How to Create the Perfect Living Room Design

If you’re decorating a new home or redecorating your current one, you need to read this blog post. Creating the perfect living room design may seem overwhelming, but with these helpful tips, it can be simple and easy. Read on to find out how to create the perfect living room design in your home.

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The Importance of the Living Room

The living room, especially one that you use regularly or entertain guests in, is the focal point of your home. It’s often the first place people see when they walk in and can set the tone for your entire home’s design. The living room is a unique space to decorate because it needs to be stylish yet functional. Here are our top tips for creating the perfect living room design.

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7 Budget DIY Spring Décor Tips

This is a big year for home renovations. Everyone is looking to renovate or spruce up their homes, which has driven up the costs of just about everything – from wood to labour. Luckily, we have a few tricks up our sleeves to help you redecorate and refresh your space without breaking the bank. Here are our best budget DIY spring décor tips.

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DIY Spring Décor Tips for the Win

If you’re looking to revamp your space, you don’t need to break down walls or reinvent the wheel. You’d be surprised how the slightest changes can make a huge difference. Keep it simple and you’ll be amazed by how different your home looks with minimal investment.

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How to Add Texture to Your Home Décor Style

Learn to add texture to your home décor style so you can add more character to your design project. If your room hinges on neutral tones or you’re aiming for a monochromatic look, learning how to add texture to your home décor style can help keep the whole space from looking bland. Keep reading for a few tips on subtle ways to incorporate more texture into your room.

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Mix and Match Throw Pillow Finishes

Contrasting colours in a room is important, but the same goes for texture. Look for throw pillows with unique stitching, tassels, faux fur materials, or even beading to add texture to your home decor style. The mix of textures can help make your throw pillows really pop and make the whole room look more vibrant – even if you’re working with a monochromatic colour scheme.

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Renovate or Move: 5 Reasons to Invest in Your Home

Have you been debating between moving and renovating your home? With the current Canadian housing market, you’re not the only one trying to figure out what the best decision is. In many cases, renovating can be easier and more cost-effective. Here are our top five reasons that may help you decide whether to renovate or move.

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Making the decision to renovate your home is a huge undertaking. It can mean living in sawdust for months, relocating furniture – even relocating your family for a few months! But long-term, it can be the most cost-effective way to upgrade your living conditions.

Often enough, a mini overhaul can make a world of difference. But even if your home needs a major renovation, it may still cost you less than moving – in more ways than one. Here are a few things to consider that can help you decide whether to renovate or move.

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5 Ways to Create the Coastal Décor Trend at Home

The coastal decor trend hinges on natural textures and materials to bring a taste of sandy beaches and ocean life into your home. To turn your space into a beach house-style home with some serious vacation vibes, keep reading. Here are our top tips for achieving the coastal décor trend yourself.

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What is the Coastal Décor Trend?

The coastal décor trend brings in anything and everything that reminds you of white sandy beaches, ocean waves, and a relaxed, beach lifestyle. Natural textures, modern finishes, and hints of ocean blue shades on a white backdrop make this trend really pop. The coastal trend aims to make the room feel natural, light, and airy as a day by the seaside.

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Tips for the Perfect Home Office Design

Working from home has been the new reality for a huge chunk of Canadians over the last year – and it looks like the WFH option may continue well after this pandemic is over. Working from your kitchen table isn’t exactly ideal – especially if your spouse is sitting across from you chowing down while you work. If you’ve been thinking about creating your own home office, keep reading this post. Here are our top tips for the perfect home office design.

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How to Shop for Blinds on a Budget

Looking for anything on a budget can be a challenge. Luckily, we’re shoppers, too. We know how important it is to find good quality products for your home without breaking the bank. Read on to find out everything you need to know about how to shop for blinds on a budget.

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Budget Doesn’t Have to Mean Cheap

When someone says they’re on a tight budget, that just means they want to spend less, not get less. No one wants to get an inferior product that won’t last. That’s why we have invested the time and effort into ensuring even our most budget-friendly blinds are still made with the same quality craftsmanship our customers have come to expect from Select Blinds Canada.

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Transform Your Space: Home Décor Trends for 2021

We’ve all been working from home, living with lockdowns, and have spent way more time at home this year than ever before. The more you hang around your space, the more you realize it’s time for a change! Here are some of our favourite home décor trends for 2021 that can totally transform your place.

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Grey and Yellow Décor

Pantone named two colours of the year this year instead of only one. They are naming Ultimate Grey and Illuminating (a bright yellow shade) as their tops picks for home décor in 2021. We like the idea of sticking with grey for the most part and highlighting the room with a few yellow accents for a modest yet trendy look.

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