Category: Design

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8 Amazing Master Bedroom Furniture Upgrade Ideas

The only momentary break we get from this busy world is when we close our eyes and drift off to sleep. But not everyone’s sleeping experience is a beautiful tale. One major cause of this can be the odd styles we sometimes put in our bedrooms. It is an absolute...

/ October 12, 2017

Home Entryway Design Tips

Your entryway sets the tone of your home for you and your guests. It’s the first and last thing you see when coming or leaving your home so it should be well organized and welcoming. Whether your home has ample space or none at all, every house needs an entryway...

/ October 5, 2017

6 Cool Homes Made Out Of The Most Unconventional Building Materials

Bricks, stucco, mortar…what do these things all have in common? They are way too conventional for these homeowners. Take a look at these 6 houses that are nothing like anything you have ever seen before. Glass Bottles It took Prince Edward Islander Édouard T. Arsenault 11 years to build this...

/ October 4, 2017
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7 Ways To Upgrade Your Boring Ceiling

The ceiling tends to be a part of a home that is overlooked and underappreciated as many do not know what to do with it. We are here to show you that things are looking up! Skylights Skylights are the perfect way to bring the outdoors inside. Adding one to...

/ August 16, 2017

Canadian Home Design

Canada is a diverse country with design influences from around the world. Because of this, you might have a hard time conjuring up what Canadian style really is. We’ve taken inspiration from the history of our nation, sports and activities close to our hearts, and the animals that inhabit the...

/ June 22, 2017

7 Home Trends That Look Great But Are Ultimately Impractical

When decorating a home, style is definitely a top priority. Despite that, there are many trendy interior features that look great in photos, but in reality are a real pain in the behind. Take a look at this list to see the fads that are better left on the blogs,...

/ June 2, 2017

Passive House Design 101

While passively heating one’s house with solar energy has been a concept that has existed since the beginning of time, certified modern Passive Houses are a concept that came to life in Germany and Sweden in the late 80’s. The original goal of this method of home design is to create buildings that...

/ April 12, 2017

Pick a Side — Siding Options for Your Home

Is it time to give your home exterior a refresh? If so, new siding is an easy way to totally transform the look of your home without moving. Deciding on new siding for your home involves more than picking a colour and finding what looks good. While personal style will...

/ March 27, 2017

Interior Doors 101

Interior doors serve numerous functions and can also be a strong design statement in your home. The type of door you choose will often be dictated by the space and budget you have. Even the smallest budget can still inject style into a space, so let’s explore the options. Flush...

/ March 10, 2017

6 Backsplash Prices Based Upon Real Projects

A new backsplash can change the look of your kitchen or bathroom in a flash, and depending on the material you use, doesn’t cost an arm and a leg for the impact. At HomeStars we see thousands of backsplash installation projects each year. Here are some that will give you perspective...

/ January 16, 2017