Bathrooms are typically smaller spaces so you can really have fun in them with colour, patterns and pops of colour, and make a pretty dramatic statement on a fairly tight budget.
Rocks are the earliest design trend — paleolithic cave dwellers painted images onto them, the Romans chiseled them into statues and the Egyptians constructed pyramids out of them. Today, we think of decorating with natural elements as a way to lend an organic feel to our living spaces.
Keeping a family organized is a hefty task, whether you have one kid or five, like me. With coats, backpacks, and shoes of all sizes, clutter and stress can pile up fast if you aren’t organized. That’s why I love a good mudroom, and why I argue if space allows it, all families should have one too.
Dark colours don’t need to be out of the question when redecorating a small space. Design Specialist Jo Alcorn is here to show us her dramatic makeover of a small bathroom .
More and more people are working from home. When you spend a significant amount of time working in your home, you need a dedicated space that works for you and your work needs. Here are a few things to consider as you set-up this important space.
Last spring my husband and I reached a breaking point — our house was a disastrous, disorganized mess and we simply could not live in the chaos any longer! We desperately wanted an organized, efficient home, that would allow us to live a more peaceful life — as peaceful as it can be with five kids. Here’s how we tackled five areas of our house and how you can achieve a more organized home, too.
Nicholas Rosaci, DIY Editor for Canadian Home Trends Magazine, transforms his grandmother’s bathroom into a Chanel inspired, safety conscious and savvy space. The interior does not sacrifice in style, working with a black & white palette with silver and textured elements. Nicholas chose our Classic Collection two door, 4 drawer vanity in white as the centerpiece for this beautiful, chic reno. Read more on his inspiration and process.
“Women think of all colours except the absence of colour. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” – Coco Chanel
With summer approaching , the number of houses on the market will increase, and you may find yourself with an urge to move. Before listing your home, here are my tips to ensure you get top dollar for it. These tips also work wonders for modernizing and refreshing your home if you’re planning to stay in your dwelling.
Who said you can’t do a dark colour in a small space? I’ve always loved to break the design rules, and I am delighted with the small bathroom makeover I just did. Current design trends are leaning toward dark wall colours, so I tested it out. A piece of advice — if you are intimidated by, or leery of a design trend, try applying it to a smaller area to ensure you love it prior to working on a larger space.