Design Tip : Hanging Kitchen Lights

Hanging pendant lights or chandeliers at the proper height can dramatically affect the way your room feels overall. Hanging lights too high shines a downcast light and makes everyone sitting in that space feeling drab! Having the lights at a proper height can illuminate your guests and surroundings, leaving everything feeling cozy and looking their…

Fabrics 3 ways

Mixing patterns seems to be a stumbling block for a lot of people re-decorating their homes. Either they are nervous and keep it safe and simple or add too many patterns that aren’t the correct proportion and textures. The truth is, there really isn’t a definite rule, and a good designer or brave person will…

DIY Plant Terrarium

Plant terrariums are the prettiest, low maintenance way of adding a bit of greenery to a space without taking up a ton of space. This idea is great if you live in a small condo, are new to plants or even if you want to add a little décor in an empty space. You can…

Opening up!

When one of my favourite clients/friends came to me and was ready to tackle a small living room furniture re-fresh, I decided it was time to have a serious talk about the direction of their overall home. They bought a fantastic 4-level split 8 years ago and have been plugging away at projects around the…

My Favourite Grey

Picking the perfect grey paint color for your home can be seriously overwhelming. Especially when there are so many considerations like light sun exposure, lighting, flooring, furniture, etc. Several grey’s will have a blue base to them and appear on the cooler side, and unless you have the perfect sun exposure, your room will give…