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The colours you choose for your home are a reflection of your personality. From bold to cool tones each of them tell a story on who you are. The same is said for the colours of your front door. 

A red front door in Dublin, Ireland. Learn the history of red doors, including their hidden meanings, on Debbiedoo!:

(Photo Credit http://www.debbie-debbiedoos.com)

Colour: Vermilion (Benjamin Moore)

You: You're vibrant, energetic and full of life and excitement.


Strike a high note on an otherwise toned-down entry with a pop of color. This home has classic craftsmanship, such as fluted pilasters and a starburst transom, but what really shines—other than a cute pup—is the deep blue paneled door with shiny brass accessories.:

(Photo Credit http://www.southernliving.com)

Colour: Blue (Benjamin Moore)

You: Like the sky and the sea you are full of depth and provide...

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Looking at fashion this season it is clear to see that this season's colour trends are bold colours like orangey red and brilliant mustard yellow. Everywhere you look these warm colours are brightening up our surroundings. Today we will take our cue from fashion and bring these colours into our home.

Image 2 of TOP WITH PLEATED HEM from Zara

Image 1 of SHIRT WITH LACE FRONT from Zara

Image 4 of FAUX LEATHER JACKET from Zara

(Photo Credit http://www.zara.com)

This gorgeous colour can liven up any room, whether it's on your walls, furniture or decor this brilliant yellow is sure to open up any space. The room...

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It's important to look to the rest of the world for design inspiration as it offers a real interesting cultural influence. However right here in Canada and just a little south to Toronto there are tons of gorgeous interior spaces to visit and get inspiration from.


My favourite interior is Cluney Bistro & Boulangerie in the Distillery District downtown Toronto. It was designed by Munge Leung and I think it brings an amazing Parisian flare to the city. 

Cluny - Venue Shot 3

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Cluny - Venue Shot 1

Cluny - Venue Shot 2

Cluny - Venue Shot 4

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With Spring just arriving and the chance of warmer days on the horizon it's time to start getting ready to spruce up the home inside and out. Often times Spring is when our exterior looks the dullest after the beating it took from winter and we want to get it back into tip top shape. That is why today is all about refreshing the facade of your house and giving it that much needed Spring curb appeal. 


Stark white + stripes:

(Photo Credit http://www.mydomaine.com/exterior-decor-ideas-curb-appeal-estee-stanl...

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(Photo Credit https://whatsthatpaintcolor.wordpress.com/2011/12/21/benjamin-moore-blue-viola/)

I love this room that uses a colour so unique as cornflower blue, it is a gorgeous mix of blue and violet that makes for a feminine, bright space.

To get a colour like this use Benjamin Moore's Blue Viola 1424.


Cornflower blue gives a coastal and shabby chic vibe to any room, it feels relaxing without being dull and gives you that dose of colour for your home. Here it is used in a bedroom with...

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Interior Design and home decor is really an amazing thing! It allows you to express your personality as well creates a space that you can come home from the end of the day and feel comforted in.  It is also a form of art and through materials and colours you can create a space that is truly spectacular. Today I thought we would just look at some incredible spaces to show you the endless possibilities of design.

10 New Trends You Probably Haven't Tried Yet via @mydomaine:

(Photo Credit http://www.mydomaine.com/interior-design-trends-spring-2015/slide12)...

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This gorgeous image of a Parisian apartment really speaks for itself, with extravagant mouldings in a crisp modern white, paired with diamond oak floors it leaves for a stunning space. It is the perfect combination of old and new so today I thought we would have a Parisian design appreciation post. 

Curtained in a Romo velvet, the light-filled entrance hall  of an American couple's Paris home was renovated and decorated by Jean-Louis Deniot.:

(Photo Credit http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/jean-louis-deniot-paris-left-bank-apartment-slideshow)

Interior Design | Paris Apartment: ...

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- HGTV Urban Oasis 2013: Master Bedroom Pictures on HGTV:

(Photo Credit http://www.hgtv.com/design/hgtv-urban-oasis/2013/hgtv-urban-oasis-2013-master-bedroom-pictures-pictures)

This gorgeous bedroom features an amazing focal point that cost little money, and little effort but it really makes a statement. That is the stripe headboard detail that extends across the room. It uses amazing colours(see below) as well is such a simple thing to do add some drama to a space. 


Bulkhead & Beige Stripe

Benjamin Moore Sandy Brown 1046



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This mix of 70's and modern design really makes for a fun and quirky statement. With ceiling medallions adorned to the walls painted in cream (Benjamin Moore Marble White 942) and paired with gold metallic accents this cool living room has great flare and texture.  

¿Yeso? Pues ya ves - AD España, © Belén imaz: paie

(Photo Credit http://www.revistaad.es/decoracion/galerias/30-ideas-baratas-decoracion/7682/image/597859)

Ceiling medallions can be found at local hardware stores or even at second hand stores which save a bit of money. They...

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Lacquer is a finish that can be clear or coloured and makes for a hard durable surface. As well it can come in ultra matte finishes all the way up to high gloss. I personally love a high gloss lacquer finish as it makes everything look more expensive as well adds a bit of shine. Today we are going to be looking at doors finished in high gloss lacquer finish and you will for sure be running to the store to grab some for your house. 

A crisp black entry way is sure to add some drama and curb...

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