2018 Paint Trends

Every year, new colours define what the latest trends are. If you’re looking to spice up your home without spending too much on new furniture, consider a fresh new layer of paint! Read: Top Design Trends for 2018 Benjamin Moore has announced that their colour of the year is Caliente AF-290. They’ve described it as…

6 Kitchen Appliances & the Best Ways to Clean Them

Coffee Makers If the dishwasher doesn’t do the job, water and vinegar will do the trick especially if you’re dealing with white mineral deposits. Put equal parts water and vinegar in the water tank and turn the coffee maker on. Turn it off halfway through the cycle and let it sit for thirty minutes, finish…

Creative Ways to Declutter

New Years’ resolutions come in all shapes and forms; we are here to pitch for a resolution to declutter. Sometimes all it takes to be healthier, happier, and more relaxed is to live in a clutter-free environment, but we know it’s not easy. Here are some creative ideas on how to declutter: We have a…

Top Design Trends for 2018

Bright, cosy and slick is 2018’s look. Millennial Pink created a lot of buzz in the design and fashion worlds in 2017 and still does till now. Much like Millennial Pink, 2018 brings another colour that seems like it will be used often in fashion and interior design: Ultra Violet. Ultra violet is now being…

“Festivus for the Rest of Us”

We’re lucky to get to celebrate many different types of holidays in Canada because of its diversity. Here’s a rundown of various types of holidays that some countries, people and cultures celebrate around the holiday season. Bodhi Day – December 8 Bodhi Day (or Rohatsu) is celebrated on December 8 or on the Sunday before….

Ugly Christmas Fridge

We were out on a mission – on the internet – trying to find people’s best ideas for ugly fridge makeovers. Instead, given that it is the holiday season, we found ideas of how to give your fridge a holiday face lift. A light bulb pinged. What if, instead of an ugly Christmas sweater, we…

Organizing your Pantry

There are millions of ways you can have a messy pantry, but we have some ideas for affordable ways to keep it organized. Do not underestimate the power of office file organizers. Trays, lunchbox lids, cutting boards, trays, muffin trays, and baking sheets can all neatly fit in there. Wide Magazine holders are just perfect…

Re-using Tea Containers

We’re always thinking of ways to re-use cool things we come across. Since it’s gifting season, receiving this David’s Tea box (image below) of different types of teas was great for two reasons: A) warming up with flavourful teas. B) We got a brilliant idea of how to re-use this for your kitchen. All you…

DIY Holiday Decorations

Truthfully, I don’t do much for decorations for the holidays.  I live in a small condo, so over doing it with decorations tends to look cluttered and messy. Every year I like to switch things up and play around with things I have around the house.  Last year, I made this feather wreath (ok, I didn’t exactly…

Handmade Stocking Stuffers

I love handmade gifts anytime of the year but especially Christmas.  Let’s be honest. whose Dad actually wants another ugly tie? I feel really blessed to be in a family where smaller, more thoughtful gifts are the norm, and giving big expensive items is not allowed … tickets to Hawaii, however, would be totally acceptable…

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…