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A roundup of the various paint company choices for 2018 paint colour of the year from the perspective of a designer.
Recently I received two identical questions. What can be done about dated, oak kitchen cabinets? You can call them, “honey” or “golden”, but those cabinets are anything but sweet or perfect.
Because all rooms are different, one plan won’t suit all, so I have a couple of general rules (or five) I like to offer on how to layout your family room.
Yes. There is still some summer weather outside, so enjoy. Want to make it last longer? I’ll tell you how. I want to meet, “they”. Who are these people who tell us that summer is over after Labour Day and it’s time to eliminate all white clothing and footwear from our wardrobe? Is it scientific? […]
Working in residential design has taught me many things, the least of which is that when you scratch the surface to change a small part of your home, it can grow into a much bigger project.
With so many types of light bulbs to choose from, how do you know which ones are right for you? There’s more than watts involved in the decision! Use this guide to help illuminate your knowledge of today’s light bulbs. What’s in a light bulb? Incandescent bulbs produce light through electricity causing the hot tungsten […]
If your visitors consider an inflatable mattress too fancy, preferring to sprawl out on the living room sofa, you’re lucky. Your preparation and planning should be a breeze. But not all guests are that low maintenance. Others have higher expectations. Like a bed, and a room, with a door for privacy. Fussy. Getting your home, […]
Everyday I come across at least one article that depicts the new reality of Millennials in Toronto’s red-hot real estate market. If working people can’t afford a home, how can they possibly afford to design their space into something they can call their own? I may not have all the answers to Toronto’s real estate […]
I was working with a photographer shooting a recently completed design project. Everything looked pristine and camera-ready. He mentioned to me while he was shooting that he would never shoot a room without flowers in it. Luckily, we had beautifully arranged cut flowers in the room, but I understood his thought process. The difference is […]