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*Written by Liette Tousignant, UTR Decorating Co-Founder Can you believe it’s the same table? I was ready to give away this old IKEA table because it no longer fit in my decor. I’m sure glad I didn’t because I’m totally...
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If your bedroom lacks pizzazz, add some with a large round mirror – you’ll be amazed how it will instantly glam up your space. This brass finish mirror looks elegant against the dark coloured wall, and the matching brass knobs add...
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Gift wrappingHave you ever received a present that was so beautifully wrapped that you didn’t want to open it? It’s a wonderful feeling to know that as much attention was given to the wrapping as it was to the gift itself.

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After a long cold winter, I was ready to freshen up my workspace with pretty pastel colors. I’m not usually a fan of soft candy colors, but I was inspired by the April issue of the Oprah magazine and decided it was time to inject some pastels into my life.

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Hanging a large clockI love decorating with large clocks. In addition to keeping time, they’re a fun and affordable way to decorate a wall. The challenge with hanging large clocks is to figure out how to deal with the large keyholes they’re often fitted with and to choose the right hanging hardware to use to safely secure them to the wall.

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Welcome to our office inspiration room where we transformed a simple wall into a mini art gallery. We built the shelves to organize all the picture frames we use for product development and testing purposes. We created this industrial chic look on a budget of $150 and used furniture we already had at the office.

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This handy little hammer is the perfect size and weight for picture hanging. Because it has a shorter handle than a regular carpenter’s hammer the Déco Hammer provides a lot more precision, which is the most important factor when it comes to hanging pictures since you don’t require a lot of force. Plus, with the Déco Hammer the chances of hitting your fingers, driving the nail flush into the wall, or completely missing the nail are pretty much eliminated.

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In 2010, I was featured on TELUS TV showcasing some innovative ways that you can create huge impact on your walls - not your wallet. We may no longer be in a deep recession, but the economic downturn had a lasting impact on how we live, shop and spend. We still want to create a beautiful and comfortable home we'll love, but we're also looking for ways to trim our spending and balance our budgets. Home décor doesn't have to be expensive. Anything from children's art to cd covers can become art. In fact, some of the most beautiful pieces that have the biggest impression are often the most affordable. Click to view the video.

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If you’re looking for art that will always be in style, think of framing Chanel #5 posters. Chanel #5 perfume has been around since 1921 and is still one of the best selling perfumes in the world, so it’s a definite stylish and safe investment for your home.  The posters will add instant elegance and […]

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We love Ribba™ frames from IKEA. They're inexpensive, stylish and versatile. But they can be frustrating as well. We've hung more Ribba frames over the years than we can count and along the way we've come up with some tips and tricks to make things easier. We hope they help you too.

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Hanging stuff is a breeze when you have the right tools. We not only felt like we completed this project in no time, the clock we hung read the same time when we finished as it did when we started! (Might have something to do with us forgetting to get batteries — oops!) Call me […]

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