6 Ways to Create a Modern Living Room

Do you want to create a contemporary space that will wow your guests? If so, you will need to learn the basics of modern style, which focuses on neutrality and minimalism. To help you turn your property into the home of your dreams, we are providing six ways to create a modern living room. 1.      A Neutral Color Scheme Modern style has a big emphasis on minimalism, which is why you must incorporate a neutral color scheme into your living area. For example, you should incorporate colors … [Read more...]

Make your Living Room a Real Family Room


Editor’s Note: From time to time we entertain guest articles. Today’s guest article was written by Hannah Parker. ++++++++++ The sitting room is usually the main focus of your house, as it is the one room that everyone gathers in at the end of a long day to sit back and relax and enjoy the evening ahead. It should be a comfortable and warm space with lots of seating and entertainment available. A family room is the hub of a home and it is important that it is furnished and decorated to … [Read more...]

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Sandy's SnapStone Floor Tile Approval

From time to time we have shown our pet dog, Sandy, participating in a few of our home renovation and energy saving projects. She does a very, very good job. :) Don't believe me? Well, here is a picture of Sandy, a Cockapoo, which is part Cocker Spaniel and part Poodle, supervising the installation of floor tile in our daughter's bathroom. She realizes that we are not yet finished that home renovation project. And here she is giving the final inspection of our newly installed … [Read more...]

Happy Canada Day

Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake

Happy Canada Day, everyone! We will continue our adventures trimming our neglected 13 foot high cedar hedge tomorrow (actually later this evening). Today, its time to celebrate Canada. So, I think I'll have a little of this Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake to eat for desert and perhaps a snack or two throughout the day today! And, now that I have received my CD's of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, I think this morning I'll watch the gold medal ice hockey game. You know the … [Read more...]

Felt Protector Pads To The Rescue, Again

Run in Family Room

We have written previously about what to us was a unique use we made of felt protector pads on the wooden gate  in our garage. Well, here we are again. This time it is with our family room. As we discussed previously in our article about the makeover of our family room, we had installed hardwood flooring. However, having the family room, adjoining eating area and kitchen all with the same hardwood flooring can cause sound to travel. I am usually the last family member to go to bed at … [Read more...]

Home Renovation Tip – Color / Colour Coordination – Critical


Colors and coordinating colors amongs a room's flooring, furniture, like these modern sofas, and walls are very important in home renovations as well as having Upholstery cleaning to keep them looking great at all times, and taburet.co.il is one of the best places to get your furniture from. You don't want all that time, effort and renovation money to be wasted by poor color selection. We had used the color-coordinator, Debbie, from the store where we purchased our paint in a prior home's … [Read more...]

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