Category Archives: Color Challenge

July Color Challenge: Summer Blues

Here we are, the beginning of summer and it is truly unlike any summer we’ve experienced before. I am sure you are all feeling it too. Not being able to travel to our cabin is devastating (it is literally 10 … Continue reading

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June Color Challange: Popsicles

I love June! The days are long and although our kids are usually still in school until the end of the month, things seem to slow down. Dinners (and now lunches too!) move outside to the deck and weeknight BBQs … Continue reading

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May Color Challenge: Purple

Straight up! The best part of spring for me is the bright vibrant colours that pop up all over the neighbourhood. With all the restrictions, we’ve been doing a lot of walking lately and wow, are the gardens ever amazing! … Continue reading

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Color Challenge: Spring Pastels

Despite everything going on in the world right now, it is amazing how mother nature has provided us with the most beautiful spring that I can ever remember. Perhaps it is because we are spending more time outside than we … Continue reading

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March Color Challenge: Sprouting Spring Greens

Up here, north of the 49th, we are still enjoying winter! Long, dark stretches of grey skies with week-long downpours, not to mention the temperature is still quite cold leaving us feeling damp and chilled. At our house, we still … Continue reading

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February Color Challenge: Shades of Grey

It is that dark time of year when we are surrounded by grey and darkness. Daylight eludes us and fog fills the air and creates a veil of mystery. If you are lucky enough to live near nature, it makes … Continue reading

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January Color Challenge: Arctic pastels

As you may know, I live on the “Wet” Coast of Canada in Vancouver where we typically don’t get a lot of winter snow and ice. We do ski, so I get up to the local hills, but there aren’t … Continue reading

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December Color Challenge: Scandinavian Christmas

I find this time of year a bit overwhelming. There is a lot on the to-do list and I am NOT a decorator. I struggle with getting the boxes of decorations out and trying to put it all together to … Continue reading

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November Color Challenge: Sparkly Neutrals

I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays. It comes from the anticipation of not enough time, high expectations and somehow feeling that whatever I am doing is never enough. I’m working hard to focus on the simple things and … Continue reading

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October Color Challenge – Pumpkin Blush

It is the time of year when colours are most vibrant: orange pumpkins, red and yellow leaves with hints of dark brown. If you look carefully, however, you can also see some more muted tones of pumpkin blush and rose … Continue reading

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