• Aug 14

    PNE PRIZE HOME: THE OFFICE

    August 14, 2014 • 10:00 am

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    What do you think of this cute little office???? I absolutely LOVE the fact that it serves as a guest bedroom as well - very versatile space! I wanted this room to still reflect the same colour scheme I used throughout the house, with light furniture and masculine accessories. This home could be yours! Don't forget to stop by the PNE this summer to see it!!!!

    Here are the lovely details of the space: light fixture is from Pine Lighting, furniture is from Lane Home Furnishings, faux flowers from Trims, and a few finishing touches from HomeSense! Let me know what you think of it, I hope you enjoyed the tour!

    Big thanks to Janis Nicolay for the photos, and Dana Valeria for helping make this happen!

    xo

    Jilly

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  • Aug 13

    Currently Coveting

    August 13, 2014 • 10:00 am

     

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    I don't know about you but there are sooo many things I'm obsessing over lately! As we transition into the late summer months, these pieces will work as amazing staples for the upcoming changing seasons!!!

     

     
     

    I hope you're all making the most of your summer!

    xo

    Jilly

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  • Aug 12

    Bachelor in Paradise: Episode 2

    August 12, 2014 • 10:00 am

    WOW...was that a lot of back and forth last night or WHAT?! I honestly had no idea who would pick who by the end of this episode!!! Michelle K??? How could you possibly make someone want to jump off a balcony and injure himself? I feel like that could have been SO much worse…thank God he’s ok!!!!!

    I really didn’t think that Lacy was into Marcus based on last week….she made it seem like she was CRAZY about Robert last episode! Because of that…I was pretty certain that Robert would be going home….but HE STAYED!

    Which brings me to Dylan! I kind of understand where he was coming from…he arrived and was immediately latched onto Elise because she was obsessed with him, and he never had a chance to get to know anyone else or explore other connections. When he finally voiced his opinion, Elise took it WAAAY to far with a steamy ocean make out with Chris. To be honest, I think Dylan was probably relieved that she did that because it gave him the FREE pass and allowed him to see what else was out there!! Elise's speech was just too much! The reactions of everyone were HILARIOUS to watch! Do you think Sara wanted to stay true to Elise, and that’s why she didn’t give Dylan the rose??? I totally thought she would give it to him!

    Marquel telling Michelle that he would change things about her…like her love of drinking, was a COMPLETE turn off. You should never say that there are things you would change or prefer to be different about anyone! It’s just rude! However, he is sweet and darling, so hopefully it will all work out!

    I’m so excited to see who else arrives! Sayonara Ben and Dylan!!!!!!

    Until next week…

     

    Xo

    Jilly

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  • Aug 11

    Pocket Full of Sunshine

    August 11, 2014 • 10:00 am

    HAPPY MONDAY my loves!!!!! The sunshine gods have still been so wonderul to us on the West Coast...and this cheery #JHforPriv Buttercup tank is my FAV piece to wear on these hot summer days (and ps...it comes in black too!)

    Top via Jillian Harris for Privilege | Bralette (similar) | Hat via Aritzia (similar) | Shorts (similar) | Sandals via Michael Kors

     

    Thank you BC Tree Fruits for an amazing cherry orchard tour, and HUGE thanks to Sharla Pike for these beautiful photos! Have an amazing week everyone!

    xo

    Jilly

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  • Aug 08

    Food Friday: Cherry Scones

    August 8, 2014 • 10:00 am

    Ingredients
    1/3 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
    1 egg
    1/2 to 3/4 cup milk
    2 cups flour
    4 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 cup cherries
    3 drops almond extract


    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 450F
    2. Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together in a bowl
    3. Crack an egg in a glass measuring cup and mix with a fork
    4. Add milk to the glass measuring cup until the 3/4 cup mark. Add almond extract.
    5. Mix in the butter with the flour mixture using your hands until the butter is the size of peas. Keep the butter cold!
    6. Pour in the milk and egg mixture and stir with a fork just till it sticks together. Add in your cherries and add a bit more milk if it's still too powdery (do NOT over mix).
    7. Dump out onto a lightly floured counter, press together gently, and cut into around 6 pieces. Add sliced almonds to top them off. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake around 15 minutes till done!

    Enjoy!

    xo

    Jilly

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  • Aug 07

    LOVE IT OR LIST IT VANCOUVER: SUSAN & HARVEY

    August 7, 2014 • 10:00 am

    I haven't shared a recap of any Love it Or List it Vancouver episodes in a while....so here you go!!! AMERICA, how are you liking the new season so far?! Today I'm taking you into Susan and Harvey's home, and oh my, did I love this transformation! We were able to turn this house into a space where this growing family had room to entertain, relax and enjoy!

    This bathroom reveal is definitely one of my favourites! Would you have loved it or listed?? For a full resource guide, click here.

    BIG thanks to the design team and the amazingly talented Janis Nicolay for the photos!

    xo

    Jilly

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