Category: Design

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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
Image via A Whole Lot of Tiny

Study Spaces for Kids of All Ages

It seems that once the calendar turns to August, all we can think about is gearing up for back to school. Even though there is still a month of summer heat and lazy days left, parents and students alike start prepping for the school year ahead. While a new backpack...

/ August 5, 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

The Style At Home Show is On Friday Oct 17-19

The new Style at Home show starts Friday October 17 through Sunday October 19. Judging by their website and the quality of their magazines: Style at Home, Canadian Gardening and Canadian Home & Country I’m sure it will be an excellent show. They have excellent exhibitors such as: Cadillac Custom Shutters Home Decor...

/ October 16, 2008
Glass, texture and reflection in a small space. Photo via decoist.com

Decorative Pillows by Veracouture; Cool Wall Tattoos by Wall Juice

I had a nice chat with Vera from Vera Couture while I was at the Fall Home Show. Vera makes beautiful, “four of a kind” pillows available in a variety of fabrics and all reasonably priced (between $35-$45 including feather insert). Vera sources all her fabric herself and makes only...

/ October 6, 2008