Before you start picking cabinet styles and colours there are a few basics that need to be addressed. A kitchen layout There are two design philosophies: The work triangle and work zones. When kitchens were smaller, compact and a few dozen less small appliances, the work triangle made the space more ergonomic. With everything with … More Kitchen Design – The Basics
The concept of Tiny House Living is becoming more and more popular. The increasing number of foreclosures and unemployment in recent years has really pushed homeowners to rethink the concept of home and its size. Most tiny homes are under 500 square feet and many have stretched this notion to 150-300 square feet house on wheels. The … More Taking on “Tiny House” ideas for your own home.
Transitional Kitchen by Other Metro Furniture & Accessories Homesense So often many fall at the wayside away from colour and slump into the unfulfilled wasteland of beige! Some are intimidated to commit to using bold and bright colours in there living spaces…so goodness knows how they would react to black. OK black is not … More The Art of Decorating with Black
I have been jostling back and forth the idea of renovating my kitchen. Our 1924 house still has a lot of character left, which is why I fell in love with it. The house has been through a few hodge podge renovations mainly in the 1950’s. Some of it is good and some bad. The kitchen looks tired but … More 1920’s Kitchen
Conservatory…Sun lounge…inside-outside room…Sun room, whatever you like to call it they are almost one in the same. All are enclosed in windows, although a conservatory has the addition of a glazed roof. Not too dissimilar to a greenhouse attached to your house, but far more detail orientated. Traditionally, a conservatory was used to house … More Sunny Conservatory
The heart of the home is the kitchen. It is not only where we create sustenance for our family but also where we talk about our day, bond as a family, do homework, create projects and have fun making a mess! Sometimes we need to make the most out of the space that we have, … More Make the most out of a small kitchen
This is not your mother’s kitchen! This beautiful contemporary kitchen by Ward-Young Architecture & Planning has me thinking of mountains and forest views. The lofty ceilings, the mix of stone and wood create a feeling of an alpine paradise. The stone veneer is rustic, heavy and has a great textural presence. It is offset by the … More Sleek Contemporary Kitchen
This house has many features and spaces that just makes it feel so welcoming. It makes you want to get comfy and unwind with a cup of coffee. Of all the wonderful spaces, I just love this kitchen. The tall windows bring in a lot of natural light and creates a great connection to the outdoors which promotes a good sense … More Traditional Santa Cruz Kitchen