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THE KITCHEN: STYLE AND FUNCTIONALITY

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he kitchen is the centre and the soul of many homes, therefore its decor and mood should be in keeping with its owners’ philosophy and lifestyle. Accessories and dishes seem to play a critical role in the decor. Try to choose the right ones and make sure they are good quality.

MINIMIZE FUSS Minimalism is one of the important trends of today’s kitchen fashion. Its principal features being simplicity, clean lines, and clarity, it creates the calm mood. The main idea is to avoid anything too flamboyant or provocative in the kitchen decor; then the esthetics of simple geometric shapes and neutral colours, including white, gray, or beige, will help you relax. Standout handles and swinging doors have been ever more

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replaced by smooth built-in doors or recessed kitchen-cabinets. Minimalism can manifest itself in the dishes’ shapes and colours. An example is square plates and cylindrical cups in the colour range of the decor.

FANTASY ISLAND The kitchen island has been a popular trend for many years. Such an island can be approached from any direction creating the mood of freedom and stimulating culinary creativity. The working surface can contain a stovetop, a bar, a sink or working surface – anything you fancy, in short. Of course the island functions best in a spacious kitchen. Choose the dishes and decor in ethnic motifs, vivid or contrasting colours, simple shapes, and a pattern of stripes or spirals that will emphasize the originality and love of freedom of the happy owner of a kitchen island.

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COLOURS WITHOUT BORDERS Despite the popularity of minimalism in the kitchen many designers prefer bright neon colours in kitchen decor. This trend is a favourite with imaginative and happy people who don’t mind sharing their positive emotions with others. Choose a colour, any colour – from intense fuchsia to garish green. What is important is the simplicity of shapes. A kitchen in vivid neon colours is reminiscent of an unusual alien civilization or a mysterious underwater world. In such a kitchen a teardrop-shaped sink and teardrop-shaped dishes in the same vivid colours as the interior decor will not look out of place. Your visitors will appreciate you conceptuality and imagination.

HIGH-TECH IN THE KITCHEN Details are the key word in the modern kitchen design. Numerous trade shows demonstrate built-in lighting that changes in accordance with the owners’ mood, drawers with regulated temperature for storing food, or a magnet for hang-drying napkins. In short, the inventors of the world try to ensure happiness generated by spending time in the kitchen. These wide choices will help homeowners not just implement the designer’s artistic ideas but create their own unique kitchen style as well.

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CONSOLE TABLES

enough light from a nearby window, add some live plants; • Try to combine objects of the same style and size and have no more than 7 to 10 pieces displayed, with the number going down for larger objects;

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ramed photographs and travel souvenirs, vases, candlesticks, figurines – all of us have a hard time parting with our favourite knick-knacks. Collections belong on specially made shelves and glassdoor display cabinets but they can also be placed on a console table. A console table is a type of table that can conveniently accommodate accessories and other items that are meant to be displayed. It is usually placed with its back against a wall or can be even attached to the wall if it has only two legs in the front. Free standing tables have four sturdy legs. A console table is an attractive and utilitarian piece of furniture that is capable of conveying elegance and class to the chosen space.

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When using a console table as a centrepiece for a ecorative grouping follow a few simple rules • Make sure the style of the space around your console table matches the objects displayed on the table; • The classic style of decor calls for symmetry for which large objects should come in pairs; other styles do not have such strict requirements; • Hang a mirror or a large picture over the console table; • Use local spotlight if possible like a wall bracket or a table lamp; • When the objects on the table are not too small and the composition receives

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• Choose pieces to be displayed by the principle of similarity of texture, colour, style, or shape; • To help the eye perceive your composition as three-dimensional choose objects that differ in their size and height. Before arranging your “art gallery”, answer the objections of those who consider it just a dust-gathering headache. Yes, it does gather more dust, than, say, curtains or furniture but you need to dust every item in your surroundings just the same, and the beautiful result your will get from your console display is worth an extra effort - and at no extra cost, at that, but just by shifting accents on some objects already in your possession. Besides, you can always refresh or replace the displayed pieces for a special occasion like holidays or a family celebration or when you have gotten tired of old ones.

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that you have to play it safe and make the curtains match perfectly but they shouldn’t clash with the decor. Make sure that the materials reflect the materials in the room, the color works with your color palette, and the thickness of the material works with the feel of the decor. Yes, there are three most important points to consider when deciding on the window treatment for the bedroom – they are thickness, colour, and fabric.

WINDOW TREATMENTS FOR THE BEDROOM

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leep takes about one third of the average person’s life.This is why it is so important to make your bedroom both comfortable and pleasing to the eye. The bedroom is the place to relax in comfort as well as to get a good night’s sleep. And the way you dress your bedroom windows plays a very important role in the overall feeling of comfort and security.

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No matter what style bedroom decor you have, choosing the best window treatments for the room should be based on function, appearance, and design. First of all, decide whether you want simple curtains or more dramatic window treatments to enhance the appearance of the room. It is very important to tie the curtains in with the rest of your decor. This does not mean

Consider a window facing east or southeast. Waking up to a glorious sunrise is very romantic – but not if you are too tired to appreciate it and just want to sleep in. So for a window that gets early morning light you may want to consider a heavier curtain to block the light. Rooms that have little natural light should be dressed with lighter fabric treatments to allow sunlight in. Functionality is the key word here. Blackout curtains are thicker than regular curtains, which not only helps reduce light that comes into the room but also helps with noise reduction. Blackout curtains are ideal for bedrooms that are near a street or get direct sunlight most of the day. Blackout curtains also come with a thermal liner, which make them energy-efficient to retain warm or cool air throughout the year, saving you money on heating and air conditioning.

COLOUR When it comes to the color, you can use the curtains to add depth to a space or you can use the curtains to provide a little pop of color or a statement piece to the room. Depending on your bedroom color and design, choose curtains or drapes that keep your bedroom relaxing and tranquil. Softer colors like blue,

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brown or burgundy give the room a splash of color without being too intense. If your room is painted in a neutral color - cream, white or any earth-tone - add a curtain with a pattern to keep the room elegant but not busy. Patterns for window treatments that do not add an excessive feel are stripes, Damask, swirls, or not-too-busy floral. If there already are busy patterns in the room, such as on a comforter or rug, stick to a simpler pattern or solid colour for the curtains.

FABRIC No matter what look you’re hoping for, there are plenty of fabrics to choose from. If your room does not get natural light often, choose a curtain fabric that provides privacy without blocking natural light. Sheer curtains are ideal to let in natural light and pair well with existing window treatments like blinds or roman shades. For a luxurious bedroom, get creative with window treatments: velvet curtains add texture to the room while providing the simple function of blocking out light. Although silks may seem luxurious for a bedroom, limit their use for the cushions and other accents since silk curtains will fade quickly and you will be left with dull and ugly curtains on your windows. There are many different materials and fibre combinations that you can use for a curtain but your should choose materials that are fade resistant, especially if the room gets a lot of light, which is common in south facing rooms. Whatever style, colour, and fabric you choose for your window treatment, remember that the right combination will always add charm, cosiness, and the necessary finishing touch to your bedroom decor.

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DECORATING WITH BRICKS

Bricks are resistant to moisture but not waterproof which means that sooner or later they will start deteriorating in constant moisture conditions. In order to extend their durability decorative bricks should be treated with a special solution that makes them waterproof. This treatment is especially recommended for the bricks used to decorate a bathroom. Some styles of decor can do with a faux brickwork “revealed” in places from under “chipped” plaster (French Provence), in others, the whole wall or part of it can be made of laid bricks (country styles). In the case of classic interiors bricks find their use in decorating of fireplaces and walls around them. Window and door openings look great encased in brick “frames” with rounded corners. Glossy bricks look better in modern interiors that call for smooth, shiny, light-catching materials. Classical style interiors will profit from matt brick surfaces or even antiqued brick that will impart an ancient look to a modern dwelling. Decorative brick is an inexpensive way to add uniqueness and charm to your home. Laying a whole brick wall is quite a risky proposition – but a small fragment of the wall, a corner, or a recess decorated with brick will draw attention and incite admiration.

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rick is an ancient material that has been used in construction for centuries. Today’s market offers bricks of building grade as well as decorative bricks used for both outside and inside trimming and decoration. Today, bricks have become an interior decoration material of choice in connection with the latest trend to use ecologically clean, natural substances to create a certain style of decor. Another choice is wood but it is considerably more expensive than brick and thus not as widely affordable. Decorative bricks come in many shapes, patterns, and colours, making it easy to choose the type appropriate for the desired style of decor.

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FAUCETS – WHAT ARE THEY? BALL FAUCET A ball faucet is commonly used in kitchen sinks. It has a single lever that controls a slotted ball that aligns with the cold and hot water. To control the water pressure you have to lift the lever, which, in turn, lifts the ball to let the water through. The temperature is controlled by moving the lever from side to side. This aligns chambers in the ball where hot and cold water mixed. A ball faucet is the leakiest of the ‘washerless’ faucets.

CARTRIDGE FAUCET

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hen deciding on the style of the bathroom or kitchen, many homeowners pay attention to the wall and floor coverings, looks of the sinks and tubs, colour accents but rarely think of a very important detail – their faucets. Whether you are planning to remodel, replace a broken faucet or cosmetically change the look of your kitchen or bathroom, you should make a decision based on more than looks and price. Choosing the right faucet is one of the most important aspects. If you know how the different types of taps work, you can choose the one that best suits your sink. A leaky faucet is a nuisance in itself but it can do much more damage than just getting on your nerves with its constant dripping. It can bear a potential expense in a form of repairs if it stains your sink or tub and in the form of your water bill since it wastes a lot of water. By choosing a reliable faucet at the outset you are less likely to encounter such problems. The construction of a faucet determines its reliability. Mechanically, there are four types of faucets: compression, cartridge, ball, and disc. Each

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of them has different mechanisms for controlling water flow, and all are relatively easy to fix if a washer, seal, O-ring, or cartridge needs replacement and starts to leak or drip.

COMPRESSION FAUCET Compression faucets are the least expensive type. They are most often found in older homes. You can tell a compression faucet from separate knobs for hot and cold water that work when you twist them to either open or shut the water flow. Compression faucets will at some point start dripping. Their rubber seals or washers will eventually wear down and need to be replaced. The washers are located at the end of a compression stem that stops the water flow when the handles are tightened. When the washer stops doing their job properly, water gets past it and starts dripping. Thankfully, replacing a seal is an easy job - even a person lacking in mechanical knowledge can do it. The other three types of faucets are called washerless. They are a better value as they tend to leak much less than compression faucets.

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This type has a hollow metal cartridge that seals the faucet and controls water flow and temperature. It may have one or two handles. A single-handle one works by being pulled up or down to adjust water pressure and moved back and forth to adjust temperature. A double-handle cartridge faucet works not unlike a compression faucet, but is easier to use since you don't have to apply force to turn it off and on. contains All of the parts are locked in the cartridge – therefore should a leak or drip occur you need to replace the whole cartridge.

CERAMIC DISC FAUCET This is the latest in faucet technology and the most reliable. This faucet controls water flow with two fire-hardened ceramic discs: one stationary and one that moves sideways or up and down. By sliding across each other the discs control both water flow and temperature. Disc faucets tend to have a wider body to house the discs, which are located inside a cartridge. They are considered the most reliable faucet types; the cartridge rarely needs replacement. They are the most expensive and often come with lifetime cartridge guarantees. The latest innovations on the market are much more sophisticated, equipped with a light-sensitive censor, a thermostat, or a pressure equalizer. But for now their price is too high to have universal appeal.

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ETERNAL CLASSIC

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he world abides the laws of time which meticulously influence us and the appearance of objects all around us. Floor clocks can serve you for a long time and can serve as a wonderful addition to the traditional interior. Do not assume that floor clock mechanisms in the style popular near the end of the 19th century are currently out-dated. This is in fact an article of an antique nature; however, having this element in the home means possessing a priceless “keeper of the times and family values.” Not surprisingly, the floor clock is often handed from generation to generation.

PURE CLASSIC Classic antique floor clocks generally have a tall and narrow carcase made of natural dark wood. The tone of the wood can range from light brown to almost black.

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Traditionally, the clock mechanism was located a bit below the dial behind the door and the entire construction was exquisitely decorated with carved elements, inlay, and gilding. There were also floor clocks with a showcase designated for a demonstrative family porcelain dinner set or silverware. The silhouette of the classic model of floor clocks resembles a city tower in the form of a parallelepiped but with a round top instead of pointy. Viewing the clock can be separated into three aspects: the base, showcase with the door, and the top with the dial. The floor clock is an integral component of the interior’s classical arrangement where it has always had a prominent spot amongst other furniture.

ADAPTED MODELS Adapted clock styles incorporate modern trends that designers choose for particular interiors.

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Hence, floor clocks resembling the classical model can be made of not only wood but also MDF or plywood. Furthermore, they can be painted in light or neutral tones as well as bright colours. All of this is done to guarantee a smooth integration of the clock in the modern interior.

MODERN FLOOR CLOCKS Today, an increasing amount of antique articles inspire designers to create modern versions of consoles, chairs, and of course, floor clocks. Thus, we have a wide range of options in stores that sell the floor clocks. For example, we can choose one with a metal frame resembling a streetlight or a figurative white carcase with a uniquely designed exterior. For this reason, floor clocks represent dedication to tradition and good taste. They are suitable companions to furniture in an extensive variety of interior designs.

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A table lamp may be placed on a night stand, work table, or dresser. The lamp can fulfill functional or decorative purposes and even both simultaneously. A purpose of a lamp determines its aesthetics. As such, for an office in a classic style, in which the lamp will produce excessive light, it is logical to pick a strict and conservative model.

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t may seem that the table lamp, a simple element of design, does not require much attention. However, this useful device is not that simple; table lamps vary not only in style but also in construction of both upper and lower parts. The table lamp – a light-provider that can be placed on a flat surface such as furniture and does not require further installation. Table lamps are used in a variety of places and for various lighting purposes: spotlight or diffused. When analysing the lamp’s “usefulness,” the model’s decorative and functional purposes are considered.

The design of a lamp for the bedroom will be completely different: a softer design, smooth lines and forms, possibly a textile lampshade with a soft diffusing light. The colour and style of the lampshade can be similar to that of the surroundings. The lamp colour should completely match the colour of the curtains or bed sheets only in the case that the room is in a Victorian style. A table lamp designated for work has many different adjustments: it can be turned different ways or the “head” can be lowered or raised. Today, there is a large variety of models for table lamps; however, not all of them are “equally useful.” Note the following recommendation from professionals: the source of light must be placed 30 – 45cm from the area requiring light and must give off a dispersing rather than concentrated light. The degree of flexibility of the lamp’s construction determines the strength of the bulb that can be placed in it. It is best to install a lamp for 60 W rather than 100W and periodically change its location and orientation. This type of model can be placed on not only a work table, but also on a dresser to aid in lighting for cosmetic purposes. A decorative lamp is destined to serve as an ornament in the interior, and as such it must be equally attractive when turned on and off. Table lamp models are used for the creation of a comfortable and respectable atmosphere - they can be placed on a classic dresser or table. Some lamps are appropriately used not only on the table but also on the floor – in both places they will not be deprived of their adornment. The latest trends recommend to avoid conservative options and to feel free about combining different styles in one area.

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SECRETS OF FAST SALES: Pros and Cons of Pre-Sale Repairs

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ello, I’m Natalia Slobidker!

I am a professional fulltime realtor. I specialize in real estate pre-sale preparation, sales strategy development and keeping real estate transaction risks at a minimum. My mission: minimum stress – maximum benefit, in any real estate transaction. Today, my article addresses those who are battling conflicting opinions – whether or not to repair their property before selling it, whether it pays off, and whether it is worth the time and effort. In most cases, the answer to this question is “yes,” but it is still somewhat of a problem that has many unknowns and the final answer depends on what obstacles each unknown presents. Despite this, I will be giving some general recommendations which will likely be beneficial to owners of the average property for their particular area. An experienced realtor can tell you what features are considered standard for a specific price range in a specific area. If for some reason your house does not have these features, it is likely that you will need to add them. It is very important to decide what level of repair your home needs. If your home is more than 20 years old and has never been repaired, then, depending on its price range, it can either get stuck on the market for a long time or else you will have to lower your expectations. However, usually the situation is one where in some corner of the house some repairs were done but the overall impression remains unaffected. How so? Well, “the devil is in the details”. Invisible to the eye, they alert our brain: “the house is old and in poor condition; it requires repair” or, conversely, “entering this house, I can immediately start living, not haven broken a sweat.” Meanwhile, the paradox lies

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in that the first house may be repaired much more extensively than the second despite the exact opposite impression. Not to be unfounded, I offer an example from recent practice. I was called to a house approximately 30 years old, the owners of which had invested more than a grand in upgrades and improvements, but for some reason the house was not being sold for the desired amount.

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The first thing I noticed upon entering the house was that it was home to positive and cheerful people and had a joyful atmosphere. This is great for daily life, but it may have an undesirable effect on the sale. Entering the kitchen, I found a rich orange color; in contrast to such a background, the kitchen looked old and yellowed. This impression was reinforced by really old appliances and worktops. That is, the owners were not satisfied with the kitchen cabinets, so they changed them and added new ones. As a result, the kitchen had become more functional. Naturally, when it was time to sell, they had expected to sell the house as renovated and improved. Unfortunately, the kitchen still looks old in the eyes of a potential buyer. To solve this problem, all I had to do is pick a new colour for the walls so that it flattered the kitchen, change the countertop and appliances, and change the handles to something more interesting. Et voilà: the kitchen has gained an improved look, now matching its functional state. Here are photos of the kitchen – judge for yourself.

The rest of the stone slab was used to replace the countertops in the bathroom; coupled with a repainting of the wall, this produced the same effect as in the kitchen. Here is the bathroom before renovation:

Before renovating:

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After:

Same bathroom, after renovation:

I will continue the topic of pre-sale repairs and other aspects affecting your property prices in the next issue. If you do not want to or cannot wait, have questions to which you would like to get some utmost honest answers, want to evaluate your property, or begin your search for a new one, please call me and I will gladly help you out! It was also necessary to abandon the bright colors in the bedrooms –since these emphasized their residents’ individuality – in favour of a more neutral palette acceptable to the majority. Before:

I was not able to resist committing a little designer hooliganism – we left a trace of the original color on one of the walls. As a signature: “we were here.” Thanks to correct proportions and presentation, the room simply became more interesting. If you are unsure that you can determine these proportions, either entrust them to professionals or else forego them altogether. The average ROI (return on investment) of renovations and subsequent redecoration ranges from 200-700%. Sometimes a simple permutation combined with a modified wall or floor colour can transform your property beyond recognition.

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GLASS DETAILS

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here are many ways to address the accessories of the interior: some use vases, jars, pictures, and other such trivia while others limit themselves to two or three significant items. Others consider accessories to be mere “dust collectors” and refuse to incorporate them in the design of the interior altogether. Nonetheless, accessories possess a unique charm and give the interior a specific character and mood. Modern interiors are generally eclectic. They fuse urbanism, multi-functional items, alteration processes, and antique accessories permeated with a “spirit of the times.” “Beautiful things don’t age” – says Oscar Wilde. We have no choice but to agree with

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him. It is specifically the minor details that make the interior distinct and alive. There is no need to break and destroy, it is much better to look for new and innovative methods of incorporating cultural traditions and modern lifestyles. If analysing modern interiors, it is noticeable that glass is a very popular material. It fills the space with air, creates refractions of light, plays with highlights, and makes the atmosphere refined. Applicable are not only glass vases, plates, and glasses, but also a variety of stained glass windows, lamps, and items in the interior such as furniture, made with different technologies. One of the most known methods of creating decorative glass is Tiffany. In general

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terms, this technique involves soldering multi-coloured pieces of glass, wrapped in copper foil. Another popular aspect in modern interiors is stained glass windows. They can portray any image, scene, and design. Stained glass windows are not only used on doors but also in encrustation of various accessories of the interior. Multi-coloured glass, illuminated with natural or artificial light, “plays” on the surfaces of the room creating a cozy and extraordinary atmosphere. The existing variety of technologies for creating glass enable one to easily pick out an item that ideally suits a specific scene. It will bring a charming element even to the most “cold” interiors. Look and you will surely find!

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iving in Ontario, our climate can be less than inspiring when we’ve experienced a long, cold and dreary winter and our hopes of a sunny spring and summer are sadly lost in days of endless rain and overcast. We naturally end up spending a lot of our time indoors so why make our living spaces as grey as the outdoors? After a renovation or even after just a new paint job, one of the next things you may be looking at is textiles – fabric for drapery, upholstered items and accent pieces. Splattered in design blogs, social media and magazines we see many trends that cross into various streams of design. Mixing metals can be seen in everything from hardware to furniture, lighting and even fabrics with metallic sheens. Look into fabric companies like Alendel where they now offer a vast array of col-

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lections like their new soft metallic faux leather with inspired shades of bronze and gold alongside pearl shades of silvers and creams. It is extremely easy to translate such collections into any design plan, largely due to the offered colour palettes. Inviting neutrals, linens and subtle rich shades can be found in many of their new collections. Among fellow designers, some of us joke that we’ll completely lose it if another client requests another grey sofa. We love our neutrals and grey has definitely remained in power over the years, but unless we’re using it with some more high contrast patterns, colours or interesting textures, it can be a little boring. If you prefer to stay in the neutral zone, remember to introduce various textures and weaves to create strong visual interest. Patterns will create further interest and movement into the living space.

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Nowadays, navy and shades of green have found their way into the neutral zone. For some of our more daring clients, we’ve designed custom navy sectionals using rich luxurious velvets that have been treated with inherent stain and water repellents to survive family life. Accenting these larger pieces with patterns is a fun way to inject some personality into your space. Using high contrast patterns and saturated watercolour-inspired floral cushions bring light and dreams of sun-soaked lazy days to your indoor spaces. Experiment with geometrics or organic flowing lines to play up your space, or throw a little animal print in there for good measure! The point is to have fun and express yourself. I personally adore working with heavy weave fabrics, luxe velvets and textured chenilles; they add so much personality to a room. Combine these with richly coloured silks, textured mohairs

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or faux furs, and mixed patterns – stripes, abstracts, prints and you begin telling your story through textiles. Your space should be a reflection of who you are and everything around you should make you happy. TIP: Mix and match patterns with stripes. Choose colours from the same colour

family in varying shades and patterns for a sophisticated and elegant look or try using different colours with similar saturation or intensity for a more eclectic vibe.

Cynthia Soda is the owner and Principal Interior Designer of Soda Pop Design Inc., a multi-disciplinary interior design firm providing complete custom renovation and design services for residential and commercial clients throughout the GTA. Soda Pop Design Inc. focuses on merging the client’s lifestyle, personality and architecture to create customized and liveable luxury.

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NOBLE SILVER

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n our simple and “unpretentious times, not many people would serve you a meal on dishes made of real silver. Moreover, in most cases the so-called table silver is nowadays just stainless steel cutlery, so even the ancient term is losing its meaning.

to respect towards the family traditions and history. Dining silver can become a welcome and original gift for those who have no family silver of their own. If you are looking for a nice and unusual anniversary, wedding, or thank-you gift consider a silver

Nevertheless, some people do use real silver on their tables albeit for rare and special occasions. A beautifully set table is an indispensible element of the ambiance around the table - it creates that festive mood or the shows respect towards the guests who may be important in the hosts’ personal or professional life. In many cases, antique silver dishes are a real family heirloom passed down from one generation to the next. It is witness

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dining set or a single stylish object like a vase, sugar bowl, candlestick, etc., that will be happily displayed in any home. Silver has always been a sign of a high social status of its owners and a symbol of luxury. Even one silver item on the dining table like an exquisite fruit bowl or a slim silver coffeepot can transform a regular dinner into a festive event. Moreover, silver dishes can be beneficial to your health because of the antiseptic qualities of silver. As far as the family traditions go, you can start buying your dining silver now, one piece at a time, and it can become a family heirloom for your descendents.

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amboo is not only a constructive material, but also a valuable component of the textile industry. It is used to create bamboo fabric – an amusing material that is widely used for making cloths and filler for bedding and pillows. So what is so special about it? Bamboo material has only recently entered the market. Only near the end of the 20th century, a relatively inexpensive method for manufacturing bamboo textiles was created.

THE BASIC CHARACTERISTICS OF BAMBOO TEXTILES ECOLOGICAL. Bamboo textiles are the ecologically cleanest material. Bamboo grows perfectly well without any pesticides and is not a popular victim of bugs and insects. For this reason, it does not require to be treated with chemicals. ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES. In nature, bamboo does not suffer from plant diseases or rotting. It possesses antibacterial properties which

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prevent the reproduction of bacteria. Cloth made of bamboo keeps this quality, even after technological treatment and laundry.

HIGH FIRMNESS. Bamboo threads are firm which enables the material to withstand the laundry and makes it durable.

ANTI-ALLERGIC EFFECT. Bamboo pillow fillings do not cause allergies which is especially important for people allergic to suffer from feathers and fluff. Furthermore, they do not irritate the skin. Thus, bamboo filling is highly recommended for children’s bedding.

WRINKLE-FREE. Bamboo textiles do not wrinkle upon exploitation. This material does not require to be ironed.

HIGH HYGROSCOPICITY. Bamboo material easily absorbs and evaporates dampness. Its structure contains numerous micro-pores which is why a towel made from bamboo is a much better absorbent than a towel made from cotton. Clothes made of bamboo enable the person to practically avoid sweating. COLOUR STABILITY. Material made of bamboo does not lose its colour when exposed to sunlight or even after visiting the laundry multiple times. ANTISTATIC EFFECT. All bamboo materials do not become static upon contact.

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TOWELS MADE FROM BAMBOO. Towels made of bamboo absorb much more water than towels made from cotton. The fact that bamboo possesses the antibacterial effect makes it the perfect material for children’s towels. DUVET WITH BAMBOO FILLING Bamboo duvets are very light which enables fulfilled rest. The material is porous so the individual does not sweat. It will keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. When purchasing materials made of bamboo it is important to determine the percentage of composition. 100% bamboo thread is exceptionally soft and silky. With a mixture of cotton, it resembles the fabric that we are used to.

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MAKING THE FIRST IMPRESSION Written by Linda Mazur Let’s face it: no matter how beautifully designed the inside of your home may be, the first thing anybody notices is the outside of your house. We’ve all heard of “curb appeal,” especially when getting ready to sell your home. However, curb appeal is not just for resale purposes; you should create curb appeal to make your house inviting every day.

There are many ways to beautify the exterior of your home. Starting with a simple and easy approach to curb appeal could be as effortless as painting your front door. There are many great colours to enhance your front door. Bright yellows and reds are always cheerful and eye-catching; however, one of my personal choices for a front door colour is a rich black. Black has a certain timelessness and elegance to it, as well as the ability to enhance other colours that

may not be as favourable. A great shade of black to consider is Benjamin Moore’s Black Satin (2131-10). If black seems too austere for your liking, try a rich “plummy” black like Plum Martini (CSP-540) or deep green like Black Forest Green (HC-187); they will still offer the same look but are slightly softer visually. Once painted, add some interesting new door hardware – perhaps a kick plate or even a door knocker. An updated mailbox

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is a great practical accessory for the exterior of your home and there are many lovely options available at shops like Lee Valley Tools. Whether you select a wall hung mailbox, a beautiful rustic metal door slot or a vintage inspired free-standing mailbox incorporated into your flower beds, you’re sure to improve the aesthetic of your home.

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that will truly help transform the entire look and feel of your home. When looking to embellish and update the exterior of your home consider the need to eliminate any tired and worn items. Obvious defects to the exterior of your home can be the quickest way to downplay the aesthetic of your house; therefore, regular maintenance should always be your priority when thinking of “curb appeal.” Old garage doors are also a part of this category. You can easily update the appearance of your home by replacing your old garage doors. Great companies like Garaga now offer a wide selection of styles and colour options

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Well landscaped flower beds are a focal point – adding burst of colours and texture. However, when planning your garden, you need to remember to consider their appearance in all seasons, not just in the full bloom of the summer months. The addition of architectural features such as arbours, fence panels, and even larger scaled rocks can help add interest and distinction to the front of your home. Lighting is also an important element that should not be dismissed. Beautiful light fixtures at your entry way will obviously compliment the curb appeal of your home; however,

well lit pathways, soffit lights accenting architectural features or well-positioned landscape lighting also goes a long way in highlighting the exterior of your home. Make a lasting impression with the outside of your home, whether you are looking to sell or it’s just time for a change. Create curb appeal that will not only make your house stand out but will also be welcoming and admired by you and your guests.

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auses for drain clogs could be numerous, but what they are is just the gradual accumulation of organic matter, hair and grease on the inside walls of drainpipes. Over time, this buildup slows down the normal flow of water through the pipe. If you noticed water in your sink slowly twirl around instead of literally go down the drain – do not despair: the majority of clogged drain problems are easy enough to be fixed on your own. Do not rush to the nearest store to buy chemicals dubbed as miracle solution for clearing any clog; try household remedies first. Like in the case of many other everyday solutions, salt can help with clearing the clog. Pour half a cup of salt down the drain followed by boiling water. Continue to flush with very hot tap water until the clog has cleared.

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A more unusual remedy is plain yogurt pour a cup of it down the drain and leave it for several hours.

soda on your drains once a week to keep them clear. Just pour 1/4 cup or so down the drain, and then flush with water.

For the drain clogged with hair try the logical hair-removal solution - the same hair remover you use on unwanted hair on your body and face (Nair or Veet). Pour a whole bottle down the drain and leave for about half-hour and then follow with hot water. It should work.

In more serious cases, try to open up the drain pipe, get a water hose, put it up through the drain pipe, and turn your water on. It will hit the clog and wash it out.

Of course, no one has cancelled the miracles of baking or washing soda - shake a half box of baking soda down the drain and follow it with a cup of vinegar. Cover the opening with a paper towel or a dish rag since it will bubble and foam. When it stops foaming, flush the drain with very hot water for 2-3 minutes. Washing soda is an excellent choice for helping drains stay clear. Actually even at the best of times in the relationship between you and your drains use washing

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Code 111 Bathurst St / King Rd (Richmond Hill) $1,699,999 Bedrooms:4 / Washrooms:4 Absolutely Gorgeous Brand New Never Lived In House In Prestigious Neighbourhood. 4Bdr+Comp Loft, 4 Wrms (2 Ensuite). Loaded With Most Valuable Upgrades. High Ceiling All Floors: 10 Ft - Main Floor, 9 Ft On 2Nd & Basement. Impressive 20 Ft Open To Above Living Room. Stunningly Curved Dark Stained Wood Staircase With Iron Railings. 2-Sided Fireplace. Laundry Rm With W/O To Yard. Cold Rm. Nice Street Almost Done By The Builder & Ready For Grass. Steps To Park.

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$695,000 Bedrooms:2 / Washrooms:3 Soon To Be Ready New Town House In The Prime Location Of Aurora, Yonge And Wellington. Best Unit In Entire Project Far From The Noise Of Yonge Street And Close To All Amenities Of Aurora. Very Bright, Large Beautiful Patio. Open Concept Kitchen With S/S Appliances. Master Bedroom With 3 Pc Ensuite And Two Separate Closets. All Main Rooms Are Covered By Laminate.

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