The Pantone design gurus have selected Ultra Violet as the colour of the year for 2018 and it’s an intense blue purple! This non-conformist hue is both calming and uplifting – the colour represents optimism, ingenuity and visionary thinking for the future… it is mystical, spiritual and enigmatic… but don’t worry, its also just purple! Continue reading
We had a lot of fun styling this beautiful home for this CTV Morning Live segment that we filmed with Terri Apostle! We chose to mix natural elements – greenery, berries, pinecones – with some sparkling metallics, warm plaids and a few splashes of red! This mixture is actually very simple and relaxed, but also refined and elegant – a combination of traditional themes and some modern glitz!
The holiday season heralds all sorts of gatherings, feasts and festivities that bring family and friends from near and far. Its so much fun to get together and catch up and celebrate, but guests also need space for privacy and to decompress – or sleep off all that turkey! We want to make sure our loved ones have a home-away-from-home that is welcoming, comfortable and relaxing. Here are our ideas for creating the ideal space…
The warm weather encourages us to make time to kick back and relax, to have friends over for some good food and cold beverages, and to make the most of the sunny days and long evenings by getting outside as much as possible! In the heart of the city or out in the country, your porch, patio, deck, balcony or rooftop can become an extension of your living space; an inviting place to relax and retreat from the world and a beautiful oasis for entertaining family and friends. Take a look at our mood boards below for some ideas on creating your ideal space and let us know if we can help!
A change of season is a great time to give your space a fresh new look and switching things up can be done at any level – from picking out new paint colours, carpets and couches to adding beautiful new drapery, sumptuous toss cushions, or a special piece of artwork. With any colour palette you can go all in or add just a touch – and we will be happy to help find what works for you! Check out these three gorgeous colour palettes for some inspiration or visit us in store for more ideas!
This cold snowy weather makes us want jump into a nest of pillows on the couch and curl up with family, pets and a cup of tea! And why not! After all, your home is your sanctuary – from the weather, from the stresses of work, and from the outside world in general – and by creating the perfect haven of softness, coziness, warmth you will feel happier knowing its there to come home to and enjoy every day! Come take a look at our bundles of newly arrived cushions and throws in Winter whites, glittering metallics and furry textures! ‘Tis the season to treat yourself – or someone else – to a little comfort and joy!
Display need not be prescriptive. Leave old paintings unframed to relax traditional art or mat and frame prints or photographs identically to arrange in a neat grid pattern. Paint unmatched frames linen white or a pale tint for a cottage or country look, or choose black frames and white mats to pull together a contemporary wall grouping.