Archive for January 2011


Metal window blinds can match industrial chic pieces
Metal window blinds can match industrial chic pieces
Jan 31 2011

At Canada's largest contemporary design fair in Toronto, The Calgary Sun recently asked interior designers about the hottest trends of 2011. Many responded that one of the biggest fads in home design was to decorate with industrial chic pieces.

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Old books are among the vintage touches that can be given to a room decorated in cottage style.
Cottage-style shutters are a good choice against blue gray walls
Jan 11 2011

If gray is the new beige, then it fits beautifully with a cottage look that traditionally focuses on whites and pale blues.

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Noise reduction shades can help soundproof a home
Noise reduction shades can help soundproof a home
Jan 7 2011

Children pets and guests can all contribute to a general feeling of chaos in an otherwise quiet home, especially if it isn't designed to be quiet. Some abodes will echo with the sound at an unpleasant volume that may end in headaches.

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Motorized blinds convenient for basement windows
Motorized blinds convenient for basement windows
Jan 7 2011

Many empty-nesters are looking for ways to create new areas in their homes by making use of space that was previously designated for storage.

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