What Makes a House a HOME?

These days, with so many of us following directions to “stay safe, stay home,” I started wondering why the word house isn’t interchanged for home? At the same time, we’ve all had days we feel “stuck in the house”, and interestingly the word home is not subbed in here. So, what makes a house a […]

The Power of the Pouf in Your Home

What new changes have you made in your homes lately? I’m sure you all have done a bit of that with all the time we have been spending in our homes right now. Fresh paint perhaps, changing around furniture, hanging up some photos, and maybe even thinking about some new pieces for your home. Well, […]

Making Your Home Feel Like Spring: 5 Tips to Reinvigorate Your Space

The last of the ice and snow is finally melting away, flowers are budding on the trees, and the birds are coming out of hiding, which means spring has sprung here in the Great White North! Although we’re currently living in a time of uncertainty, there are still things to get excited about as we […]

3 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Small Media Room

A media room or home theater is a great spot to have in your home for a separate place to relax or for families with kids whose movie night messes are difficult to contain. You might assume you’ll need a finished basement or large extra bedroom to create a designated entertainment room, but that’s not […]

How to Train Your Dog to Stay Off the Furniture

You just cashed in your holiday bonus on a new leather sectional for the living room. You bring it home, set it up, and admire how luxurious it looks. Then, your dog walks in, sniffs around, and jumps up to settle right into the corner. In your head you see visions of scratched leather, torn […]

7 Bedroom Feng Shui Tips for Better Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep can be tricky. Sometimes you go to bed early, get your full eight hours, and wake up feeling like you only slept a wink. Other times you may just toss and turn for hours, hoping to catch at least a few solid hours before the alarm goes off. If you’re […]

Rustic vs. Vintage Style: What’s the Difference?

You don’t have to be an interior designer to know that two of the most popular design trends of today are rustic and vintage. These styles often overlap, but each one has a unique set of defining characteristics that distinguishes them from one other, as well as many other genres of design. So, what exactly […]

Updating Your Space: How to Create a Contemporary Kitchen

Contemporary interior design is defined as simplistic, sophisticated, and highly functional. The contemporary movement is all about streamlining the composition of a room to achieve an uncluttered look that creates harmony throughout your space. If you’re looking to incorporate this minimalist style throughout your home, the easiest place to start is your kitchen. With a […]

Dining Room Interior Design Tips Your Guests Will Eat Right Up

The holidays are coming up and with them, for those who play host every year, a horde of extended family and friends ready to celebrate with new stories, joyful laughter, and a big, hearty meal! That means it’s time to pull out the casserole dish, wash the fine china, and dust off the hardly used […]

The Art of Creating a Home Office You’ll Actually Want to Work In

People sometimes make the mistake of thinking you can get a cheap desk and chair, throw it up against the wall in the extra room, and have everything you need to get to work in your home office. The truth is, however, that creating a productive space is much more intricate and strategic. If your […]