Rowan McKerien

My name is Rowan and I'm a Freelance Content Specialist and Interior Decorator from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sincerely, Rowan is the place where my worlds collide. I drink a lot of tea.

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Rental Refresh: The Home Office

Oh, the luxury. A home office. As someone who has spent many hours and years working from home, a fully equipped home office with a door has been a daydream for quite some time. When we moved into our two-bedroom…


A Hygge Inspired Winter Round-Up

I had so much writing my previous Hygge inspired blog post that I thought I would come back with another one! I couldn’t help but shop around for some examples on how to decorate with Hygge in mind. When I…


We all need a little bit of Hygge

If you’ve read through (or even scrolled through) some of my blog posts you would know that winter is pretty much my least favourite part of the year. You would think that after living in Canada for my whole life…


From Tea Trolley to Bar Cart

When my Aunt asked if I was interested in having my Grandma’s mid-century tea trolley my answer was a resounding YES! I always love to feature pieces in my home that have a personal story to tell and I have…


Home is a Feeling

We’ve heard this cliche time and time again: home is a feeling, not a place. It’s one of those things that people say when someone decides to sell their family home, or go off to university, or make a huge…


Beach House Daydreams: A Mood Board

This week we spent five wonderful days on Tybee Island in Georgia and now all I spend every spare minute daydreaming about owning a beach house someday! I’ve always loved the idea of living on the beach or owning a beach cottage, but now I’m convinced that it needs to happen.


Living Colourfully this Spring

A couple years ago I was pounding out two to three blog posts a week and lately, I’m lucky if I get one post up a month! Working two jobs is definitely taking its toll on me. Whenever I’m busy…


Spring Homeware Wishlist

Not going to lie, when I first wrote this blog post a lot of these items were just on a wishlist and now they’re on their way to my home. Oops! It’s been so long since I made any updates…


Winter Bucket List

Ah, Winter. My least favourite season by a long shot… The cold weather tends to make me want to hide away in my favourite pj’s until the warm weather comes back. The winter in Ottawa is especially harsh and lately,…


A Look Back on 2017

I made a list the other day of all the changes, accomplishments and important events of 2017 and I’m still blown away by the amount of growth I was able to pack into this year. Looking back, it’s surprising even…


How To Wrap the Perfect Gift

There’s something so relaxing about plopping down to wrap presents while watching your favourite Christmas film. I find the entire process a welcome distraction from the world during the holidays and thought I’d share some of my favourite wrapping techniques…


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