Tag: Decorating

So You Don’t Have The Perfect Kitchen

Me neither!  And no…this is not a photo of our kitchen! Let’s talk reality. We probably won’t have the “great” kitchen unless our lotto numbers come up and we move!  My dad once told me that I cooked wonderful meals without one!  Thanks Dad!  Still… I

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Piano, Piano – aka Slowly, Slowly!

That’s how our kitchen renovation is progressing! One wee step at a time! Good thing we started this process in November! A pricey custom kitchen would be wonderful to have and if this were twenty years ago, would be well

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Decisions, Decisions!

  Hot off the presses: kitchen renovation update! Not so small steps towards bringing together the whole project. Last week the final selections were made for the countertop (Caesarstone), backsplash (porcelain tile) and…here’s a big news flash…we have even selected

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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

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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

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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

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My Decorating Hints Part 1

I put together the following list in the hope that it would assist you in creating 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 too will

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Favourite Things

A few years ago, while thumbing through a magazine, I came across a room that caught my eye. What jumped out at me from the photos were “those chairs”. I was in love. I had absolutely no idea how important

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Don’t Let This Happen To You

Every once in a while my decorating friends and I have been known to share photos of something that may not have achieved an optimum result. We share some “war” stories or “horror stories” and even sometimes shake our heads

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