The Right Lighting in Your Home Will Actually Make You Feel Better

So often lighting gets ignored when decorating. In our experience, it’s one of the most over-looked design elements. Good lighting is imperative for being able to see and also to create the right mood in a space. We’ve been in many bathrooms that don’t have strong enough lighting to be able to apply makeup or tweeze a brow. Then there’s the problem of staring up into a…

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Quick and Simple: End Of Summer Outdoor Decor Ideas

It’s hard to believe that summer’s coming to an end. It goes by so fast. This year it’s over even sooner as the kids are back to school before Labour Day. Honestly, I’d like to know whose idea this is. It’s not right to start school  before Labour Day. I don’t want to say goodbye to warm weather and living outside. Now that the School Board has officially ended…

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Hip Interior Design is Embracing 16th Century Old Dutch Masters

There’s a trend developing in the design world that started last year at hipster flower shops. Well… it didn’t exactly start there. As a matter of fact, it can be traced all the way back to 16th century paintings. Young, hip urbanites are borrowing from the Dutch Masters and embracing this artfully imperfect style. Flower arranging was once considered an ‘old ladies’ past time. Nowadays its all the rage and the…

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Real Life Storage Solutions

Do you find you spend much of your day dealing with clutter and the every day stuff that accumulates? Things like shoes, coats, backpacks, lunch bags, mail, magazines, random pieces of paper…and on and on and on… It’s this part of growing up that nobody told us we were signing up for: the endless tidying. The trying to find places for everything and get everyone on…

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