Custom Interior Design Thornhill
Custom Interior Design Thornhill


Tips, Tidbits, and Updates From Our Design Studio.

Master Bedroom Design Aurora Resized
April 06, 2014
What is your idea of the perfect bedroom retreat?   Here are a few that have caught our eye lately.
Bathroom Reno Collage
March 02, 2014
Last week we talked about doing a partial renovation/redecoration of a bathroom.  However, sometimes a full bathroom renovation is wanted or needed.
Aurora Bathtub
February 24, 2014
Many people assume that wallpaper doesn’t fare well in bathrooms due to the moisture.  We’ve remodelled and decorated hundreds of bathrooms where this has NOT been the case.
Hutchison Ensuite Resized
February 21, 2014
This custom built home was about 8 years old and the homeowners were ready to update and finish decorating the bathrooms.
Ob Hutchison Ensuite Bath (2)
February 11, 2014
Sometimes you don’t need to gut the bathroom and start from scratch.  A face lift or ‘refresh’ is all that is required.
Marisa Fav's
February 08, 2014
Robert Allen Collage
January 16, 2014
Colour has definitely made a come back for the past couple of seasons in the home decor market.  Though the Canadian market as represented by the masses is still fairly conservative and thus, more neutral, the high end market is definitely showing more colour.  The...
Most Pins Collage Resized
January 12, 2014
Seems like pinners are loving our window treatments!  Of all our pins on the Lumar Interiors board, these 3 got the most repins.
Xmas Blog Gray
December 13, 2013
Its really all about creating memories.  As we take out each box of decorations a different moment in time comes to mind.
Currey Collage (2)
November 29, 2013
The chandelier can be a real statement maker.  It physically takes centre stage in a room’s decor and can be very powerful.
Bathroom Blog Image
November 15, 2013
A bathroom is no longer simply a utilitarian room.  It has become quite the luxury space to design.
Luisas Favourite Blogpost
November 08, 2013
Kravet Vignette 2 Adjusted
October 24, 2013
Some might think that purchasing a custom sofa through a designer/decorator is well, extravagant… So, how much does a custom sofa cost, you ask?
Marini Fabrics Adjusted
October 20, 2013
This young Woodbridge client wanted to brighten up and enlarge her kitchen for her growing family.  They really didn’t want to move as they loved the area.
Richmond Hill Designer Kitchen Window Treatments
September 18, 2013
We’re loving the following treatments and here’s why!
Ob Accessories 1 Wb
August 19, 2013
“What local decor shops are your ‘go-to’ source for great home accessories and small accent pieces?”  Not too long ago, this question was posed to us on an on-line designer forum we belong to.
Get The Look Featured Image
June 10, 2013
Its a classic colour scheme – black, cream and gold. And its a favourite of ours to use in bedroom decor – its grounded with a little bit of glam and no colour to distract you.  This ensemble from Eastern Accents Bedding almost has that...
Kips Bay Decorator Show House Featured Image
May 24, 2013
What a delight it was to be able to visit the granddaddy of all show houses in New York last week.  The Kips Bay Decorator Show House is sometimes referred to as the Oscars of the interior design community.  Eighteen top designers participated in this...
Too Busy To Decorate
May 14, 2013
We KNOW how much time it takes.  We do it everyday. But for those who aren’t so familiar with the process let us enlighten you a little. Let’s look at decorating a young lady’s bedroom, for instance.  The gorgeous room below didn’t just appear overnight.
Fabulous Entrance
April 21, 2013
Give it some personality.  Your decor should be a glimpse into what and who they can expect to find in your home. Let it say ‘welcome’ :  a seat, a lamp, a table/bench.  It says, ‘come in, have a seat, there is warmth here’.  Love...
March 28, 2013
What do you do with a spare bedroom that you don’t want to turn into a full-out guest room?  You turn it into a pretty sitting room just for you!  In this  Aurora, On project we are busy working away doing just that.  We wanted...
Family Room Update
March 08, 2013
The best of both worlds!  Neutral + Colour We started a project a couple of months ago in Maple, Ontario.  The time had come for this wonderful family of 5 to update their family room.  This is a room they truly live in all the...
Area Rugs
March 05, 2013
As more and more people put hardwood in their bedrooms, we’re finding there is an increased need for area rugs.  Hardwood is beautiful but it definitely feels nice to step down into something soft first thing in the morning.
King City Project Blog
March 03, 2013
After 21 years we still get excited seeing beautiful swatches of fabrics transform into a magnificent room.  I guess its true love for us.   The room usually starts with the fabrics and colours and then the ‘pretty’ happens.
February 27, 2013
We are SOOOO excited to have partnered with this wonderful new supplier of lamps and accessories.  They have a huge selection AND such a variety to choose from.  And to boot for the look and quality, they offer such value. Please tell us we’re not...
February 06, 2013
A few posts back we showed you a living room and kitchen update we were working on.  The Richmond Hill residents were gutting their kitchen and then redecorating their living and dining rooms.  See here for the full story.
February 04, 2013
Two beautiful coffee table books came my way this past Christmas:  one on fashion, the other on home decor.   My friends and family know me too well.
January 21, 2013
 On Trend and Affordable : Flat Weave Area Rugs! Yes, its true.  Flat weave area rugs offer colour, pattern and durability that can meet your budget.
January 14, 2013
I ask that because, funnily enough, after having worked on 100’s of decorating projects  I find people  either belong to  one colour camp or the other.  They either love blues and say they don’t like greens or they love greens and would never use the...
January 02, 2013
I believe some people call it celebrating successes.  I prefer to call it celebrating gratefulness.  In this busy, success-driven world we tend to forget about all the things to be grateful for.  We should definitely be grateful for our successes (big or small) but also for...

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