All about texture

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Finding the right textures for your home is as important as finding the perfect paint colour or style of furniture. The look of a chair or sofa can change dramatically with different upholstery fabrics so it’s best to determine the kind of look you want to achieve and then choose a fabric texture based on that. Do you want your room to look luxe and glamorous?  Laid back and comfy? How about sophisticated and masculine? Here are some of the most commonly used upholstery fabrics and how their textures can shape the character of a room. Read More

How to clean upholstered furniture

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When it comes to buying furniture, choosing high quality upholstery is a long-term investment. While nowadays many people prefer to change up their pieces more often- about every ten years or so- some want theirs to last even longer, perhaps twenty or even thirty years. It’s important to care for your upholstery and clean it regularly in order to keep it looking like new. But no matter how careful you are or how many pets and kids you ban from touching the furniture, dirt and spills are inevitable. So here are the best ways to care for your fabric… Read More

2015 Trend: Olive Green

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Olive bedroom

Since Pantone named Emerald Green colour of the year in 2013 the bold hue has been a popular choice for those looking to add drama and brightness to a space. But there’s a new green trending for 2015 which is more refined than its jewel-toned cousin. Read More

Decorating in a Monochromatic Color Scheme

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When your decorating your room with a monochromatic color scheme, remember to pick a color and stick with it!  A good monochromatic pallet is all about the right tints, tones and shades of a single hue.

The possibilities are endless, and you can have a lot of fun with both brightening it up and toning it down.  Below are some tips to help you pick the right pallet when decorating with a monochromatic theme. Read More

Fashion is Art!

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What an incredible evening! The McMichael Art Gallery was filled with an energy that celebrated the fusion of fashion and art. Canada’s top designers were selected by the Fashion Council of Canada for their extraordinary contributions and inaugurated as the contemporary Group of Seven. Read More