Category Archives: Renovations

Custom Stained Picket Fence

*disclaimer this post was sponsored by Home Hardware Building Centre Older homes mean character galore but it also can mean some odd spaces! Mixing the past with the modern can sometimes be a bit of a creative challenge. Our rule of thumb has been; it needs to be charming and it needs to be practical. …

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Decorating with White and Woods

White is everywhere! Walls, furniture and decor have all turned white! Of course, there are people complaining about this trend, complaining it will show to dirt and feel too sterile. I have found my favourite way when decorating with white is to add wooden decor. The white can feel a bit stark and overly bare….

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How Paint Can Change a Room

(this project was sponsored by Home Hardware) How can paint change a room? Take a peak at our dining room now! Before this room was a dingy, shabby little room with outdated paint colour (I think it was painted back in the 60’s?). The Before Instead that ivory paint didn’t reflect hardly any light. The…

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Kitchen Renovation- Adding Subway Tile

Did you know a kitchen can make you excited? Even when it is a tiny little room? Yup! Add the right colour paint and a gorgeous backsplash and voila! You will smile every time you step foot into the room! The First Renovation This renovation began four years ago, we bought this house and the…

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New Year and Kitchen Refresh Plans

2019 has brought us winter storms and cancelled school days. As much as I am missing the warmer weather and wish it was spring, I am trying to make good use of this time. Since we are stuck inside it is the perfect time to work on a few projects. The kitchen is the hub…

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