18 Awesome Home Offices

18 Awesome Home Offices 1. Go Old-School There’s no shortage of vintage eye candy in the Jackson, Wyoming study of Christian Burch and John Frechette, the duo behind local decor and menswear shop Mountain Dandy. The roll-top desk was a hand-me-down from Burch’s parents, while the pegboard walls were original to the ’50s house. 2.…

A COVID Free Canada Day

A COVID Free Canada Day The List This year, your Canada Day gathering will feel a little more… exclusive. Just embrace that angle and dive headfirst into the VIP theme by inviting only those in your immediate household and others who have already confirmed they’re part of your extended “social bubble.” Rules and regulations around…

What Is Tuckpointing?

What Is Tuckpointing? If you own a brick home, as you probably know, you have a beautiful design feature which increases the value and appeal of your home.  But did you know that all masonry needs repair at some point? Mortar joints can become damaged over time due to harsh weather conditions, particularly excessive amounts…

Exterior Painting Trends

Exterior Painting Trends Unless you’ve been driving around with blinders on you’re sure to have noticed the prevalence of very dark exterior colours on homes by now. Exterior paint colour trends for 2020 practically starts and ends with black, charcoal, navy and other very dark hues. These Darker homes started showing up in about 2014…

Bring Indoor Comfort Outside

Bring Indoor Comfort Outside! One of the most popular trends in home development today is outdoor living. Homeowners all over the country are expanding their living spaces to include the outdoors. By building versatile living spaces that feature everything from quiet places to read to fully functional outdoor entertaining spaces complete with kitchens and dining.…

2020 Landscaping Trends

2020 Landscaping Trends The early 2000s saw the environmentalist boom. The rise of organic produce and gardening skyrocketed and is here to stay. Composting, xeriscapes, and smaller outdoor spaces have been enormous in the last twenty years. With the widespread use of the Internet, people have begun sharing ideas for micro landscapes across the globe,…