March 15, 2012:
Sorry for the lack of a post yesterday or was it today what day IS it exactly again? As a former teacher, I suffer from March Break-itis. It's March Break and therefore I feel like I am on vacation and have lost track of days/dates. It's been ten years, but it's like this brain vortex opens up and I'm gonzo.
It probably doesn't help that I've had more photo shoots in the last month than maybe ever. Oh and compounded by the fact that I actually have to be IN the photos... whole different ball of wax. Can't be sweaty & schleppy in these. Hats off to people who model for a living. It's not as mindless as it looks.
Our house was shot by the fabulous people from Steven & Chris, a TO-based show but it airs in both Canada and the US (CBC in Canada and Live Well Channel in the US). They just celebrated their 500th episode on Monday. WOW. One of their producers contacted me after seeing our house in Style at Home. Her jaw hit the floor because I got my start in TV working with the fabulous Ms. Dick. So after giving a little tour on Monday I was in their studio today (which is insanely fab the people in their Art Department have done a truly stellar job I wanted to poke around a bit, but alas it was a full day of tapings) being interviewed by the guys. Their chemistry is outstanding if you've seen them on camera both on and off. So much timing/planning/execution goes into their show. I was so very impressed (which as you know, is not something I just toss around lightly). We had a delightful chat, I was happy to hear the audience actually laughing at some of my little quips on tape. I shared some of my ultra top secret ebay hunting tips with them so you MUST tune in to hear this alone!!
I think our house looked great on camera. I notice imperfections but that's kinda my job.... the entire organization from top to bottom was so very welcoming and friendly. I can see why they are the huge success that they are and I look forward to being a guest again in the not so far away future DOT DOT DOT wink wink nudge nudge.
Now in WTH was I thinking I failed to take a single picture. Notta one. Never even crossed my mind in fact. I had my picture taken with the guys by someone else with their camera and it never occurred to me that I should have one of my own taken. Duhhhhhh
The show Airs March 20th. I will annoy you with reminders until then.
I will reward you with tweets/instagrams of our load ins for the Home Show Booth we are helping out with in an attempt to make up for my serious DUH moment and lack of photographic evidence that I was at the shoot today. I've got a few from the shoot on Monday. I will rock your worlds with a particular camera shot..... hold for it...