• April‘s Color of the Month

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    Article Courtesy- https://www.sherwin-williams.com/architects-specifiers-designers/inspiration/inspiration-videos/year-in-color/sw-video-cotm-apr2018-asd

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  • Announcing the new website

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    Announcing the new website -  Monica Rose Designs

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website!

    Our new website provides our existing and prospective clients a simple yet interactive view of our work and the services we offer. 

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  • Think Traffic Flow

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    Remove overlarge pieces of furniture and look at the overall layout of your space. You want to think of how people will move through your home when they are viewing it. Make sure there are no barriers to entering a room both physically and visually. Also look at the focal points in each room and what grabs your attention upon entering each space.

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  • Upgrade the countertops

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    Replacing countertops with either granite or quartz counters can be a way to boost the look of your kitchen or bathroom without doing a full renovation. Some fabricators have remnant pieces that for smaller areas can be a cost effective way of changing out the countertop.

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  • Refresh existing cabinets

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    This can be done by either painting existing cabinets a lighter colour or also by changing the hardware to more contemporary pulls or handles. If your wood cabinets are still in fairly good shape and suit the style and character of your home then a good cleaning with Murphy's Oil Soap can give a refreshed look to wood doors and drawer fronts.

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  • Update the faucets and shower heads

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    This is a cost effective way to give a modern look to a kitchen or bathroom sink. You can also change out the shower head very easily and put in a more luxurious model that has multi spray functions or a rain head for an instant upgraded look.

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  • Group accessories into focal point areas

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    Having too many accessories scattered throughout a house is similar to having too much clutter. Edit accessories into clear focal point areas like the dining room table, coffee table, fireplace mantle, dining room sideboard etc. You also don't want to eliminate all of your accessories as this can make a home feel sterile and unlived in. You want to strike a good balance between making a home feel inviting but without feeling over personalized.

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  • Edit your bedroom furniture

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    If you have traditional heavy furniture in your bedroom consider not using all of the pieces or of changing out an old wood bed frame for an upholstered headboard in a lighter neutral colour.

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  • Change to lighter new bed linens

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    You can find inexpensive duvet cover and comforter sets at many retailers that can add brightness and a fresh look to bedrooms.

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