Colour

A Fresh Update for a Client’s Master Bedroom

I was happy to hear from a client recently who called to inform me she wanted a fresh update for her master bedroom, along with some other rooms in her house. I had helped her decorate her main floor 10 years ago, and now, after going through some changes in her life, she wanted to make some changes in her…

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Getting Ready to Enjoy your Outdoor Living Space

Each year it seems that outdoor patio furniture is becoming more and more functional and better looking. The styles are so vast, ranging from cast iron-looking aluminum dining sets, to weathered wood-looking metal tables, to woven wicker (plastic) sectionals, to colourful plastic molded stackable chairs. Here is a small selection of furniture that outdoor entertainers, loungers and diners can be…

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How to be Trendy with Tangerine in 2012

The new “it” colour in design for 2012 is Tangerine Tango. This has been determined by PANTONE® which is the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries which ranges from fashion, graphic design, plastics, automotive and paints. I like what Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, says about this year’s…

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How to make the best first impression of your home. Part 2

6. Coordinate your house numbers and mailbox. Updating your house numbers and mailbox is one thing, but why not make them a matching set? And to make sure that your house numbers are visible from the road, step across the street to confirm that they are easily spotted. 7. Add a bench or chair to your entry. Having a place…

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How to make the best first impression of your home. Part 1

2. Put down a new front door mat. Whether you prefer functional or whimsical, refresh your entry with a colourful, humourous or just a plain new doormat that makes you smile when you get to your door. 3. Brighten up your entryway with a new light. There is a good selection of affordable outdoor light fixtures in various styles.  Choose a fixture…

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Urban Aesthetics Update Regarding COVID-19. During this time we are offering virtual consultations via Zoom or FaceTime. Our purpose is to help you enhance your home so whatever you need – contact us, and we’ll see how we can help.