Tag Archives: living 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, […]

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 […]

Before and After: Lakeside Fireplace Wall

When we first met these clients, they walked into our showroom as a last resort. They had been searching for a gas fireplace for the living room in a house they had just purchased on Lake Simcoe. Venting the gas fireplace was creating seemingly insurmountable issues, and they had decided that if we couldn’t find […]