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Cottage Style

The heat of summer is on and everyone is at their cottages! I guess we brave the cold all winter in exchange for these gorgeous summer days – relaxing outdoors, taking hikes or even just gazing at the lake. We detach from our everyday stresses as soon as we reach the cottage – it just […]

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Up-Cycled Furniture – Before & After

For those who know me know that I love to up-cycle furniture! Breathing new life into tired, old pieces is definitely one of my talents. Most older furniture is made of natural materials and the craftsmanship is superb. A lot of these items were built expressly to last a long time – and that they […]

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How Interior Design Enhances Flipping Homes

In this hot Toronto Real Estate Market more and more people are buying and flipping homes. It seems easy enough, right? You’ve seen plenty of design shows and you get the gist of it.  However, if all you’ve got is the gist and don’t have the experience, it can quickly become an overwhelming and daunting […]

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Let the fun times begin!

We all look forward to the holidays so we can spend quality time with the family, cooking, eating or just doing nothing. I take this time to give my family that warm and fuzzy feeling by refreshing my home. Setting the mood is easy, candles, some nice music, the lights and of course cooking the […]

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Framing Art

How to: Frame Art Like a Pro Framing art is an art in itself. I enjoy enhancing the art through the framing treatment to make it more fabulous, and over the years I’ve framed a lot of art. One client buys art just so I can frame it for him! He’s already warned me that […]

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5th edition – Online Shop

5 things that led me to create the Online Shop – 5th edition Today, I’m super excited to launch my online shop, 5th edition – unique home accessories that you can buy from the comfort of your home at your convenience…and there’s something for every budget and style. A home is a reflection of homeowners, […]

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2019 Paint Colour Trends – 3 Ready to Use Palettes

2019 Paint Colour Trends – 3 Ready to Use Palettes Looking at the pastel trends for 2019 reminded me of my first home in pink and apple green. Thinking of it I still feel the excitement I felt when I was decorating my home then. Hmmm…I’m wondering if I can dig up a picture of […]

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Rebuild or Renovate — 6 Questions To Ask Yourself

Rebuild or Renovate —  6 Questions To Ask Yourself For any design project planning and research is the key, not just for the style but also the function of the space. If you’re reading this, chances are that you are already on your way to the research to help you reach a decision. In my […]

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2018 Luxury Kitchen Trends That You’ll LOVE

If you love cooking and entertaining, like me…you’ll love the current trends. I’ve enjoyed creating kitchens for those avid chefs who are involved in every detail of the function of their kitchen and I add the ‘icing on the cake’ with my creative aesthetics. As a result, they enjoy their kitchen, cooking for family and […]

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