Exploring Trends: Mix ‘n’ Match

We thought this ultra cool New York home was the perfect jumping point to talk the latest trend: mixing and matching! This trend is the epitome of industrial chic, but can be a very hard look to create. There is always an element of danger when mixing colours, textures, and patterns that don’t necessarily “go”…

Product Watch: Tuftex’s “Taza”

Looking for an interesting carpet to spice up your living room or dining room? This is the carpet for you! This fun style from Shaw’s Tuftex line, Taza, is one our favourites. Coming in 18 gorgeous colours, this flooring is sure to bring a classic and fun edge to your space. Shaw Floors also offers…

Top 3: Wallpapers

Wall coverings are becoming more and more popular in home design, and we are seeing a lot of fun and modern patterns! 1. Geometric & Bold These patterns are exactly what you need to create an exciting atmosphere and bring your space to life! Bold, geometric shapes and styles are really trendy right now so…

Friday Faves: Mustard Yellow

One of our favourite colours this season is mustard yellow, it keeps the sophistication in your home while adding a little fun too. You can use it in small “pops” or even in larger pieces! Nothing loves yellow more than grey and white and this combination will keep your space classy. All you need is…

Monday’s Thought

Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love. – Louis Khan

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…

Go Green… Inside!

Liven up your walls – literally – with a unique living wall system! With spring in the air comes gardening season, and these systems are perfect for those of you who love to garden but don’t have the room outside! Hang a pot or two on your wall and just like that you’ve got a…

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…

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…

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…