It all started at the Bell Media studios behind the scenes of The Marilyn Denis Show. A casual conversation about gingerbread houses and design quickly spiraled into a full-on call to action.
Everywhere you look downtown, you see construction cranes and newly excavated holes, getting prepped for the next high-rise condo. It’s an exciting sign of progress and a welcome vibrancy in the city core.
Furniture Bank will pick up your furniture for a fee and give you a tax receipt. You’ll help a family get a better life. Win-win.
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, […]