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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Feature Walls are Trending and Here’s How to Do It Right

Do you have a feature wall in your home? If you don’t, you’re missing one of the easiest ways to add some life to a room. When most people think about a feature wall, they think about a wall painted differently from the others. That’s one way to create a feature wall, but not the only one. Wallpaper, wood, stone and or even a gallery wall, will add interest and…

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Monogrammed Dining Chairs are the Ultimate Luxury

How do you update a formal dining room with an antique French dining set and bring it into the 21st Century, without changing the character of the room? When we were called to give this room an update, we knew it would be a delicate balance. This beautiful antique set was brought over from France in 1932, and is an important part of our client’s family celebrations….

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