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Master Bedroom Reveal

When we bought our home in 2009, we tackled many of the main spaces... the kitchen, powder room etc, but 8 years later and our master bedroom looked the SAME as when we moved in! Even though I painted most of our home by now, the master remained untouched. Life gets busy, you know the drill. So I did my best to tell myself I was fine with the dark chocolate paint from the...
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FOOD | Turmeric Coconut Squash Soup

Guest post by The Conscious Taste It’s one of our favourite times of year; you know, when the leaves are changing and the air has a little chill in it.   Time to bring out the cozy sweaters and soup recipes.  We’re told that necessity is the mother of invention – so after searching high and low for a recipe that was hearty, healthy and delicious – we came up with our own.  Something creamy...
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ACTIVE | How To Start Running

Being someone that works long hours from a computer, usually 6-7 days a week, I have found it very hard since starting KV Bijou to incorporate regular exercise in my life! I'm sure many of you can relate to that. With all the things that have to be done around the house or with work, it's usually me that comes last. And recently I decided that's enough! There's never actually time and to be...
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Mother's Day and The Little Black Dress

Four years ago, my first Mother’s Day was spent picking out a black dress to wear to my sons funeral. His name was Zachary, he was our first born and his burial was the day after mother’s day. I was a first time mom, recovering from an emergency c-section, stumbling through stores trying to find a black dress in the spring time. Something, anything, that would fit my new postpartum body. As horrific as...
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ADVENTURE | Snow Day

Freedom comes in many forms...  ... like jumping around in thigh high snow! These photos make me smile for many reasons. One being the backstory of getting them. They were actually taken during Iulia and I's trip to Vancouver Island. It had been raining pretty hard while we were visiting, but no steady snow. Then on our way home, as we were climbing the mountains, we hit this amazing heavy, beautiful snow! The mountains looked...
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Ucluelet Diary | Storm Watching

With the year end winding down, we decided to cross one last thing off the travel bucket list... STORM WATCHING! Being in love with Vancouver Island, I've visited in all seasons but the winter. I've always been curious what the powerful sea would look like during the moody storm season and we figured what better place than to do it from Ucluelet. After a little research, I packed up my warmest jacket, my rain...
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Goodbye Fear | Thoughts From The Studio

One thing that I have had on my mind lately, is fear. No matter who we are, we all have to face it. I'm lucky enough to have some fellow lady bosses (both near and far), who are bravely pursuing living out their dreams and something that I'm constantly reminded of is the power of fear.   If we're not careful, it can determine what we do and don't. I'll be the first to...
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Explore | Mountain Air

After sharing pictures of my first time hiking to Lindeman Lake on the blog and IG... I had SO many people asking where this tranquil gem of a lake was. You guys are amazing I love that so many of you also have an appreciation for the outdoors! I wanted to share more of this beauty with you all, so I decided to take my pal and photographer Iulia up there for our latest Explore...
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Lately | February Edition

{ Our highlights: }  EVENT: Canuck Place Gift of Love Gala PHOTOSHOOT: Bridal shoot in Vancouver Valentine's Day SPOTTED: Andi Dorfman wears our Teardrop Ring on The Bachelor EXPOSURE: Possesionista Feature SPOTTED: Catherine Lowe wears our Tiny Irregular Studs at NYFW We hit 10k on IG (thank you guys!) Accepting Brand Ambassadors, Collab ideas and guest bloggers (apply here: info@kvbijou.com) Preparing for Bridal Market with Desiree for KV Bijou A look at lately on...
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Lately | January Edition

{ Our highlights: }  2015 Happy New Year! PRESS: US WEEKLY FEATURE: Malia Earrings SPOTTED: Mandi Line with KV Bijou SPOTTED: Martha Followill in KV Bijou MILESTONE: KV Bijou jewelry turns 6 years old!!  A studio revamp (still in progress!) Desiree & Chris' Wedding (full post to come!)  CALI Trip (read more here) PRESS: Our Irregular Studs & Cuff on the cover of US Weekly PRESS: US Weekly, The Bridal Magazine, E News, Loverly...
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