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Dec
17

7 Ways to take your Gallery Wall from Cluttered to Clean

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Design Tips on Dec 17th, 2014
A gallery wall is fantastic for displaying lots of photographs or art, and is the perfect way to turn a boring blank wall into a charming display. However if the wall isn’t fully thought out before execution, things can get a little cluttered. With...

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1857
Dec
03

How to Create the Perfect Tablescape

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Furniture on Dec 3rd, 2014
Setting up your dining table with a decorative tablescape is a fun way to add some festivity to any occasion, whether it’s a holiday gathering, a wedding, or just a dinner with friends. But the big blank canvas of an empty table can be intimidating....

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1852
Dec
01

Decorating Tips for Small Spaces

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Design Tips on Dec 1st, 2014
Cramped quarters definitely pose a challenge for decorating. It’s difficult to maintain livability and functionality while still making the room look good. At the most basic level, there’s simply less space to keep everything! Follow these...

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1825
Nov
26

Living Room Trends for 2015: Abstraction and Colour

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Trends on Nov 26th, 2014
Across the fashion and interior design worlds, abstract geometric patterns are back. Where some people are still vying for the rustic feel, the modern crowd is giving way to angular and chic. source:houzz.com Traditional geometric standbys, like loosely...

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1821
Nov
18

‘Cottage Chic’ Design Tips for the Home

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Design Tips on Nov 18th, 2014
Cottage chic as a style is gaining in popularity. Since arising in Britain as a way for professionals to recapture the comfort of their grandparents’ cabins, it has swept across the ocean to become a craze among the young and hip in Canada and the United...

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1818
Nov
07

What is Minimalist Interior Design?

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Design Tips, Interior design on Nov 7th, 2014
Minimalist interior design is the reduction of rooms to their functional elements- no clutter, no unnecessary items. source:houzz.com In a minimalist home, everything has its place and stays there when not in use. Lines are clean, straight, and long....

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1812
Oct
02

Thanksgiving Table

Posted by Peter Brooks in Design Tips, Inspiration, Interior design, Trends on Oct 2nd, 2014
We recently had the pleasure of attending a special event hosted by Style At Home and Thermadore. with Special guest Chef Devan Rajkumar. Inspiration filled the room as Chef Devan shared his tips and recipes fit for entertaining a crowd and Editor-In-Chief...

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1762
Sep
20
FOLLOW THE ‘DO’S & DONT’S’ AND YOU WILL CREATE THE PERFECT BEAUTIFUL, FUNCTIONAL LIVING SPACE 1. Not Hiring a Professional to Help How did you know that this would be my first piece of advice?  It is so important to hire a professional...

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17501710
Sep
07

The Passion of Design

Posted by Peter Brooks in Design Tips, Inspiration, Interior design on Sep 7th, 2014
We’ve all heard the term ‘Passionate about design’. I can’t tell you how many emails I’ve received from fresh Interior design degree graduates looking to join an exciting Interior Design firm. Almost each applicant begins by letting me know...

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