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Five Tips to Create a Beautiful Layout

Creating that dream room in your home is more than just selecting pretty furniture and filling the space with items. Crafting a workable layout is an art that involves balancing visual weight while meeting functional needs. Thinking ahead of time…

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Recipient of the Ambassador Scholarship Award from DDA

We are excited to announce that we have been selected as one of the awarding recipients of the Ambassador Scholarship Award from the Decorators and Designers Association of Canada (DDA)!! The award is given to one graduating student in each…

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Our Inspiration

Inhale One Simple Breathe Light, Open and Airy   Nature One Treasured Moment Pause, Slowly, Reflect   Life One Gentle Peace Unity, Harmony and Home   Beauty One Source of Energy Gently, Misty, and Connected    

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Accentuating Your Small Space

One of the ways to make a small space look bigger is to create an accent wall through use of natural stone veneer panels, slabs, or tiles. An accent wall creates a focal point in the room and helps ground…

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Colour Psychology 101

Colour Psychology Guide Red Feelings:  Excitement, dramatic and emotional; passion, fire and romance Historically associated with kings and cardinals In China, associated with wedding gowns, festivities and good luck This is one of the boldest colours because it demands visual…

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An Interview with Carly

Since it’s almost been a year starting this blog, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce myself. 1. What first sparked your interest in design and decorating? I think the first time I was interested in design and…

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Colour Schemes

There are three basic colour schemes when it comes to working with colour in a space. A useful guide is to keep the 60-30-10 rule in mind. Successful colour schemes use dominant colours in 60% of the room, secondary colours…

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Colour Tools

For those of us who may be new to the field of design or who are learning to decorate our first home for that matter, colour is such a daunting task. It’s a weighty decision. What if the colours don’t…

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A Little Lobby Love // Over-sized Abstract Oil-Painting

ARTWORK DETAILS AMAZON ABSTRACT BLUE GREEN – LARGE TEXTURED STROKES OF OIL PAINT 55′ BY 78′ ($368), CANVAS FRAMED STRETCHED CANVAS SERVICES ($220) Just a little post about the oversized canvas I helped pick out for this condo lobby area for…

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Monstera Deliciosa (aka Phil)

This is Phil at three months old in April 2018!   I’m learning how to propagate my ginormous Monstera Deliciosa. I got this plant in December and it has tripled in size over the last five months so I thought…

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Tips for Small Spaces (Part 1)

Let’s be real and admit that living in a small space is not ideal. However, there is hope and definitely practical ways to make the most of your small space! Whether you live in a small space, currently have a…

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