Home Decor For The Christmas Holidays

Taking inspiration from all things festive during the holiday season that bring smiles to all our faces and warm our hearts with memories of family and Christmas past. Decorating the home with colours always adds that sparkle and warmth to any interior decor.  We treasure our collections of Christmas past and add each year with …

The Concept Of Open Living Space

Remember the old days when a house had rooms that were all divided by doors. There were doors of course to each bedroom, but do you remember the doors to the parlour room or a.k.a. sitting room? Back in the day those were standard in homes. Having a sitting room/parlour meant that when guests arrived …

Painting Can Be A Mood Booster

Winter in Ottawa is long and cold.  Why not consider boosting your mood with a new paint colour. Painting in the winter is a great opportunity to beat the winter blahs, improve the look of your homes interior and give that feeling of spring being around the corner an earlier arrival. Having survived the Christmas …

How to Paint a House Like a Professional Painter

  Planning a house painting project? Tackling it on your own?  Are you wondering where to start, what tools you will need?  Want to know how to paint a house like a professional painter? We hope these tips help you achieve as close to a professional house painting result. House Painters Tools It starts with the …

What is your Colour Personality

What is your Colour Personality? Do you ever wonder about why you choose certain colours lets say for fashion, in the car you buy or the paint colour you choose when painting your house. We all know that colours are a big influence on our decisions for making choices.  The colours we chose say a …

Light, Reflection and Paint Colour

Light,Reflection and Paint Colour LRV which is Light Reflectance Value.  It is the amount of light reflected or absorbed by the paint applied on the wall or ceiling surface. The reflection of light, whether from natural or artificial sources changes the colour of how your paint looks. Choosing colours is mostly based on how the paint …

Lighting and Paint Colour

Lighting and Paint Colour Have you brought home those little paint chips samples from your local Ottawa paint stores taped them to the wall and tried deciding which colour let alone which shade to choose for your next interior painting project. Have you wondered why after the painstaking time you’ve taken to choose your favorite …