Why Indoor Plants Are Your Best Friend

Have you heard there are some plants that may help in reducing indoor air pollution in your home? There are even some that may absorb gases emitted from paint and lacquers and may even reduce your sick time?  We already know plants add colour and beauty to your home so which ones may also help…

How to Make a Poppy out of Paper: Step-by-Step Guide

This Remembrance Day, you can show your support by making a poppy out of paper. We made a step-by-step guide for those with little to no experience in crafts. You can make this poppy as big or as small as you want depending on how you would like to use it. Supplies needed: Red paper…

4 Best Home Renovation Apps

Planning for home renovations can be tedious, but if you work smart, it might just be easier. We’ve done the research for you and have found some great apps you can use during your home renovations. Homestyler Homestyler is a 3D room designer that has a catalogue of furniture and décor from different brands, for…

Appliances are the Cornerstone of Kitchen Design

Start your kitchen design by choosing your appliances. Whether you’re building new or redesigning an existing space, appliances are fundamental in ensuring you get the kitchen that’s best suited to your personal culinary style. “What your needs are and how you live in a particular space is going to reflect what you select for your…

Think About a Healthier Winter This Year!

Humidifiers are a great help in eliminating problems caused by dry air. Issues such as dry itchy skin, chronic coughs, and static more prominent during the colder months become almost non-existent with humidifiers. This year, make a point to get your humidifier in tip top shape or if you don’t have one, invest in one…

Spooky Style

I’m not a big fan of over doing it with Halloween decorations. I like to keep things simple but impactful. There is nothing worse than going to a Halloween party and dodging through a sea of orange and black streamers; then spending your night pulling fake spider webs out of your costume.     There…

How to Style Shelves

I get asked often how to properly style a shelf; and even though there are some ‘rules’ to it, I like to just grab all the items I’ve got and start playing.  Your shelves should look casual and easy but put together. Here are some quick tips to help you get perfectly styled shelves: Repeat…

4 Hacks to Have Cleaner Stainless Steel

It’s fair to say we clean A LOT of appliances! Although some polishes and cleaners promise gleaming results, nothing cleans stainless quite like vinegar and water.  This is especially great for people looking for natural alternatives for cleaning their homes.   Here are a few tips for cleaning your appliances: Tip #1: Use a good microfiber…

Do you have a favourite recipe? Frame it!

Do you have that recipe that you just love and keep going back to?  Why not frame and feature it in your kitchen?  It’s practical as it’s right in front of you whenever you decide to use it. I used Adobe Illustrator for this but even if you only have access to Word, it’s something…

Granite v Quartz

The debate between Granite vs Quartz has been on-going for years and depending on who you talk to, one is always better than the other. But it’s not as simple as that. As always, it’s totally up to you and your needs/wants for the overall look and feel of your kitchen. So here are the facts: Granite…

Making Your Own Coasters

I bought a really nice set of coasters for my coffee table a few months back.  They were all different but had a similar style. They were not inexpensive, and I couldn’t help but think about whether I could use my “craftiness” to come up with something similar. I picked up a few wooden pieces…

Feeling Fall

With the kids recently heading back to school and seeing leaves turn from green to yellow, it’s starting to feel a lot like fall. As much as I love the other seasons, there is something cozy and comforting about fall that makes me think of turning over a new leaf. I love the idea of…