Bring a Barn Back to Life

Bring a Barn Back to Life

  As summer nears, the trees come into full leaf and sunlight stretches well into the evening, you may be entertaining dreams of that ideal country life. Or maybe you’re already in the country and have been looking for years at the lovely old barn you or your...
A Stone or a Brick Exterior?

A Stone or a Brick Exterior?

It will make up in large measure the first impression people have of your house: what you cover its exterior with. To make that first impression one of grandeur and substance, you might look at those two classic home exteriors, good old brick and natural stone. Which...
Darkness done Right

Darkness done Right

I wandered through a popular home decor store recently. As I looked over the new spring displays, I noticed a theme: is that a wooden table with black chairs? And look, there’s a set of wooden chairs with a black table. And the dishes on it are black. And there’s a...
Celebrate Tradition

Celebrate Tradition

Whether you’re renovating a cherished family home or bringing personality to your brand-new dream house, the dignity and grandeur of a traditional home can be yours. In this age of flat-packed furniture and the minimalist aesthetic, why opt for a traditional style?...
New Decade, New Trends

New Decade, New Trends

  Here we are, face to face with the beginning of a whole new decade. You might look around your home and think that it needs a lift, or that you need the lift of an entirely new home! For years now many have striven toward the minimalist ideal. White walls,...
How To Guide: Winter-izing Your Home in Vancouver

How To Guide: Winter-izing Your Home in Vancouver

The weather is getting colder and, while we don’t experience the always freezing temperatures like our friends out East, we do need to be cognizant of winter-izing your home in Vancouver during this time of the year. Putting in the work now can help you save...