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Ty Pennington Impressions fabrics for Spring 2014

Design | Impressions for Spring

Ok folks, now that spring has sprung and my inspiration is in full bloom, I wanted to share my next line of Impressions fabrics for the new quarter. I’ve always been a fan of geometric shapes (especially honeycombs) and some of my greatest inspiration happens to come from the things I’m surrounded by most. So my next […]

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Small space tips: Container Gardening | Ty Pennington

Outdoors | Pot Luck – Creative Container Gardening

If you live in a condominium or apartment, you may not have the outdoor space normally associated with gardening. But I’m here to tell you…that’s no reason to deprive yourself of a little Mother Nature. Bringing life into a small space just means you have to learn the tricks of container gardening. Keep reading for some quick […]

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How to Organize Your Garden Shed | Ty Pennington

How To | Organize Your Garden Shed

Ok folks, now that spring is just around the corner, its time to shed some layers. It’s easy to lose your garden essentials in the garage, so consider giving them a home of their own this year. An organized garden shed is key! Keep reading for some quick tips to get your garden shed in shape… […]

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Go Green: St. Patty's Day Design

Spotlight | Go Green

Ok so going green can mean a lot of different things. First, I like to think of it as doing things efficiently and sustainably, like my First to the Future home with NextGen. Eco-friendly is always trending in my book… But going green today also means embracing a little luck of the Irish! So I […]

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Top Trends from the Canadian Home Furnishings Market by designer Janette Ewen

Design | Top Trends from the Canadian Home Furnishings Market

I was recently asked to select my “must haves” from The Canadian Home Furnishings Market (TCHFM) show, and it wasn’t an easy task! This year’s show was brimming with amazing new furniture, accessories and appliances. I fell in love with so many items, as did the many attendees at the show. So this year was […]

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DIY Painted Palette Garden

How To | DIY Painted Palette Garden

I moved into a colorful, pre-fab studio and wanted to sprout my green thumb. Like many others, I was inspired by this Design Sponge project, but I decided to give it a twist of my own personality. Supplies: Palette Compost & organic soil (should be split 50/50) Landscaping fabric Staple gun Hammer/nails Sandpaper Plants (I […]

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Design Dilemma: Cozy with Cathedral Ceilings

Design | Cozy with Cathedral Ceilings

I recently got this question in my inbox. so I decided to tackle it in my next design dilemma… How do I make a living room cozy that has a cathedral ceiling? Great question! I really love the dramatic angles created by cathedral or vaulted ceilings. They open up space in your rooms and help […]

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