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10 Canadian decorating and home design blogs we love

6. Decor Happy

Dining room
Image: Decor Happy

Vanessa Francis found her passion for interior design after a stint working in human resources management, and went on to found her design firm in 2003. She has the ability to mix styles and textures together for her clients in a way that keeps each design unique and personal. She loves to transform spaces, like this dining room project that you have to see to believe.

7. Echoes of Laughter

Memory jar
Image: Echoes of Laughter

Angie is the creative soul behind this lovely blog. She’s a Nova Scotia girl now living in Alberta with her husband and two adorable children. She loves creative projects around the home, organizing, decorating, cooking, baking and everything domestic. Her projects are unique and usually seem easy to accomplish. Spending some time poking around her blog will surely get your creative fires burning. We especially loved this post about how to make a vacation memory jar.

Angie says, “Echoes of Laughter loves to share delicious recipes, fun decor and easy organizing projects to help families achieve a wonderful and warm home!”

8. Herriott Grace

Kitchen style
Image: Herriott Grace

Herriott Grace is all kinds of cute when it comes to stylish home inspiration, and it’s no wonder — the blog is run by Nikole Herriott, who produced the beloved line of indie kitchenware by the same name with her dad. Now, the pair sells a variety of hand-carved and hand-made wooden wares from their online store, Forty-Sixth at Grace. On the blog, you’ll find plenty of gorgeous photos, unique inspiration for kitchen decor and a few delicious recipes to get you by. When all else fails, the Herriott Grace shop previews will give you some fun ideas to pin to your Pinterest board.

9. Recaptured Charm

Kitchen remodel
Image: Recaptured Charm

Lisa is the Toronto blogger “recapturing the charm that once was” with her creative projects. She lovingly refers to her house as the “money pit,” and many of her projects are showcased in her beautiful home. She loves to paint and transform furniture pieces into something new, and her photographs are incredible. After clicking around her site a bit, you might look at your tired old furniture in a new way. This kitchen remodel reveal makes us want to invite ourselves for lunch.

“My blog started as a way of chronicling small home projects and major renovations. When we weren’t renovating, I was refinishing furniture. Bathroom updates, kitchen renos, furniture revivals and a great selection of seasonal and home craft projects are all showcased on the blog,” Lisa says.

More: Kitchen trend: 15 Open cabinet designs that will make you want to remodel

10. The Marion House Book

Baby nursery
Image: The Marion House Book

Emma started this blog in 2010, and The Marion House Book has been featured in many magazines and on She has blogged her way through renovations and projects with beautiful photographs and an eye for detail. Emma also works at the Art Gallery of Ontario as an exhibition designer and is part owner of the design studio Marion Melbourne. The baby nursery in this post made us swoon for a little one to hold.

Now it’s your turn

We’ve only scratched the surface with our list of favourites. Share some of yours in the comments!

Updated by Bethany Ramos on 3/15/2016

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