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Tile Installation | What you don’t know could cost you

Tile Installation | What you don’t know could cost you

By Sheri 4 Comments
April 16, 2021
Tile installation in a bathroom is very popular and quite typical for our clients. The situation that I’m going to talk about for this blog is such a sad story. Here is the history. Background We are very fortunate to be taking on the construction for a design colleague of mine, Caireen Kennedy with Shift […]
Renovation Headaches | Supply Chain Lead Times and Pricing

Renovation Headaches | Supply Chain Lead Times and Pricing

By Sheri 16 Comments
April 9, 2021
When my monthly newsletters go out on the first of the month, I include a ‘feature article’ that is typically not a blog post. This past April 1st, my feature was on renovation headaches. Not the construction headaches, but the supply chain headaches. So what exactly am I talking about? **A little side note: WordPress […]
Teleposts in a basement | What are the options?

Teleposts in a basement | What are the options?

By Sheri 19 Comments
April 2, 2021
When it comes to basement developments, we typically need to work around teleposts in a basement. Summer seems to be a great time to renovate kitchens and develop basements. Currently, we have three basement development plans for three wonderful families where the posts are coming into play with the design. Working around posts in a […]
Timeless Design | How to achieve this in your home

Timeless Design | How to achieve this in your home

By Sheri 9 Comments
March 26, 2021
When it comes to designing spaces, you may have heard of the phrase timeless design. What is exactly is timeless design and what does it mean to you? Timeless design has many meanings. Here are some meanings that you may have heard of. It will stand the test of time. The design that will never […]
Design for Wellbeing | Kohler may have exactly what you’re looking for

Design for Wellbeing | Kohler may have exactly what you’re looking for

By Sheri 18 Comments
March 19, 2021
Prior to the virtual Kitchen and Bath Show this year, I attended another virtual event featuring the design topic of ‘Design for Wellness‘. Kohler hosted this live, virtual event with many topics covered in the kitchen and bath industry. Having our lives turn upside down with Covid, the desire to have wellness in our own […]
Kitchen Island Redesign | To keep the angle or not?

Kitchen Island Redesign | To keep the angle or not?

By Sheri 18 Comments
March 12, 2021
We have been busy with another kitchen design and specifically looking at a kitchen island redesign. A couple of weeks ago, I shared some options for clients who were looking at the potential of not only reconfiguring their island, but potentially taking out their corner pantry as well. This week, I’m sharing another project where […]
ADA-Compliant Sinks |One of my top 3 favourite finds from Virtual KBIS

ADA-Compliant Sinks |One of my top 3 favourite finds from Virtual KBIS

By Sheri 22 Comments
March 5, 2021
February is typically the month where I get to travel to the Kitchen and Bath Show. It is a trade show where brands get to showcase their new products and really show off what they have to offer (showing off in a good way). This year, the entire show was virtual and while I missed […]
Angled island and corner pantry | What are our kitchen options?

Angled island and corner pantry | What are our kitchen options?

By Sheri 18 Comments
February 26, 2021
Does an angled island and corner pantry describe your current kitchen layout? For us, we see this kind of kitchen design a lot. This week, I’m breaking down some options we presented to clients for updating their kitchen. Renovation Discovery Session When we get a phone call or email asking about our services, we get […]
Your Virtual Sommelier Awaits | Introducing Plum Wine

Your Virtual Sommelier Awaits | Introducing Plum Wine

By Sheri 22 Comments
February 20, 2021
An appliance that acts as a virtual sommelier? Wait until you see what this is all about! It’s been a big week as I had some exciting news to share. I have been selected as one of ten designers to be part of Plum Wine Hereo’s Design Council. As the only Canadian in the group, […]
Sous Vide | Is it possible to give your food a bath and still taste fantastic?

Sous Vide | Is it possible to give your food a bath and still taste fantastic?

By Sheri 14 Comments
February 12, 2021
Ooo la, la…it sounds so fancy! Sous Vide is a French word and although it may roll off you tongue in a fancy way, it really just means “under vacuum.” Isn’t Sous Vide a much fancier way of saying that? While it sounds fancy and complicated, it really is a type of cooking method. Cooking […]
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