Pass the Fromage!

We are crushing on a French influence, straight from the 18th century. French Provincial style steers away from the elaborate Parisian decor, with less frills and a more sophisticated simple approach. Carved scallops, painted furniture, and an affinity for layering soft neutrals mark this time period. With the French tendency to buck tradition and mix…

Top 3: Backsplashes

One step to choosing your backsplash is to also find a grout that goes well with your tile. With new and improved products coming our way, we have decided to showcase these top three, non-grouted backsplashes! 1. Split Face Stone This style is a perfect choice for anyone who loves natural stone! With the split…

Product Watch: Beach House Laminate

Ladies and gentlemen, it has arrived. The coolest laminate flooring to ever hit the shelves, is here! Richmond Laminate’s Beach House brings summer fun into any home or commercial space all year round! With eight authentically aged wood looks that evoke the feel at beaches and cottages, everyday will feel like a long weekend. Truly…

Sneak Peek!

Check out this very cool commercial project we are working on in the heart of downtown Edmonton! Featuring a custom-made striped wool carpet, our installers are busy working away on this special project.      Stay tuned for more sneak peeks of this restoration project, and get behind the scenes looks at some of Edmonton’s coolest…

Summer Cabins

Living in a modern-day world can be overwhelming sometimes, so who wouldn’t want to escape to a cozy cabin by the lake, or even in the woods! This cabin is a perfect example of a stress-free home. By combining dark wood, a wood burning stove, and red as an accent, you have a living space…

Monday Wisdom

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Crazy for Cowhide!

Cowhide rugs have been around in decor since the 1800’s. Whether natural, or the more cost effective synthetic versions, cowhide provides a soft textural element to a room and helps break up hard lines and walls with the irregular shapes. the recent resurgence of cowhide and cow prints are a reaction to the last 10…

Exclusive Product – Sneak Peek

Last week, our design team was invited to an exclusive event at Ames Tile & Stone. Launching new fantastic tiles and products, the new styles are fresh and modern. The full collection will be in our showrooms in the next few weeks, but in the meantime, we are giving our readers a sneak peek into…

Laundry Room Revival

Laundry rooms are the perfect space for colour and personality! Utilize a long wall with simple shelving to sort each load! Keep organized with laundry baskets and open shelving for odds and ends and storage and you might just enjoy Sunday afternoons with the washing machine a bit more! Laundry rooms are often forgotten spaces,…

Typography Hits The Style Mark!

Big, bold words are adorning everything from couture fashion to your front entry mat, thanks to the latest trend: typography. Thanks to the ever growing interest in technology and graphic design, fonts and words have never been hotter. Often used as a note of whimsy or playfulness, words and ideas are replacing pattern in some…

Product Watch: Onix Cosmic Mosaics

Mosaic and accent tiles have come a long way in the past few years, from simple glass to sleek and clean random linear patterns, the looks have been on the simpler side. With fashion and decor moving away from neutrals and towards more colour and life, this new tile line from Julian Tile is a…

Bringing an Edge, to Christmas!

Want a unique, modern, and bold Christmas theme this year? Go edgy! Pairing dramatic colours with unexpected elements like skulls and feathers may seem off putting at first, but add a little sparkle and shine, and you’ve got the perfect balance for a cutting edge look. There is no such thing as too much sparkle…