Kitchen Plan What good is a kitchen if you can’t even move around in it? There’s no point in designing your own kitchen, if the end result winds up making you stress out in your own home over dinner. If you’re bending and stretching, crouching or reaching, or having a hard time finding a spice or a utensil you need, you can wind up making cooking a miserable experience for yourself. So how do you avoid this? You avoid this by thinking ahead. Don’t rush your kitchen plan. There’s a lot you have to think about. Kitchen Floors You’re going to want comfortable floors ifRead More →

Tips to Reuse Home Goods Up-cycling is a great way to reduce waste in your life. Taking old items and, instead of throwing them out, reusing them and giving them a brand new purpose. You can do this with many different home goods — big or small — and we’re here to give you a few ideas on how to do this yourself. Holders for Bathroom Supplies Credit: derpinaMODE Little odds and ends in your bathroom can take up way more space than they really ought to. From floss, to cotton balls and cotton swabs, to barrettes, bobby-pins, and other hair accessories. These little items reallyRead More →

It’s not just people who have a special commitment to interior design who should consider investing in custom-made furniture. There is nothing quite like the effect that a bespoke piece can have on the atmosphere of a room, especially for a signature item like a dining room table made out of real Canadian wood. Your guests will be blown away: sizing, stain, wood type, and sometimes optional features such as leg style, all combine to create a piece of furniture that is uniquely – and perfectly – designed for your home.Read More →

Redesigning your 19th century Rosedale home can be a lot of fun. It can also be a lot of work, if you’re doing the work yourself. When you have a beautiful house that old, you want to restore instead of renovate completely. Keeping in mind its original design while you create your own can create a wonderful new hybrid of old and new. After installing new floors and window coverings and splashing a neutral colour on your walls, it’s time to think about filling the beautiful space you’ve created. What better way to match your sophisticated restoration than with modern leather furniture? As part Toronto’sRead More →

Ranch House was designed by Galeazzo Design, and it’s located in São Paulo, Brazil. The spacious home makes use of many different materials – bamboo and other types of wood, stone, etc. – to create a welcoming environment. “Located in the countryside, near to the city of São Paulo, this ranch house of 1900m² (20450 sq ft) was designed to be a place of leisure and meeting to several generations of a big family. For cladding were chosen natural and sustainable materials such as demolition wood to the floor and cabinetry parts, bamboo for the roof overlay and pergolas, rough stone for the fireplace andRead More →

While “fashionable” may not be something one usually attaches to soft furnishings, there’s no doubt that certain trends can be detected. Such trends tend to last longer than clothing, where last year’s collection can become so quickly out-of-date in the eyes of fashionistas and those with a vested interest in getting us to buy new outfits each season! So here is a round-up of the trendiest ways to brighten up your lounge, living room or bedroom using cushions, throws and blankets. A collection of cushions can quickly transform your living room from cold and dull to bright and chic instantly. By using warm, cosy materialsRead More →

It always baffles me when people say they don’t have breakfast or cannot stomach eating before lunchtime. I was raised on the notion that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I have lived by that rule whole-heartedly my entire life. It’s the first thing I think of as I wake up; planning what breakfast treat I shall choose that day. A considerably vital part of the waking up process, I would be lost without the time spent making my breakfast and enjoying it as I fuel up for the day’s activities that lie ahead. When devouring my morning meal I likeRead More →

Halloween is the favorite holiday for most people. It’s one of those holidays where virtually anything can happen. Coming from classy autumn decoration with changing leaves and pumpkin wall decoration to original skeletons, black cats and witches, there’s a range of methods you may take when changing your house decoration from a summer to an autumn ambient. Listed here are 4 decorating suggestions that may help your house mimic the period of year. Scarecrows. It is especially perfect for October 31. Wear a scarecrow costume and stand on the porch to frighten the willies out of youngsters trick-or-treating on your front door. Prior to actualRead More →

Girls love fairy tales, but how many have you heard that start with ‘Once upon a time, there was a little girl with a dated, tired-looking bedroom’? We’re predicting not a lot! That’s because all little princesses deserve perfect boudoirs that are fit for royalty! Here’s how to do it: The bed A bed is central to any bedroom, but it is even more important in a fairy-tale room, so it is vital that you get it right. When it comes to selecting a bed frame, the more extravagant the better. What better way to cement your little one’s princess status than with this carriageRead More →

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