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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Holiday House Tour

This morning I woke up to find my beautiful Christmas tree lying on the floor; broken decorations on the hardwood, pine needles everywhere, and a soaking wet carpet. Before we went out to buy a new stand I leaned the…


Christmas Wishlist

It’s December! Christmas is only 20 days away! I can officially go Christmas-crazy without my boyfriend wanting to shove me in a closet so he doesn’t hear me sing Mariah Carey one more time. Just kidding. About the closet, not…


December Goals

2017 was the craziest year of my life thus far. I’ll probably spend more time at the end of December discussing all the craziness, but for now, I’d like to take some time to set myself up for the last…


November Review & Favourites

November was a big month for me. For the first time since moving to Ottawa, I feel like I found my groove. Re-designing my blog was like a makeover I didn’t know I needed.  It’s been hard for me to find…


Holiday Decor Inspiration

Today was the perfect Sunday. We enjoyed the beautiful sunny morning and I spent the afternoon making Christmas decorations whilst watching “The Holiday” on Netflix. And I kid you not, I just looked out my window and it’s snowing! My…


The Lost Art of Writing Letters

In my mind, there’s nothing better than the sound of the post person walking up to your front door. You hear the sound of that mailbox clang shut and then wait for the steps to fade away before rushing out…


Apartment Decor for Two

I find so much joy in the fact that I’m old enough to make design decisions in my home. From the colour palette to the furniture and layout, the opportunities are endless! Well… almost endless. As independent as I am,…


How to Work From Home Like A Pro

I’ve been working from home for nearly four years and have learned a thing or two about staying on track even when the couch beckons. Working from home as a student gave me the freedom to clock hours in between…


Oia, Santorini

Finding the words to accurately describe Santorini has been at the top of my to-do list for nearly three months. It was hands-down our favourite destination from the whole trip. This means I’ve tried to write this blog post more…


Want to elevate your IKEA? This post is for you

If you’re anything like me, the minute you accepted your diploma your mind was filled with daydreams of having your first non-student apartment. In my head, I pictured carefully curated furniture that I picked up on-budget for my stylish Pinterest-ready…


A (Homebody) Abroad

I’m going to be honest with you — spending 7 weeks away from home is harder than I thought; I just miss being home. I miss having a routine and crawling into my own bed at night. I miss my…


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