Category: Design

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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
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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

Manor: A Beautiful Store With a Sense of Humour!

It’s a little difficult to read but the writing on the window says “The holidays are right around the corner, have you ordered your turkey furniture yet SALE?” I poke my head into Manor a few times a year just to salivate over their furniture and accessories. They have beautiful things in there...

/ September 26, 2008

The Latest in Counter Tops

In our first house we installed a very practical, reasonably priced laminate countertop. I was happy with it because it because I liked the cobalt blue colour and its durability. It turns out though, that it’s not as scratch resistant as I would have liked…we found out the hard way...

/ June 20, 2008