with Caviar20 and Korhani to giveaway a beautiful area rug designed by Canadian design star Glenn Dixon. Excited? So am I! Happy Monday, dear readers!

If you had a chance to stop by Art Toronto this weekend, you may have noticed Dixon’s Korhani rugs in the VIP Lounge designed by Troy Seidman of Caviar20. If not, here’s a quick peek:

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Quite a piece of art, isn’t it? The 8×12 rug would look equally interesting in a bedroom, living room, or dining room. Don’t you agree? Dixon’s Korhani rugs will officially launch in 2015.

Since I worked with Troy from Caviar20 to arrange this post, I just had to think about what pieces I would pick from Caviar20 to pair with the rug. Here are my top choices:


Robert Sonneman “Aluminum Spot” pair of lamps, $750


Es Keramik “Zebra Planters”, $175


Karl and Rose white decanter duo, $475


Tahir Mahmood “Sarod” table lamp, $495


Andy Warhol hand coloured flowers screen print 1974, $12,000

Oh, so divine!

Giveaway details:

1. To enter, leave a comment letting me know what piece from Caviar20 you think would look perfect with the white marble rug.

2. For an extra entry, tweet about this giveaway (e.g., I just entered a @KorhaniHome + @Caviar20 giveaway on @WhiteCabana).

3. Giveaway ends Friday, October 31, 2014. Good luck!

Note: Winner will be required to pick up the rug from Caviar20‘s Toronto location. If the winner cannot pick up the rug in Toronto, we can arrange to have the rug shipped at winner’s expense.

Get going, enter now!

Many thanks to Caviar20 and Glenn Dixon Home by KORHANI Home for sponsoring this giveaway.

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The Friday Five: Halifax

A few weeks ago, I took my first trip to Halifax. I was only there for a weekend, and I spent most of the time at a work conference, but I had a few hours here and there to tour the city. Here are five photos from my collection.


church at Argyle/Prince


Pier 21 plaque


church on Barrington St.


detail of church door on Barrington St.

White-Cabana-Halifax-5construction site on Argyle St.

I’m planning on sharing more photos and recap soon, but for now, I’ll just wish you all a very happy weekend!

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Jewelry: Sparkle and Shimmer

Crystals are still having their turn in the spotlight. I doubt they’ll be leaving any time soon.


crystal leaves necklace


crystal honeybee necklace


crystal brooch


crystal necklace


crystal star pendant earrings


statement necklace


vintage brooch

They’re so beautiful, aren’t they?

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Photography: Photos from Iceland

No, I didn’t go to Iceland. My sister and brother-in-law did a few years ago, and I have been hanging on to these photos they took for quite a while. It’s about time I share them.

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photos by Corie and Jeff

Every time I look at travel photos, I get the urge to start planning my next vacation. This month I’ve been to Halifax and North Carolina (photos will come soon, I promise), but I’m already eager to get away again!


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20 Below: An Inexpensive Cable Manager

Do you hate tangled cords? Well then do I have the gadget for you.


Cordies, $4.99

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