Be BOLD.

“The best way to add colour to your home is with accents!” “All you need is neutral walls with pops of colour!” This may be something you’ve heard before but we are here to tell you otherwise! The best way to add colour to your space is by adding colour! Don’t be afraid to throw…

Patio Season!

The sun is shining and the weather is finally warm! Design doesn’t stop inside your home – bring your snazzy style outside where you can enjoy the sunshine on your flawless patio. A fun way to add life to your furniture is with throw cushions – the brighter the colours the better! A wild outdoor…

Friday Faves

This decor doesn’t have to be put away in storage until next Halloween! A vibrant skull sculpture does nothing more than add an edge to your space! Too flashy? Incorporate this quirky trend with other pieces of decor by adding a lamp with a skull in the stand or a throw pillow with small skulls…

Antler Art

Typically you find these pieces of work hanging in your dad’s garage or even in grandpa’s farm. Today, this antler art is used as a chic statement – and you don’t have to go to the forest to find them! Faux deer heads and antlers are all the rage in interior design and who says…

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…

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…

Just Released… Pantone’s 2014 Spring colour!

Every year, Pantone names a colour of the year. But in September, they also name a colour for the following Spring! Welcome the muted but bright “Dazzling Blue”, Spring 2014’s up and coming hue. A close ringer for cobalt blue, this is a bit more understated and soft. This shade of blue feels warm and…

Candice Olson: New Benjamin Moore Collection

This weekend, our southside Benjamin Moore store is hosting a super secret sale, and only those of you lucky enough to follow our blog, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter are invited! Check out the fabulous designer Candice Olson as she talks about her colour palette’s. Then, make sure to stop by…

Oxblood Red

A few shades deeper than burgundy, oxblood red is one of the richest, most luxurious shades for everything from pillows to walls. Oxblood works well with white, black and beige’s. Variations of the red, as seen in the throw rug and chandelier crystals, add depth and interest to further enhance the colors. Create a dramatic…