Tag: decor

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Stylish Fans For A Cool Home

With this heat wave coming through, we are finally getting all of our summer weather we have been missing out on all at once. Whether you are AC-less or just looking for some additional air circulation in the home, fans are the typical plan of action. Although normally seen as...

/ August 3, 2017
Photo courtesy of Home Dreamy

6 Backsplash Ideas That Aren’t Tile

Tile seems to be the conventional choice when it comes to kitchen backsplashes (especially subway tile). It looks great and is very practical, but so are many other materials. Bored of the whole tile trend? Keep reading to see some stylish alternatives. Wood Adding a wooden backsplash gives the kitchen...

/ July 26, 2017

Tips for Holiday Decor from Kim Vallée

We’ve packed up our Halloween decorations (well, some of us have) and are starting to fill our homes with notions of the holidays. This time of year is the longest decorating season and whichever holiday you celebrate one thing is in common: we all want our homes to look inviting...

/ November 9, 2010
Kitchen renovation by Fresh Home Innovations

Get Design Advice – Fight Cancer!

On October 20 come to Gendron Antiques and get 20 minutes of design consultation from industry experts for just $20. It’s all part of a creative fundraising event called 20.4.20 Designer Day Marathon. All proceeds raised through the event will go to support Stephanie Lanctot’s battle with cancer. As the...

/ October 6, 2010
Incredible use of small space. This is the set for the tv show "Girls", created by © Laura Ballenger Design

Home Decor Trends for 2009: Where to Save and Where to Splurge. Tips from Vicky Sanderson

Vicky Sanderson, Columnist for the Toronto Star and writer of two blogs, “On the House” and “Conversation Piece” will be appearing at the National Home Show  which opens this Friday, February 20, 2009. If you aren’t familiar with Vicky’s blogs, take a peak. “On the House” is full of useful information on the latest in...

/ February 17, 2009

Where to Buy Christmas Decorations in Toronto

When it comes to seasonal and holiday decorating I myself am, well, pretty pathetic — just ask my kids. I do the bare minimum: at Halloween it’s the pumpkin, at Christmas it’s the tree and a few outdoor lights (LED of course!) and that’s about it. To be honest with...

/ December 1, 2008
Condo living room staged by Stagers Choice

Style North: A Great Website for Toronto Furniture Shoppers

I met Chris Jones from Style North at the Fall Home Show. I love finding new and useful websites and this one is a pure delight – especially if you are on the hunt for furniture and you don’t have an unlimited budget (more common than not these days). Chris...

/ October 16, 2008