For most of us lucky enough to have an ensuite bathroom, we long for them to be relaxing, restful sanctuaries. They are the space in our homes where we start and end our day, so they need to be functional as well as beautiful. When we were redesigning our ensuite prior to beginning our renovation, […]
Renovations come with big wins, little wins and plenty of frustrations along the way. Admittedly we’ve had some big wins… our flooring and carpet is installed, the painting is done, our cabinets are underway. Unfortunately we’ve also faced our fair share of frustrations the last few weeks…cabinet delays and installation issues are at the top […]
Anyone who’s lived through a renovation project knows that they are a lot of work. A lot of mess, a lot of money and a lot of work! Sometimes once you are knees deep in the chaos and debris, you can lose your sense of excitement. It’s easy to get lost, feeling overwhelmed and disheartened. […]
It’s renovation crunch time around here! This week we are packing up and moving out for a few weeks while most of the serious renovations get underway. (Check out our Renovation Planning Guide here). Ceilings are being re-textured first and by the end of next week, the kitchen will be out. We are not messing […]
When designing a master bathroom, one of the major features to consider is the shower area. The options that are available for your shower can vary considerably depending on the available bathroom space, layout and budget. One of the most enduring and stylish bathroom trends for showers is without a doubt, the frameless glass shower […]
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 […]
Reveal day is finally here! At long last, we are ready to unveil our main bathroom renovation. It feels like it’s been a long time coming. Although when I really stop to think about it, we only started this part of our reno in December. So realistically, I know I should cut us a bit […]
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.