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Hot Color Combo : Peacock + Chartreuse

Hot Color Combo : Peacock + Chartreuse

Posted on February 11, 2010 in: Design & Staging

With the Spring Season just around the corner, I think it is time to start inspiring you, my lovelies, with some awesome, hot & trendy color combos in case you’re planning on doing any large or small home renovating or decorating in the upcoming months. Personally, I LOVE color! I can’t just choose a favourite, [...]

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Why Hire a Professional Home Stager?

Why Hire a Professional Home Stager?

Posted on January 12, 2010 in: Design & Staging

There are lots of simple things homeowners can do on their own to decorate their homes to sell. They can get rid of clutter, repaint, clean or put out fresh flowers. So why hire a home stager? Many homeowners are unsure of what paint colors to choose or where to move the clutter. The process of selling a [...]

10 Cheap & Cheerful Kitchen Updates

10 Cheap & Cheerful Kitchen Updates

Posted on November 8, 2009 in: Design & Staging

I’ve said it before: kitchens are one of my most favourite places in a home; therefore I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to pay attention to small details, that make a huge difference. As a designer, I always look for ways to help others update their places with minimal effort & budget. So, [...]

The World’s Got Talent – A Creative Mint

The World’s Got Talent – A Creative Mint

Posted on October 30, 2009 in: Design & Staging

This week I am super excited to introduce to you Leslie, a proud Canadian, now living & enjoying life in sunny California. In my humble opinion, she is one of the most beautiful, talented & inspiring artists out there, who is the creative force behind all the wonderful & gorgeous creations featured on her lovely [...]

How To Decorate Shelves & Bookcases in 6 Easy Steps

How To Decorate Shelves & Bookcases in 6 Easy Steps

Posted on October 15, 2009 in: Design & Staging

I know of a lot people who have a hard time decorating their shelves and bookcases, and because they don’t know where to begin, they decide to do nothing, and end up with a cluttered look. Recently, I’ve been requested to write a post on accessorizing. So, I decided to start with the basics. Shelves [...]

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Top 10 Affordable Ways to Update Your Kitchen

Top 10 Affordable Ways to Update Your Kitchen

Posted on October 3, 2009 in: Design & Staging

Personally kitchens are my favourite rooms in the house. For some reason, wherever you are, somehow everyone always ends up in the kitchen. It’s definitely the heart of the house, and if you are a cook and even if you’re not, there is no need to live in a kitchen that is less than satisfying. [...]

Top 20 Home Staging Mistakes

Top 20 Home Staging Mistakes

Posted on August 22, 2009 in: Design & Staging

Home staging is quickly becoming a necessity and an integral part of selling real estate. Gone are the days when staging was simply an option; in today’s tough real estate market proper staging is the only way to set your house apart from the competitors down the street or in the same neighbourhood. Overall, staging [...]

How to Take Magazine-Style Photos for Online Listings

How to Take Magazine-Style Photos for Online Listings

Posted on August 14, 2009 in: Design & Staging

Our modern world is becoming more virtual people – there is no running away from it! Everything from simple research of beauty trends, to advice on relationships, to shopping and much more is now done Online more often than not. Gone are the days of going to the library and spending hours to try and [...]

How to Decorate with Textile & Fabric

How to Decorate with Textile & Fabric

Posted on August 5, 2009 in: Design & Staging

One of the easiest and most affordable ways to add style, warmth, colour & pattern to any space is with the proper use of fabrics. With so much selection out there, it might get a little overwhelming when it is time to decorate your space. But not to worry, I’ve come up with a list [...]

How to Create Focal Points

How to Create Focal Points

Posted on July 25, 2009 in: Design & Staging

First things first, what is a Focal Point – simply put, a focal point is a visual point of interest that grabs your attention as soon as you enter the room. While I don’t advocate the use of two or more focal points of the same visual importance, I think it is still possible to [...]

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