Inspiration · Trends

Colour Trends – Part 3 of 4

Happy Sunday!   On to the third part of our colour trends series.  Today’s colour palette from Sherwin William’s Colormix 2014 presentation is ‘Intrinsic’.  It has a rather tribal, eclectic and fun feel to it.  The colours in this palette are bright and earthy and are in line with the design trend toward handmade crafts,… Continue reading Colour Trends – Part 3 of 4

Inspiration · Trends

Colour Trends 2014 – Part 2 of 4

Good day!  As promised here is my second post for colour trends 2014 taken from the Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2014 presentation I attended a few weeks ago.  Today’s colour palette is called ‘Reasoned’ and it is inspired by trends in geometry, 3D printing, negative space, mathematics and technology.   As opposed to last week’s colour palette… Continue reading Colour Trends 2014 – Part 2 of 4

Inspiration · Trends

Colour Trends 2014: Part 1 of 4

Happy Thanksgiving! A couple of weeks ago I attended a presentation held by Sherwin-Williams on Colour Trends for 2014.  I’m pretty excited about the upcoming colours so over the next several weeks I thought I would post inspiration boards in each of the 4 colour categories presented by Sherwin-Williams.  They are: Diaphanous, Reasoned, Intrinsic, and… Continue reading Colour Trends 2014: Part 1 of 4

Inspiration · People and Places

IIDEX 2013: Inspiration All Around!

This year’s IIDEX was a hit!  IIDEX is Canada’s national design and architecture exposition and conference.  To find out more about the following products, just click on the header and it will link to their respective websites. Rob Southcott NewWall Wallcoverings Think: Material Barkas Herman Miller Collection:  Magis Spun Chair It was an all around… Continue reading IIDEX 2013: Inspiration All Around!

Helpful Tips · Inspiration

Closets: Organize and Stylize!

This time of year always gets me into organization mode.  With back to school in full swing I am reminded of getting back into gear and what better time to organize our closets in preparation for a new season.  Over time, closets become oh so cluttered with stuff we don’t use anymore.  I don’t know… Continue reading Closets: Organize and Stylize!

Helpful Tips · My Projects

Re-Upholstering: Is it worth it?

Hello!  Wow is it ever scorching hot out.  I’m loving this late summer heat here in Toronto!  Today I thought I would talk about re-upholstery. My last project involved a lot of fabric selections and re-upholstery so it was pretty fun!  At the outset, my clients’ biggest question was: “Is it worth it to re-upholster… Continue reading Re-Upholstering: Is it worth it?

Helpful Tips · My Projects

Downsizing: How My Painted Table Came to Be

Hello!  Hope everyone is well.   Today’s post is about problem solving around downsizing.  Moving into a smaller space can be challenging!  Sometimes we don’t know until we get into our new space whether our furniture, all of our furniture, will fit or not.  It would be a real headache to find out after your… Continue reading Downsizing: How My Painted Table Came to Be