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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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21 Best Modern Farmhouse Bathroom Lights

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 […]

IKEA decor

10 Most Popular IKEA Decor Products

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 […]

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15 Reasons To Renovate Your Home

Love it or list it?  How many of us have asked that very question about our home?  I know we have many times over the years.  We went through a spell just a couple of years ago, when we really felt the push to move.  We even went so far as to list our house […]