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Friday, 13 January 2012

Small Bathroom Reno

Take a look at this small bathroom Reno
When doing this bathroom, we selected a more modern look

Texture is important in creating this space
I began by selecting a cabinet from Ikea. This two drawer high gloss gray unit with a clean white counter is the perfect start!
The window needed to be removed from this small space to make room

It is floating on the wall leaving the floor space open which makes the room look larger.

I chose 4" x 16 " white subway tiles and on the wall I staggered them vertically and to accent I selected a beautiful gray linear glass tile.

It really gives a great look.
We removed the existing tub and put a shower. I decided to install the tile horizontally to give a unique look. The same gray glass as an accent going right up and across the ceiling of the shower.

The walls are complete with a pewter wallpaper to add that extra texture

Here are the before and after photos

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Refinishing a front door

This door is dated and in need of some work. The oak door had weather damage and needed a fresh new look.
When dealing with something like this the best thing to do is stain the wood in a dark colour.
Oak has a very prominent grain that is beautiful but when it has many imperfections the repair can be challenging!
The door was stripped down to the bear wood and all the imperfections filled with a wood fill.
A dark brown/black finish was applied in a stain.
This dark rich colour blends all of the wood fill and the damaged parts that simply cannot be fully repaired but now is hidden with this rich stain.
A Marine finish was given over top to protect the wood as it is a strong finish for exterior doors.
The end result is gorgeous and gives the entrance a new updated look



Friday, 7 October 2011

Elegant silk drapes!

This elegant silk drape is trimmed with tassel fringe on either side. The panels are pinch pleated for an elegant look and puddles on the floor!

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Small nooks

When creating a small nook try to create interest with unique pieces!
Hanging different frames and other pieces of art make this wall interesting!
Adding glass pieces adds the sparkle needed to complete the look
Most of all HAVE FUN!!!

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Simple Elegance!!

This dining room truly is simple and elegant!
The timeless and classic lines are perfect for the decor and the colors are warm.
Simple curtains with a unique style chandelier give it charm

Friday, 23 September 2011

Dining room drapery makeover!!!

This unique design really makes for a formal room. The selection of fabrics
Give a rich look and the textures work well together!
The end result is beautiful!