15 02, 2019

The top 10 trends for your home renovation in Vancouver for 2019

By | 2019-01-25T14:09:47-08:00 February 15th, 2019|Inspiration|

February is all about romance, which makes it the perfect time to fall back in love with your house with the help of a home renovation in Vancouver. Not sure what look you want to go for? Check out a few of our favourite home renovation trends for 2019! Our top 10 favourite trends for your home renovation in Vancouver   1. Sustainability   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Brave New Eco (@braveneweco) on Sep 10, 2018 at 12:05am PDT Sustainability is one of the most popular trends for 2019. With the number of eco-friendly options growing, many owners want green home renovations in Vancouver. In some cases, homeowners want to make significant changes to their homes, say switching up insulation or closing thermal bridges. For those looking for less extensive renovations, there are still

6 07, 2018

7 flooring trends to use in your home renovation in Vancouver

By | 2018-06-25T08:39:45-07:00 July 6th, 2018|Inspiration|

Flooring is central to the overall style of each room in your home. Sometimes, though, flooring can be lost in the shuffle of picking other design elements. That is why we have put together a list of seven of our favourite flooring trends to help inspire you for your home renovation in Vancouver. 7 flooring trends to consider for your home renovation in Vancouver 1. Bleach it out Photo credit: SEBRING Light flooring is in for home renovations in Vancouver this year. Consider going with a light stain or bleached look. If you are on the more adventurous side, you could also consider pickled wood. 2. Harden up Photo credit: The Flooring Girl Hardwood is the biggest flooring trend of 2018. New homes are going for hardwood – everywhere. An elegant look like this is the

11 05, 2018

The top tile trends you should use for your Vancouver home renovation

By | 2018-04-24T13:13:19-07:00 May 11th, 2018|Inspiration|

Tiles are on trend right now when it comes to a Vancouver home renovation. With a seemingly infinite number of tile options though, how do you choose the patterns and styles that are right for you? Here are some of our favourites to get you started… Our favourite tile trends for every room of your Vancouver home renovation 1. For the kitchen Photo credit: Home Bunch Subtle texture is very on trend for Vancouver home renovations right now. We love the high gloss version as it highlights the texture. This look is perfect for the kitchen as it’s subtle, but creates visual interest. Get it in a light colour like crisp white or dusty pink to open up the room! 2. For the bathroom This look is a fun blend of two trends. The first is the alternate

20 04, 2018

10 ways to add storage during your home renovation in Vancouver

By | 2018-04-23T09:49:44-07:00 April 20th, 2018|Inspiration, Renovation Tips|

A home renovation in Vancouver offers owners a chance to re-think their space. This time is the perfect opportunity to create storage of all shapes and sizes. If you have an older home, this can be especially important as they are notorious for have less room and awkward storage areas. Regardless of your house's age, this is your chance to squeeze every inch of storage area out of your home. How to add storage during your home renovation in Vancouver 1. The sleek bathroom Bathrooms can easily get cluttered. During your home renovation in Vancouver, help hide that clutter with a tall pull-out. Now you can have everything you need at your fingertips, while still maintaining a spa-like simplicity sure to keep you calm - morning and night. 2. A mudroom bench Photo credit: Closets Plus   Entryways

13 04, 2018

Where to find inspiration for your Vancouver home renovation

By | 2018-03-21T13:57:31-07:00 April 13th, 2018|Inspiration|

A Vancouver home renovation can be exciting but finding the perfect inspiration is challenging. Design sites are all over the internet, but not all are created equal.   So where should you begin your search? Here are our favourite sources of inspiration to help get you started… Five places to find inspiration for your Vancouver home renovation 1. Pinterest Photo credit: Emily Henderson Pinterest is a favourite for home design fans and fanatics. In fact, there are so many ideas that you may find yourself getting overwhelmed by them all. To avoid this, use Pinterest as more of an exploratory search. Start general until you find a sense of direction for your Vancouver home renovation. During your search, be sure to check out HGTV Design Star Emily Henderson’s budget-friendly ideas and Gabrielle Savoie’s tropical influences. 2. HGTV

13 01, 2018

Trends in Vancouver home renovations for 2018

By | 2017-12-16T00:47:57-08:00 January 13th, 2018|Inspiration|

While there are some classic looks that never go out of style in Vancouver home renovations, every year also has its own trends. We can already see that, when it comes to home renovation trends, 2018 is shaping up to be a great year. Whether your style is more classic or whimsical, there’s a trend for you. So let’s jump in with a few of our favourites… Our 6 favourite trends in Vancouver home renovations for 2018 1. Preppy Intellectual styles are going to be all the rage in Vancouver home renovations in 2018. An easy way to test the look is with your paint. Try choosing soothing, sophisticated colours, like lavender or slate. If you like that, take the style even further with decor pieces with cursive writing printed on them. Photo credit: DigsDigs 2. Bright, whimsical

18 11, 2017

Vancouver home renovation idea: Kitchen banquettes

By | 2017-10-24T13:56:36-07:00 November 18th, 2017|Inspiration|

When it comes to kitchen renovations, storage and seating are two primary considerations for your renovation design. Adding a kitchen banquette is an attractive and cozy way to get both.   Photo credit: Bloglovin’ Maximize natural light Banquettes are the perfect way to make the most of natural light in your kitchen, by creating a comfortable seating area under big windows. This bright space combines a chunky table with minimalist bench seating to amplify the effect of the light streaming into the kitchen.   Photo credit: Domino Retro upholstery Your kitchen banquette can define your kitchen’s style. This example has a retro-inspired corner bench that adds colour and personality to an otherwise monochromatic space. Photo credit: Better Homes & Gardens Country-inspired space saver Even in kitchens that are tight on space, a banquette provides