Condo Renovation

Location: Toronto, Canada Type: Residential Renovation Year: 2015 The client wanted to renovate his existing 1000 SQFT Condo. Entertaining was the key component for the space. Grouping the Living/Sitting, Dining and Kitchen in an open plan with easy access to the balcony provided good communication between spaces . The balcony door was moved and replaced to allow … More Condo Renovation

Taking on “Tiny House” ideas for your own home.

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.

The Small Bedroom

Whether your quandary is with a small guest room, child’s room or master bedroom the resultant frustration of “what on earth do I do with it?” is the same. An appropriate size bed for the size of room is one thing, but sometimes when space is premium, we run out of options. So the next best … More The Small Bedroom

Barbeque Season

If you are getting ready for Canada Day, Independence Day or celebrating the strawberries and cream during Wimbledon, the barbeque season is in full swing. Having family and friends over for a Summer gathering is one of the great things about the season. The Summer cook isn’t standing away from the action with his face towards the … More Barbeque Season

The Age of Faux!

Low maintenance gardens are highly sought after. After a gruelling day at the office most of us would rather kick off our shoes and relax than mow the grass, clip the hedge and water the plants. We are not all destined to be limited to pavers and a bottle of weed killer. Now we can have our cake … More The Age of Faux!

1920’s Kitchen

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

Sunny Conservatory

  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