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Webinar – Colour at Home

Do you find yourself wanting to make a change to your home but don’t know where to start? Join me for the Colour at Home webinar to learn the steps needed to create a colourful cozy home that you'll love for years to come. Rhonda Moffat, Founder of The Energy Institute Inc., will offer insight on the energy of colours according to Traditional Yang Feng Shui. The webinar is free to attend. However, registration is required. You will receive an email with the link to join. We look forward to connecting with you! >>REGISTER<<...

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Five Reasons Why Hiring a Decorator Is Worth It

Why do people hire decorators? You might be someone who knows what you like and given options you can clearly tell what feels like you and what does not. But, perhaps, when you start gathering all the ideas you have collected so far in your Pinterest boards you realize that that cohesive vision hasn’t quite developed. Or the decisions seem to be daunting. And how to make sure that all of it will look good with the rest of your home? There are several reasons why even the most creative people hire decorators to help them make that project come to life. Decorators know how to marry beauty and functionOne of the most important parts of the design process is getting to...

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Can You Design Happiness?

Would it not be nice to design happiness? I mean spaces that would influence how people feel. For many designers, the link between living spaces and people well-being is intuitive. In fact, one of the questing I ask my clients is “How would you like the space to feel?”.A thoughtfully designed personal space sets you at ease, but what it actually looks like varies widely from person to person. Let’s look into how beautiful spaces affect our brains. What is BeautyBeauty may have always been in the eye of the beholder. But where does the concept of beauty originates from? Donald H. Ruggles, author of Beauty, Neuroscience & Architecture: Timeless Patterns and Their Impact on Our Well-Being. “Now, we are realizing that...

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Webinar – Dog Friendly Home

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Get inspired about ways to make your home more dog friendly without sacrificing your style! Living with pets requires some adjustment in household and lifestyle. Choices you make when decorating your home may help you minimize the time cleaning or rather add to the the list of house chores. Join Marina Pavlova, Interior Design Consultant with CPI Interiors, for her webinar on Creating a Dog Friendly Home. Marina will talk about things to consider when purchasing furniture and accessories while having four-legged family members in mind. The co-host is Natalie Little, from B.A.R.K. Dog training (www.barkdogtraining.ca). She works to turn your dog struggles into strengths and helps with all dog breeds and age. From puppy stages, to barking and reacting on leash, Natalie...

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Brighten Your Summer Days

The summer is officially here and we all can enjoy a well deserved ice cream and fruit salad season. Breakfast coffee in the backyard while children are still in bed, long lunch break walks, BBQ and many activities outside are some of the things that come to mind when I think of summer.  Catching velvety rays of sunlight during the warmer months is joyful and we naturally spend more time outside. While being outside a lot, a home always stays a sanctuary we tend to seek comfort in. I would like to share some of my favourite decorating ideas to inspire you to create a cheerful and happy environment at home! The main idea behind all of them is bringing the outdoors in,...

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Creating Comfort at Home

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We all like to be able to come home and feel relaxed and comfortable. A home is supposed to be a sanctuary where you are able to relax and unwind away from the outside world. In reality, many homeowners are not satisfied with how their home looks or functions and often cannot pinpoint why. Traffic flow is the number one hindrance to a successful furniture arrangement. Poorly placed traffic paths and improperly dimensioned pieces generate irritation and create safety hazards. Improving circulation routes in your home will ensure creation of a calming and stress-reducing environment. Observe the regularly traveled traffic paths and look for ways to rearrange your furniture so that you do not hinder open door passages and create pools...

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Webinar – How to Decorate Open Concept Floor Plans

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We are so blessed to live in technologically advanced times when a remote meeting is as simple as a click of a button! I am excited to invite you to my webinar on How to Decorate Open Concept Floor Plan! The webinar will take place on Wednesday March 25th at 6:30 pm and you can register here. If your home has an open concept design that you are finding difficult to work with this webinar is tailored for you! Are you curious about how to properly decorate an open concept space? Join me as I discuss all of the wonderful things that go into an open concept design. I will discuss the do’s and don’t of open concept spaces as well as go through some...

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How to Decorate Open Concept Floor Plans

Does your home have an open concept design that you are finding difficult to work with? Are you curious about how to properly decorate an open concept space? Join Marina Pavlova, Interior Design Consultant with CPI Interiors as she discusses all of the wonderful things that go into an open concept design. She will discuss the do's and don't of open concept spaces as well as go through some amazing before and after photos that will leave you excited to get started. The seminar will take place on a Wednesday night over a cup of coffee in CPI Interiors Design Studio. To register for the event, go to https://openconceptjan2020.eventbrite.com...

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Recipe for an Amazing Family Room

Would you like to tried recipe for creating an amazing family room? We all like to be able to come home and feel relaxed and comfortable. A home is supposed to be a sanctuary where you are able to unwind away from the outside world.   If you are interested to learn a proven recipe for creating beautiful and functional spaces for families, join Marina Pavlova, Interior Design Consultant with CPI Interiors for her "Recipe for an Amazing Family Room" Seminar. Marina will share the simple steps she uses to transform spaces for families.   The seminar will take place on a Tuesday night over a cup of coffee in Turret Room of Rideau View Golf Club. Tuesday, October 22rd , 2019 starting at 6:00 pm  Turret Room Rideau View Golf...

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The Secret To a Comfortable Family/Living Room

Family room is such a personal space! This multifunctional area of our homes is where we gather together and relax, read, watch TV and entertain. Usually, this is where we have our guests, so it is essential that the decoration shine. So, what is it that makes a family room comfortable and attractive? Whatever uses your family room may have, your primary goal will be to design a usable and inviting space. And the first step in accomplishing this goal is to crate a comfortable "conversation area". Very simply, you want to arrange your furniture in a way that allows you to carry on a relaxed conversation without having to raise your voice of stretch to grab your drink from a coffee or side...

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