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The Art of Accessorizing

  In room décor, accessorizing is the icing on the cake, and more. The right accessories can make or break the room. Accessories … Read more

Decorating Smaller Spaces

As smaller homes gain popularity, whether it is a condo, a rental, or a much smaller house, many people struggle with how … Read more

Hiring a Decorator Can Pay for Itself

Have you ever thought it would be fun to have some professional help the next time you plan a room design, choose … Read more

For A Good Cause

Jamie and Lisa of the Lite 92.9 morning show recently raised $10,000 for United Way, with some help from me. This was Jamie’s temporary home … Read more

Inspiration for Design

Have you ever wondered where the ideas come from for good design? Or maybe you have struggled with getting a decorating project … Read more

FAQ: What is the difference between designing, decorating and staging?

It’s a question I get asked quite often. Different geographical areas use these terms differently, but here is how I would explain … Read more

Living Through Renovations

In the process of consulting with both decorating and staging clients, I often recommend repairs, upgrades, and renovations. Many have heard me … Read more

Featured Success Story: Old is New Again

I am very proud to have been part of this exquisite example of great design, excellent real estate services, staging, and all … Read more

Outdoor Living Space and Colour

I recently spoke at a lunch and learn hosted by Norma Laflamme of Royal LePage. The topic was extending living space by … Read more

Choosing the Right Paint Colours

Choosing paint colours for many seems to be high on the list of things that cause stress. Why? Probably because there are … Read more

How Colours Affect Us

Check out these descriptions of a few favorite colours and how they affect us: Blue is one of the overwhelming favourite colours, … Read more

Garden in an Environmentally Friendly Way

by Sasha O’Connor, Garden Coach and President of Sustainable Landscape Design, For to many people, the ‘perfect’ garden has come to … Read more

Maximize Your Curb Appeal

Surveys tell us that over 70% of buyers either check online pictures or do a drive-by before deciding whether to view a … Read more

If you don’t visualize well you are not alone

Recent studies tell us that 90% of the North American population do not visualize well. This means that most people see only … Read more

Top 10 Tips on How to Dress a Kitchen for Sale

Imagine your kitchen is being photographed for a design magazine. You’ll want it to be spotlessly clean, in excellent repair, and beautifully dressed … Read more

The Heart of the Home

The kitchen is truly the heart of a home. It is the room where we gather together to prepare and share food and … Read more

Entrepreneurs and Visionaries

2011 began for me by attending the largest home staging convention in the history of Home Staging. This international gathering of Home … Read more

A new way to achieve the home you want

Home decorating and the use of a specialist in home décor were for a very long time considered a luxury. A designer … Read more