Of all the rooms in a house to design, I think that kids’ bedrooms are the most fun. Whether they are bright and cheery or soft and sophisticated, kids’ bedroom decor can give you a bit of design freedom. A girl’s bedroom in particular, is a great space to flex your design muscle. My daughter […]
Between both our bathroom design projects, I’ve spent a lot of time lately thinking about bathrooms. I’m finally down to the finishing touches in our main bathroom, hanging artwork and the final decor pieces. Somehow those always seem to take the longest! In the main bath, we were going for a clean, modern look with […]
This week was a busy one! Between repeat trips to the tile supplier and running kids back and forth to the hockey rink, there wasn’t time for much else in between. Thankfully, we are slowly narrowing in on our next set of tile selections needed for our ensuite. As an added bonus, I can finally […]
Looking to add some character to your home? This article explains how you can, with this beautiful beadboard paneling profile. This easy DIY project can make a big impact to the look of your bathroom or hallway in just 5 simple steps.
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 […]
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.