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Archive for August 2013 | Monthly archive page

Here’s a great article about paint colours! Too often clients struggle with the right “color” which leaves me trying to explain there are only so many “colors” out there, before you begin to explore the “in-between”. Try not to be judgmental about a color before you explore its options. // read more >

When designing your space, be it a bedroom, living room, dining etc, don’t box yourself in with one particular style, and buy everything that matches exactly. Its important to have direction, inspiration and know what you are drawn towards, but be careful not to go overboard or you could end up with a flat unbalanced space. Some tension or “opposites” create balance and interest.  // read more >

The rustic chic look is big now! The best way to pull it off is by mixing rustic and heavily distressed furniture and decor with contemporary pieces, colour palette and finishes. This gives a space balance between the two contrasting styles making it feel relaxed and warm, while making sure it doesn’t feel outdated or old. // read more >

August 9, 2013


Bedroom, Decorating, Kids

With a little money and a lot of creativity, you can transform your child’s room into something special.
Wall decals/stickers add graphic drama in an instant, with out a long term commitment because they simply peel off. When choosing wall decals opt for the larger sizes; and let your imagination run wild. Or better yet, let your kids have some fun with it by helping you apply them. Explore your local dollar store as some of them carry decals. Remember to think outside the box. // read more >

Every one always says stick to neutrals when buying upholstery so that you can change the accent colours around it, but it can go both ways! Choose a bold upholstery colour and it will liven up the room, then you can change the neutral colours around it like wall, art and accessory colours. // read more >

August 2, 2013


Decorating, Design, Trend

Put up a couple of gallery shelves and fill them with pictures and eclectic art. No need to stick to a theme, be bold an experiment. With gallery shelves you can always change it up as your taste changes or you collect new art, no more pesky nail and screw holes to deal with when you want to change your pictures around! // read more >