Powder Room Reveal

Powder Room Reveal-Part 2

There are times in my life where I am making a decision about something, and there is this teeny-tiny voice in my head that tries to be heard, but it gets completely ignored. In this case, in starting the bathroom makeover, this voice told me it would take longer than two weeks (my initial time frame), to get a finished …

Curved Sofa

Design Trend: Embracing the Curved Sofa

These days when we hear about a “curve” our mind immediately jumps to the curve associated with the current level of Covid cases…but this is not at all what I am talking about with you today! There has been a design trend that has slowly been emerging in the last couple of years that is really hitting the stores full …

Zen Principal Ensuite

Zen Principal Bedroom and Ensuite Project Reveal

The Importance of Texture in a Neutral Room The Principal bedroom is often one of the last rooms in the home that clients decorate. Why? There are lots of reasons I have heard over time: because it isn’t seen, because I want to focus more on the main floor, because we ran out of money, because it isn’t a big …

Free Ideas

10 Free Ideas to Decorate your Home

We have all–at one time or another—wanted to change things in our home but haven’t felt like we had the budget to do so. It can be a challenge to find creative ways to freshen up our interiors without having the opportunity to shop, so I came up with 10 things you can do that are free ideas to revive …

Fall Home Decor

5 Tips to give your Fall Home Decor a Fresh Look

When everyone thinks of Fall they imagine cozy throws, turning on the fireplace, and hanging a new wreath on the front door; but there is so much more you can do to bring that fall feeling to your home décor! I am not talking garlands and displays of pumpkins and colorful leaves…I am talking about things that require a bit …

Style My Space Design Service

Style My Space–A new Design Service from Bella Casa Interiors

So many stores, so many options, so many online deals…but where do you start? I often have people contact me to help them “pull a room together” as they know what style they like but they don’t know how to choose the individual pieces to create the overall effect they desire in whatever room they are working on. Finding your …

Architectural Salvage

Using Architectural Salvage in your Home

Old things from old houses gets me excited–carved doors, swirly corbels,  metal signs, vintage iron grates, all that kind of thing—I just tingle with glee and my creative brain goes into overdrive thinking about all the possibilities!  I remember the first time I walked into Artefacts in St. Jacobs and looked at antique tiles, door handles, columns, fireplaces and stained-glass …

Blue and White

My love affair with Blue and White

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I have a deep affection for anything blue and white. China, teacups, soup tureens, ginger jars are always what I look for whenever I am vintage shopping. Diamonds and sapphires are my favorite gemstones.  I’d even own a blue car if I could! It wasn’t until I was in college and had to …

Spring: Colorful Florals

Maybe it’s because I was an 80’s teenager and I loved chintz, maybe it’s because roses are my favorite flower, maybe it’s because Spring is my favorite season, but I just LOVE a good floral pattern! Artwork, fabric, cushions, bedding…you name it…if it has blooming flowers I stop and take a look. I am loving that it is making a …