The Portland, Oregon, designer explains how to approach kitchen renovations both large and small.
Sure, you can plunk in a basic cabinet that houses a sink and plumbing hardware and be halfway done with your bathroom reno — but what’s the fun in that? These va-voom vanities showcase the power of creativity. A repurposed antique washstand. A unique cylindrical floor-standing model. A bold, bright colour. Here’s some vanity inspiration to finally kickstart that bathroom overhaul.
Let’s face it: we could all use a little more rest and relaxation. While going to the spa isn’t always possible, you can design a room in your home instead that’ll make every day feel like a spa day. From renovations that bring a super-luxe feel to your ensuite bathroom to simple decor and colour combos that elevate the home spa vibe in your bathroom, these ideas will help you bring bliss to your at-home experience.
Tackling a kitchen renovation can be seriously intimidating — from the backsplash to the appliances, there are so many elements to consider (and mistakes to be made). Once you’ve read through our step-by-step guide for planning your dream kitchen, read firsthand tales (and advice!) from homeowners who have taken the plunge.
Mudrooms store everything from coats and shoes to sporting equipment and pet supplies, so it takes careful design to make them as efficient as possible. In Canada’s changing climate, the space needs even more help to accommodate each season’s attire, while combatting salt stains and rain puddles, too. Browse through our gallery to see 28 inspiring mudroom storage ideas that will help keep your own space functional and organized for back-to-school, whatever Mother Nature has in store.