How to Create the Perfect Bedroom

September 25, 2018By Kendall

Have you ever wanted to create a designer ready bedroom? Here are five things you should be doing to create that perfect bedroom. Invest in some great bedding. Use a duvet bag and not a comforter for a more luxurious look. Sticking to one light color is an easy way to make a small bedroom … Read More

Should you upgrade your building’s lobby and hallways?

July 14, 2018By Kendall

Vancouver’s crazy real estate market is leaving older condo buildings feeling increasingly dated and worn out. Updating hallways and common areas of older buildings will have a positive effect on the sale of units in the building. Owners putting their units up for sale are usually are the ones who complain about the outdated hallways … Read More

Guest Post: Dan Machon on Rock Blasting for New Construction

February 21, 2018By Kendall

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

Christmas Cheer

December 15, 2017By Kendall

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

The Lounge – VHS17

November 19, 2017By Kendall

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

Upgrades to make a rental feel like home

November 2, 2017By Kendall

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

Simple Kitchen Updates

August 29, 2017By Kendall

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

Tips for Outdoor Living

August 29, 2017By Kendall

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

BC Home and Garden Show 2017: Feature Home

August 28, 2017By Kendall

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