Just because you may be convinced that hiring a designer is the right way to go, doesn’t mean your significant other is also on board. Here are some common reasons why your significant other resists hiring a designer and how you can ease their concerns.
A lot of you have asked about my transition from a MacBook Pro to an iPad Pro. This week I share the pros and cons of making the switch to an iPad Pro and how it helps me run my business and my family.
As the kitchen is normally the heart of the home, and one that will take the biggest budgets to renovate, it can often be a stressful process. I have developed a strong 7 Step Guide that will hopefully make your kitchen renovation stress free and as easy as any renovation can truly be.
When you crave for your home to look like it’s in a magazine, but your home is dominated by growing children, beautiful design can be tricky. Here are 5 tips for achieving beautiful decor when children are in the mix.
What’s the difference between custom and store bought furniture? As a designer I’m always trying to find and incorporate custom unique pieces of furniture into every space I design. However, I can also appreciate the benefits of purchasing from a big box store.
What’s the difference between IKEA vs Custom Cabinetry? When I design kitchens, I always start with creating a design based on the presented budget. From that budget I am able to suggest various designs with either an IKEA Kitchen or a Custom Kitchen.
Colour has become a huge trend, even colour in lighting. From my first visit to High Point Market in North Carolina to everyday retail stores, I have seen an abrupt yet refreshing change in lighting fixtures.
My first time at High Point Market was incredible and inspiring. I saw so much beauty and I really wanted to share some of my favourite key trends that I believe we will be seeing everywhere very soon.
The cooler temperatures have set in. It’s perfect timing to start planning a home renovation! Here are my professional tips on planning and executing a winter renovation successfully to give you the results that you will love.
The holidays are hands down, my favourite time of year. It’s a time to gather, celebrate and indulge. It’s all about giving and sharing and I am often hosting non stop. It can be a hectic season so being prepared always helps! Here are my top 5 holiday must-haves for this year.
We've made some good progress at the new Studio this past week. The walls are framed and the electrical has been run. We made a decision not to frame all the office walls to the ceiling as that would mean extra electrical and HVAC costs, not to mention sprinklers!
I am about to embark on my biggest design challenge to date... joining forces with my husband and moving into a great new studio space. The space is RAW and has so much potential but we are on a tight timeline.
With every project we try to find unique decorative lighting. Lighting is essential to adding layers of warmth in any space. Here are a few of our favourites at the moment that you can expect to see in our upcoming reveals!
When our clients first approached us to renovate their Powder Room, it was quite obvious that their existing space was in dire need of a makeover. The space was tired-looking, lacked personality & the layout did not work for a young family. Enter Rebecca Hay Designs to the rescue!