Inspire & Inform

We hope to be a tool for anyone looking for inspiration or information before their next renovation or build.  We're here to answer questions, provide helpful insights, and share who and what inspires US to continue to create beautiful spaces. If you have any questions or have an idea for a future blog post, let us know!

tips & tricks of the trade

WW  x  SUMMERLAND, BRITISH, COLUMBIA Nestled in between Kelowna and Penticton, Summerland is our favourite small town in the Okanagan. Filled with cherry and apple orchards, vineyards, wineries, and beautiful scenery, Summerland is at the top of our list for a relaxing weekend trip in BC.  First on the agenda is always a quick wine […]

CHANCES ARE THAT BEFORE STARTING THE RENOVATION PROCESS YOU’VE COLLECTED DOZENS, IF NOT HUNDREDS, OF SCREENSHOTS, INSTAGRAM SAVES, PINTEREST PINS, AND MAGAZINE TEAR OUTS OF EVERYTHING AND ANYTHING THAT CATCHES YOUR EYE.  NOW, LEAVING BUDGET COMPLETELY OUT OF THIS POST, YOU NEED TO SORT THROUGH IT ALL AND REALLY DECIDE WHAT SPEAKS TO YOU AND […]

  OUR BODIES ABSORB NEARLY EVERYTHING THEY COME IN CONTACT WITH, EVEN IF YOU CAN’T SEE IT. CHEMICALS, TOXINS, AND ILLNESSES ARE UNAVOIDABLE IN OUR MODERN WORLD BUT THERE ARE A FEW THINGS YOU CAN DO TO MAKE YOUR HOME A CLEAN AND HEALTHY RETREAT. * All products listed have been tested by us and […]

IF YOU LIVE IN VANCOUVER YOU KNOW THE STRUGGLE OF BUYING A SINGLE FAMILY HOME, LET ALONE ONE WITH CHARACTER AND SOME HISTORY.  IF YOU’VE BEEN LUCKY ENOUGH TO BE ABLE TO BUY IN THE LOWER MAINLAND CHANCES ARE YOU’VE BOUGHT A NEW BUILD, OR A HOME BUILT WITHIN THE LAST THIRTY YEARS AND THEREFORE […]

THE FIRST DAY OF FALL IS TOMORROW. YUP, WE SAID IT.  ALTHOUGH SUMMER IS OFFICIALLY COMING TO AN END, IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR FALL.  THERE ARE A FEW QUICK AND EASY THINGS TO CHECK FOR BEFORE THE RAIN, SNOW, AND WIND BEGINS THAT WILL ENSURE YOUR HOME MAKES IT TO […]

Design by Jamie Banfield Design   HERE ON THE WEST COAST (OR WET COAST..) WE MAKE THE MOST OUT OF OUR SHORT SUMMER SEASON. WHETHER IT BE HIKING, FISHING, OR JUST SOAKING UP THE WARM WEATHER WHILE BBQING, WE KNOW HOW TO ENJOY THE SUN WHILE IT LASTS. IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO EXTEND THE AL […]

YOU’VE SPENT HOURS PERFECTING YOUR PINTEREST BOARDS, GONE OVER YOUR BUDGET WITH A FINE TOOTH COMB, AND TALKED FOR HOURS WITH NEIGHBOURS, COWORKERS, AND FAMILY ABOUT THEIR RENOVATIONS. YOU’RE READY TO TAKE THE LEAPTOWARD YOUR DREAM HOME! ALMOST. BEFORE BREAKING GROUND WITH YOUR NEW CONTRACTOR, MAKE SURE YOU ASK THESE FIVE QUESTIONS TO AVOID ADDITIONAL […]

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