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2022 Design + Paint Color Trends

Design trends for 2022 continues from last year trends where we see a complete reversal of what we’ve seen in the past decade.  In the past decade, we saw neutral walls, neutral furniture, neutral everything. Finally this design trend has taken a back set to warm colors, variety & textures, and nature being brought into our homes. Square big box neutral furniture is being replaced by leather, colors, curves and retro pieces. We’ve come out of a cool minimalist approach to designing our homes into warmth, variety and life. It’s an exciting and much needed change.


6 Tips on Picking the Right Paint Color

I know of one woman who’s husband had painted their living room 3 times in a row because she hated the paint color on her wall that she had selected from paint chips. She hated the third color that was just painted on the wall and thus that is what brought her to our conversation of discussing her living room paint color. Her husband shrugged his shoulders and said from now on, you’re on your own if you want to change your mind AGAIN.

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2022 Kitchen Color Cabinet Trends

Just like every design trend, kitchen cabinets also change in color and style.  Wood cabinets are trending but their style is sleeker and lighter in color than the cabinets of the 70’s and 80’s.

Two-toned kitchen cabinets have been very popular in the last couple of years and their popularity is continuing to rise.  They not only look classy, they are a great way to break up a whole room of cabinets in one solid color giving the kitchen more interest.


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We were blessed to use Debi's services to decorate our new place.  Moving from a four bedroom two story home into a three bedroom apartment was a huge challenge.  However, with the expert advice of Debi she recommended specific pieces of furniture and colour combinations that made our home become a place of refuge for many who are in need of peace.  We entertain quite a bit and it was important for us to have a practical set up and one where people would feel totally at home.  Many visitors have complimented us on the design of our unit (even the usage of space.)   Debi has the uncanny ability to create such an atmosphere.  We highly recommend Debi’s services.

Phil & Tracy C.

Debi worked miracles on our house that we put up for sale earlier this year. Being an Artist, with my multi coloured, multi layered palette in my home, her advice on getting the home ready and to a high standard was invaluable. A true Professional! I was challenged with letting go of my vision for the decor of the house, which was highly personal and bohemian at best, which I am aware would have appealed to only a minority of house hunters. Debi worked sensitively with her beautiful decor pieces,and her skills and knowledge for setting up beautiful rooms, whilst acknowledging my Artistic side. She made the whole process very painless, interesting and fun and the end result was wonderful…and we sold our house that week! A great experience. Thank you Debi!  I would highly and happily recommend Debi.”

Renne D.

Debi staged our home from top to bottom, and also advised us on which changes/repairs would maximize the value of our house. She completely changed the look and feel of our old, outdated townhouse and brought it up to the standard of a model home; the listing photos looked like they came straight out of a magazine! Debi’s expertise, knowledge, and eye for style helped us sell our house over asking price in 7 days.

Jenn's house sold in 7 days with 2 offers at 107% of asking.  There was a very similar fully renovated unstaged townhouse in the same area, listed at the same time. After one price reduction, the unstaged townhouse sold for 97% of asking in 50 days.

Jennifer Y.