Monday, October 22, 2012

How to negotiate a deal with a contractor

This is a great comprehensive article on what to expect when dealing with contractors. Managing a project can be a lot of work - let BTSH handle the contractors and deliver you a completed project without the headaches!
http://homes.yahoo.com/news/how-to-negotiate-a-deal-with-a-contractor-01.html

Friday, October 19, 2012

2013 Colour Trends

As the National Post says, "2013 looks bright."



http://life.nationalpost.com/2012/06/20/paint-forecast-2013-looks-bright/

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Browse inspirational photos for your next renovation project, ask experts for advice on your design dilemmas, and check out and follow Beyond The Stage Homes!


Thursday, October 18, 2012

Kitchen Counter-top Trends

There are many different counter-top options available to suit any budget. If you're considering a home renovation, take a look through 10 of these beautiful counter-top trends. As the article points out, you can only expect kitchen decor trends to last about 10 years, so factor this into your decision-making process. 




http://freshome.com/2012/09/25/the-hottest-kitchen-counter-tops-move-over-marble/

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

2013 Design Trends - Chevrons?? We'll see….

It's crazy to think that 2013 is right around the corner. With a new year comes new design trends! Here's what's on the design boards for 2013! Will you be using any in your upcoming designs?


http://www.hgtv.ca/blog/2013-home-decor-trends-kinda/

BTSH is a proud supporter of St. Mary's Winter Wonderland!

Accompanied by the local Real Estate Staging Association Chapter, BTSH along with 6 other talented local stagers will be decorating two Christmas Trees for the St. Mary's Winter Wonderland fundraiser - purchase your tickets today!! The committee is also looking for financial sponsors - message me for details!
http://www.supportstmarys.ca/winterwonderland/

Friday, October 12, 2012

Great Fireplace ideas from Candice Olson!

With the weather turning cold it's time to start thinking about those much needed warm nights by the fire. Here are some great ideas we're sure you'll want to cozy up to:



Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Falling Leaves, Changing Needs! Solutions Workshop at The Boardwalk Sat. Oct. 6th!

Solutions, Your Organized Living Store, is hosting a workshop this Saturday to help you to prepare your closets for Fall/Winter! I absolutely love this store (it's my idea of an organization candy store), and we now have a location in Waterloo at the Boardwalk. Check them out online for their latest flyer, including workshop information and a 20% off coupon: www.solutions-stores.ca.

Monday, October 1, 2012

7 Traits to the Perfect Laundry Room

While updating my laundry room is still on my never-ending to-do list, I think that in a perfect world, it would encompass all of these traits!