A Mauv-e-lous retreat

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This stunningly beautiful bedroom was designed by Brian Gluckstein for the Princess Margaret Lottery Show Home.  The mauve, gray and cream colour scheme combination inspired us.


FROM LEFT: 2113-50 mauve desert, CSP-1035 ice milk, AF-685 thunder, 2116-60 touch of gray

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Using 2017’s Colour Of The Year

Benjamin Moore’s 2017 Colour of the Year is 2117-30 Shadow, its moody purple hue with a hint of gray undertone.


Wondering how to use this colour in your home without painting your walls? Designer Meg from Design Your Joy has selected 10 accessories in this colour.


This board (above) is by Design Your Joy, visit site for sourcing list.

Mixing Up Some Beet

This year is all about flaunting brilliant colors found in the natural world. We are loving Beet’s saturated red-cast purple connotes high fashion and pairs well with everything from creamy white to bright green—like that found in its leafy tops.

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Pulling The Perfect Hue From The Fabric

It can be hard finding the perfect shades of colour when choosing paint colours, but if you have a jumping off point such as fabric or artwork it can be much easier than you may think.

This living room is edgy and really bold. It’s colour tone was set by mixing fun and colourful fabrics in the beet, purple and red family. By painting this room in a high gloss purple, the textures and fabrics really pop.

Fabric by Robert Allen.

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Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 8.07.15 PMFabric by Robert Allen.

Color Trends 2015

We feel royalty with Benjamin Moore’s majestic #ColorTrends2015 “berry” palette.

What regal colors would you bring to your favorite rooms?



10502439_10152828101166323_5938638387976645301_nWelcome your guests with a regal hallway with Cinnamon Slate 2113-40 Aura Matte. http://bit.ly/ColorTrends_2015

1509315_10152828101066323_3650694886902424203_nCarry on tradition with a twist, bringing Carter Plum CW-355 Aura Eggshell to an elegant living space. http://bit.ly/ColorTrends_2015

10600572_10152828101191323_255930844467913317_nA room fit for a queen or king, with Caponata AF-650 in Natura, Eggshell with Trim in Chantilly Lace OC-65, Natura Semi-Gloss. http://bit.ly/ColorTrends_2015

10671391_10152828101121323_8492390439905251370_n-1A tried and true hue for a classic look in a bathroom with Old Claret 2083-30 Aura Bath & Spa. http://bit.ly/ColorTrends_2015

A Unexpected Outdoor Colour

Purple isn’t a colour we usually see outside in paint and accessories, but it’s all over in plants and flowers.

Here are some reasons why you may want to introduce this lovely hue to your exterior.


If you have a neutral home and are looking for a fun front door colour, look no further…purple is here.

202240_10151119957416323_1764333277_oWe love the fun beachy look of purple siding.

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EOutdoor living is bigger than ever and purple looks fabulous with the neutral tones of stone and against greenery.

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Grape Purple

grape purple

 Juicy grapes and berries, freshly pressed into luscious, rich purples.

d53d58ac203ffcb66be6a5812a29d31c22bf36f34482a4e969a1d2e4fb41b60196f98ff233ae4cc092c733c6d1f7afe0From left: CSP-460 Pinot Grigio Grape, CSP-465 Purplicious, CSP-470 Elderberry Wine

inspirationsh_072_0High gloss grape cabinets add such a glamous pop to this library. Wallpapering the back of cabinets is the perfect finishing touch.


Jessica-Stam-NY-Apartment-on-Elle-DecorThe tone on tone purple drapes and walls is what creates the perfect backdrop to this glam living area.

IA_int_purple_kids_room3_440x600The perfect bedroom colour from baby girl to big girl, it looks great paired with lime green.

4033de3653f5bf6d28ea573ad2c35522We love this soft colour combinations of grapes, creams, soft corals and charcoal.

IA_int_purple_living3_600x440Grape is a beautiful hue for the ceiling, it acts as a fifth wall or feature wall.

Bands of colour in a girls bedroom

90001692523386401_coGNDsRE_cWe love this colour combination and paint technique idea from Canadian Designer Lisa Canning Interiors.

It’s fresh and fun, perfect for a girls room…from baby to big girl.

Com into the store and we would love to help you choose some paint colours to create this look. We also sell Frog Tape, which will save you hours of your time getting those perfect edges on stripes.

fit for a princess

Sometimes it’s hard to find a jumping off point for a bedroom.  In this case, it is this gorgeous studded velvet bed!!!

It is for an 11 year old girls bedroom, who wants glamour through the roof.  The wall color will be a fun blue purple (AF-580 Luxe by Benjamin Moore) and the accents throughout the space will be white and silver, from our new in-stock decor.

dreamful sleeping

Alex’s relaxing bedroom, is painted in an elegant Purple by Benjamin Moore.  Did you know that purple is known as a great color to calm your mind and bring in positive thoughs? Perfect for bedtime.
The deep gray ceiling/accents really heighten the room and ceiling color was matched to her faux fur blanket.