Tag Archives: creating interesting spaces

7 Tips for creating a DIY summer house

March is the month when my heart beats a little faster because spring is on its way and opening our summer place begins to be a reality. Each year at this time I plan what the coming year will bring in repairs and DIY projects.  This post summarizes some of our past projects and how they have come… Read Post »

5 Ways to add interest to a dining room

When someone says dining room, what picture appears in your mind?  Try  it.  List the elements. For many of us these words conjure up a dining room set with everything matching, a chandelier and some sort of hutch or maybe buffet.  Probably a picture of some sort will be included.  I bet matching is the most obvious characteristic.… Read Post »

Design lesson: Giving a large look to a small dining space

Large can have a lot of meanings, but in Newfoundland large often  mean great or good or the best as in ” it’s a large day”.   Given that understanding here’s  a “large” dining room and a closer look at why it merits that rating. Liz Levin Interiors  This room has a lot packed into a very small… Read Post »

Are you a design rebel?

What’s your first instinct if someone tells says you shouldn’t do something? Do you automatically want to do it?  I do!   Most people would agree that there are rules/guidelines in interior design. They impact decisions about all sorts of things,  e.g.,  hanging lights, choosing the right scale furniture, selecting colour schemes, etc.   I guess following them is a… Read Post »