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What are your favourite interior design magazines?
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There’s no better to way to add character and personality to your home than by painting your walls in a rich mix of colours. But how do you know where to stop and start, and what works best if your home has an open concept layout? Have no fear - it’s easy to treat your walls to a layered mix of hues with winning results.
Your local big-box store may be the “go to” destination for lots of supplies on your list, but are they top of mind when you’re thinking about renovating or updating? If they aren’t, they should be. With dozens of door styles to choose from and plenty of customizable options to ensure you get exactly what you want, you’ll be amazed to discover what’s in store. So stop dreaming and start designing (and leave the install to the pros)!
Your kitchen countertop is one of the largest surfaces in the kitchen so choosing the right one is important. With so many varieties on the market, it’s easy to find the right style, colour and durability. Need a little help in the kitchen? Why not add a bar sink to increase efficiency and functionality - and room for an extra set of hands!
There are many important decisions to be made when your kitchen is getting a facelift. Your appliances are the workhorses of the room, but don’t assume that all refrigerators, stoves and dishwashers are created equal. With many options to choose from, you’ll be able to find the ones that fit your lifestyle, cooking habits, and budget perfectly. So be sure to do your homework and pick the appliances that offer all the options you need to make every meal at home a gourmet feast!
No matter what size your entry or mudroom, it’s important to create an area that swallows up the overflow of the in and out traffic with durable materials and savvy storage solutions. You don’t need to install costly custom cabinetry to conquer the clutter, but you do need to put on your DIY thinking cap and tackle the mudroom in a way that makes the most out of a small space. With a built-in bench, a panelled back wall with open shelves, solid wood closet doors, and a decorative patterned stone floor, you can make sure your entry statement is “wow”!
If you are a handy DIY enthusiast and want to bring an elegant custom touch to your bathroom, while keeping your eye on price, it’s easy to make your own custom solution. By strolling the lumber and trim aisles, along with the ready-to-go vanity/sink combinations, you can dream up dramatic results to add showpiece style to your salle de bain!
Magazines are filled with pages and pages of gorgeous and expensive bathrooms that may seem beyond the reach of the average consumer as they are filled with special order elements from designer boutiques and custom made fittings. You need not be discouraged - it is easy to achieve magazine-worthy results in your own home with in stock materials from your local store. By combining decorative mosaics and trim pieces with inexpensive tile and stone choices, you can mix and match your way to a unique and elegant bathroom overhaul!
It may be the smallest room in your home, but lighting is key to making the most of it. The lighting choices can make or break a room, and in bathrooms, you want and need to get it right. Juggling the need for overall illumination with adequate vanity light and decorative pendant fixtures will ensure that your bathroom sparkles and dazzles with attention to detail.
You don’t have to settle for cold concrete floors or basic broadloom when you’ve got a concrete sub floor. Thanks to the construction of pre-finished, engineered flooring, you can layer a beautiful wood floor to suit your style directly on top of your existing base floor, and make your lower level every bit as stylish and sophisticated as the main level of your home. With easy install options to nail down, glue down, or install as a “click” floating floor, you’ll be able to enjoy your new floor quickly, with minimum mess and inconvenience.