Love It Or List It Vancouver: Christine & Chris

JillianBathrooms, Dining Rooms, Kitchens, Patios21 Comments

Two years ago Christine and Chris and their three children moved across the country in search of a more relaxed lifestyle. They chose Vancouver out of their love for the ocean and mountains and while they loved the West Coast lifestyle, they quickly realized it comes with a hefty price tag. This family of five purchased their 100-year-old heritage home and discovered …

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Mary & Calvin

JillianDecor, Kitchens, Living Rooms8 Comments

Fourteen years ago Mary and her siblings came together to purchase this house for their parents. However, despite the stunning mountain and ocean views, it’s situated on a hill in which Mary’s parents were anxious about due to traditional Chinese Feng Shui beliefs, one should not live on a hill, as a slope without significant plants and trees will have …

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Ellie & Davey

JillianBedrooms, Decor, Kitchens15 Comments

I absolutely loved everything about Ellie and Davey’s 50’s style character home, including its million dollar view. However, the spectacular scenery outside their kitchen window wasn’t enough to keep them fully satisfied when it came to their desire to cook and entertain friends and family due to an incredibly cramped cooking space. Ellie is a Dietician and Davey is a Chef …

Love It Or List It Vacation Homes: Greg & Katherine

JillianBedrooms, Decor, Kitchens2 Comments

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Greg and Katherine were seduced by the gorgeous waterfront views when they bought their vacation home in Collingwood, Ontario; only to realize later on how inefficient the space actually was. This cottage started off quite small and had not one….not two..but THREE additions to it over the years, creating some sort of layout disaster!  I don’t blame them for wanting to …

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Rachelle & Tim

JillianDecor, Kitchens1 Comment

Rachelle and Tim’s home was in an AMAZING neighbourhood but it was far past its prime. As soon as I walked in, I knew I was up for a challenge. The layout was extremely choppy and there wasn’t much square footage for me to work with. I needed to somehow make their tight budget work so they could fall back …

A Week In My Closet

JillianFashion, Kitchens12 Comments

Welcome back for another week in my closet loves… and the second week in my baby bump closet! I took this little bun in the oven to NYC this past week for a fun little project so my closet (well my suitcase) has been full of comfy, cozy, stylish pieces perfect for touring the big apple. From my trusty ball …