Throwback Thursday: Pink & Green

Throwback: Pink & Green An example of a trend coming and going is the very “trendy” green and pink theme of the 80’s. Nothing screams dated more than light pink and forest green mixed together, when done the wrong way of course!       Bold walls and colourful furniture was the style in the 80’s…

Chandeliers

Fashionable lighting can pull a room together, create beautiful ambiance, and act as a feature, all while serving a function. A chandelier creates an intimate, yet stylish setting and is most commonly used as a feature piece in a dining room. Most often we still see the intricate style lighting when it comes to chandeliers,…

Hooked on Hexagons

Hexagons are a trendy and fun pattern that are popping up in design all over the world. From carpet tiles in high end locations, to an elegant polished hexagon marble tile, the resurgence of patterns in design is proof of the break away from the long, clean lines that have been so popular. The shape…

Making a Statement

First impressions are everything! Why have a stunning interior, if outside is drab and boring? Our current design crush is statement doors… What better way to welcome your guests to your home than by a bright colour? Bold, saturated hues make give your home and instant wow factor. Don’t be afraid to experiment with colour…

The Trend That Won’t Slow Down…… Coral!

Bright and punchy, coral has been hot through 2012 and well into 2013. What started in fashion, like bauble necklaces and bright handbags, has translated its way into home fashions. There is not stopping this bold and warm hue, as fun prints and interesting textures collide to make this colour vibrant and interesting. Not quite…

Trend Alert: Matte Appliances

With metallics warming up, mixing tones and new textures emerging, it was only time that the standard stainless steel appliance got an update! With a matte glow rather than a polished sheen, these new finishes are modern and fresh but still feel warm. This matte black refrigerator from Whirlpool is part of their new “Ice…

Throwback Thursday: Oak

Let’s talk oak. This wood species has always been a classic choice, but the late 1980’s and 1990’s really took oak to the next level. Throwback: Oak Cabinets With saturated orange stains, this look dated quickly! Nothing screams 90’s more than a full oak kitchen, complete with California ceiling and oak trim everywhere! Modern Update:…

Design on a Dime

Achieving a certain style or look can mean a big investment- both in time and money! Pick two, you won’t get all three! But don’t despair- if you are in a time crunch and really want that guest room finished before the holidays, or you have a small budget but lots of time to find…