December 14th, 2014

Home | The Festive and The Furious

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I love a new twist on the traditional. Like finding a whole new way to use a classic wreath in your home.

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When I filmed a series of videos for Canadian Tire’s new CANVAS collection, I incorporated wreaths in a way that’s, well…

picture perfect. If I do say so myself. Take a look!

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December 12th, 2014

Pinstagram | Life’s a beast

The Anthology’s Pinstagram column marries the dream (Pinterest) and the reality (Kelsey Dundon’s Instagram photos of places and faces in and around Vancouver).

Beasts

Beasts among us. Hanging with my crew (wearing my favourite rainy day in the woods look: lululemon headband, Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoodie, J.Crew Toothpick Cords and Cougar boots) + a beautiful, beast-ful editorial.

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Art attack! TPacked walls at the Emily Carr Student Art Sale + a rather magnificent piece.

Interior

Rattan-a-tat-tat. The beautiful change area at Eastwood Cycle Sanctuary + a beautiful outdoor space.

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A view and a half. Stunning False Creek during a morning run + a camp spot that beats any hotel.

prints

Blue and yellow. A floral print by KT and Paul + an eclectic home.

P.S. There are more photos where these came from so add The Anthology on Facebook and follow @KelseyDundon on Instagram.

December 10th, 2014

My Home for the Holidays

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Christmas came really, really early at my house this year. I’m never that organized. Unless I have to be. And this year I had to be.

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Canadian Tire shot a series of videos at my place to launch the new CANVAS line. So I got super festive even decorated a tree for my kid (who is way too young to appreciate it).

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It’s essentially a giant tower of tinsel covered in colourful ornaments and chalkboard baubles.

Santa would totally approve. Take a look!

December 8th, 2014

Thank you!

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Y’all are a generous bunch. Thanks to you, we raised a whopping $6,250,016 for BC Easter Seals at Timmy’s Christmas Telethon this year.

THANK YOU!!! And thank you, Team Easter Seals for having me again this year! I always have so much fun.

December 6th, 2014

Tune In | Timmy’s Telethon!

I’ve been working a lot with Easter Seals this year — at woman2warrior and, as evidenced by the picture above, at their terrifyingly terrifying Drop Zone.

It’s a nausea-inducing rappel down the side of an office building in downtown Vancouver.

Which, if you actually look over the edge, has a beautiful view of the water, mountains and tiny little people 20 storeys below.

I was scared. So scared.

But I did it!

And tomorrow night I’ll be supporting Easter Seals at Timmy’s Telethon, co-hosting the social desk for my third year in a row with the lovely Bianca Solterbeck (Sunday, December 7th from 6:00-8:00). Tweet at us @TimmysTelethon or holler at us on Facebook and we’ll share your stories on the air!

P.S. I’ll also be sharing behind-the-scenes photos on Instagram so follow @KelseyDundon.

December 2nd, 2014

Give | Handmade gifts you don’t have to make yourself

I’m a big fan of handmade things. I’m just not a big fan of handmaking them. I’d much prefer someone else do that for me. So I’ve picked a few of my favourite handmade holiday gifts, all of which you can find on Etsy.

1. Peach and Gold Dish ($32.75) by Up in the Air Somewhere.

2. Pastel Drip Nesting Doll ($82.37) by Sketch Inc.

3. Harrold the Jellyfish ($73.22) by Sara Carr.

4. Aspen Magazine Holder ($140.35) by Ciseal.

5. Slip Cast Porcelain Hanging Planter ($29.74) by Bean and Bailey.

6. Tonala Pequena Zip Wallet ($60.82) by Vancouver’s own scout and catalogue.

7. Nodo Outdoor Chair ($608.19) by Petrified Design.

8. Columns Cushion Cover ($50.65) by Si Sauvage.

Now forward this to Santa — or your Secret Santa — and your holiday wish list is complete!

November 23rd, 2014

Pinstagram | Selfies for the holidays

The Anthology’s Pinstagram column marries the dream (Pinterest) and the reality (Kelsey Dundon’s Instagram photos of places and faces in and around Vancouver).

To the rescue! A behind-the-scenes look at a promo I shot for Wardrobe Rescue, which I’m doing with Metropolis at Metrotown and Global TV + a beautifully embellished skirt I’d love to have in my wardrobe.

Moody greens. A beach in Tofino + a forest in the morning light.

Orange you glad? A trip to the pumpkin patch + a stylish young lady rocking pumpkin orange.

The holidays! I dressed my house up early this year for a holiday decor shoot for Canvas by Canadian Tire at my place + a whole world of wreaths.

Werk! My very cluttered desk (with a ring from Vincent Park) + a far less cluttered workspace.

Selfie! How did Kumiko Ide and I finish a day spent running a social media boot camp at SFU? With a selfie(!) + an inspiringly bright desk.

P.S. There are more photos where these came from so add The Anthology on Facebook and follow @KelseyDundon on Instagram.