Tag: Decorating Blog

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How to Make Yourself Go Crazy?

Spending hours and hours sourcing countertop and backsplash products, that’s how! This coming from someone who’s a decorator and has a great eye for pattern and colour! This adventure began a couple of weeks ago. Let’s go look at various porcelain tile and quartz products at a few showrooms and get in touch with a […]

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A Gustavian Themed Bedroom

I fell in love with this “headboard” when I saw this photo in a decorating magazine a few years ago. Not being a fan of “country furniture,” I was surprised how much I liked it! It appears to be a reclaimed archway that would have been over a rather grand entrance. When I found the […]

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Time To Re-decorate? Part 5

For a printer friendly version of this blog, click here. A question often asked is “how do I combine fabric patterns?”  One of my totally favourite things is choosing fabrics. I could and have spent hours and hours finding interesting mixes; what fun! In a room use one large, one medium and one small print […]

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Time To Re-Decorate? Part 4

For a printer friendly version of this blog, click here. Choosing a style can be easy. If you already have some furniture that is of a certain style and you love it, then there you have it. Although consideration could be given to choosing an Eclectic style by combining what you have with one other […]

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Time To Re-decorate? Part 3

For a printer friendly version of this blog, click here. Lots of us are living in smaller spaces, moving into condos or townhomes perhaps because we want to downsize or make a lifestyle change. More and more, we find couples with young children living in the downtown core of Vancouver. A few guidelines when decorating a smaller space: It’s […]

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Time To Re-decorate? Part 1

For a printer friendly version of this post, click here. Or…are you moving and downsizing to a smaller dwelling? OMG, here comes the fear! Here’s a few basics that might, I hope, help you to make the necessary decisions when you’re ready to made a change. Whether it’s just one room at a time, or a […]

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My Decorating Hints Part 2

Here is the second installation of a list that I hope will help you create the designer finish you may be looking for. They are the basics/tools that we decorators/designers find help us a lot on a project. I hope that you will find them useful. For a printer friendly version, click here. POWDER ROOMS: Make sure there […]

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Lighting And More

It is always a challenge to find lighting fixtures that you really love. Trust me, when I was studying and doing research for the lighting course for my Interior Decorating Diploma, I came to the conclusion that there were a lot of really bad/ugly lighting fixtures out there! Part of my job at a design firm was sourcing […]