How To Get The Most Out Of Your Interior Designer

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Inviting a relative stranger into your home can be a very daunting experience for many as it can be quite difficult to know what to expect, especially if you don’t have any points of reference to work from. The process should be collaborative and fun from start to finish. Here are some tips on how…

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Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Renovation

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You’ve made the decision to renovate, put your financing in order and are now ready to go. Now what? Whether you’re in for a gut renovation or just trying to redecorate, there’s a lot more to designing a property than you might think. Here’s the top 10 most common blunders new homeowners make that you…

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Get a Professional Touch for These Home Improvements

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If you’re planning any home improvement projects this fall, it’s essential to know when to call in a professional. Sure, you can tackle some projects independently, but others are best left to the experts. In this blog post, Peacock & Owl will go over some of the most common home improvement projects that require professional…

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5 Ways to Liven Up Your Living Space with Color

Most people feel that they need to start from scratch to revitalize a dated looking spacewhich in most cases not necessary. You can make a few small changes to completelychange the look and vibe of any room using color. And color is back in style! Colour sets the mood for a space and can have…

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Tips for Designing A Great Room

Tips for designing a great room

What is a great room?  Any room can be great, but a Great Room is a room inside a house that combines the roles of several more traditional rooms (e.g. the family room, the living room, the study, etc.) into one space. Great rooms typically have raised ceilings, tall windows, and are usually placed in or around the center of the home…

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What is the difference between Interior Design and Interior Decorating?

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What is the difference between Interior Design and Interior Decorating? Many people use the term “interior decorator” and “interior designer” interchangeably. They are however very different roles each of which requires different skill sets. Interior design is the art and science of understanding people’s behavior to create functional and attractive spaces within a building to…

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