Category: Design

Top 6 Kitchen Renos of 2016 – Editor’s Pick

The kitchen is the heart of the home; the place where family and friends gather to eat, drink and enjoy being together. This could be one of the reasons why a kitchen renovation is considered one of the best investments you can make in your home. We see thousands of kitchen renovations...

/ December 12, 2016

Seasonal Storage Solutions – Q&A with Kwik Kloset Inc.

With winter quickly approaching (for some of us, it’s already here!), it’s time to start prepping our homes for the new season. With temperatures dropping and the holiday season in full effect, winter means the items we keep in storage will soon be freed. But where’s it all going to...

/ November 21, 2016

Window Treatments: Problems & Solutions

Curtains were first invented out of necessity rather than for fashion or pulling a room together. The first curtains were made out of animal hides and used primarily to keep rooms warm before central heating was created. We’ve certainly come a long way from hanging animal hides on hooks. Today,...

/ October 17, 2016
pantone

Fall Colour Report – How to Incorporate in Your Home this Season

Whether you’re looking to change things up this season or wondering how to decorate with the latest fall colour trends, we’ve got suggestions for the colour brave and those who are still flirting with the idea of change. Pantone is the leading authority when it comes to seasonal colour changes....

/ September 18, 2016

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

It’s official – smooth is all the rage. Gone are the old popcorn ceilings (and horror of horrors – walls!!) of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, to everyone’s eternal gratitude. Originally a spray-on or paint-on ceiling treatment used from the late 1950s into the 1980s, ceiling stucco was the standard for many bedroom...

/ September 2, 2016
SKY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd

10 Most Popular HomeStars Pins in August

Our most popular pins in August were a mix out outdoor style and modern & fresh in house design. If you like what you see, click the image to check out the company’s HomeStars listing. We love seeing which images are most popular with our Pinterest community. Here are the top pins of the...

/ August 31, 2016
Guest Room via Style Me Pretty

How To Repurpose Your Spare Room

Empty nesters rejoice! With those kids heading off to college and university this fall, you’ll soon have a new spare bedroom. But what to do with all that extra space? Having a spare bedroom is a luxury but it can quickly become a junk closet if you don’t repurpose and...

/ August 19, 2016
Kitchen renovation done by Multi Kitchen & Bath Inc

Hot Products in Home Improvement

It’s so interesting and educational to sit on this side of the computer and read reviews from homeowners. You’ve been through it all and we are thrilled you share your experiences with us and your fellow compadres in home improvement. No matter how you look at it, it’s emotional. Whether it’s...

/ December 27, 2010
Photo of work done by B&B Masonry

Five Fun Home Design Blogs For Inspiration and Entertainment

The blogosphere is full of lots of great blogs on every conceiveable subject regarding your home, whether is DIY projects, modern design, home improvement, green home, energy efficiency....Here is a list of five blogs dedicated to decorating, design and architecture that are worth a look if you're thinking of redecorating...

/ July 7, 2009
Backyard Entertaining Furniture Hobson Landscapes, Toronto ON

The National Home Show Has Arrived Feb 20 in Toronto

It’s here – 10 days of fun at the Direct Energy Centre at the CNE in Toronto. HomeStars is here too, at booth 1205. We are at the front, on the very left side as you enter the main gates. DON’T FORGET We are offering $7 off a $15 ticket if...

/ February 20, 2009