When it comes to the majority of decoration choices in your home, it is often wiser to go for looks that are simple, timeless, and suited to your own personal taste. However, as new trends and designs emerge, you may find yourself longing to try out a few new looks. Add an accent to your […]
Lawn care season is baack! We certainly aren’t complaining. The long days of sunshine and evenings on the patio are well worth a little bit of toil in the yard. For those who live in apartments or condos, mowing the lawn may be completely absent from your spring routine. However, if you do have a […]
A beautiful garden can add so much to your home. Tulips, pansies, and hyacinth add a pop of colour to your front lawn or backyard, and help fuel dreams of an early spring. Whether you love gardening as a hobby, tend to a prized vegetable garden that yields fresh and crunchy summer salads, or view […]
For some, the kitchen is the best room in the house. Cereals, spices, recipes waiting to be tested… what could be better?? For others, cooking is the stuff of nightmares. Still, even if you’re the latter type of person, a little bit of decoration may be all you need! Even if your culinary skills don’t […]
You’ve heard of libraries, but what about little free libraries? We love little libraries because they are fun, easy, and have a positive impact on their neighbourhood!
More fires start in the kitchen than in any other room! Those fires can be expensive. Even a minor incident, with no injuries, can result in significant damage. That’s why it’s important to keep up with the latest in fire prevention.
It’s rarely the “right” time to renovate. The mess, the stress, and of course the cost make renovating seem like a daunting task. (Of course, it always feels worth it at the end of the day)! However, if you’re anything like us, you probably get the urge to change things up every once in a […]
With the ever-increasing demands of a modern lifestyle, it is really no surprise that meditation rooms have emerged as a popular choice for homeowners with a room to spare. These eclectic rooms offer a welcome respite from the pressing demands of everyday life. Of course, “meditation” is used loosely here- these rooms can be used […]
Some days, it feels like there are never enough places to put all the… stuff. You have a million books that won’t fit on the bookshelf, and the pantry is overflowing with mystery items you bought back in 2006. You know you should overhaul the junk drawer, but you just can’t bring yourself to throw […]
Nobody wants to have to deal with a burglary. Burglary may seem like one of those things that will probably happen to “somebody else.” But, as pointed out by Calvin’s mom… “we’re all someone else to someone else.”
At times, it can feel like having a stylish home means abandoning bright colours, clutter, and character. However, that is certainly not the case! Although there’s no need to abandon sleek lines and monochromatic colour schemes, designers have been experimenting more and more with quirkier themes. Jungalow, rustic bohemian, and other funky styles have been gaining […]
This gorgeous storage chest can be used for blankets, throw pillows, or other miscellaneous items in your living room. Furthermore, it makes a beautiful bench for the end of your bed, and could also be used as a small coffee table. The possibilities are endless with this timeless piece, and the best part is that it […]
Maybe you’re preparing your home to go on the market, or else you just want to add some improvements for yourself. No matter the reason for your renovation, it is always a good idea to keep the value of your home in mind. Start with the Kitchen! Updating your kitchen is one of the best […]
Living walls are not necessarily a new idea, but they are definitely gaining popularity! Using a living wall for indoor decoration is a new trend, and it has been taken up by modern homes and restaurants. For a local example of a living wall, check out The Berlin in downtown Kitchener! The decoration at this […]
Should You Move or Renovate? Three Things to Consider It’s common to grow tired of your current home. Maybe you have too much empty space now that the kids have left the house, or you’re sick and tired of the outdated living room that you loved so much 7 years ago. One thing is for […]