Design Inspirations

Oversized round mirror is an element of surprise in this well-styled bathroom. Circles are the inspiration! Advertisements

Building Small on North Avenue.17

Here’s something everyone should know about building an “outside the box”  home that is smaller than the average 1250 square feet per person and environmentally friendly – a home that damages the land as little as possible.  Once you’ve found a builder that sees the vision and has the skills to make it a reality……

home staging and great photos sell homes!

Once this house was staged by Betty Ann Balcom and the new photographs (done by yours truly) were installed on the MLS, the calls and showings finally started to happen for the owners of this lovely country property. Within a few short weeks, the house sold, after being on the market without seeing action for…

With an eye for a good find and a clever imagination…

After 3 days of rain, the sun appeared and graced a most creative launch of a new interior decorating company, called KMR Interiors. Owner, Katherine Reeves, transformed three highly unusual spaces on a dime by scouring yard sales, thrift stores, antique shops and the internet to illustrate how, with a little imagination, any space can…

latest assignment

I was so lucky this month to have been engaged to photograph a beautifully designed home in Wolfville.  The architect has created a space that is both spacious and cozy. Moving through the home as we photographed felt effortless and gentle – akin to excellent service in a restaurant; unobtrusive and barely noticed because it…

another wedding

I received so many positive comments on Facebook for my wedding in Paradise post, I’ve added another.  The bride and groom from this wedding in Annapolis Royal were so into hamming it up in the most charming way.  I thought they must be involved in theatre.  When I asked, I was surprised to learn they…

wedding plans are underway

It’s that time of year when brides and grooms are excitedly planning their wedding details.  Here is a portfolio of one wedding that I was so pleased to be invited to photograph.  The wedding was easy-going and friendly, just like the bride and groom.  Everyone was relaxed and it made for beautiful moments and lots…

get into your closet

Announcing a new partnership between Betty Ann Balcom and Deborah Nicholson: Betty Ann and I have combined our creative, organizing, systematizing talents to help get Valley residents into their closets in a beautiful, innovative and organized way.  Mention this blog post to receive a complimentary consultation with me.

Evangeline Transport

There are many reasons to love the Valley (the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia, that is).  One for me, is the continual delight I feel in experiencing the warmth and sincerity that so many family-run businesses project in the way they do business.  This week, in spite of a major power outage causing most us…

photo assignment for the delightful hosts, sandra and dana of the silver shoe b&b. great photo ops for their soon to be launched new website (done by michael gabriel communications). see some of my favourite pics on my website.