Always trust Mother Nature

Re-purposing a sentimental dining room suite is one way to save on the budget.  Custom cabinetry and other millwork features are introducing Walnut into the space.

How much walnut is too much? As designers, we have to ‘pick our moments’ — the decision to chalk paint the dining room suite which is […]

By |November 11th, 2015|

On Parade

As Remembrance day approaches we notice  the poppies clipped to coats and sweaters. It triggers the nostalgia and hopefully  gratitude for all the men and women who have fought for our peace.

Attending a service yesterday on a gorgeous sunny afternoon puts the balance in a life of crazy renovations.

A proud Canadian […]

By |November 9th, 2015|

Timing — Chemistry

As the one year anniversary arrives of the loss of a dear loved one, there is a heaviness of sadness surrounding.

Although there is no choice but to forge forward in a positive fashion with the condo renovation at hand. Professionals have no time to waste —

Customizing the ‘guts’ of the […]

By |November 3rd, 2015|

Does this look like a Built-In to you?

Although there will always be the need for custom built in cabinetry — there is a shift toward more modern design. Integrating a fireplace with television viewing above is all about angles and measurement.

Linear fireplaces allow for a lower placement (sometimes) which helps with designing a unit that allows for […]

By |October 26th, 2015|

Let the Bling Begin….

Time and time again we reassure clients that our custom cabinetry shows best under well-planned lighting conditions.  Lighting technology has changed immensely in recent years.  LED has been around awhile for certain, its now dimmable and offers a range of bulb choice for a ‘warmer’ feel.  This was not possible […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|

Broadloom is all about the underpad

One of the best pieces of advice given when contemplating broadloom (carpet) is to invest in the foundation.  The best underpad available.

Technology has changed our world — even in the carpet world — no longer are the little ‘bits’ of foam the best performing.

When doing your research there are two […]

By |October 19th, 2015|

The colour of Love

With Thanksgiving celebrations behind us — if you were renovating , maybe dinner looked a little different this year. Possibly take-out or store bought fixins?

Regardless, your circumstance —  the opportunity to enjoy your loved ones company trumps all else, especially if that person lives on the other side of the Planet and […]

By |October 13th, 2015|

What’s your favourite time of year?

At Misani — its Thanksgiving!

From our dedicated team of professionals who work hard each and every day to exceed our customer’s expectations — we wish all our clients and followers the best for an enjoyable holiday with family and friends.



By |October 8th, 2015|

When to clean…?

Week #6 — and so it goes….

Timing / coordination is key to any home renovation. Knowing that, the nature of construction is not a specific science. Hiring professionals helps for certain, not all trades can be available at a moments notice due to juggling several jobs at any given time.

Their […]

By |October 5th, 2015|

Gotta go back and finish what we started…

Unbelievable women gathered to participate in the Women Build with Habitat for Humanity. Unfortunately we got rained out as safety is the #1 concern.
Great news though, we are going back to help with the inside of the 13 homes. Anyone interested, let me know and I will add you to […]

By |September 29th, 2015|