double whammy!

On Friday afternoon, I received a call from one of friends who said, "They're out - both magazines!" I couldn't believe it. I rushed over to the closest newsstand and there they were - both Chatelaine and Canadian House and Home.

I knew the publication dates were going to be close but I never expected they would come out on the same day.

The September issue of Chatelaine has the story on the bedroom makeover we did for one of our clients.  Last week, I gave you a little hint of what the finished room was going to look like and tomorrow I will share the final reveal with you. (Or you could rush out and pick up the magazine!)

The Canadian House and Home story is on our own humble abode. It's the story I've been hinting about for a few months now and is part of their special Makeovers issue only available on newsstands (in Canada today and in the United States on August 23rd) It contains all new photos of our house and some of my own tips for making wow-factor changes on a budget.

Here's a little sneak peak of how the story turned out.

I love the photographs Per Kristiansen took of our house. Having shot every conceivable angle in our home it was nice to see someone else's take on the house.

The article also contains a selection of before photos of the house that have never been seen before.

The new walnut shelf in our kitchen makes it's debut along with a very sweet shot of Henry on his tippy-toes!

Our bedroom finishes off the spread with a borrowed yellow throw from Hollace Cluny. The only item that was brought in as a prop for the shoot.

I also have a gallery of some of my favourite interiors up at House and Home so head on over there and take a look.  There are some images you have probably seen before but hopefully a few new ones as well!

Tomorrow, I'll be back with the bedroom makeover for Chatelaine magazine and on Wednesday (it's a busy week) I'll let you in on a little behind the scenes action of the House and Home shoot.