Upcycling on the Upswing!
Nov30

Upcycling on the Upswing!

The recent resurgence of thrift stores and vintage markets has had a positive impact on the upcycling trend, leaving environmentally conscious consumers searching for the perfect pieces to decorate their homes.

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Beach Living
Nov29

Beach Living

Framed by Lake Ontario on one side and Hamilton Harbour on the other, Hamilton’s 6 km long “beach strip” is a unique neighbourhood with a proud past that is attracting a lot of potential new homeowners.

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Black & White Classic Christmas
Nov29

Black & White Classic Christmas

I had a lot of fun creating this new look in my house. Black & White with Sparkle. I’ve really never thought about black being a hue for Christmas, however I was wrong.  In fashion, black and white with gold has always been a classic look. What stopped me from using it in my home decor for Christmas?

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Designing a New Kitchen Space
Nov29

Designing a New Kitchen Space

Premier Home Upgrades Inc owner Airik Lenz and his team recently completed a stunning kitchen renovation in Brampton, Ontario that transformed this dated 80’s home into a beautiful, functional kitchen that the family can enjoy for years to come.

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All the Paint, None of the Fuss
Sep01

All the Paint, None of the Fuss

Located in Fergus, Whiskey Jack’s professional and experienced team is available to help you with any of your painting needs. Whether it’s interior, exterior or cabinet painting, they are ready to have your project covered, from beginning to end.

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Check the Plumbing
Sep01

Check the Plumbing

Plumbing… it’s far from a “sexy” topic; in fact, I would wager that most people do what they can to avoid talking about it at all. Not that it is difficult, considering “plumbing” hardly comes up often in general conversation.

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Home Décor from Start to Finish
Sep01

Home Décor from Start to Finish

Your home is an extension of yourself, and you want to make the most of it. Unfortunately, if you’ve ever stared at a blank page, wondering what on earth you’re going to write next, you can know that having too much freedom can be just as crippling as having none at all.

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A Strong Family Makes for a Strong Business
Sep01

A Strong Family Makes for a Strong Business

Three generations and three decades built on high standards, quality products, knowledgeable staff, and a “customer first” philosophy, is what the Niezen family is all about. This year the family is celebrating over 17 years since they opened the doors of their Guelph, ON location, Guelph Building Supply.

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The Oldest 5th Generation Furniture Store in Canada
Sep01

The Oldest 5th Generation Furniture Store in Canada

There has long been a focus on inexpensive “furniture in a box” purchased from offshore suppliers, however this seems to be changing – even amongst the younger generation of consumers. The move towards “heirloom pieces” and longer lasting, better- quality furniture that will stand the test of time is more evident than ever.

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Create a Home Office That Works
Sep01

Create a Home Office That Works

If your temporary remote work schedule is headed for a more permanent status, or if you’ll be straddling both worlds indefinitely, it may be time to make some changes to ensure your home office is up to the task.

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Innovative Design for Healthy, Comfortable Living
Sep01

Innovative Design for Healthy, Comfortable Living

When Doreen Czimmek of GK Interior Solutions Inc. began the design process for the kitchen, bathrooms, and storage solutions in this home, she wanted to create something a little different – something that would reflect the unique structure and composition of the home, utilizing innovative materials with minimal environmental impact.

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Featured Kitchen
Aug31

Featured Kitchen

Situated on a quiet street in the East Garafraxa Woods estate subdivision, this Normerica Timber Frame home features intricate beam work throughout and could easily be mistaken for a cottage in Muskoka (minus the lake of course). The A-Frame construction, soaring ceilings and floor to ceiling windows are breathtaking, and the high elevation provides a spectacular view of the Caledon Hills and, at some points of the year, Caledon Lake.

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Inspiration on Display
Aug31

Inspiration on Display

The retail floor space at The Plumber’s Wife in Arthur is packed with all the essentials to make your house a home, for you and your family. Paula provides colour consulting and space planning, which includes room layouts and mood boards complete with product suggestions and/or selections.

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Purposeful Ways to Style a Multi-Purpose Room
Jun04

Purposeful Ways to Style a Multi-Purpose Room

(Family Features) Whether you call it a laundry room, mudroom or something else entirely, that multi-purpose space is likely a hub of activity in your home. For homeowners creating this utility space from scratch, the sky is the limit, but even if you’re updating an existing room, there are plenty of ways to add purposeful style and function. Homeowners are often looking for ways to use the rooms in their homes in multiple ways. With...

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Smooth Painting
Jun04

Smooth Painting

When I was a kid, my parents decided to paint our kitchen. It was the first time since they built the house that they had decided to take on a painting project. I remember lengthy discussions on which paint to buy, whether they needed to prime the walls first or not, and which method was going to be the best to get the paint properly applied (brush, rollers, both?) – and this wasn’t even including settling on a colour that would make...

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