Renovation Inspiration

Falls around the corner which is the perfect time for a reno and some renovation inspiration.

As summer comes to an end, we start to come inside and we start to look around our homes and our indoor to-do lists.  Fall is just around the corner and is the perfect season to look at your home improvement to-do and renovation projects.

The upcoming Toronto Fall Home Show (October 1-4 in the Better Living Centre at Exhibition Place) is just around the corner, with more than 300 renovation and décor specialists and there are many innovative products and great design solutions to inspire a wide array of projects for your home.  Here are a few of my Favourite Fall Finds that cannot be missed this year at the 2015 Toronto Fall Home Show, which runs from Thursday, October 1st to Sunday, October 4th at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto.

Welcoming a new brilliance never before seen in stone design, Cambria introduces Brittanicca™& Ella, two new sources of countertop inspiration to the Marble Collection™.

Brittannica
Brittannica

Combining exquisite elegance and upscale designs, these additions provide classic elegance without the worry and high maintenance.

Ella
Ella

Bring warmth and light into your home with Fusion Mineral based furniture paint. With exceptional ease of application that is self-leveling, a built in top coat and 31 gorgeous colors to choose from, you can tackle any project small or large,  inside or out! Fusion provides furniture painters a best-in-class paint that features; an environmentally conscious formulation, zero VOCs, superior durability, easy one-step application and significantly improved strength. Delivering an exceptional matte finish, this 100% acrylic paint requires minimal prep work!  Distributed through Homestead House Paint Company, the Fusion™ paint line of colours includes 31 colours.

 

Fusion™ Paint announces the new Michael Penney Designer Collection.  Michael Penney is known for his talent and his eye for beautiful, colourful spaces! The Collection features seven colours that include: Seaside, Linen, Lily Pond, Picket Fence, Soapstone, Pebble, Heirloom.

Fushion: Picket Fence
Fushion: Picket Fence

A division of Lakehouse Cabinetry, U-Build has created a custom cabinetry system designed with the client which allows people to feel a part of the design process. There are no limitations to cabinetry sizes, which allows for maximized usage of every inch of the space. The cabinetry is cut, painted and packaged for shipping or pick-up and ready for assembly at your location. A trade professional or an accomplished DIY is recommended for the assembly and installation.

Castplasterworks provides custom design and installation services, specializing in geometric plaster ceilings, plaster-relief wall tile and all affiliated mouldings necessary to fit and finish a room.  With an emphasis on historic design and fine craft, we create stunning interiors and accents like no other company in Canada.

Casterplast custom ceilings
Casterplast custom ceilings

Have No Fear! Condo Handyman is Here! Do you have a never ending ‘to-do’ list of jobs around your condo like I do?  Condo Handyman to the rescue.  Condo Handyman specializes in helping condo residents who have a long list of to-do’s and a limited space to store tools and supplies.  Let Condo Handyman tackle those small or large projects from tile re-grouting, drywall, painting, flooring, electrical to even hanging mirrors, window covering or art.

Condo Handyman
Condo Handyman

 

Rust-Oleum introduces Poly Effects™ Clear Finishes.  A one-of-a-kind metallic effect and a durable scratch-resistant finish in one. Create a translucent metallic look over any stained, painted or unfinished surface. Apply one or more coats to achieve a unique custom look. Ideal for furniture, cabinetry, accessories and more. The final look will be unique – determined by the original colour and number of coats applied. Available in Gold, Copper and Silver.

The new clip-on PVC Mouldings from Concept SGA possesses the necessary flexibility for any construction or renovation project.  Furthermore they are made in Canada.  Simple and convenient decorative moulding that resists humidity, mold and mildew, easy to clean reusable after renovation work or flooring, plus no need for finishing nails or putty.

Pilote & Filles brings safety and style to the forefront.  My current obsession is pink steel toed with a  new love for the PF688 Ultra light 8” work boot in Raspberry.  Ultra light EVA outsole. Nubuck leather upper. Flower printed lining. Kevlar midsole and steel toe CSA 1. Dielectric approved. 2 pairs of colorful laces. Impact and vibration absorption. Resistant to soft chemicals. Acoustic and thermal insulation properties. Colors: raspberry, pink, turquoise, charcoal. Sizes: 5 to 10 (6.5-7.5-8.5).

Paired with these pink fashion forward safety glasses.  100% polycarbonate, shape offering great protection and comfort. If pink’s not your colour other colours include blue and lime.

These are just a few of the amazing new products that you will find at the upcoming Toronto Fall Home Show to help you with your next renovation project whether it be big or small.

For more of my Fall Favourite Finds or  visit www.fallhomeshow.com  for more information.

 

 


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Tina Holmes

Home decor + reno enthusiast, lover of wine, food, a good laugh. Producer of Toronto Home Shows, cottage dweller & cycling addict

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