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How to Love Your Kitchen More, Right Now

February 28th, 2013
Daydreaming about how you would design your ideal kitchen can be fun, but actually doing it is a pretty big splurge — meaning many of us will have to stick with daydreaming for the time being. But even if you can't remodel, spending your energy (and a smaller amount of money) making doable changes that positively impact your quality of life is a worthwhile goal.

By focusing ...


February 26th, 2013
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7 Tips to Get With a New Minimalist Mentality

February 24th, 2013
Years ago, when my children were little and our home was awash in toys, laundry and papers — to name the top three categories of stuff I found overwhelming — from time to time, when I was feeling exhausted and entirely beleaguered, I would imagine our house burning down. I really wanted to lose only the laundry room, the playroom, a closet or two and several cupboards, but I ...

Take Great Home Photos the Easy Way — 5 Tips From a Pro

February 22nd, 2013
As a professional interior photographer for magazines and books, I've learned a few simple tips that can make a huge difference in helping you take better photographs of your home's interior or design project. Little things like using a tripod, shooting from straight on and avoiding wide-angle lenses can take you a long way toward standard practices that many professional ph ...

9 Inventive Materials for Memorable Fireplace Mantels

February 21st, 2013
Whether made from stone, wood or metal, the decorative ledge we call a mantel has rested over fireplaces for centuries. Mantels display our family photos, art and accessories — often all the things that we treasure the most. As the focal draw of every fireplace, it should be worthy of displaying your most cherished items. See if any of the inventive and beautiful mantels her ...


February 21st, 2013
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Line Up for Intriguing Horizontal Elements in Design

February 20th, 2013
A horizontal line might be the very first line humans were aware of. As our ancestors watched the sun set over a flat, straight horizon, they were introduced to a classic design motif that never gets old. Let's look at some new ways designers are accenting the horizontal to fit the landscape, make room for company or simply celebrate humor and whimsy.

10 Cleverly Crafty Ways to Refashion a Door

February 19th, 2013
If your dull doors have got you down, don't fret. Houzz is full of fabulous ideas for great statement doors. Some of these ideas may require a long-term savings account, while others require only a quick trip to the home improvement store and a few hours of a semicrafty homeowner's time. Here are 10 of the most clever door intervention ideas spotted around Houzz.

2870 128th Street, Surrey, White Rock, BC

February 17th, 2013

I just finished uploading this Hacr for sale, 2870 128th Street, Surrey, White Rock, BC

*Sweet Spot Of the Universe*Private Executive Waterfront Estate 1.8 Acres, Coach House, Guest House, Championship Tennis Courts, Concrete Waterfront Pool, 7 Car Garages, All Pro Landscaping, Manicured Driveways, Safe Fenced Areas for Dogs, Sprawling Home with Master on Main ,Office up and Games-room down. ...

2163 179th Street, Surrey, BC

February 17th, 2013

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2163 179th Street, Surrey, BC

Gorgeous Capecod in Redwood Park Estates. Exquisitely manicured fenced one acre lot backing onto greenbelt. Southwest facing. Mature hedges offer total privacy in the home + Masterful gardens. 2012 extensive interior renovation. European craftsmanship top to bottom. Exceptional quality and finishing. Qualified buyers ...

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