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Winter Indoor Land

Why the long face? I’ll tell you why: it’s still winter. Those weather reports keep on painting the gloomy picture of cloudy days & snowfall. You’ve just about had enough. I mean, you’re a full time parent, work full time & the time you have to spend with your family is of the utmost importance. Rain, sleet or hail, you have …

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The Night After Christmas

When it comes to the holidays, everyone talks about THE night. That’s right, Christmas. It’s normal right? It’s the culmination of many hours and days of preparation, not to mention the time spent running around buying the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Though most people have lost their Christmas lustre, you haven’t. You hung in there. You dashed …

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It's a nice day for white bedding

(You have that song in your head now right? You’re welcome) Let’s talk sleep. You saved up to get that ultra comfortable mattress and you love it! It hugs your every contour while alleviating your back pain and, to top it off, it has the bonus perk of being able to stabilize a wine glass through the roughest of the …

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Drape Away The Rain

Sometimes we all need to turn the world off, right? When the weather turns grey and the long term forecast brings no better news, create your own relaxing atmosphere by shutting your beautiful custom drapes! Just like your choice of paint for your living room, bedroom, guestroom and playroom, your drapes can create the perfect setting for relaxation and positive …

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Motorized blinds

We love technology. It’s cool, it’s fun, and it makes our lives easier. What interests us in particular is home automation. I won’t lie; I’ve turned my place into a smart home. Automated thermostat, installed; smart lights around the outside of my house, check; motion detection smart cameras at each door to monitor what’s going on when I’m not home …

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Halloween costumes in a pinch

Halloween, one of our favorite holidays is here. We love dressing up for costume parties. If you have plans to attend a Halloween party, but scrambling to come up with a costume, we’ve got some last minute ideas that can help. Little Red Riding Hood The essence of a Little Red Riding Hood costume is the red cape of course. …

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Blackout curtains for nurseries ensures a good night's sleep

Parents want to ensure the nursery is as comfortable as possible for their little ones. A good night’s sleep for your child is the most important element of a well-planned nursery. Sleep is no less important than food, drink, or safety in the lives of children. Although this may seem obvious, many children today don’t get the critical sleep they need to develop …

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Fall 2016 colour trends

Fall – what a beautiful time of year, the weather’s a bit cooler, the days slightly shorter, and what we personally enjoy most, the beautiful colour changes of foliage. And just as fall brings about beautiful vibrant colours, the same applies to home trends. Let’s talk about what the popular fall colour trends are this year. Pink, that’s right pink. …

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Decorative acoustic panels

Acoustic panels help reduce unwanted reflected sound in any room of your home or building. Until recently, however, many people were confined to utilitarian panels that didn’t do much for the rest of the décor. With decorative acoustic panels in your home or office, you can make a statement while you insulate for sound at the same time. Sound absorption …

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Back to school

You know that commercial they play at the beginning of every school year? You know the one we’re talking about; the one where they’re playing “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” by Andy Williams while parents are shopping for school supplies. While it is an amusing commercial, it does bring up the thought of preparing your child for their …

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Colour

Have you ever walked into a space and sensed that something was not quite right but did not know why? There’s pretty good odds that the colour of the room might be what’s off-putting. The colours that surround us influence our moods and perceptions in many ways. Colours and their placement can make us feel either comfortable or disconnected. To …

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Stay cool this summer with the right curtains

It’s been a pretty hot and sticky summer thus far. While we’re not ones to complain about the heat, it can get uncomfortable inside the house. To compensate, we turn up the air conditioner and end up with high energy bills. Fortunately with the right window treatments, your homes comfort level can be regulated to just the right temperature without …