Your entryway might be one of the most important spaces in your home.  Many people overlook this area, however, it is one of the spaces that not only have to function efficiently but also has to be beautiful.  It is the place where you welcome people into your home, therefore it is a place where your home is making its
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One of the simplest ways to make your home look more expensive is to tidy it up.  It might sound cliché, but it is very true. Cluttered kitchen counters, overfilled bookcases, magnets on a fridge, electronics and cables, items on top of a nightstand, and dressers. All of these are examples of things that can make your home look cluttered.  
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Designing children’s room

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Designing a kids’ room could be one of the most fun spaces in the house, however, sometimes it can seem a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips to create a space that your little one will love:    Keep it simple.  By keeping the colour neutral and the décor simple, the room can be easily updated as your child grows
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Symmetry and Balance

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Balance is an important component in all areas of life, including the spaces in which we live. One of the biggest challenges in interior design is to find the right balance of colors, textures, lights, and proportions. This is typically accomplished with symmetrical balance, asymmetrical balance, and radical balance. Symmetrical balance is used to gain visual balance within a design.
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Designing a living room

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A living room demands careful thoughts about how it is going to be used, by whom, and at what time of day.   The success of a well-designed living room lies in it being used on a regular basis.  Here are some basic tips that will help you create the space of your dreams. Design a layout.  Unless you have a very small room,
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Texture in Interior Design

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When you think about designing your dream home, it is important to understand how you want your house to look and feel. Obviously, choosing the right colours is very important, however, the texture is of equal significance. Texture injects warmth or coolness into the room and is vital to creating the mood.  Textures also reflect light differently.  A velvet fabric
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Dogs and Interiors

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Anyone who ever owned a dog can tell you:  they are much more than just pets, they are part of the family.    So, if you are designing your home it makes sense to take into account their needs.   There are many creative ideas on how to incorporate dog items into your home interiors.    Food station    The feeding station can be integrated
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Many people look for the answer in interior design magazines, on Pinterest or on Google.  However, the answer is right next to you – in your wardrobe.  Most likely what you are comfortable wearing – colours, patterns, style, you will feel comfortable living in.   For example, if you like plain and simple outfits, you probably won’t surround yourself with
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Written by Tina Martin   If you run a business out of your home, you need a proper home office for everything from keeping your supplies organized to housing your workspace. However, if you think that your home just isn’t large enough for an office, what are your options? Whether you’re interested in buying your own home or you’re thinking
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When it comes to deciding on your bathroom look, the functionality should be just as important as look and design. If you’re in the process of redesigning your bathroom, think about the following: Have you thought about lighting?  You need great lighting to apply your make-up, for shaving, etc.  Sconces mounted on the sides of your mirror illuminate the best,
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