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Our principal designer Heather shares her interior decorating + design tips and tricks along with the before, during and after previews of our projects.

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Redesigning a Living Room With a Challenging Layout

Redesigning a Living Room With a Challenging Layout

Hey, it's Heather here with another before and after video. This particular home has a really, really challenging layout because we have this angular fireplace over here. Oh my goodness. So the clients (love them by the way!) have this gorgeous big gray sectional that...

Open Concept Main Floor Design Plan Before + After

Open Concept Main Floor Design Plan Before + After

Today I'm showing you behind the scenes of a design that we previously presented to a client. This right here is a before shot. We we had a gray room. We have kind of these darkish floors. We're thinking about maybe replacing the flooring and really wanted to keep...

Colourful Living Room Refresh Before + After

Colourful Living Room Refresh Before + After

Hey there! It's time for another before and after!  All right, so this living room before, this couple just moved in their furniture when they moved into the home, quite a few years ago, and they just took their furniture from their old apartment, put it into their...

Basement Entertainment Room Redesign Before + After

Basement Entertainment Room Redesign Before + After

  All right, it's time to share another before and after. This one I'm really excited because a lot of times I record these, I get a little bit excited to show you and I record them before they're installed or people were doing DIY design, which means that we...

Colourful Victorian Master Bedroom Transformation

Colourful Victorian Master Bedroom Transformation

It's time for another before and after. So I've got another before here with us and we are doing a bedroom. This is an old Victorian home. With old Victorian homes we typically get these smaller bedrooms. So this really is more of a master bedroom. We want to be able...

Victorian Design Plan Before + After

Victorian Design Plan Before + After

It's time for another before and after! So this home is a really beautiful historic home. And I don't have really great before pictures. This is what happens when Kyle doesn't come with me on consults. (I'm usually busy talking about design and making sure I get all...

Fresh Traditional Interior Decorating Reveal

Fresh Traditional Interior Decorating Reveal

 Weird times right now.  I'm so happy that we could squeak this installation in before the government shut down all non-essential businesses because the reaction from the client will carry me straight through to the other side of this pandemic. Heating "You've made my...

5 Regrettable Custom Kitchen Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

5 Regrettable Custom Kitchen Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Kitchens are the heart of the home.  Yet, so many kitchen renovations lack heart and soul and leave homeowners underwhelmed and disappointed. Custom kitchen renovations can be scary.  It’s a big investment and something that will impact your home’s look, feel, and...

How To Create a Home Environment that Improves Mental Health

How To Create a Home Environment that Improves Mental Health

According to the centre for addiction and mental health (source:  CAMH): In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians experiences a mental illness or addiction problem. By the time Canadians reach 40 years of age, 1 in 2 have—or have had—a mental illness.  So look beside you. ...

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