When decorating their homes, there are two camps of people. Those who hold back, and those who do not. While we’re fans of all types of design, we completely understand the desire to keep things neutral in your home, because they’re timeless! However, part of the fun in having your own home is getting to infuse a little personality into each room. One way to do this is to add a pop of colour to the space you’re decorating. We spend a lot of time perusing the best home decor on Instagram, and lately have seen a lot of design – from furniture to decor accents – using one particular colour. Here’s how to add a pop of blue anywhere in your home.
During most of the seasons in Canada, people want to get away. With winters that are often cold and gloomy, the only way to escape is to plan a vacation at some far off and sunny destination. In the summer however, the desire to enjoy the weather at home becomes top priority. Whether you’re going up to a cottage, doing a nature hike nearby or just staying at home and enjoying a sunny day, you don’t have to go far to have a great summer. Here are some ideas to inspire a beautiful outdoor oasis right in your own backyard.
When we scroll through Instagram looking for design inspiration, certain types of pictures really start to stand out. There are the #IHaveThisThingWithFloors shots, the #IHaveThisThingWithPink pics, and of course the #DreamKitchen moments that we all aspire to. If these trends teach us anything, it’s that there are so many design moments in both our homes and our lives just waiting to happen! You just have to look for them, and make the most of those moments. One of our favourite types of design pics to find on Instagram are the spectacular #sidetables. Here are 12 bedside table moments we wouldn’t mind waking up next to.
The weekend hasn’t arrived yet, but let us set the scene for you. It’s Saturday morning, and you’ve blissfully been permitted a sleep-in after an extra busy week. The coffee’s brewing, the toast is just waiting for its avocado companion, and your weekend reading (the newspaper’s culture section or the latest US Weekly) is ready for you to read at a nice and slow pace. All that’s missing? The perfect nook to relax in for an idyllic Saturday morning. Here are some breakfast nooks to inspire you while you sip.
When you walk into a person’s home there are lots of clues to give away their design aesthetic or the overall vibe of their home. Something as simple as a welcome mat (or lack of) can completely reveal the homeowner’s personality, and thus the personality of their home. This is why putting thought into your entryway is so important. The entryway of your home is essentially the first impression you give your guests. It sets the tone for the space, and gives people a taste of what’s to come as they delve further into your home. Here are 10 entryways we found and fell in love with.
The lighting in your home is something that is important to think about. The lighting helps to set the mood and good lighting is key for showing off some of your favourite features in your home. You want it to be bright but not too harsh and having some lights that add in a little personality certainly don’t hurt either! Getting creative with your lighting is an excellent way to spark your home with some extra charm. We’ve rounded up eight examples to help inspire you to take your lighting game to the next level at home.