DIY: How to Build a Pallet Christmas Tree

  DIY: How to Build a Pallet Christmas Tree   From cedar wreaths with candy cane striped bows to colourful lights carefully placed on the outside of your home, everyone has their own way of displaying their holiday spirit during the Christmas season. If you prefer to go with a more traditional, rustic style, the

DIY: How to Paint an Accent Wall

  DIY: How to Paint an Accent Wall   Colour plays such an important role when setting the stage for your home’s interior design. From lamps and accent pillows to the colour of your walls, there are many ways to add in trendy colours without breaking the bank. One way to make a big impression

From Safety to Aesthetics: 5 Reasons Why We Recommend Beaulieu Flooring

  From Safety to Aesthetics: 5 Reasons Why We Recommend Beaulieu Flooring If you’re in the process of deciding on flooring for your home, office, or cottage, the choices can be overwhelming. While the type of flooring might be an easier decision–carpet, ceramic tile, hardwood flooring, or laminate?–vinyl plank flooring is a popular choice with

DIY: How to Replace a Faucet

  How to Replace a Faucet            Whether it’s a leaky faucet that’s driving you crazy or a cringe-worthy outdated design, replacing your kitchen or bath faucet can be completed in an hour and at a minimal cost.   Tools & Materials Needed: New faucet Plumber’s putty Plumber’s tape Flexible water line extension (two per

DIY Ideas – Build Your Own Picnic Table

  Build Your Own Picnic Table            Love hosting backyard get togethers and potlucks? Whether it’s for your family or your next social gathering, a picnic table is the ideal outdoor furniture for eating together. Durable and large enough to comfortably accommodate a small group, a picnic table is a great addition to any outdoor

Create This Look: Benefits (and Disadvantages) of Metal Roofing

  The Benefits (and Disadvantages) of Metal Roofing Whether you’re building new or if your current home or cottage roof needs an update, have you considered making the switch to metal roofing? Traditionally, steel roofing has been used mostly for commercial, industrial, and rural buildings; however, due to advances in building materials, steel roofing is

DIY Ideas – How to Build a Planter Box

BEFORE AFTER     Perfect for small patio spaces, decks, or backyard gardens, a planter box is the perfect way to contain your flower or vegetable garden. Check out this easy weekend planter box DIY build.   Tools Needed: Tape measure Speed square Pencil Safety glasses Ear protection Miter saw Brad nailer (1” and 1

Create This Look: 3 Reasons It’s NOT Just a Deck

3 Reasons Why It’s NOT “Just a Deck” Take a moment to consider how much time and money you’ve invested into the interior of your home. Bathroom renovations, kitchen upgrades, painting, flooring… not to mention all the fun little embellishments like colour coordinated curtains, wall hangings, and decorative pillows. Now take a second to visualize

Create This Look: Our Top 3 Bathroom Trends Perfect for 2021

As we usher in a new year, we’ve gained greater perspective about the function of the spaces within our home, not just the form. With a heightened awareness of cleanliness and sanitizing during the COVID pandemic, there’s a shift towards having high-traffic areas, such as bathrooms, prioritize easy-to-clean surfaces and antimicrobial features. To find inspiration,

Create This Look: 7 Essential Tips for Designing a Stylish & Accessible Bathroom

When planning a bathroom renovation for an in-law suite or to accommodate changes in your own accessibility, a safe, usable space doesn’t have to be sterile looking. That’s what grabbed our attention in this featured bathroom design. With a few modifications, this space could easily be transformed into a dream getaway that meets accessibility needs.