Snow has officially fallen – the flurries have flown people, this is not a drill. With the new ‘festive’ weather upon us, we’re sent into the depths of our closets to retrieve our winter necessities. While piling on our parkas and knits isn’t necessarily our favourite task, getting ready for the holidays makes it all worth it. No matter the size of your space, you can transform your home into a seasonal spectacle. Here are some ideas to help you get your condo ready for the holidays.
When you think of Scandinavian style what comes to mind first? If you answered Ikea, then you’re probably not alone. Ikea is the perfect example of this beautifully simple design perspective. The Scandinavian design movement came on the scene in the 1950’s, hailing from Nordic countries, such as Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark. The main characteristics being minimalism and functionality. That’s what makes Scandinavian design so idyllic – if you decorate in this vein, you’re going to end up with a very stylish and sleek room, that also makes complete sense and doesn’t look over done.
Here are some examples of Scandinavian style to take inspiration from! Continue reading
Condo living is the ultimate when it comes to the urban experience. A vertical community of like-minded city-dwellers all experiencing their chosen metropolitan in different ways. While this city life is an obvious bonus for those who love to live in condos, those with green thumbs can miss out on the gardens found outside the city limits. The good news is that condos are an ideal place for some plant species! Continue reading
A few weeks ago, something very exciting may have arrived on your doorstep – and no, we’re not talking about that delicious pizza you ordered – we’re talking about the new, much-anticipated 2017 IKEA Catalogue! For lovers of affordable, stylish, Scandinavian design, this is always something worth celebrating, and a bit of a big deal. Looking through the catalogue you’ll see that after 40 years, Ikea Canada has still got it. Here are our top picks that are perfect for condo living! Continue reading