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I studied Interior Design at the New York School of Interior Design.

Came back to Montreal and worked in the Film and Television business for quite a few years and went back into residential Interior Design full time in the year 2000

I Love: Cinema, treasure hunting in second hand stores, modern art, the New new thing and social trends.

Working with my clients in creating a beautiful space that will be comfortable and comforting. For me decorating is The Decoration of Life.

Profession: Decorator and Deco Coach not too sporty...I would describe myself as being a BoBo (Bourgeois Bohemian)

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  • The role of Cranberries at Christmas
    on Dec 12, 2016 in Holiday Todays idea
    Simple cranberries can turn into a fabulous Christmas decor and yummy foods. Photo via Cranberry field in St. Louis de Blandford. Celebrating Christmas with Cranberries is colourful and part of history.  in the 17th Century,...
  • The mystery of the colour of snot
    on Dec 2, 2016 in A grain of humor
     I have been invaded by the snot monster, and it was not the first time. Have you ever wondered why your Snot (Mucus) becomes a chameleon and changes colours from green to yellow to brown when you have a cold, … Continue reading → The po...
  • Curate your home, don’t clutter
    on Aug 31, 2016 in Organizing your home Todays idea
    Fall is almost upon us, clean up and edit your home harmoniously. Via Photo Victoria Pearson Organize the objects you treasure in groups. Via Photo Victoria Pearson photo Roger Davies Regr...
  • To be Koi or not to be coi?
    on Aug 28, 2016 in A grain of humor
    Photo decogirlmontreal A Koi is a Japanese fish, these colourful Kois belong to the Montreal Botanical Garden. Coy is also an adjective Definition via Take the adjective coy for a person who pretends to be...
  • Flying colours in your Dorm roomDon’t goof around, make the grade, colour is good for you so is a nice environment, so hit the books and hit the room. Your dorm room is important, it will reflect who you are and decorating it is as easy … Continue reading → The p...
  • Today’s idea, Fence your gardenHi my lovelies, I would suggest you fence your garden before the fall. Photo decogirlmontreal A very natural beautiful fence around your garden will protect it from all the intruders like some little friendly deers for instance. The post Today’...
  • Another Plumber’s tale
    on Aug 19, 2016 in Deep thought Tricks and Tips
    I suppose plumbers are a necessary evil, well I know they are not plastic surgeon, but don’t you think they could improve the way they work. Photos by decogirlmontreal  I had a problem with my shower, and frankly after being 4 … Continu...
  • Origin of the Gold medal biters
    on Aug 18, 2016 in Meli Melo
    Some athletes bite them, some athletes kiss them Via Huffington post This biting of the gold medal was invented by Photographers who were not too inspired by athletes who would stand still with a hanging medal on their neck, so … Continue readi...
  • The so imperfect omelet
    on Aug 14, 2016 in kitchen thoughts Lazy Sunday
    Believe me when I started this omelet at exactly 11:45 today, I expected it to be perfect, I am a Virgo as you all know I must be perfection. By the way my birthday is this month so feel free … Continue reading → The post The so imperfect...
  • Apartment Therapy visits decogirlmontreal
    on Aug 9, 2016 in Uncategorized
    Welcome to my home, enjoy the visit my lovelies. Marie-Lyne Quirion A view of the living room. Much of the art is inherited. Louis XV Sideboard from L...
  • From a Ritz Girl to an Ikea GirlYes I admit it, I love the Ritz but I also love Ikea I find the new colours of Ikea very exciting,and very young even for the not so young but the young at heart. The Dagar turquoise faux leather sofa … Continue reading → The post From a...
  • Today’s idea, a shower with a view
    on Jul 12, 2016 in bathroom Todays idea Uncategorized
    The amazing experience of showering almost outside and sometimes outside. Via Architectural Digest/photo William Waldron A tale of Shower and Tub for you. Via Architectural Digest/photo Ngoc Minh Ngo Showering in the garden of Eden. Via Architectural...
  • on Jul 4, 2016 in Holiday
    A VERY HAPPY 4 TH OF JULY TO YOU MY AMERICAN BLOGGERS.   The post appeared first on Decogirl Montreal.
  • Happy Canada day my lovelies
    on Jul 1, 2016 in Outdoor room Todays idea
    Even though it is already July 1st Canada day, you might think that you are too late to decorate your balcony, but you are not, it is never too late, you still can enjoy the summer and celebrate many occasions … Continue reading → The pos...
  • Small things to enhance your kitchen
    on Jun 13, 2016 in kitchen thoughts Todays idea
    Sometimes you don’t need to spend much to enhance your kitchen Via Add an insert for spices in one of your drawer Spice rack from Ikea V...
  • A pavilion for your pool
    on Jun 3, 2016 in Inspiration
    I have fallen in love with a great architectural firm Douglas VanderHorn, just wanted to share with you some of their gorgeous pool pavilions, they are such an inspiration. Photos via Douglas VanderHorn architects A colonial pool house An English ...
  • A peak at Charleston SC
    on May 25, 2016 in Feast for the eye Inspiration
    Last week I went to visit a friend in Charleston South Carolina and I totally fell in love with this beautiful city.  Photos by decogirlmontreal An absolute tourist taking photo of a beautiful home. Nathaniel Russel’s home in Charleston, Natha...
  • Today’s idea, using trellis and arbor
    on May 2, 2016 in Outdoor room Todays idea
    When I was a little girl, I lived by the river and we had a pergola in our back yard right above the river. Somehow, I still long for this trellis pergola, it was absolutely romantic, it reminded me of … Continue reading → The post Today&...
  • My favorite quaint rooms
    on Apr 14, 2016 in Inspiration
    Sometimes in my research, I come face to face with rooms I cannot resist, they feel good at first sight,  and I would like to share them with you my lovelies. Photo by Heidi Lerkenfeldt via This Copenhagen Loft designed R...
  • Sharing my balcony finds with youLiving in Montreal with the long winters, it seems that they only dream we have now is about our outdoor homes. Viva our balcony.  Ikea’s cute balcony red set for 2, could be quite romantic. Choosing a rug could determine your … Continu...

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