Design Inspiration

  • Curved Home Theater Platform Update

    Curved Home Theater Platform Update

    When square doesn’t cut it. As part of my basement revitalization projects (see my new Project Screen and my Dolby Atmos Surround Setup), I decided to revisit the platform I created last year and think of new ways to enhance it. Although I loved the height of the platform, the square edges with brown flooring… Read More

  • My Dolby Atmos Setup! 7.1.4 (now 7.2.4) Surround Sound Home Theater

    My Dolby Atmos Setup! 7.1.4 (now 7.2.4) Surround Sound Home Theater

    Jan 8, 2022 Edit: I realized I never included my subs to the description. I recently updated the setup to a 7.2.4 (second sub) and the difference is astounding. There’s a whole world out there for home theaters beyond video. After building out my basement theater, I realized I may have overlooked something as obvious… Read More

  • How to Make a Canvas Frame

    How to Make a Canvas Frame

    Let me start off by saying that social media marketing does work. I was scrolling along and came across an ad for what looked like an awesome print. I paused on it, reflected and decided to pass. Next thing you know the same ad was showing up in other social media feeds and with every… Read More

  • Building a Home Gym? Start here!

    Building a Home Gym? Start here!

    So you’re home because of Covid. You don’t quite feel ready to hit up the gym but you’re also not proud of the extra weight you’re putting on. You remember a time you loved mirrors – stopping to pose or catch a glimpse of those gains every time you passed by. Now you hate mirrors.… Read More

  • Well, Aloe There!

    Well, Aloe There!

    If you think that you’re one of those “plant killers” like I used to or think that you’ll just kill the next plant you bring home, you’ve come to the right place! New to the plant world and looking for something super easy to maintain? Get started with an aloe plant! Aloe Benefits Aloe plants… Read More

  • Green Minimalist Living

    Green Minimalist Living

    Forest green is in. We’ve spent the last few months finding ways to complement our new found love for green. Bigger plants, more wall art, small accents and of course, some feature walls. We’ll look to add some wainscoting down the road, but here’s a sneak peak at our progress thus far! Check out our… Read More

  • DIY Home Theater Stage / Platform

    DIY Home Theater Stage / Platform

    What kind of theater room doesn’t have raised seating? Okay, I guess most don’t but if you’re on the hunt for theater room designs and came across some cool layouts – chances are they all have some sort of platform. Good news is this is a quick and easy project that you can bang out… Read More

  • DIY Fibre Optic Ceiling Installation (Star Lights)

    DIY Fibre Optic Ceiling Installation (Star Lights)

    When we were finishing the basement, one of our must haves was a home theater where we could enjoy sports and movies on a frequent basis. Given the open basement concept in our minds, we needed to think about different ways to compartmentalize the living area. After many nights of searching and weighing options, we… Read More

  • How to Care for a Ficus Lyrata aka Fiddle Fig

    How to Care for a Ficus Lyrata aka Fiddle Fig

    You may have seen this popular plant on your Instagram feeds or showcased in magazines. Its round, leafy and luscious appearance are not only joyful to look at if you’re a plant lover, but definitely picture worthy in a living space. I got my first fiddle fig over a year ago and it’s brought me… Read More

  • Staging Series: 3 Bedroom Freehold Townhouse

    Staging Series: 3 Bedroom Freehold Townhouse

    Believe it or not, this house is not actually staged. It did however, just complete a main level remodel where the kitchen was opened up and a dividing wall was removed. You can see, the kitchen immediately becomes the focal piece bringing together the entire living space. Bold brushed metal cabinet handles combined with solid… Read More

  • DIY Donut (Doughnut) Peg Board

    DIY Donut (Doughnut) Peg Board

    One of our close friends is about to celebrate their daughters first birthday and asked if I could whip together a Donut Board for their party. These things are quite popular nowadays and also versatile for a number of different event settings. I figured I’d try to build something a little different than some of… Read More

  • Staging Series: 1 Bedroom Condo

    Staging Series: 1 Bedroom Condo

    Here, we have a slightly dated 1 Bedroom Condo located in the heart of North York, Toronto. It’s situated on the third floor, which can pose a challenge for both noise and light in densely populated areas. Thankfully, its clearance over the nearby townhouses provided enough workable light to fill the unit and hide some… Read More



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