How to measure your room for spatial planning

Don’t you hate it when you purchase a beautiful piece of furniture, only to find that it’s either too big or too small for your living space? Furniture can be a significant investment and oftentimes, it is cumbersome or costly to return. A to-scale floor plan can really help you visualize the flow and function of a room and give you confidence that the furniture will fit. The first step to drawing a floor plan is to measure your room. Before you start, you will need a measuring tape or a laser measure.  For most homes, measuring tape will suffice. A laser measure is useful for rooms with far distances however, it’s not a necessity. Steps to creating a floor plan:...

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How to Style an Interiors Photoshoot

Designing a room to be aesthetically beautiful when you’re physically in it versus styling a room to ensure a beautiful image is captured in a photo shoot are completely different. That’s why many interior designers will hire a stylist along with a photographer to shoot a project. Styling photoshoots are one of our favourite things to do!  Decor and furniture placement can make a huge difference in pulling together the look of a home and is absolutely necessary if you want to achieve an editorial style image.  Here are a few tricks we’ve learned over time that we feel have really elevated our photos: 1. Leverage as much natural light as possible The first thing we do in a photo...

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How to Declutter

Decluttering is the single most impactful thing you can do to increase the appeal of your home. Today, we are sharing tips and resources to help you get started.

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Do I really need to stage my home?

We often get asked whether home staging is really a necessary step in selling a home. Aside from cost (which we promise we will get into in another blog post), the resistance is generally due to doubts on real impact and return on investment.  Given our perspective on this topic is going to be perceived as biased, we’ve decided to break this down with photo evidence! They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so let’s see if these pics can convince you of the value of staging.

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So, you’re selling your home…. Congrats! (almost). If you’ve moved before, you know that there is a lot of work that goes into preparing your home for sale. In this post, we’ve summarized the most important tasks to tackle before listing your home.

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