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Regardless if you need help picking living room paint colors or new furniture, we can help with a wealth of information that covers decorating and designing living rooms.

Living Rooms Designed For Living

Remember growing up and the living room was the special room that only got used when company came? Perhaps there were even clear furniture covers over the seating to protect it when it wasn’t being used. Well times have...

Buying Artwork for the Living Room

Your living room is probably the most visible and public room of your entire house. It is in this room where your family will bond and guests will be received and entertained. With this in mind, you should make...

Is that Couch or Sofa Pet-friendly?

Do you have a “no animal on the furniture” rule that always gets ignored? If you have a furry pet, then your answer is most likely a resounding “Yes!” Never fear; there are ways to make certain that your...

Common Design Questions

There are a few common design questions that as a designer I frequently get asked when working with clients, these include: How do I plan where my furniture needs to go? How do I pull a colour palette together? What needs to...

Choosing Paint Colors for a Living room

One of the most difficult decorating tasks is choosing a color scheme. Once this is done all the other pieces of the decorating “puzzle” fall into place. But many of us struggle with where to begin. Do we just...

Decorating a Living Room – Furniture, Flooring and Paint

The living room is often one of the busiest rooms in the house. It is used for entertaining, television viewing, reading, napping, homework and anything else that takes place in a busy family. It is usually the first room...

Buying a Coffee Table

Since the Victorian era, the coffee table has been an integral part of every living room. Today, this champion of the furnishing world is even more popular, offering an extensive array of beautiful and functional choices. Whether you’re furnishing...

Popular Living Room Colors – The Color Should Reflect your Personality

Trends come and go and more often than not, trends tend to repeat themselves about every twenty years. One area you can see trends repeated over and over, is in your home décor. If you desire to get the...

Using The Color Wheel For Home Decorating

You are setting off on a new adventure and want to use your creativity to decorate your home using color. It doesn’t really matter if what you call home is a house, apartment, duplex, mobile home or a single...

Living Room Accent Furniture – Couches, Tables and Rugs

Without accent furniture a room can seem a little sparse and unresolved. It is the accent pieces in a room that create interest, depth and personality in any design. Therefore here are some tips on must have pieces when...

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New Trends in Home Building

While most of the latest trends in the home building industry relate to energy-efficiency and conservation of water, and in fact sustainability in general, there is also a noticeable trend towards down-sizing of homes. New trends in home building also emphasize the need for integrating natural resources in home design,...

Sponge Painting a Bedroom – Use a Sea Sponge

There are many different ways that you can use paint techniques to improve the look of a bedroom. Sponging is one of the simplest techniques of all, but unless you have done it before, if you are intending to be sponge painting a bedroom, it really will pay you...

Painting Kitchen Cupboards – Adding Color to the Cabinets

One of the easiest ways to revamp a boring old kitchen is by painting kitchen cupboards. But you need to know exactly what surface you are going to be painting before you start. The problem is that if you don’t prepare your surfaces correctly, you will end up with...