Samantha Pynn: Is accessorizing a home ‘a bit of a crock’ ?

Great little article about room-changing touches that are easily obtained and skillfully collected !

National Post

Dear Sam,

When will designers realize accessories and pillows can’t change a house. I’ve been reading about this in every magazine lately like it’s a new story. I heard you say it on TV too. Feels to me like old news and bit of a crock. The homes in photo spreads are frankly unattainable and cost upward of a million dollars.


Dear Jean,

Thanks for your honesty. No one needs to alert the media about the power of pillows and accessories story. Yep, we’ve heard and read it a million times before in decorating magazines and on TV. Of course, if your walls are crumbling or painted a horrid shade, well then, no, there is not much that a pillow can do for you. And, if your home is a mess, jammed to the rafters with junk, a great looking vase isn’t going to do a thing. (No judgment…

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LIOLI Reno: Danielle & Trevor

It was such a pleasure to work on this beautiful old house for such a great couple ! They trusted the LIOLI team and we hope we gave them something to  grow in to for years to come…


To see more photos and read the full blog, visit Jillian Harris‘s site as well as Love it or List it Vancouver for the video and resource guide to product used in the episode.