Christmas Corner
Nov28

Christmas Corner

We thought this would be the perfect time to let our readers know about this hidden gem as the holiday season approaches. Wendy’s shop has something for everyone and for every budget. The most interesting thing is that the retail space has items that you would never find anywhere else.

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Everything Old
Nov28

Everything Old

Premier Home Upgrades Inc. is a family owned and operated construction company, providing high-end kitchen and bathroom remodels throughout Southern Ontario since 2011. Specializing in custom carpentry and millwork, they offer expert installation, as well as quality craftmanship and attention to detail from the initial planning stages right through to the finishing touches.

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150 Years of Personal
Nov28

150 Years of Personal

What does 150 years get you? It could get you a lot of things, however in the case of John Thomson and Son Furniture in Fergus, it gets you a local family run business with 150 years of experience to ensure that they are getting you what you need efficiently and with the best quality possible.

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J-M Building Contractors: Continuing to Provide Professional Designs and Builds to Their Customer’s Satisfaction
Nov28

J-M Building Contractors: Continuing to Provide Professional Designs and Builds to Their Customer’s Satisfaction

Located in Alma, Ontario, J-M Building Contractors has continued to offer quality workmanship, whatever the project, since 2015. Headed by John Horst, the company provides a wide range of customized construction products, all completed to the highest of standards and to the customers approval.

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Oh Christmas Tree!
Nov28

Oh Christmas Tree!

Like most of our holiday traditions which originated in other places and times, the Christmas tree stands out as the most universal symbol this time of year, and has been adopted into many cultures.

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Colour Your Home
Nov28

Colour Your Home

Light and colour affect your mood; so much so that there is a whole school of psychology related to it. Bright vibrant colours can be energizing, though too much can also be overstimulating, not necessarily making it the right tone for a room you spend a lot of time in. Rich warm colours, on the other hand, can be comforting, but also heavy perhaps bringing down the tone of the space.

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Drywalling … Not So Easy
Nov28

Drywalling … Not So Easy

Dufferin Drywall & Contracting is one of the few companies in Dufferin that specialize in drywall installation. At only 24, Mono resident Adam Teeter is the owner of Dufferin Drywall & Contracting, a company with one employee and a heavy workload.

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Light Up Your Life
Nov28

Light Up Your Life

Despite improvements in lighting technology, nothing luminates quite like the real thing and skylights are the perfect vehicle to bring it in to your home.

Before you install the skylight, the planning stage should include consideration of what you want it to achieve.

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Where Clever Design Meets Artistry & Luxury
Nov28

Where Clever Design Meets Artistry & Luxury

“This is the only modern build in Orangeville”, begins Shawna. And she’s right. In all of my years of writing for this magazine and admiring many beautiful homes, this home is something different. It has a “strength” of beauty, one that blends artisan edge with elegance and luxury.

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Decorating for the Holidays
Nov28

Decorating for the Holidays

“Flowers are always the same the world over and they’ve been the same for years and years. What makes them different is how you put them together,” says Suzanne Gardner “I love the holiday season”, says Suzanne. “We always try to come up with unexpected arrangements and to offer our clientele unique and distinct natural holiday decor items”.

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An Ongoing Renovation To A Real Fixer Upper: the kitchen
Aug30

An Ongoing Renovation To A Real Fixer Upper: the kitchen

As part of an ongoing renovation/restoration of their 50-year-old Caledon Village home, Brenda and Bill Evans decided that their next project would be a major re-creation of their kitchen.

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When e-design & hands-on designer consultation meet
Aug30

When e-design & hands-on designer consultation meet

Downsizing is never easy. Deciding what to take, what to purge, and what you simply cannot live without can not only be daunting, it can be downright overwhelming. When Julie decided a few years ago to sell her farmhouse and move to a condo in Elora, she knew that Paula was going to be instrumental in helping with pairing the “old” from her farmhouse with the “new” of her condo.

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Come See It for Yourself
Aug30

Come See It for Yourself

If you ask Original Home Furniture on Woodlawn Road in Guelph, they will give you an emphatic yes, and it seems like many of the companies that they carry, which are all moving to in-store “design” studios, also agree.

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Take Away Some of That “Renovation Stress”
Aug30

Take Away Some of That “Renovation Stress”

There are many reasons why hiring a professional can be very beneficial, both financially and emotionally. Putting the hard stuff in the hands of a professionally trained designer can take away some of that “renovation stress” and may save you money in the long run.

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Building Your Dreams One Tile at a Time
Aug30

Building Your Dreams One Tile at a Time

While the blends of rich woods and clean white marble that weave through the home are a striking combination, we are going to concentrate on three rooms in particular: the kitchen and two bathrooms. 

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