Tag Archives: family rooms

How to convert a gas fireplace to electric

Once upon a time, in the 1960’s and ’70’s, everyone dreamed of having a wood-burning fireplace in their home.  Then, along came natural gas, and as it became more readily available, fireplace dreams changed to gas. Gas offered the beauty of a fireplace with the flick of a switch — no messy wood required. Now, […]

Family Room Makeover: Before & After

Our team was recently called upon to complete a Family Room Makeover for a retired couple with young grandchildren. Here’s how we did it. Family Room Makeover Design Brief: create built-in cabinetry to house the TV and media equipment, and add a fireplace replace oversize sofa and chairs with right-sized furnishings replace broadloom with hardwood […]

Simply White: Design Tips for creating white interiors

Whether you agree that white is a colour or not, you can’t argue with the fact that white interiors are white hot.  So much so that Benjamin Moore has just announced Simply White as their Colour of the Year for 2016. If you’re finding yourself drawn to white, too, we’ve got a few tips for using […]