Refreshing Your Home With Fall Decor

Refreshing Your Home With Fall Decor

I’m sure you have begun to notice that the weather is starting to change… Leaves on the trees are changing, nights are getting cooler and all the wonderful colours of fall are starting to pop up in stores. Time to refresh your home decor! This shouldn’t be stressful, this should be a fun time. I like to start by going out and seeing what new trends are out for this year. Just because it is a new year doesn’t mean…

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Creating a Baby Room

Creating a Baby Room

My Cousin recently announced the wonderful news of his fiancee being pregnant. The entire family has been really excited for the new addition. My sister and I were out shopping for the baby shower and I realized how over whelming it can be. There are so many colours, and designs, choices and brands… Where the heck do you start? I was inspired to write about some decor tips in creating a baby room. It is so easy to get ahead…

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Using Diffusers in Your Home

Using Diffusers in Your Home

As a decorator I have been to many spaces where smell has been something the home owner didn’t think of to address. Spaces where there is still some more potential for great. The great thing, like most decor elements there is lots of variety out there to choose from. I’m hoping to open your eyes to something that has been around for a while, however has really started to see a growth in the market as we are all becoming…

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Adding Stone Work

Adding Stone Work

There are many types of interior finishes and textiles that you can use inside your home to add character. Feature walls is something that has really picked up in popularity. Feature walls can be done using a different paint colour, adding wallpaper, using laminate flooring or wood paneling. So why not try using stone work as well… There are many options for stone work, many different types of stacks, materials, textures and colours. There are so many options to choose…

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Plants That Clean Your Indoor Air

Plants That Clean Your Indoor Air

In the heat of the summer we close up all our windows, we turn down the shades and we turn the air conditioning on. In the deep cold of the winter we close our windows tight and turn the heat on. These are great energy saving methods when using your heat and air conditioning, however without the flow of fresh air, the indoor air quality of your home begins to diminish. Some of you may have known this, but for…

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Decor For Your Laundry Room

Decor For Your Laundry Room

In many homes the laundry room is in the basement, or some off to the side room that no one wants to go to. In a busy household laundry is one of those things that is a pain in the butt but has to get done. Why wouldn’t you want that space to be more relaxing and put together? We all live in a crazy go go go world, the spaces in your home should be relaxing and not more…

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Staging Your Home

Staging Your Home

The spring and summer real estate season is here and it’s moving in full force. If you are someone considering putting your home up for sale there are some things you should be considering… As a decorator I have seen a lot of home owners make the mistake of not presenting their home to its maximum potential because they think the market right now will hold its own… This way of thinking is not completely wrong, but why leave any…

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Growing Hibiscus

Growing Hibiscus

Hibiscus is a beautiful flowering plant that can be used as a great patio or terrace plant in the summer, but is also a great indoor plant all year round or during the colder months. Flowering plants love the heat and need sun in order to bloom, so make sure to pick the right spot for this wonderful plant. Once you have the spot picked out its time for the fun stuff… The shopping… I would suggest to start with…

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Re-Potting Your Orchid

Re-Potting Your Orchid

I don’t know about you, but I love Orchids. They are really easy to take care of and are an amazing indoor plant. Last year a friend of mine brought one over as a house warming gift, since then it has started to out grown its little pot it came in. So off the the garden centre I went to get a new pot… It is suggested to gradually increase the size of the pot, so I was sure to…

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Outdoor Heaters and Fire Pit Reviews

Outdoor Heaters and Fire Pit Reviews

There are tons of products out there and tons of places to buy them. Patio heaters and fire pits are a really popular addition to any outdoor space and decor. Here are a few I found as examples of whats available to you. Hampton Bay Patio Heater Overall Ranking: 4.5 stars Price: $198 Website: homedepot.ca INTRODUCTION This product has 45,000 BTU stainless steel burner. It has a powder coated finish and an elegant look. Assembled it stands 86.6″ high and 31.5″ wide. PROS/CONS…

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