Good interior lighting is about more than just illumination. It should provide ambience, beauty, comfort, relaxation and a sense of wellbeing. Continue reading
Cabinetry is an expensive purchase and one that takes some consideration. Cabinetry should be consistent throughout your home. Kitchen and bathroom cabinets are key functional and aesthetic elements that not only provide storage, but can make or break your design.
Cabinets come in a wide variety of colours and finishes. So, which style and colour should you choose? Continue reading
There was a time when people bought a home and lived with the cabinetry, finishes and furniture until they were no longer functional. Items were repaired many times over and only when they were unfixable, were they replaced. Hard earned money was not so easily spent.
Fast forward to today…with the abundance of home improvement shows on t.v, we are barraged with all the latest trends and so many beautiful design choices. We want the latest and greatest and, let’s face it, things aren’t made like they used to be.
So, how do we get off the renovation merry-go-round? Continue reading
In my last post I wrote about the two most common mistakes made when choosing paint colours.
1. Choosing paint colours based solely on trends, and
2. Not taking into consideration the fixed elements in the space.
Today I will address the third most common mistake: Committing to a colour before you test sample it in the space it is being applied.
Many people select paint colours based on current trends, but all too often, after the painting is done and the furniture is in place, they take a step back and think something is just not right.
So, what are the three most common mistakes that are made when choosing paint colours? Continue reading