Spring Home Decor

Around here, our favourite seasons are Spring and Fall! Why? Home Show season of course! But also because these seasons mark a significant change in what it looks like outside, and a sign of things to come.  Read more

Family Organization Starts Here

If you are like most families, you have a lot going on and a lot to keep track of. We’ve all had that moment when you are running late for an appointment you forgot about and suddenly your keys aren’t where they usually are. Then while you frantically look for them, you spill something or knock something over, which in turn makes you even later. Do you dream of the day where this doesn’t happen to you? So do we! Read more

Maximizing Hallway Storage – Closets and Stairways

If the hallway in your home is lacking in storage spots, it’s time to get creative! We have provided you with some ideas on using functional furniture to maximize your hallway storage, and how to capitalize on the walls in your hallway for storage. Many hallways have a closet that stores random items from your home, and others also incorporate a stairwell into their design.  Read more

Maximizing Hallway Storage – Wall Storage

Last week, we gave you some ideas of how to use furniture in your hallway to make it more functional. This week, lets take a look at how you can use the walls in your hallway to provide more storage, and cull the clutter.
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Maximizing Hallway Storage – Functional Furniture

The hallways in your home don’t have to be a barren space, no matter if they are large or small. Embrace this space and make the most of it! Simple tricks can give you a lot of extra storage in an otherwise half-used space. There are several different pieces of furniture that are perfect for maximizing storage in a small space!  Read more

Flooring Trends of 2015

One of the best ways to update your home, aside from a fresh coat of paint, is to update your flooring. There are a lot of choices when choosing flooring, giving you a range of materials, colours and patterns, and cost.

The biggest flooring trend of 2015 is switching your flooring choice to an environmentally friendly option. Read more

Yurts in the Modern World

A yurt is an ancient portable dwelling, typically used by Mongolian nomads over 3,000 years ago. While modern yurts have changed, they are still based on the same concept; a circular frame holding a cover.  Read more

Float Homes – New Home Trend

For coastal communities, like Nanaimo, “harbour living” will soon have a new meaning. Floating homes are an emerging household trend for many BC communities, with many unique benefits that no home on land can offer. Read more

Tiny Home Trend

Over the past decade or so, the emergence of “tiny homes” is growing. Many people are choosing to downsize, and not just their home, but their lives as well.

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Unique Home Design

When you’re dreaming of the house you’ll build one day, what do you see? A plot of land with a modest house placed perfectly on the lot, or something extravagant and different?

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