How to Use Texture in Your Home and Create a New Look!​

Use Texture in Your Home Design

How to Use Texture in Your Home and Create a New Look!

Thinking about a new look for your home this year? Try using texture in your home design! This design incorporates shelving, arches, millwork and wainscoting to create a unique look.

In this video, Amanda Lwanga, founder of Linger Design Studio, joins me to talk about this space that was created for the Vignettes Design Series Festival. She describes all the details that went into creating a textured, art-inspired atmosphere in this space. 

Photo credit: Ashley Hansen

Adding texture to a design is a technique that can really add depth and dimension to a space.

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4 Affordable Home Design Elements That Won’t Break the Bank

4 Affordable Home Design Elements That Won’t Break the Bank

4 Affordable Home Design Elements That Won’t Break the Bank

We’ve been talking a lot about home design, but the reality is, most of us have a budget! While we might splurge in some areas of home design, we can’t splurge on everything. Today I’m going to share four affordable home design elements that you can incorporate into your home without breaking the bank.

Once again, I’m using the Las Vintage space at the Vignettes Design Series Festival to illustrate these design elements. Even if you’re not going for an over-the-top Eighties feel in your home, this space has some great design elements that could work in any space.

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50s-inspired Sustainable Home Design Ideas

50s-inspired Sustainable Home Design Ideas

50s-inspired Sustainable Home Design Ideas

Here’s some inspiration for how to decorate your home in a sustainable way, while still creating that 50s-inspired look you want. Thinking about sustainability when designing your home is becoming more and more popular each year, and vintage-inspired looks offer so many opportunities to reuse items and keep them out of landfills.

In this space, check out the custom bar, the collage art by Danielle Sweetnam, the shelving system, and the unique furniture to feel inspired. Midcentury or 50s-inspired looks continue to be popular into 2022, and this space demonstrates how you can pull this sustainable and budget-friendly look off in your own home. 

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Upcycling to Create an Over-the-Top Eighties Feel in Your Home

upcycle to create and over-the-top eighties feel

Upcycling to Create an Over-the-Top Eighties Feel in Your Home

Do you love the over-the-top eighties look? Do you love upcycling? Here’s some inspiration for how to upcycle to create an over-the-top eighties feel in your home.

Check out the mural, the patterned floor, the art and the furniture in this space to feel inspired. The “postmodern” aesthetic of the eighties and nineties looks like it will be a big trend for 2022, and this space demonstrates a fresh way to bring the eighties into your home. In this video, Rosalyn Lazaruk and I discuss some budget-friendly ways to get the look yourself.

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Home Design Inspiration—Use Art and Design to Inspire the Look of Your Dream Home

home design inspiration

Home Design Inspiration—Use Art and Design To Inspire the Look of Your Dream Home

Looking for some home design inspiration for 2022? Here’s a sneak peek into some spaces designed by some Edmonton interior designers, contractors, artists and other makers for the Vignettes Design Series Festival. In upcoming weeks I’ll interview a few of these creators and designers, and give you some tips on how you can achieve the “look” in your own home in 2022.

Home renovation is about more than the logistics of putting the parts of your home together.

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