Viewing posts from: May 2016
30May
Budget Friendly ways to Deck out the Patio
Home Improvement

Summer is just around the corner, and the warm sunshine is beckoning you to spruce up your patio for the outdoor season. Don’t be overwhelmed.  Creating a beautiful, inviting and functional patio at a reasonable price can be accomplished with a little planning and elbow grease. Here are five budget-friendly ways to deck out your patio for your family and friends to enjoy all summer long.

Give Your Structurally Sound Patio A Facelift

Budget friendly ways to deck out the patio

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20May
Spring Gardening – Here is What to do in May
Home Improvement

Tending to your spring garden in May is a wonderful way to celebrate the lengthening days and the end of a long, cold winter.  Also caring for your garden in the spring is one of the most important things you can do to ensure a successful garden throughout the summer. Check out these four spring gardening tasks in May that will awaken your garden from its long winter rest: prepare the soil, clean up the garden, add mulch and plant new flowers and shrubs.

Preparing the Soil in May will Ensure the Soils Fertility

Spring Gardening

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13May
4 secrets to a luxurious bathroom look
Design & Decor

A luxurious bathroom, whether it is a master, guest or powder room, is a tremendous asset and welcome pleasure to a home.  And, bathrooms are a great place to splurge on extra special features because they are a relatively small space in a home, which minimizes the material costs to upgrade. However, choosing where to spend and where to save in order to create a gorgeous, luxurious bathroom can be a challenge. Check out these four secrets for a luxurious bathroom look that will add value to your home and give you a wonderful place to begin and end your day for years to come: tile, mirrored walls, smoky glass, and five-star accents.

Create a Modern and Luxurious Bathroom with Floor to Ceiling Tile

Luxurious bathroom

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03May
Mother’s day entertaining ideas.
Community & Lifestyle

Mother’s Day is a time to show your mom how much you value and admire her.  And, what better way to show her this then to plan a fun-filled day together doing something she enjoys. Deciding on a meaningful and entertaining activity, however,  can be a challenge.  When planning an enjoyable Mother’s Day event, the most important things to consider are your mom’s hobbies, style and personality and who she might like to include in the day.  Below are five Mother’s Day entertaining ideas.

Plan a Chic Mother’s Day Tea Party at Home for your Mom, Grandmas, Aunts and Sisters.

Mother's day entertaining ideas

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02May
Colour Coordination Tips from Top Designers
Design & Decor

The colors you choose for the interior of your house will set the mood and spirit in your home. And, coordinating the colors in your home will make you feel comfortable and create a sense of peace and harmony.   Applying good color flow throughout your home is an excellent way to achieve balance and connection from one space to another.  Choosing the perfect colors for you home is also an important decision.  One common suggestion for choosing your color palette is to use the colors from a favorite object in your home: a painting, the couch, or a piece of pottery.   Then, when choosing coordinating colors throughout your home, it can be helpful in to visit your local paint store or search online expert advice.  Below are several colour coordination tips from top Canadian designers Sarah Richardson, Jane Lockhart, and Debbie Travis.

Sarah Richardson

Colour coordination tips from top designers

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