Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:37

The 411 on Natural Stone

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Natural stone is a very popular material used in both interior and exterior spaces. Depending on the stone, it is important you know what works best in your installation. Natural stone is harvested from the earth and there are 3 types: Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igneous. All three can be composed of either calcareous (CaCO3) or siliceous (SiO2) material.
Friday, 20 August 2010 21:38

5 Tips to Make Your Small Space Look Large

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With today’s economy or life style change, some are moving into smaller places, downsizing, trading in the larger homes for smaller homes. With all the pieces you accumulate, you try to incorporate them in smaller spaces. No matter what you do, it always feels as though your space is cramped. It’s too small, or at least you think it is. You don’t need to sacrifice that expansive look that you were once accustomed to. Instead, you can still keep that look by following these five tips.
Sunday, 01 August 2010 21:57

How Colors and Patterns Can Jazz Up Space

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Are you afraid of adding color on your walls or introducing patterns in your space? Why? There is no need. Color and patterns add excitement to any space. Today, trends in home décor focus on the family and ancestral pasts. We see global influences on colors with bold hues and on patterns with ethnic geometric forms. Don’t let this frighten you. You might be surprised. Think outside of the box, take a leap of faith and let’s explore.
Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

How to Benefit by Going Green

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Okay, you plan to make major renovations around your home. Did you know you could get "non-refundable" tax credits if you purchase items that qualify under the Energy Efficiency Tax Credits? (In Canada refer to the ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes.) These are items that are considered to be energy-efficient products or renewable energy systems for your home. These credits apply on installations that occurred in 2009 or will occur in 2010 on existing primary residences.

Selecting carpet is one of those decisions that you should take seriously. It is an item that could potentially be around in your home for a long period of time. Carpets and area rugs generate visual interest and there are wide choices of designs, textures, and price points to choose from. Don’t make this decision lightly. The information provided here will help you narrow your choice. So let’s compare natural and synthetic man-made fibers.

Sunday, 20 June 2010 22:48

How to Make a Large Space Cozy

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Do you have spaces in your home that stick out like sore thumbs because they are massive and sparse? Do they contain furniture that looks lost or out of place? Are the rooms uninviting and as a result you ignore them and pass by them every time in dismay. Stop, now is the time to enter those spaces and transform them into ones that are warm, inviting and most importantly cozy!

My husband often complains of headaches that come out of nowhere. Being the attentive and compassionate wife that I am, I tease him and say, “Maybe we have sick house syndrome”. But in all reality, this is a serious problem for many.

Sunday, 06 June 2010 19:23

How to Start Prosperity Flowing in a Home

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I love the synergy and comfort I feel when I walk into an interior space designed around the principles of Feng Shui (fung-SHWAY) which means "wind water". Feng shui is associated with prosperity and good health in the Chinese lifestyle.
Thursday, 17 September 2009 22:17

Do You Love Your Baby?

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You just found out that you are expecting a baby. What exciting news! So many things to do, but where do you start? Before you go out and paint the nursery, do your research first.  The number of cases of early childhood allergies and asthma incidents has increased. The indoor air quality of your environment could contribute to this problem. To help ensure your child does not fall victim to this, use products that will not compromise the air quality of your child’s room.

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