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Another great post in Kathy's Blog series ...Photo courtesy of Ballard Designs Home décor accessories run the gamut from mirrors in an entry to those cute little knick-knacks on side tables.  The problem with accessories comes in when it seems more is more, rather than less is more, and you can't...
03/12/2009
How would it feel to live in a neighborhood without a name?  One Toronto area resident has had to do just that since the Junction Triangle fell by the wayside. Reading this article (Toronto Star, March 8 2009) made me realize just how many different neighborhoods exist within the GTA.  Some I had...
03/09/2009
Something new for your bag of tricks ...If you have a tired, damaged or BORING lampshade that could use updating or you want a particular look for a Staging area, check out www.frockz.com. These are spandex, formfitting slipcovers that fit right over your existing lampshade.  And they're machine ...
03/07/2009
According to MacLean's magazine, Caledon ON is the safest city in Canada.  Saskatoon, surprisingly, is on the most dangerous list and Toronto is ranked 29 / 100. http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/596965 From what I've read elsewhere, the teenagers in Calendon are taking matters into thei...
03/07/2009
I had written a similar piece in a past newsletter, but this is a great blog by Allegra Dioguardi (a U.S. stager).  Be sure to try the QUIZ (link in paragraph 2) ... Greetings! I just finished an article I am writing for the Interior Design issue of a local periodical here in the Hamptons on The...
03/02/2009
Helpful information on the different types of window treatments (and the style names).  Courtesy of Kathy Passarette ... Photo courtesy of Smith & Noble Types of Window Treatments Draperies - heavy material with pleated panels.  May draw across the rod or remain stationery on either or both side...
03/02/2009
This is by far the most dramatic kitchen makeover I've seen on a modest budget. Everyone knows that a kitchen can make or break a sale. With some major de-cluttering and a minor remodeling job a tired kitchen can become the queen of the prom! So to speak. The elements that went into this makeove...
03/02/2009
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Please be sure to participate in the second annual, worldwide EARTH HOUR on March 28 @ 8:30 pm.  Simply switch off all your lights, electronics and as much power as you can live without for one hour.  Light a candle, snuggle up and have a sip of wine.  It's so easy to do your part ... let's make...
03/01/2009
There is a new Canadian magazine in the home decor genre, entitled CANADIAN HOME TRENDS (formerly known as Canadian Homestead Magazine).  You can get your first issue FREE by signing up online.  Here's the link to do so - http://canadianhometrends.ca/subscribe-today/gift-subscriptions/subscriptio...
03/01/2009
SPRING is just around the corner, isn't it?  They are predicting temperatures of 9 celcius (in Toronto) today before the mercury dips again this weekend.  The sound of heavy rain kept me up half the night, and much of the snow is melting.  Yesterday's sunshine and temperature of 6 celcius, defini...
02/26/2009
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