Tag: home


5 Design Tips for Renters

If you’re currently renting an apartment, condo, or house, then you know there are certain limitations when it comes to designing the space to your taste. While you can’t rip out the outdated bathroom or replace the unattractive kitchen backsplash, there are lots of options when it comes to renting...

/ March 16, 2017
Fall gardening

Fall Gardening Checklist

With the warm September weather we’ve been enjoying, it’s hard to believe Autumn has officially begun! Fall is arguably the most important of all seasons for your garden. Fall gardening work done now will produce impressive results come spring. Here’s a handy fall gardening checklist with some helpful links on how...

/ September 22, 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
Bathroom reno by Easy Bathroom Renovations

The National Home Show is in Full Swing All Week Until Feb 27 – Come by and See our Gorgeous Booth!

The National Home Show in Toronto kicked off to a great start on Friday and has been hectic with thousands of homeowners coming all weekend. The show runs also this week until Sunday February 27. If you still want to come – write a review and receive $7 off your...

/ February 21, 2011
Awesome pool by Prestige Pools & Leisure Products Ltd

Form Follows Function: The Utility of Design

Form follows function is a well known principle in modern design. While it’s true meaning is open to interpretation, discussion gravitates to the relationship between the use of an object/space and what it looks like. I am a believer that function rules but not at the sacrifice of design. While...

/ February 18, 2011
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
Walltreatment by AA Floors & More Ltd

Great Crowds at the Vancouver Home & Interior Design Show

We are just starting Saturday, day 3, and the show at the Vancouver Convention Centre is fantastic – filled with great exhibits and the new venue at the waterfront is spectacular. I’m told the parking is pretty reasonable as well – compared to other lots in the area. Opening night...

/ September 11, 2010
Guest Room via Style Me Pretty

Two Home Shows, One Weekend – International Home Show and North Vancouver

This weekend is a busy one for HomeStars. We are participating in two home shows on opposite sides of the country - The International Home and Garden Show, and the North Vancouver Home and Garden Expo.

/ March 19, 2010
Photo of work done by B&B Masonry

Thank you to Oborne Contracting, Roomy Interiors and CanWood Flooring

We just packed up from a fantastic 10 days at the National Home Show. This year we had a custom booth designed by 3 top rated companies on our site. A big thank you to John Oborne and his team at Oborne Contracting (particularly Colin who spent a couple of...

/ March 2, 2010
Cedar pergola and deck by Green Apple Landscaping

Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show – Second Show of the Season

This weekend our west coast Home Show rodeo continues with Shannon hitting up Abbotsford for the Fraser Valley Home and Garden show. Want discounted tickets to the show? Click here and write a review for $5 off your ticket price.

/ February 9, 2010