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TV and your Decor

For most people, a fifty inch plasma screen is something we’d rather not be the entire focal point of our family space.  When entertaining at our homes it can be especially important to downplay the screen in favour of creating … Continue reading

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Lightening up your Home

While many people realize how important good flow and design is to a home, fewer are aware of the importance of lighting.  Lighting can alter mood and create just the right atmosphere in any room.  Simply imagine the beauty of … Continue reading

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Best Textiles for your Home

When it comes to decorating your home, the right textiles are a must.  Coming in to a room with just the right mix of fabrics and textiles can make all the difference in terms of both comfort and appeal. If … Continue reading

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Seasonal Storage 101

As the colder weather continues to blow its way in, many people are faced with the difficult task of storing all of their warmer gear.  For many people space is a key issue here.  Finding workable solutions for storage is … Continue reading

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Custom Bathrooms

Creating a spa-like feel to your home bathroom can be as simple as a few extra candles and bath salts, or as extensive as a forty thousand dollar free standing tub.  And while not everyone will want to or can … Continue reading

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Refinishing the Basement

When it comes to home decor, many people either skimp or forgo the basement suite entirely in order to focus on the main floors.  While this is important of course, especially on a more limited budget, there is increasingly a … Continue reading

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Interior Design Ideas

Deciding to redecorate your home can mean large scale renovations, or simply small updates to your space.  But whatever the case, most people can benefit from coming up with some ideas before splurging on any purchases or calling the contractors. … Continue reading

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Remodelling your Summer Cottage

When it comes to investing in renovations, updating your summer home or cottage doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  A few additions and renovations here and there can often be enough to really transform and old cottage … Continue reading

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Ikea Hacking 101

Perhaps you’ve heard of it or perhaps you haven’t but Ikea hacking is becoming a major trend in home decorating.  Ikea hacking is simply a way of saving big on home decor without sacrificing the look and feel of something … Continue reading

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Simple DIY Baby Room Decor

While splurging on some items for baby is fun for new parents, the cost of everything from car seats and wraps to cloth diapers and strollers can really start to add up.  But as with most things, a little time … Continue reading

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Decorating for your Senses

After a hard day at work everyone wants to come home to a warm and inviting retreat.  Unfortunately, a cluttered or messy home can leave us feeling more frazzled than ever.  In order to get the most out of your … Continue reading

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Making Changes to your Condo

For many people, one of the perks of owning your own Vancouver condo or Vancouver home is that you can decorate it and refinish it as you please.  And for the most part you can.  However when it comes to … Continue reading

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Updating your Fireplace

No matter what time of year it is, the fireplace is often the focal point of a living room.  Though it may receive scant attention during the summer months, come wintertime this central point becomes the highlight of many rooms. … Continue reading

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Using Pinterest for Decor Inspiration

Nowadays getting inspiration for your home decor need not involve buying decorating magazines or even hiring a personal decorator.  Those these options remain available, the use of sites like Pinterest can give you more options and ideas a good deal … Continue reading

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Tips for Small DIY Projects with Big Results

Though some home renovation projects might be unwise to attempt to do yourself, say for instance electrical rewiring or plumbing if you have no expertise in the area, others can be quite easy. Even some small scale projects have the … Continue reading

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Child’s Room Decor Tips

When it comes to home decor, the baby or child’s bedroom can often be left behind.  Alternatively, thinking only in pinks and blues can also leave a nursery or child’s bedroom feeling clichéd or unoriginal. Decorating these spaces can make … Continue reading

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Chalkboard’s for a Busy Home

One of the latest design fads to hit the homes of families is the French cottage inspired chalkboard piece.  More and more families are deciding to designate a wall for a chalkboard as a means of keeping track of a … Continue reading

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Country Cozy Looks

When it comes to the distressed look, a little can go a long way.  For those seeking to create the cozy cottage feel, making sure to be careful not to go overboard is essential. Weathered doors, window frames and floors … Continue reading

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Summer Decorating Trends

Interior design trends are become increasingly intertwined with fashion.  The patterns, prints and styles hitting the runways are now influencing home design more than ever. Interior design of old used to follow a fairly formulaic pattern.  One would choose one … Continue reading

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Kitchen Organization 101

If you are like many people these days having time to organize your cupboards and pantry area is probably a pretty unlikely thing.  However, by just spending a little time getting organized you can create a much more efficient and … Continue reading

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