Media Room Makeover-Week 2

Media Room Makeover-Week 2

Media Room Makeover-Week 2 It’s Week 2 of the One Room Challenge.   I shared last week all the before photos of our media room and mentioned my plans. In a nutshell, we moved into our home just about a year ago and I’m giving our teen boys media room a much needed face lift. It’s current state:                                      …

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Do I Need A Building Permit For Renovations?

Do I Need A Building Permit For Renovations?

Everyone knows that if you put an extension on your house, you will require a building permit. But what about for the smaller renos like a new kitchen, a new bathroom, installing larger windows or a new basement? Do you need a building permit for that ? Do I Really Need a Building Permit for Renovations? When we were visiting friends one day, we went out for a walk around their neighbourhood after dinner. We couldn’t help…

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Media Room Makeover-Week 1

Media Room Makeover-Week 1

Media Room Makeover-Week 1 I’m SO excited to be part of the One Room Challenge again.  A huge thanks to Linda of Calling It Home for organizing this bi-annual design challenge.  This is my forth time taking on the challenge.  The first time I redesigned our entryway.  The second time was our master bedroom including adding on a master en-suite and the third time was our family room. We moved into a newer home in the spring…

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2017 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2017 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2017 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home Popular paint colors for staging colors come and go just like any trend.  A couple of years ago people were covering up their beige walls with gray.  Now you see this trend reversing itself.  The colder darker grays are definitely on their way out so you now see gray walls, especially “cool” darker walls being repainted for a lighter cooler gray, a warmer version of gray,…

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Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood A few years ago I staged a townhouse that had a stunning newly renovated kitchen.  It was complete with long sleek granite counter tops, new high end kitchen cabinets and of course the very best stainless steel appliances. Around the same time I staged another townhouse that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles, nice new vanity, great shower including an expensive trendy…

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