Since moving into our home just under 2 years ago, we have been tackling it one room at a time to add in more character with hardwood floors, millwork and larger mouldings. Over the last year, we have included Metrie’s Complete Pre-Painted Shiplap in our formal living room and basement to make both spaces feel more custom, and it’s one of my favourite details! In our living room, it adds just a bit more interest and texture to the minimal bookshelves, and I love how it gives a more layered look. The shiplap comes pre-painted so you don’t have to worry about dry time. Just measure cut and install. This means no painting equipment is required, and will also allow… Read more »
Happy Saturday! We spent the day cleaning and setting up our family cottage. We were a little hesitant about taking the kids along, but are so glad we did! They spent the entire day playing on the beach and building sand castles. We just got home and tucked them into bed, and I am already looking forward to spending more time up there with them! If you follow us over on Instagram, I shared a bit about our plans for our kids bathroom update. When we moved into our home just under 2 years ago, this bathroom was one of my favourite rooms in the house. I still really like a lot of the details, but just want to make… Read more »
Patterned tiles have been so big over the last couple years, but lately I’ve been loving these more simple and larger rustic tiles! They add such pretty texture to a space, and look so great paired with wall mouldings. Here are my top 5 designs that I’ve come across!
We often get hired by clients who are happy with their home and the layout, but are just looking for some more character and that custom home feel. One of my favourite ways to add in that interest and detail is on the ceiling. As the ‘fifth wall’ it often gets forgotten, but is a really great way to ‘divide’ open living spaces, draw attention to high ceilings, and give a room more layers and depth. Here are my favourite ways to design a ceiling! -ONE- Beams are my favourite ways to help distinguish separate areas in an open concept floor plan! Atlanta Homes Our Oakville Residence Kate Marker Interiors Amber Interiors M. Elle Design -TWO- Coffered ceilings takes… Read more »
Lately I’ve been pinning just about every nook I come across on Pinterest. I can’t get enough of how much detail you can pack into such a little area, and how much of a bonus space it can be. Here are my top five ways to fill those awkward corners so they reach their full potential!