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Current Projects: Mudroom, Powder Room & More

The month of May typically sees a bit of a slow down for new inquiries and that’s ok by me just now as we have plenty of projects on the go.  Here’s a round up of what we’ve been working on at CCD!

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Laminates Have Come A Long Way Baby!

Wilsonart is well known for it’s countertop materials such as laminates, solid surface & quartz.  But at this years Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (#kbisblogtour) it was the laminates that were getting so much of the attention!  Watch my video to see why.

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To Design a Smart & Sexy Kitchen, You Need This

We want our kitchens to look sleek, sexy and classic right?  Of course! But it’s also imperative that they do what we need them to do in terms of functionality. It’s like when we meet someone who we are attracted to. Initially it may be their looks that entice us, but if there’s nothing between the ears and the personality is flat, then what’s the point?

Fortunately, when it comes to appliances, Thermador has very thoughtfully considered both.  

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What Detail is Often Overlooked in Interior Design?

Earlier this month I headed to KBIS – Kitchen and Bath Industry Show – in Orlando for Blog Tour 2017!  It was an all expenses paid trip hosted by the lovely Veroinkia Miller of Modenus. The purpose of the tours are to connect interior designer professionals from all across North America with vendors of the show so we can learn about their products and share them with you.

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2016 Year in Review Video

Another year gone already? I’m afraid so.  2016 was a great one though!

We were involved in numerous wonderful projects (our best year to date actually) creating more stunning spaces for our fabulous clients. Our 3D  Design Service with our comprehensive powerpoint presentation package continues to be

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Happy Christmas!

Thanking you for always supporting us in the work that we do.  We are looking forward to 2017, it’s going to be a great year for design and decor!  I am currently working on a Year in Review video for 2016 and will share with you soon.  Have a great Christmas with family and loved ones.

Claire Jefford xoxo

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This Ugly Duckling Transformed! A Living Room Re-design

It’s November already!?! Donald Trump is the new US President?!  Christmas is just around the corner?!!  I know, I’ve been AWOL for the last little while and so much has been happening in this world!

So why not escape for a few minutes to see this latest transformation that I recently had photographed.  If you like a good before and after, you’re going to love this.  

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Creating Your Gallery Wall

Wall Gallery displays have become a very popular way to show off one’s photography or artwork Whether it’s big, small or somewhere in between, creating a gallery with your favorite prints and
art pieces can instantly elevate the style of any space.

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Halloween Party & Decorating Ideas at Homesense

Do you go crazy for Halloween?  So many people do! I think it’s because you can have so much fun with decorating this time of year, there seems to be no limits and its only growing in popularity.

Last week, my daughter Elise and I headed to Homesense in our home town of Burlington, Ontario to see what decorating ideas we could find.  Homesense never lets me down

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Stonington Gray by Benjamin Moore

Despite the ever growing popularity of the colour white in interior design, grays are still widely used for wall colours as a neutral backdrop and for many fixed elements. Stonington Gray by Benjamin Moore has a blue undertone and is one of my favourites to mix with whites and bold colours. 

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