July 2019

4 Great Ideas From Popular Living Rooms and Family Rooms

Posted on Jul 31, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Many homeowners these days combine the functions of living rooms and family rooms. This leads to a thoughtful balance between formal and casual style, one where elements such as comfortable seating, good reading light and access to books, games and TVs all work together in harmony.
1. Spaces for Conversation, Reading and Quiet Contemplation
2. Smart...

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10 Things to Do for a Smooth Renovation

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

A designer (and serial renovator) shares tips learned from years of working with clients and remodeling her own home.

1. Assemble a good team.
2. Settle budget and scope before you begin.
3. Include budget and timeline contingencies.
4. Consider temporary housing.
5. Make and finalize selections early.
6. Check in on the job site, but don’t be a nuisance...

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How to Plan a Living Room Layout

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Pathways too small? TV too big? With this pro arrangement advice, you can create a living room to enjoy happily ever after.

  • Planning.
  • Arranging and rearranging.
  • Keeping things to scale.
  • Buying furniture.
  • Dealing with the TV. 
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8 Ways Canadian Millennial Homebuyers Are Vastly Different From Their Parents

Posted on Jul 09, 2019 in Home Advice

Millennials are vastly different from their folks when it comes to homeownership. I spoke to a mortgage agent, a certified financial planner and a financial educator to pick apart how.

1. Millennials are buying in at astronomical prices

2. Millennials are saddled with student debt

3. Welcome to the gig economy

4. Millennials have seen some shit

5. Mille...

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Posted on Jul 01, 2019 in Holiday

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