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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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Art Deco Kids Room

Art Deco Kids Room

Hey there! I'm going to walk you through another project reveal! Now, this is a condo design that we were working on in Toronto. This one went through a number of iterations because the client changed their mind and design direction, so it was really fun to see all of...

The Modern Monochromatic Main Floor

The Modern Monochromatic Main Floor

Let's talk about how we have designed and transformed this home! So we're going to look at the main floor, the main living areas of this front floor. We can see that we've got lots of arched windows to play with here. And we do have this really large living room. So...

Colourful Basement for the Kids AND Adults

Colourful Basement for the Kids AND Adults

Do you want to see how we transformed this basement into a space that the kids aren't taking over anymore (but still really lends itself well to the kids)?  As you can see, this basement has some challenges. First of all, it feels dark. Second of all, we have this...

The Cozy Retro Cabin Bathroom

The Cozy Retro Cabin Bathroom

Do you want to see how I designed this family bathroom? Let's dive in right into it. We defined this design as the cozy retro cabin. That was kind of the direction for this house. You can see that we have some of the chocolate wood trim. That was staying. It was all...

Solving a Challenging Corner Fireplace

Solving a Challenging Corner Fireplace

Let me show you how I designed this space into something that felt traditional, felt cozy, felt a little bit artsy, and help to balance out this big behemoth of a fireplace with this super tall mantle. Let's dive right into it! Let's look, first, at the colour scheme...

His And Hers: The “Preppy World Traveller” Warm Modern Living Room

His And Hers: The “Preppy World Traveller” Warm Modern Living Room

This past year it's been really difficult to get any project completed with pandemic delays putting a wrench in what seems like everything.  Finally, with some of the restrictions having been relaxed we've been able to get products and have a few living room installs...

The Colourful & Classy Family Room

The Colourful & Classy Family Room

It's been a long while since I've shared on the blog!  I'm almost fully recovered from my spinal injury and back surgery.  Right after I was cleared to go back to work, we entered a lockdown and that's been life for the past 6 weeks.  So, now that lockdown is lifted...

Considering Hiring an Interior Designer? Read This First.

Considering Hiring an Interior Designer? Read This First.

Hiring an Interior Designer is one of the most personal decisions you can make.  Whether you're building, remodelling, or redecorating, your designer will be working closely with you on creating the most intimate spaces in your life for months, or even years. You may...

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