Misconceptions about Paint

Homeowners are likely familiar with the many misconceptions about painting such as: trim and ceilings can only be painted white, or dark paint colours make a room look smaller. The truth is, there are many misconceptions about paint and Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, Sharon Grech, explains 10 of the most common misconceptions and

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Create a Modern Basement

In our new home, we had a lot to do to create a modern basement with a playroom and a functional home office. The result is amazing – and I hope it can inspire you too! Minimal Palette I love colour, but I wanted to try something different and edgy in my basement. Creating this

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2019 Lighting Trends

LED lighting is showing up everywhere. This energy efficient technology also offers a great deal of flexibility, allowing for the design of unique, sculptural pieces with architectural details. Flexible Genius The Tamasera pendant light by Eglo uses LED lighting technology to create adjustable lighting zones that can be used to direct the light and create

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New Kyvos™ Collection

Moen Canada Introduces its New Kyvos™ Bathroom Suite The demand for sleek, modern styling continues to grow, and Moen Canada is launching a new option for designers and consumers to consider with the new Kyvos™ bathroom suite. “The distinct features and sharp angles of Kyvos allow homeowners to be more adventurous with their design choices

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Packing Away the Holidays

Holiday preparations such as tree trimming, present wrapping and hanging lights help get us into the holiday spirit and are lots of fun. But thoughtful packing of seasonal decorations and materials at the end of the holidays for the next year can keep the fun in what is for some a stressful time. Careful packing

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone has announced their colour of the year for 2019, “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge” called Living Coral. We’ve created four Living Coral design boards which show different ways to incorporate this bold colour into your home decor. 4 Ways to Use

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Did You WIN Celebrity Designer One-on-One Design Time?

A lucky winner has been drawn in the ‘One-on-One Design Time’ with Glen Peloso Giveaway. They have won a 30 Minute Design Consultation for themselves and a friend with Celebrity Designer, Glen Peloso. Glen Peloso has provided Home Renovation Design inspiration for over a decade. A well respected name in the design world; he has

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Laminate Flooring FAQs

Laminate flooring has made considerable improvements over the past few years. Thanks to advancements in manufacturing, design and construction, this affordable, family-friendly flooring option is finally coming forward as a smart way create handsome interiors without the worry and expense that can come with hardwood. How Much Does Laminate Flooring Cost? The cost of laminate

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Designer Holiday Glam Tips

Designer Yvonne Whelan enjoys decorating her home for the holidays and usually changes up her holiday décor every two years to keep it fresh and interesting. This particular look is all about fun glamour, focusing heavily on neutral metallics like silver and gold with texture and a pop of bright color in the form of

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