Looking for that new neutral colour to spruce up your space? Forget about beige! Grey is the new beige and has taken the design world by storm. If beige paint is currently part of your home decor, the right grey is out there just waiting to take its place. Grey is the perfect neutral paint […]
Grey has already been around as the new go-to neutral for a few years. Its contemporary feel and neutral tone has made it a popular choice for many people. It’s basically become the new beige for a lot of homeowners. But there are literally hundreds of shades to choose from along the way to your […]
I was reminded again this week of how much of a difference lighting can make. Now many people assume that to mean how much lighting you have in a room, the layering and location of the lighting. While all of that is important, that’s a whole other discussion for another day. What I’m actually referring […]
Designing or redesigning your space should be fun and exciting. It’s a chance to make improvements, fix deficiencies and stamp your space with your personal style. Unfortunately for many of us, renovations usually become more stressful than exciting. Even the smallest project, if poorly planned, can abruptly change from exciting to demanding to overwhelming. What we need is a renovation planning guide to help keep things in check and on track. Not only can your budget quickly disappear, but so can your motivation to finish the project.
A new year brings with it new design trends. What better way to kick off your New Year than to set some design goals for yourself. We have some very ambitious goals of our own this year with some serious renovations planned for our home. We got off to a great start over the holidays […]
What a week it’s been! As if this time of year isn’t busy enough, losing a week to being sick really didn’t help my Christmas prep. I am super glad I managed to get our tree up and fully decorated before my little hiatus. Our Christmas tree tends to be the focal point of our […]
Well Christmas is definitely in the air! Christmas is such a magical time of year, especially for those of us lucky enough to have little people running around to share it with. I love all the decorations, the baking, the festivities. But the kids…they are the ones who really make it special for me. My […]
I am happy to report that we have made some good progress this week! We’ve been busy little bees, sourcing lighting, flooring and other home decor goodies. Slowly but surely, we are pulling together the final details for our rapidly approaching bathroom renovation. As I spent time researching for this phase of our reno, I […]
The first phase of our home reno is quickly falling into place. Super exciting! The vanity for our main bath arrived on Friday which makes it all seem so much more tangible. Although as always, one step forward sometimes means a step or two back. There was some damage to the back of the vanity […]
Who out there doesn’t love Ikea? Its super affordable, easy home decor and simple storage solutions are pretty commonly found in most of our homes. Let’s be honest, who hasn’t had something from Ikea in their home at some point in their life since college? Interior designers and homeowners alike, love IKEA decor. Admittedly I […]
Welcome to oneplustwo design co. I am an interior designer, wife and busy mom of three. Somehow I usually find time to squeeze it all in, but it can be a struggle. Follow me as I juggle the work/life balance and dedicate myself to my love of interior design along the way.