5 Ways to Create an Outdoor Oasis in a Condo

The condo lifestyle is booming all around the world. As land availability decreases and the need for more homes increases, more and more condominiums are popping up. Condos give the younger generation an opportunity to get into the market and the older generations, empty nest-ers, an option for a smaller

Home Staging – Part 2: Take it to the next level

In Home Staging – Part 1: The Basics we talked about basic things every home owner should do before listing their home for sale. But some homes need a little more finessing in order to get the value out of the home you want. So; let’s take home staging to the next level.  Why use a professional Home Stager? 

Home Staging – Part 1: The Basics

The real estate market in areas like the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA) over the last few years has skyrocketed. If you are lucky enough to have been able to get into the market, if you have decided sell, you will want to get top

Is Grey the new Beige in Home Décor?

In the early 2000’s beige became the ultimate neutral color for home décor. If you weren’t sure what color to paint your home…beige. Selling your home, your realtor would tell you paint it…beige. There was good logic to this. Beige is a warm color, a very homely feeling It’s a

How to Mix Masculine and Feminine Design Styles

Times have changed from when you would decorate a little girls’ room pink and a boys’ room blue. In today’s world, masculine and feminine designs aren’t necessarily gender specific, they are more a descriptive adjective. Women are soft, romantic, elegant; Men are strong, rustic, earthy. This isn’t to say that

Small Room? No Problem: Making Your Small Room Feel Big

Designing your small space can be a challenge – it has to function but also (of course) look good. Here are 5 tips to making your small space look larger than it is. Purge and Organize We all accumulate ‘things’ overtime. It’s the accumulation of these things that can make

7 Simple Ways to Update any Kitchen on a Budget

The kitchen is the heart of a home. It is where your family gathers – breakfast, dinners, special occasions. Everyone seems to gravitate to the kitchen; No matter how your house is laid out, no matter how big or small the kitchen. It is also the biggest selling feature of

Color Moods: Creating a Feeling in a Room Using Color

How would you explain color to someone? You may have a hard time explaining it, it’s almost too simple. Color just is. It’s almost natural, unconsciously included when designing a room. But Color can be a powerful tool when used correctly. It’s the first thing someone will notice in a