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Vanessa definitely got her groove back. Ever since, she has become known for her advancing colour-matching skills and for the way she goes above and beyond for Barrydowne’s customers, even if it means becoming an intrepid hunter of hard-to-find items.
Color therapy suggests that blue evokes clarity and increased intuition. We know we can trust and depend on people in blue uniforms. Also said to reduce blood pressure, slow respiration and decrease heart rate, the serenity of blue is commonly used in hospitals and health centers to promote relaxation and healing for body and mind. Its calming effect rejuvenates us on the home front too, which is why blue reigns in bedrooms and family rooms.
It doesn’t take an arrow-slinging cherub to know that heartfelt reds and crush-worthy pinks play a big part in Valentine’s Day. But beyond the annual holiday of love and friendship, this romantic palette can help create a certain mood in a space and convey emotion the other 364 days of the year too.
Repainting your cabinets costs about 80% less than installing a brand new kitchen and still cooks up amazing results. Yet, success hinges on prepping surfaces correctly and choosing the right paint products. Start by getting a handle on these steps to bring fresh color to your cucina and reclaim your kitchen’s shelf confidence.
Reputable painting contractors should have both general liability insurance and Workers Compensation insurance through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) – not only to protect their employees but to safeguard their customers. That’s because if a worker is injured on your property and the contractor is not covered by the WSIB, the cost could come out of the homeowners’ pocket.
As I made my way through the maze of modular furniture and high-concept light installations, yours truly stayed laser focused on one thing only: identifying major trends that are destined to impact home interior decorating going forward.
As it turns out, the powder room was where one went to refresh their powdered wig and nose or to make a quick retreat from boorish conversation (yawn!). Typically, the powder room was a water closet near the formal entertaining room, making it convenient for guests needing a moment to themselves.
When it comes to serenity in your sleeping quarters, we’ll lay it down: the bedroom is meant to be a dreamy oasis; a calming and comfortable retreat; a relaxation station designed especially for you to unplug and power down.