barn door

Sliding Barn Doors – 15 Unique Ways to Love Them

One hot design trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down, is the sliding barn door.  We just can’t seem to get enough of them!  As this trend’s momentum grows, it is inspiring a greater variation in creative door solutions.  Bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms…the applications for these stylish doors vary almost as much as their […]

valance diy

How to Build Your Own No-Sew Valance DIY

Sometimes the success of a design is all in the finishing touches.  Something simple like adding window treatments to your windows can really help to finish off your space.  Having window treatments custom made, however, is expensive!  This has motivated me more than once over the years to make my own.  If you choose the […]

ensuite renovation

Ensuite Renovation- Bathroom Design Ideas

When you’re living in the thick of it, renovations sure seem to drag on forever.  The dust, the chaos, the planning…it can be exhausting. It sort of leaves you wondering…will it all be worth it?  Despite all of the constant cleaning and the second guessing, we are seeing some great progress in our ensuite renovation […]

Bathroom Renovation – Tales From the Ensuite

Goodness, it’s been quite the busy week around here!  There’s been dust flying, hammers banging and yes…a few expletives thrown in for good measure there too.  I mean, it is a construction zone after all!  I am super happy to report, however, that we have made some great progress on our ensuite bathroom renovation. In […]

bathroom design trends

Top Bathroom Design Trends for 2018

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 […]

perfect grey

How to Pick the Perfect Grey

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 […]

Light Colour Temperature

Choose the Right Light Colour Temperature

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 […]

interior design trends 2018

10 Hot Interior Design Trends for 2018

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 […]

Christmas trends

Christmas Trends – 12 Hot Christmas Tree Ideas

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 […]

Wood Floor Tiles – A Great Flooring Solution

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 […]