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The Perfect Dark Hues For Your Home’s Exterior

April 12, 2024

When updating your home’s curb appeal, a fresh coat of paint is an essential part of the job. While there are a million white and bright options to choose from, don’t forget about the other end of the spectrum; the dark side. If you’re looking for a darker hue, but leaning more towards a softer…

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Top 5 Design Choices for Crafting Your Ideal Home

November 10, 2023

Elevate your home with these 5 design tips showcased in this beautiful custom build. Designing your living space with these tips in mind will help make your dream home a reality.

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Make Your Dream Kitchen a Reality

November 8, 2023

Imagine walking into your kitchen and instead of seeing your outdated cupboards and chipped stained island, you see a bright white kitchen with brand new hardware; we can help with that. There’s not much that can make a bigger difference in your home than a new kitchen, but a new kitchen doesn’t have to break…

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Muskoka – The Hamptons of Ontario

September 1, 2023

Most people have heard of the Hamptons, a place where New Yorkers and people from all over can go to escape the busyness of city life. In Ontario, the place to go to escape is Muskoka. It’s a place where the greenery only ends when the water begins. You’ll find boaters enjoying the calm waters,…

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Modernizing the Classic Tudor-Style

August 18, 2023

Tudor-style architecture dates back to 17th and 18th century England, and grew in popularity in the United States during the Great Depression, where they represented affluent neighbourhoods. While this style of home isn’t the most popular today, it only takes one turn into The Kingsway, a neighbourhood in Etobicoke, to feel like you are transported…

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Your Next Oasis – Muskoka Edition

June 27, 2023

Scandinavian design centres around the concepts of clean lines and a neutral palette, both of which are showcased beautifully in this dreamy Muskoka cottage.

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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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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…

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Creative Commercial Exteriors – Using Paint!

August 25, 2015

Turn a boring building into an eye-catching marketing statement Last month, we talked about how a creatively-painted shop exterior can help get customers in the door, especially when you’ve got a limited marketing budget. But creative paint jobs aren’t just for retail shops, or cute little boutiques that need to stand out on a crowded…

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Limited Marketing Budget? Why Not Try Paint, Instead?

July 16, 2015

The better your storefront looks, the more likely people are to open the door We all know it happens: When business is slow, or uncertain, the first thing to go is the marketing budget – when in fact getting more customers is crucial to improving the business. But maybe you don’t need to spend a…

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Getting Creative With Exterior Paints

May 12, 2015

How to get a unique – but not crazy – exterior look It’s happened to all of us:  You walk down a street where there are lots of good-looking houses, and then all of a sudden you see one that just seems to stand out from the rest.  It’s the same age and a similar…

What Paint Finish Should I Use For Interiors?

April 12, 2015

Flat, eggshell, satin, gloss: Which one is right for your walls? When it comes to interior painting, choosing the right colours is only part of the process.  The paint finish – whether it is matte, glossy, or something in between – can make a big difference in how your room will ultimately look.  Here’s a…