NO More Popcorn Ceiling!

NO More Popcorn Ceiling!

NO More Popcorn Ceiling! In the fall of 2015, I joined almost 200 Designers/Bloggers in the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home where we have 6 weeks to transform a room of our choice from boring to stunning! I picked our Master Bedroom & En-suite because it was, quite frankly, dated,boring and I so desperately wanted a change.  But at week 4, I ran into a major set-back with our popcorn…

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How To Paint Your Brass Fireplace Screen

How To Paint Your Brass Fireplace Screen

  Fireplace Screen Makeover:  From 1980’s to Sleek & Contemporary Giving your fireplace screen a new look is a quick and easy fix and all for the cost of a can of spray paint.  This brass screen was screaming “makeover.”                   The first step was removing the screen from the fireplace.  Be careful not to “yank” it off because there are probably screws in place keeping it…

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Master Bedroom & En-suite Makeover: Adding the Glam

Master Bedroom & En-suite Makeover: Adding the Glam

Master Bedroom & En-suite makeover: Adding the Glam In the fall of 2015, I joined almost 200 Designers/Bloggers in the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home where we have 6 weeks to transform a room of our choice from boring to stunning! I picked our Master Bedroom & En-suite because it was, quite frankly, dated,boring and I so desperately wanted a change.  But at week 4, I ran into a major…

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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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Granite counter tops! Safe or hazardous to your health???

Granite counter  tops! Safe or hazardous to your health???

Granite counter tops! Safe or hazardous to your health??? It used to be that everyone longed for granite counter tops in their kitchen.  Having a granite counter top was the equivalent of having a BMW or Mercedes in your driveway.  But with recent reports of radon or radiation emitting from granite, are granite counter tops safe or hazardous to your health? Or is it just a few naysayers making a big ado over nothing? Over the past…

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