Bed Styling 101 – Part 2

We all have our own bed styling preferences: sometimes a ruler is involved for precise blanket measurements, and sometimes it involves merely tossing your sheets over the pillows to disguise a post-sleep sheet mess. Whatever your go-to is, there’s some essential design points to consider for your comfiest (and most stylish) sleep!

If you didn’t already guess, our own Kimberley Seldon has a few tricks up her sleeve to tackle pristine bed styling — and who knew there are so many different (and incredibly creative!) ways to do it up? Kimberley takes us through the most important elements your bed should have, plus she shares her expert tips on choosing the right pieces to suit your particular style.

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on July 3, 2014.

Bed Styling 101 – Part 1

We all have our own bed styling preferences: sometimes a ruler is involved for precise blanket measurements, and sometimes it involves merely tossing your sheets over the pillows to disguise a post-sleep sheet mess. Whatever your go-to is, there’s some essential design points to consider for your comfiest (and most stylish) sleep!

If you didn’t already guess, our own Kimberley Seldon has a few tricks up her sleeve to tackle pristine bed styling — and who knew there are so many different (and incredibly creative!) ways to do it up? Kimberley takes us through the most important elements your bed should have, plus she shares her expert tips on choosing the right pieces to suit your particular style.

Originally aired on Cityline on July 3, 2014.

Industrial Fusion

We always love when a stylist mixes and matches contrasting styles, and of course our expert Kimberley Seldon executes it perfectly! The industrial look has been making major waves in homes, giving blah spaces a modern, rustic edge. However, we want to avoid making our homes look too industrial. The idea of this design is to capture that rough, masculine vibe and mix it with a warm feel—it’s a challenging balance, to be sure. Well folks, it is possible to achieve thanks to Kimberley’s newly-coined design term, “Industrial Fusion.” Step aside, concrete-esque décor and welcome in those bright feminine touches to really spice up your space.

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on June 5, 2014.

The Do’s & Dont’s of Outdoor Decorating

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on May 20, 2014.

The 80/20 Design Rule

Have you heard of the 80/20 design rule when it comes to home décor?

Kimberley Seldon made it up! Basically it’s this: if 80% of your space is one style, for instance, contemporary, then the rest of your space can be another style, perhaps antique.

Kimberley explains more about her design rule, as well as how to successfully incorporate it in your home, in this clip!

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on April 10, 2014.

Bare Windows

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Who wouldn’t want to luxuriate in this gorgeous bathroom designed by Calgary interior designer, Nyla Free?

Wait a minute? There’s no window covering!

Can you go bare in the bathroom? How much privacy do you need? Let us know!

PS. Nyla, we think the green chair is a touch of genius.

Minimize your Storage, Minimize your Space

Regardless of whether your kitchen is small or large, space always seems to be at a premium. Get organized with these great kitchen accessories!

Originially aired on Cityline.ca on February 18, 2014.

Sophisticated Gray

Just as there’s no piece of clothing that actually conforms to the body size of everyone, there’s no such thing as a single gray that is always right.  In fact, gray can be one of the trickiest colours to work with as its undertone is so prevalent.

We relied on a variety of gray tones in this recent urban condo redesign.

5 shades of gray

Here is a guide to some of our fave gray categories from lightest to darkest. Enjoy Oyster has a slight blush beneath the surface owing to its pink base. It’s lightness makes it ideal for a sunny, light filled space. But come evening, its deeper side takes over and the sultry gray undertone shines.  Try Benjamin Moore’s Heaven 2118-70.

Barnboard is a warm gray that looks perfectly weathered by the sun. Benjamin Moore’s aptly named Barnwood CSP-115 is a toasty brown gray we use frequently.

Gunmetal is a cool gray, meaning there’s a hint of blue just below the surface. Benjamin Moore’s Metropolitan AF-690 is a go-to gray for contemporary urban spaces.

Charcoal is a dramatic choice sophisticated enough for a formal living or dining room. We love the navy-esque feel of  Benjamin Moore’s French Beret 1610. Use this in a family room where cozy TV watching takes place.

Nearly Black is the category to reach for when you want drop dead glamour and formality. The deepest, darkest sky looks something like Benjamin Moore’s Universal Black 2118-10.

Toronto Home Tour – Part 2

Kimberley Seldon makes this space feel cozy for a couple that loves to entertain. Located just minutes from the Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto, this condo has been transformed into a calming and zen environment ready for a party or two!

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on January 16, 2014.

Toronto Home Tour – Part 1

Kimberley Seldon makes this space feel cozy for a couple that loves to entertain. Located just minutes from the Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto, this condo has been transformed into a calming and zen environment ready for a party or two!

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on January 16, 2014.

New York City Style

Adding a touch of New York City style to your home, small space living tips, and how to make a basic cushion with some crafty upgrades.

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on January 16, 2014.

Tel Aviv Home Tour

Kimberley Seldon and Shai DeLuca-Tamasi take us on a tour of Israeli design in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, ways to incorporate your TV into your decor, plus a beautiful winter mantel.

Originally aired on Cityline.ca on December 19, 2013.