Creating A Multi-Functional Live-Work Space

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As you can probably guess, one of the most popular trends for the upcoming year is creating a multi-functional live-work space. More than ever large numbers of people are working from home, and it doesn’t seem to be a trend that’s ending anytime soon. This is putting extra demand on our shared living spaces. Creating…

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Using Neutrals as a Backdrop for Bold Vibrant Hues

Over the last few years we’ve been inundated with rooms filled with bright whites and cool greys, beautiful combinations of tone on tone neutrals with a calm and sophisticated feel. On the opposite end of the colour spectrum sit rich saturated tones of deep colour. Now, more and more we are seeing neutrals as a…

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Create a Functional and Stylish Kitchen

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The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in our homes. We tend to spend a lot of time here, prepping meals, cooking & cleaning up. Whether it’s feeding a family or entertaining for friends, our long winters ensure we do most of our cooking indoors. The layout and set up of a kitchen is…

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Create an Inviting Entry for a Positive First Impression

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The front entry of your house provides guests and visitors the first impression of your home. Creating an inviting entryway into your house makes visitors feel welcome and helps potential buyers feel positive about your home. Now that spring is upon us, it’s time to get the outside of the house and property cleaned up and…

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Tile Trends for 2018

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Updating a kitchen or bathroom is a big job, and choosing tile is a large part of it. No one wants to redo a tile job in a hurry, so it’s worth taking some time to choose your tile wisely.  The key is choosing something that will remain timeless while still being current. Have a…

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How to Highlight Your Homes’ Best Features

House shopping can be a lengthy process.  There are many things to consider before you decide on a property, but ultimately it can be a certain unknown quality about a house that grabs your attention and pulls you in. Perhaps it is the layout, or the way the light filters through the large wall of…

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Staging Your Home Will Attract More Buyers

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Staging Your Home Will Attract More Buyers   There’s a lot of talk these days about home staging. Just turn on the TV and you’ll find at least half a dozen shows geared towards renovating and refurbishing a home for sale. Once the rooms have been opened up, and new flooring and cabinetry installed, it…

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Creating a Romantic Bedroom

It’s Valentine’s Day, and romance is in the air. Creating a romantic bedroom is a great way to make it feel like an escape from the stresses of the day. You can redecorate the whole space, or just give it a little facelift. Following these tips will add some romance to your bedroom. Romance with Colour…

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Fresh Ideas for Your Dining Room Makeover

After a long wet (or cold) winter indoors everything starts to feel a little stale. As the days gradually get longer, we start to feel like shedding that dank winter skin. Dark & cozy rooms begin to feel oppressive and we crave light and warmth. After all, it starts to feel like the summer is…

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Make Your Walls Say Wow!

Add Some Pizazz & Make Your Walls Say Wow!     I know I’ve talked about it before, but wallpaper is one of my favourite things! What better way to brighten up a room and add a little pizazz than by installing a beautiful pattern on a feature wall to attract the eye. Over the…

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