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Not Your Granny’s House

April 25, 2023

Do not be fooled by its name. Traditional interior design is a timeless aesthetic that blends elegance and coziness for your home. Its emphasis on classic patterns, rich colors, and carefully curated decor pieces creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. But how can you create a traditional home that doesn’t feel like your grandma’s house?…

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Who Says Houses Can’t Get a Face-Lift?

April 25, 2023

Obviously, we cannot put Botox in your home to make it look younger, but we have a few tricks under our sleeves to make the façade of your house look fresh. Your home’s exterior gives the first impression of your residence, so it’s crucial to make sure it’s both inviting and stylish. One way to…

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The 60’s Funk is Calling

April 25, 2023

Sleek lines, organic shapes, inviting textures, and exceptional designs never go out of style. Therefore, Mid-Century remains a celebrated aesthetic after half a century and continues to influence modern architecture in big and small ways. Sit tight as we explain how to pull this funky and functional style. Start with the furniture. Look for pieces…

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21st Century Industrial Revolution

April 25, 2023

An Industrial revolution can occur within your business, where the workspace transitions to a sleek new era, creating a unique and inviting atmosphere that draws in customers and inspires employees by following this trendy style. See how your business can benefit from Industrial Interior design.  First, industrial design is all about exposing raw materials, including…

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That’s a Wrap

April 25, 2023

Wallpaper is a versatile tool that can bring elegance to any home. From bold patterns to subtle textures, there are countless options for incorporating wallpaper into your décor. Here are some tips for wrapping up your walls to refine and elevate your home. First, analyze the function of the space. For a bedroom, consider a…

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Kitchen Facelift on a Dime

January 28, 2022

Why painting your kitchen cabinetry will be the best decision you make in 2022…

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Feature Project

December 5, 2020

The best of both worlds; a minimalist exterior with a contemporary interior This exterior combination of black and stone will never go out of style. It’s minimalist yet still shows personality. The stonework, center staircase and surrounding greenery are accentuated by the black accents. Sherwin Williams’ Tricorn Black is the perfect dark hue to add…

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Welcome to Exterior Season ☼

May 22, 2020

“The colour you paint your home’s exterior can make or break people’s perception of your house.” – Erika Woelfel, director of colour marketing for Behr Paints   First impressions are everything and as the weather gets hotter, the requests for exterior painting start pouring in. Beat the rush and be one of the first projects…

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Project of the Month: Accent Walls

March 4, 2020

Renovating your office? Moving to a new office? Want the space to look chic, modern, and bigger than it actually is? Here’s some tips and tricks using accent walls and bold colours! “A bold hue is the single most transformative thing you can do to your space.” –Abigail Ahern, interior designer and author Accent Walls…

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Paint Colour Trends 2019

June 28, 2019

If you’re looking for inspiration for your next paint project, consider one or more of these top 2019 paint colours to set the right mood for those areas of your home that you would like to refresh. From calm grays to warm terra cottas to dark greens and rich blues, there’s a trending colour for…

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Why Hire a Professional Painter, Anyway?

April 12, 2016

  “Oh, I can fix that myself,” you say as the paint peels off the garage door. “I’ll just pick up some brushes, rollers, trays, tray liners, paint cleaner, primer, and of course, paint. Maybe I’ll have to buy a ladder or scaffold and drop sheets, too. And I can’t forget the tape, so I…

5 Tips For Choosing a Paint Colour That Matches

March 29, 2016

Floors, backsplash, countertops: The right paint will tie them together It’s tempting to think of the walls as ‘setting the tone’, colour-wise, for the rest of the room. But in most cases – especially in kitchens and bathrooms – there’s a lot of square footage being taken up by other flat surfaces: The floor, the…

When Choosing a Paint Colour, Light Matters

March 2, 2016

It happens all the time: You buy a shirt or dress, thinking that it’s black-and-white striped, only to come home and realize that it’s actually blue-and-white striped. Why does this happen? It’s called metamerism, and it has to do with the way different colours reflect light. Blue and black reflect and transmit different types of…

How to Make a Small Room Seem Bigger

February 20, 2016

  More and more people are finding that ‘affordable home’ means ‘smaller home’. But just because your home’s square footage is on the minimal side, doesn’t mean it has to look small – there are lots of ways to make small rooms look spacious. Here are our tips: Paint walls in icy blue or soft…

How to Make Your Painting More Environmentally Friendly

February 15, 2016

  These days, most of us are more mindful of the effect our actions have on the environment, and are making an effort to make smarter choices and keep our families healthier. So where does this leave us when we decide that we need to paint our homes or offices? Well, traditional household paint contains…

The ROI Of Painting Your Home – Before You Move

January 17, 2016

  So you’ve decided to move. Great – it’s time to paint your house! I know it seems counter-intuitive to start making improvements on a house you’re hoping to leave in the near future, but the truth is that a small investment in paint could deliver a great ROI when you sell – especially if…

Softly, Softly: Colours of the Year for 2016

December 16, 2015

Pantone and paint brands go pale for 2016 Each fall, Pantone – long considered the world’s ‘colour authority’, if there is one – releases its ‘colour of the year’. After several years of focusing on vibrant, rich tones, they’ve gone in a totally different direction this year, naming ‘Serenity’ (pastel blue) and ‘Rose Quartz’ (a pale pink) as…

Have You Thought About Painting Your Ceiling, Lately?

November 18, 2015

If you’re like most people, you probably have one of two thoughts about painting your ceiling. Either: “If I paint it white, it’ll open up the room.” or “I’ll just paint it to match the trim and hopefully no one will really notice it.” But the truth is that a coloured ceiling – even a…

What You Should Really Know About Unfinished Cabinetry

October 16, 2015

When you’re remodeling, unfinished cabinetry can seem like a great idea: You’ll end up with a more ‘custom’ look than you might have otherwise (or have otherwise been able to afford), you can see the cabinets in situ before choosing a final colour or finish, and you may be able to get them done faster than…

9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Someone to Paint Your House

September 15, 2015

Sure, choosing someone to paint your house doesn’t necessarily qualify as one of those Major Life Decisions that will make or break your whole future.  But whenever you’re going to have someone (or a team of people) coming in and out of your house for several days, and will then have to live with the…