Decor

Work With What You’ve Got: Freshening Up an Outdated Kitchen for Less Time + Money

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Kitchen renovations are almost as infamous for being expensive as they are lengthy. Living in a half-done, half-usable space, while you spend tons of cash on either the DIY supplies or the pros to do it right, is not something we love to recommend to clients or friends…or really anyone who’s sanity we care about! Check out our tips and tricks for freshening.

How to Layer for Comfort at Home

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With the season cooling off, we are all packing on a few extra layers to keep cosy and warm – but what about your house? How do you make it feel cosy at home as the mercury drops? No, we don’t mean you should put a scarf around your chimney or some mittens on the pipes 😂 We’re talking about using decor as a tool to layer inside your home in a way that makes being at home just a little cosier but also a little more beautiful than it was before.

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How We’re Using Colours of the Year 2020 + Tips for Your Home

Late last year, we were sitting in the office and the topic of colours of the year came up. As the design junkies that we are, we of course Googled them and we had a collective WTF moment. They’re a pretty big departure from the 2019 colours, which I would say are suuuper neutral and definitely in the wall category of use. HOWEVER – 2020 is full of much bolder and more colourful hues.

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Gift Wrap Hacks + Sustainable Swaps

Gift Wrapping – You Either Love It Or Hate It. I May Or May Not Be Buried Under A Pile Of Ribbon For The Next Few Weeks If You’re Looking For Me, So Let’s Say I’m Somewhere In Between There As We Speak. So When We Were Talking About What We Wanted To Share This Month, We Landed On Gift Wrapping Pretty Quickly. Not To Mention Every Time We Are At Homesense I Have To Stop Myself From Nabbing All The Super Fancy/Stunning/Beautiful Wrapping Paper In Sight!