A Whimsy Shower for Mamma To Be

Celebrating a brand new baby is always a special time but when you add in a pretty combo of high tea and whimsical florals, it makes for a party that is unforgettable. Have a look at this dreamy celebration inspired by heirloom antiques and vintage pieces found around the home, designed and captured by Accents for Living, with florals by Cristina Kirby-Accents for Living.



A mother’s love can cross a universe and fill a galaxy with stars. 

International Womens Day- Interior Designers

Wishing all of our gorgeous women a stunning International Womens Day. From her childhood to her adult life, she adds that beautiful blush to life.

To celebrate International Women’s Day we have a list of Women who continue to keep us on our toes, with their bold and brilliant designs.




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Suzanne Kasler offers a fresh mix of continental and classic style in her interiors, emphasizing the antiques and collections that create a special setting. Subtle details and strong, structured silhouettes are available in timeless materials and custom patina finishes. The look is easy sophistication, with an air of history. Link





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The Barbara Barry style is pared down and refined; hers is a look that is founded in elegance of form and simplicity of line. As with her interiors and other furnishings, Barry’s signature lighting reflects her philosophy that nothing stands alone, but lives in harmony with its surroundings. Link




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Kelly Wearstler’s eponymous global luxury lifestyle brand is renowned for its distinctive designs and signature soulful vibe pioneered by the celebrated interior designer. With a style that juxtaposes raw with refined, melds color, sophistication and spirited spontaneity, Wearstler has revolutionized the look, feel and meaning of modern American design. Link




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Designer Alexa Hampton is admired for her updated neoclassical approach; yet, with generous silhouettes and ravishing detail, her work never appears conservative. She brings her clean formalist perspective to high-style lighting, featuring architectural scale and bold pattern work. Link




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The AERIN lighting collection with Visual Comfort & Co. is inspired by old world glamour and European midcentury design. Classic, but always with a modern point of view, every piece is created to make life more beautiful, with a sense of ease and refinement. Link

For the Love of Colour

Its the new year, and we are excited to start fresh. While, on the hunt for the right colour for 2017, we came across a few trends. Bold, Dramatic and Enchanting Colors. Although, we will still resort to our favourite neutrals, we won’t be afraid of adding a pop of colour to our rooms.

Take a look at some of our favourite pictures to start off the new year and get your creative hearts beating:


Moroccan inspired rugs. Hunter and Sea Greens, is grounded and sophisticated. Sahara is hand knotted with two different fibers – jute and wool – the later forms the ethnic patterns in each design.



  1. Farrow & Ball Studio Green
  2. Ralph Lauren Porch Awning
  3. Benjamin Moore Hunter Green

Choosing Color Can be a tricky. Make sure you test it out on your walls before committing. It will look different at different times of the day, and in different rooms. Still don’t feel comfortable?, Don’t hesitate to ask one of our designers, these darker hues are not easy to work with.


Naked Kitchens mixing hunter and olive greens.             Hunter velvets are plush and luxurious.



Olive Green:

1-Sherwin-Williams Rosemary

2-Colorhouse Glass

3-Behr Premium Plus Groundcover


Kitchen Design: Bloomsbury 

Paint Color: Flint AF-560

“It has instantly become one of our all-time favourites, the ‘Flint’ painted cupboards and walls were the perfect choice. They somehow gave a feeling of complete authenticity, nothing in the room jarred, there was just an overall feeling of getting it ‘spot on’.”



And yes, deep deep purples. How wonderful!


“It ebbs and flows with its surroundings, and light brings it to life. Rich, royal amethyst can fade into the soft lilac-grey of distant mountains or morph into lustrous coal. Indulge your mysterious side. Let Shadow set the mood.” 

—Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director


Benjamin Moores- Shadow

Dappled highlights fade to matte. AN OLD MASTER PALETTE gilded by candlelight. Violet shadows descend.

We are looking forward to adding some of these surprising and unexpected colours to our pallets in 2017!