A Year in Review 2018: A look back

I always love this time of year when I look back and see all of the wonderful people I’ve worked with and projects that I’ve worked on. This Year in Review 2018 has brought back many memories of clients and their families. Clients who started off 2018 with projects to clients who have had projects

Colour of the Year 2018: What’s Happening this year?

Every year around this time, brands start presenting their colour of the year 2018 choice to all of us.  As I specify Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams consistenly, I have chosen these two brands to share my thoughts. I remember in 2016 when both Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams chose a white for their colour of

Bathroom Layout Plans

I’ll be the first to admit this:  I’m a visual person.  When I go to a client’s home and see the space they wish to renovate, I immediately start forming pictures in my mind.  I start digesting the things I hear my clients talk about for their wishes for their new space.  If you could

What Goes Into a Design Plan?

I’m currently pulling together a design plan for a master bathroom renovation project. When working closely with my clients, I work in phases to ensure they are getting everything they desire in their space.  How do I do that?  I have a 2 part process to ensure nothing is missed. Design Plan: Part One This

Renovation Survival

Most people cringe at the word ‘renovating’, but as you may know, I love it!  I love hearing that people are going to renovate.  For me, it signifies change and growth.  There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a space rejuvenated and life brought back into a space.  In addition, I always love seeing people’s

3 Simple Changes to Refresh a Space

February – the month for love!  But how many of you truly love your home?  I mean L-O-V-E your home?  Maybe it’s a 90% love you have?  Perhaps it’s a 55% love?  If you were to rate your home, what percent would you say that you love your home? I know I’ve said this before,

Colour of the Year

Last week, Sherwin Williams recently announced their colour of the year for 2016 – Alabaster. Beach Style Dining Room by Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Beth Webb Interiors In October, Benjamin Moore announced their colour of the year for 2016 – Simply White. Traditional Kitchen by Washington Architects & Building Designers Donald Lococo Architects Colour of

The Power of Paint

If you’ve been reading my blog, you will know that my dear friends recently sold their acreage and are downsizing to the city.  They found a beautiful home in the same community that I live in and I’ve been very fortunate to help them transform this house into their home.  When looking at refreshing their home the