Wellness in Design Part Two: Function, accessibility, comfort and Joy

Last week, I talked about wellness in design focusing on ventilation (air quality) and fitness and health. This week, I want to dive into the function/accessibility as well as comfort/joy aspects of wellness in design. Function and Accessibility When it comes to designing a space, I will often talk about function first. While it’s easy

Kitchens and Baths: Sharing my KBIS 2020 experience with you.

If you ever want to see the latest and greatest for kitchens and baths, attending the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is THE place to be. I am very fortunate to be attending the show next week in Las Vegas. Now, before you all go, “Ohhhh…Las Vegas….”, you need to realize one thing. If

An Organized Space: My top 3 tips to get it together

Ahhhh…..ringing in a new year always gets people creating New Year’s Resolutions or setting goals. Having an organized space is one request that tends to fall high on a list for many people. I find that I personally deal so much better when things are In their place. When there is no clutter. When there

Year In Review 2019 – Kitchens, bathrooms, and more

I always love this time of year as I take time to compile my Year in Review 2019. I feel very blessed that I get to work with amazing clients who put their trust in me to create new space(s) for them. Looking back at the numerous kitchens, baths, basements, and living spaces I have

Christmas Playlist: My favourite songs for the holidays

Just so you know, my blog for this week has NOTHING to do with renovating and interior design. I thought it would be fun, the last weekend before Christmas, to pull together some of my favourite Christmas songs and give a sneak peak into what’s on my Christmas playlist. I’m a huge music lover and

Useable gifts: My selections for you and your home

Useable gifts are gifts that I love giving and receiving. As you may already know, my own kids (aged 22 and 23) have been receiving experiences as gifts for many years. You see, they don’t need anything. This year will be no different (and that’s all I can say in case they read my blog)!

Are you feeling blue? Pantone’s colour of the year 2020

Blue….I love the way any colour can evoke emotion. Many had predicted a shade of green would be chosen however, blue was the winner! What does this blue evoke? Calmness and confidence all wrapped into one! Who is Pantone? First of all, you may be wondering who the heck is Pantone and why are they

Large Format Tile: Is it true, bigger is really better?

Large format tile has been around for a number of years however, it is becoming more and more popular. There’s Big Tile I personally consider an 18″ X 36″ tile part of the ‘large format tile’ family. I specified a beautiful tile for a main bathroom for a lovely client of mine. In her main,