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Accentuate The Positive With A Fabulous Feature Wall

Accentuate The Positive With A Fabulous Feature Wall

February 10, 2020 3 min read

There are bad accents (like Michigan-born Madonna’s habit of periodically dropping a few posh beats of Queen’s English into her Midwestern parlance) and then there are really great accents – the kind that do wonders by creating drama and dimension in a room.   
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Cabinet Shuffle: Repaint Your Kitchen Cupboards in 6 Easy Steps

Cabinet Shuffle: Repaint Your Kitchen Cupboards in 6 Easy Steps

February 04, 2020 3 min read

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. 

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PAINTERS’ INSURANCE IS JUST GOOD POLICY

February 04, 2020 2 min read

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.

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TUESDAY FINDS: Forecasting the Trends at Toronto’s IDS 2020

TUESDAY FINDS: Forecasting the Trends at Toronto’s IDS 2020

January 28, 2020 2 min read

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.  

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New Series: Welcome to "Tuesday Finds" with Brooke-lyn

January 27, 2020 2 min read

 Introducing "Tuesday Finds" - a new blog series from Barrydowne's Brooke-lyn Cacciotti. Join Brooke-lyn as she browses local shops and hot spots to comb the aisles for inspiration, ideas and cool products to bring your interior decorating goals to life.
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Finishing Powder: Go Bold in Your Home’s Smallest Room

January 03, 2020 2 min read

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. 

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Namaste in Bed: Soothing Shades for Your Sanctuary

Namaste in Bed: Soothing Shades for Your Sanctuary

December 11, 2019 2 min read

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.

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Benjamin Moore Color Of The Year 2020 First Light 2102-70

Find yourself feeling “meh” about the 2020 Color of the Year? Cohabitating with the 2020 Color Trends Collection.

October 17, 2019 2 min read

Let’s address the pink elephant in the room: that the Color of the Year,  First Light 2102-70 is, well, pink. Understandably, the choice is not sitting comfortably with everyone, especially homeowners resistant to putting a soft, rosy hue on the walls. As the much buzzed-about 2020 Color Trends palette from Benjamin Moore shows, there are more inspiring neutrals to explore!
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Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2020 First Light 2102-70

Love At First Light, 2020 Color Of The Year

October 11, 2019 2 min read

Everyone, and we mean everyone, looks next-level happy and healthy with a rosy glow. Slowly sip on that fact as we bask in Benjamin Moore’s choice for Color of the Year 2020: First Light – a fresh and luminous blush-pink stunner that is both flirty and flattering. 

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People Primer: Debbie

People Primer: Debbie

October 01, 2019 2 min read

“My favourite spaces to decorate were the living room and kitchen because that’s where my family spends the most quality time,” says Debbie, a member of the Barrydowne team since 2016. “I’ve purposely saved the master bedroom for last because I want to put the most thought into it. It’s our space to get away and at the end of the day, we want a nice, calming space to unwind.”

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People Primer: Lindsay

People Primer: Lindsay

August 08, 2019 2 min read

Before becoming a professional interior decorator, Lindsay completed several post-secondary courses in design and colour theory and fine-tuned her expertise through practical, hands-on work in the creative field. 

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DESIGNER PROFILE: LAUREN PERRY, PERRY + PERRY

DESIGNER PROFILE: LAUREN PERRY, PERRY + PERRY

February 15, 2019 3 min read

Perry + Perry Architects, a trusted architecture firm practicing for over 30 years, offers full-service interior design specializing in commercial projects and whole home renovations. Lauren will execute your entire project with a professional process, refined with experience.
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