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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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Webinar – How to Decorate Open Concept Floor Plans

I am excited to invite you to my webinar on How to Decorate Open Concept Floor Plan! The webinar will take place on Wednesday October 28th at 6:30 pm EST. 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 amazing before and after photos that will leave you excited to get started. You will be able to ask questions at the end of our meeting. I...

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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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The Final Touch

I have always loved rugs. Childhood memories of wool hand tufted Persian rugs in the middle of our family room and of a green one on the wall behind the sofa still make me smile. This might not match your childhood profile, but just to explain, oriental area rugs were a very popular piece of home decor in Kazakhstan back then. I knew very little about area rugs and their construction. I just loved the warmth they illuminated and feeling of safety at home as every happy child. If you have finished decorating your home but still feel like something is missing, add an area rug to instantly tie everything together. Rugs are a staple element of many homes nowadays. Now when I...

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Webinar – Downsizing 101

Family Room Interior

Have you just downsized and you aren't sure how to fit all of your belongings in your new space? Maybe you are thinking of downsizing and don't know where to start? Join Marina Pavlova, Interior Design Consultant with CPI Interiors, for her webinar "Downsizing 101" and she will walk you through how to maximize your downsized space with style and create flow from room to room! Whether you are wanting to make a change to one room or many, there will be lots of inspiring before and after photos that will leave you excited to get started. Please register to participate in the webinar! Click here to REGISTER...

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Market Trends

Year 2020 has officially started and it is exciting to tap into numerous speculations about upcoming interior design trends. Interior design magazines interview their favourite interior designers to find the home ideas that are to be everywhere soon. How do we predict trends at CPI Interiors? Being a franchise of Decorating Den, the largest design franchise company in North America, we regularly receive reports about what was seen in the latest High Point Market exhibit. The High Point, North Carolina furniture market, is the place that designers from around the world go to see the latest in home furnishing trends. The market, open only to the trade, consists of over 180 buildings, 12 million square feet of show space and is home...

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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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Ottawa Real Estate Board REALTOR® Trade Show – CPI Interiors Booth

I will be at the Ottawa Real Estate Board REALTOR® Trade Show 2019 representing CPI Interiors. Come to say hello, chat with me and pick up a brochure about our services! I will walk you through our process and explain how we thrive at helping our clients transform their homes to private sanctuaries. Here is the link to more information about the show and the calendar with my upcoming events. I am looking forward to seeing you there!...

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