Home Decorating

Decorating

Get the latest decorating and design tips from our designers. Learn what colors are hot, what furniture to purchase and how to care for the pieces that you already own.

How Versatile Is Reclaimed Wood?

If you’re looking for a room makeover and you’re still unsure which direction you might go in when it comes to the furniture you want to use, you’ll find our reclaimed wooden furniture guide a lot of help. Aside...

Canadian Made Furniture Companies

There are a plenty of great furniture companies in Canada but here is our list of ones that offer quality made furniture at a fair price. Palliser In this one-size-fits-all world PALLISER® offers a sensible, user friendly selection of designs -...

Popular Furniture Stores in Calgary

The following is a list of popular furniture stores in Calgary who sell a wide selection of sofa's, chairs, tables and other hand crafted furniture from manufactures around the world. This list is made up of stores from the...

Top 10 Hand-Crafted Custom Furniture Companies

There are a lot of great companies out there making hand-crafted furniture, but here is our top 10 based on their commitment to quality and design. Simply Amish Simply Amish furniture has been handcrafting quality solid wood Amish made furniture since...

Not all Furniture is Created Equally – You Get What You Pay For

When you go shopping for furniture, whether it's a new bed or a lounge suite, it is obvious that price differences can be vast. Whilst you can certainly get quality items at lower discount prices, generally you need to...

Going for Plenty of Color and Pattern to Decorate Your Home? Try out the...

Living in a nice and comfortable home is very important for us and the way in which we feel every day. No matter whether you spend time at home during the day or at night, perfect conditions need to...

Wood Finishes 101

Wood is a very complex material, and the products we use to treat wood are even more complex. To the untrained eye some wood finishes look the same, but in actual fact they are completely different products, with different...

5 Tips To Cure A Renovation Cleanup Hangover

Renovations can get crazy, fast. Nothing is in its usual place; life feels chaotic; and, no matter how small or large the project, it always requires a big cleanup operation. But don’t let cleaning turn you off your dream...

Choosing Interior Paint Colors for a New Home

The colors you choose for the interior of your new home will depend on a number of factors. The purpose of the room, size and dimensions of the room, and how much natural light that room sees throughout the...

How to Recycle Your Paint

Think back to your last home improvement project—remodeling, painting your house, changing the color of a room. Did you have leftover paint? If so, what happened to it? Statistics show that consumers buy approximately two gallons of paint for...

Popular Home Articles

How to Remove Marker from Furniture

Parents around the globe have at one time or another, felt immense frustration at the makers of Sharpie Markers and Crayola products at the discovery of ill-fated ‘artwork’ on their fine leather sofa. Kids have a natural tendency to draw on things. And often, the things that they draw...

Tips for Washing Clothes

Did you say “tips for washing clothes?” Doing laundry is like doing the world’s oldest profession, pardon such a crass comparison. We do it about 52 times a year (for some, maybe more) that we go on automatic mode and forget to put on our thinking cap. It’s only...

Flooring Options for the Bathroom

When it comes to figuring out how to refinish the flooring in the bathroom the first consideration should be water. Water or moisture is a problem for any floor in any part of the house. All options for the bathroom should be of the waterproof variety The other things to...