Here’s A Trend That Everyone Should Follow

You probably can’t believe that I have a blog saying to follow a trend. My regular readers know that I usually recommend to NOT follow the trends, like I do in the Un-trendy List. But this is one trend that’s showing up everywhere this season and it’s really worth following. The trend is…drumroll please…Using Plaids and Tartans. Yes, suddenly the world is going mad for plaids. From…

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Bring your Home to the Next Level with Schumacher Fabrics

What do Mick Jagger, Jackie Kennedy, Vivian Leigh and Frank Lloyd Wright all have in common? If you guessed that they’ve all decorated with Schumacher wallpapers and fabrics, you’re right! The Schumacher line is known for their cutting edge ways and we consider them ‘classic –  with a twist’. When starting a project for a new client, we always look to Schumacher first. Their use of…

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Use Floral Fabrics and Wallpapers to Create a Happy Home

April Showers bring May flowers…As soon as the calendar flips to April, I start thinking about flowers and gardening and everything green and pretty. And this year Calgary has been having such beautiful weather that things are starting to grow. On my walk in Fishcreek Park today I actually saw buds. Yay – Spring is on the way.  I’m a huge fan of florals. Maybe it’s…

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A Visual Design Lesson…What’s good and what’s not

It’s so nice to come home. We live in Calgary now, and while I do love my adopted city, nothing beats the feeling of coming home for a visit. Every summer we make our way to Thunder Bay and get our fill of  Lake Superior, persians, Bay Street and Chippewa Park Melodrama. I love driving in this city because everything is so close. And I laugh when…

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