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January 19, 2015

There are always many ways to start off the decorating process. When it’s time to plan your seating area, whether it’s in the living room, parlour, den or great room, first thoughts are of comfortable chairs or a multi-purpose sofa. Or you may have seen a shade of paint or a wallpaper pattern that revved up your enthusiasm. These are all good; inspiration for change can and does come from anywhere. I could decorate an entire room around a funky coffee table or a pair of retro lamps. But, another trigger struck me during a visit to a carpet gallery......(read more)

January 12, 2015

Dear Debbie,

We enjoy DIY projects and are looking for some fresh ideas for storage or shelves in our kids’ bedrooms. Do you have any ideas with instructions?...(read more)

January 5, 2015

When I am asked what colours are going to be on trend for the coming year, I think about what the next few years hold for us in terms of lifestyle choices, and changes in the marketplace. Here are my four colour themes for the coming year......(read more)