Planning on building a new home? What you need to know if you are considering rock blasting. by Dan Machon, BCLS. While the City and District of North Vancouver have no restrictions when it comes to rock blasting, the District of West Vancouver has a bylaw to restrict or limit the amount of rock blasting … Read More
What trends are predicted to be most popular in home decor for the upcoming year?
Christmas is my favourite holiday. I love all of the elements involved in Christmas including food, family and decor. This year, I was asked to prepare some unique Christmas craft ideas that were a bit different but would be easy to incorporate into someone’s existing decor. So, I got busy and came up with some … Read More
When we were asked to design the lounge for the Vancouver Fall Home Show I really wanted to give the design a theme. We spent many design meetings trying to decide what would be most appropriate for a lounge and how we could design a space people felt they could relax in. The prohibition style … Read More
We help a lot of home owners with their investment properties, and our goal as designers is to help your property stand out in a sea of rentals. A few simple upgrades can make a huge difference. We added new flooring that is consistent throughout, fresh paint colours, and accented the space by exposing a … Read More
The kitchen is one of the most-used spaces in a home. If you rent, or if you’re not ready to commit to a kitchen renovation just yet, here are three great tips to refresh this important space in your home: 1. Changing the hardware in your kitchen is a great way to update your kitchen … Read More
We’re so lucky in the Lower Mainland to enjoy the mild (if sometimes wet!) climate that we have. It’s not unheard of to light up the barbecue well into the fall and sometimes winter months, so here are some great tips to get the most of your outdoor space, no matter the season. 1. Think … Read More
We were thrilled to be invited back to design the feature home at the 2017 BC Home and Garden show for the second year running. We kicked things off with a live walkthrough with Jonny Staub; what a great way to start the show! An estimated 60,000 people braved long lineups to attend the show … Read More