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What’s Your Favorite Mood?

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m having a difficult time deciding on what colour to go with our new kitchen cabinets for our renovation. If I go with the white cabinets, our entire home’s foundation palette will be an off-white.  If I go with the cream cabinets, our entire home’s foundation palette will

Cabinet Color Woes

My family is about to embark on a major ‘refresh'(aka renovation) in our home.  Part of this involves tearing out our current kitchen and totally redoing the main floor including changing the foundation palette of our home. Currently, we have maple trim, maple woodwork everywhere.  When we built our home 12 years ago I actually wanted

That White is Wrong

We’re just in the process of finishing up a basement renovation when I ran into a white snag!  Here is the mood board that I put together for my clients bathroom/laundry room combined area: Image credit: Get It Together In this first mood board that I presented, there are actually 2 counter choices and 2

White is Complicated

This past fall, when I took my True Colour Expert™ training in Vancouver from Maria Killam I learned so much about colour.  Maria truly has a gift in teaching and has spent 15 years developing her system for understanding colour. I am so excited to help Maria officially launch her latest ebook: White is Complicated – A Decorator’s Guide

There’s Always A Way

You know the saying, Image credit Sometimes even the best laid plans can run into a curve ball.  That is exactly what happened with me during this basement renovation project.  The plan was as follows: The red circle area shows where the Office/Craft area is in this newly renovated basement.  The plan was to have

Where To Start With a Renovation

Helping clients and investors get their homes ready (either to sell, ready to rent or to live in) seems to have taken over my business these days.  Don’t get me wrong – I’m loving every minute of it!  Coming up and designing organized and efficient spaces that are not only functional, but look pretty –

Growth and Change

I just spent three days at the Calgary Home + Garden Show with my General Contractor talking to people about renovations.  We met so many great people who are looking for guidance for their home renovation project.  With so many choices and options, it’s easy to quickly feel overwhelmed.  As someone who will be undergoing