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Accessibility Hacks. Vanity Mirrors

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most accessible, of them all? Well, maybe that’s not exactly what the Evil Queen said in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, but it’s a valid question to ask when shopping for a vanity mirror. A mirror is just as important an...

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Don’t Waste Money on an Inaccessible Dream Home

Imagine that you just built your dream home. You’ve invested countless numbers of hours planning it and agonizing over the most minute of details. Maybe you’ve even been involved in building it yourself and have shed blood, sweat and tears over it. What if within a...

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Shutters. The Almost Perfect Window Treatment.

Is there a perfect window treatment? That depends on your definition of perfect. But we think that shutters are pretty darn close. No, they weren’t invented in France Even though they represent the quintessential French café scene they were invented in England almost...

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Backsplash Ideas to Inspire You

Backsplashes are the finishing touches to your kitchen. Like jewellery to your outfit. They can elevate your kitchen to another level or they can let it down badly. It's one of the most difficult things to get right because you want to ensure it adds to the kitchen...

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How to Design Your Best Patio

As the summer season approaches, our thoughts turn to spending time outside. If your outdoor space fills you with horror or even embarrassment, maybe it’s time to make this the year that you finally create your dream patio. Use the following easy guidelines to help...

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Patience is a Virtue

Never have more truer words been spoken than when you are building or renovating. I confess, it’s been 9 months since my last posting pertaining to our cottage build. No, I haven’t been too busy building it to write about it, there’s just a building boom going on and...

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10 Great Designs That Just Happen to be Accessible

Are you hesitant to incorporate accessible design because you feel it won't fit in with your home decor or perhaps make it look a little hospital-like? Well, those days of worrying are over. Check out the images below and I dare you tell me that they look like they...

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Most Important Places to Apply Accessible Design

Deciding where the most important places in your home are to apply accessible design is like deciding who your favorite child is. It’s impossible to choose. They’re all important, special and unique. However, what would be point be in having a fantastically accessible...

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10 Things we Could Learn from the Swiss

You probably haven't heard much about Switzerland, except they have beautiful mountains, create delicious chocolate and produce over 450 different kinds of cheese. Having lived several years in Switzerland, Miss M has really come to appreciate a number of things that...

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Discover the Best Kitchen Sink for You. Part 4.

Read Part 1 of this series Read Part 2 of this series Read Part 3 of this series Choosing the Style of Your Sink When determining the style of your sink, you need to think about the décor of your kitchen as well as how you cook in it. Gourmet chefs or keen bakers may...

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