Day: April 7, 2020

Welcome to Crafted Decor

Welcome

Displays change seasonally as does the selection of products from: decor, entertaining ideas, and unique gifts, to the latest in fashion and accessories.  Top sellers, on the other hand, are always full stocked making Crafted Decor one of the largest retailers in the GTA of:  Sid Dickens Tiles, Maison Berger (Lampe Berger),  Trapp Candles, Farmhouse Fresh Skincare, SugarFina and Michael Aram to name a few.  There is always something new and interesting arriving; while keeping in mind that our customers are looking for quality, useful products they can enjoy themselves, or give as thoughtful gifts. 

Crafted Decor’s emphasis is on searching for products that are: useful, eco-friendly, fair trade, on-trend, naturally derived, and sourced mainly in North America and Europe. Our motto is that we have done the legwork for you, so you don’t have to spend your time searching (to save even more time, take advantage

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Cozy Bathroom Ideas: 19 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Incredibly Cozy

The words cozy and bathroom might seem mutually exclusive, but a quick Pinterest search of the words reveals they’re anything but.

Take a few minutes (read: hours) to scroll through Pinterest’s “cozy bathroom ideas” feed, and you’ll find images of plant-lined showers, fluffy towels, and candlelit baths so welcoming, you can almost feel the warmth of the water creep along your skin.

Dare to close your eyes, and you might believe, just for a moment, that you are actually enveloped in that warm water—that those plants lining the shower, those fluffy towels, and those candles along the bath’s edge are yours. That the incredibly cozy bathrooms you’ve been perusing on Pinterest for the past however many minutes (ahem, hours) belong to you.

Once you finally emerge from this hygge-filled Pinterest black hole, you remember that these bathrooms aren’t your own—that you didn’t even know the words “cozy” and “bathroom” could

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Top 100 Interior Design Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2020

1. Freshome | Interior Design and Decorating Ideas

Freshome | Interior Design and Decorating Ideas

About Blog Freshome is the go-to destination for those passionate about design, architecture, and creativity in the home. Interior design ideas, home decorating photos and pictures, home design, and contemporary world architecture new for your inspiration. Frequency 5 posts / week Since Mar 2007 Also in DIY Homedecor Blogs Blog freshome.com
Twitter followers 174.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 266 ⋅ Domain Authority 71 ⋅ Alexa Rank 29K

2. Decor8 | Interior Design Blog

Decor8 | Interior Design Blog

Boston, Massachusetts, United States About Blog Decor8 is an inspiring design blog updated daily featuring everything from sofas to stationery along with product reviews, reader discounts, contests, interviews, store and home tours, do-it-yourself projects, and trade show coverage. Frequency 1 post / weekAlso in DIY Blogs Blog decor8blog.com
Facebook fans 187.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 73.6K ⋅ Instagram Followers 119.7K ⋅ Social Engagement 16 ⋅ Domain

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Best Home Improvement Loans for 2020

Home improvements can take on many forms. Some, like a new roof, may be required maintenance. Others, like an additional bathroom or an in-ground pool, may add value for your family or attract potential buyers. 

Regardless of why you invest in a home improvement project, one thing is certain: It can be quite costly. The average roof replacement, for example, can cost anywhere from $4,707 to $10,460, and a new pool may run from $28,000 to $55,000, both according to HomeGuide. 

Home improvement loans can offer easy and flexible funding for your project, whatever it is. This guide will explain what you need to know to choose a home improvement loan as well as some of the best lenders based on your credit.

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Kitchen Design Ideas – Pictures of Kitchens & Remodeling Ideas

Professional Kitchen Ideas & Photos

Kitchen Design Ideas - Kitchen of the Day
Kitchen of the Day

Thinking about remodeling your kitchen?
Looking for kitchen design ideas?
Get inspired here.

1. Find pictures of kitchens.
Browse through beautiful pictures of dream kitchens sorted by style and color, and discover new remodeling ideas in the kitchen photo gallery.

2. Get design tips. Find fresh ideas for cabinets, countertops, appliances, flooring, lighting, layouts, kitchen islands, doors, windows, and color schemes.

3. Plan ahead. Planning a new kitchen is like arranging a wedding. With so many
decisions to make, gathering kitchen ideas in advance can make
your remodeling experience much more enjoyable. Start by finding your
favorite designs in our gallery of cabinet styles.

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4. Visit local showrooms. Nothing beats the real thing. Talking to an expert designer in person
and seeing kitchen displays you can touch really helps. 

5. Turn your dream kitchen into reality.
Research appropriate budgeting, discover great shopping tips,

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Home Improvement Loans & Home Improvement Financing

kitchen remodel

Improving your home takes hard work, dedication, and the right contractor. Besides making your home more comfortable, improvements help increase the resale value.

If you’re planning on staying in your home, why not have every room remodeled the way you want it? Home improvements also require home improvement loans backed by reliable financial institutions and low rates.

HFS Financial has been helping homeowners realize their dreams by assisting them with obtaining home improvement loans. Whether you need a kitchen remodeling loan, bathroom remodeling loan, or even a swimming pool loan, HFS Financial has more than 55 years of experience in partnering homeowners with the proper lenders for their loans.

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We’ve made the process simple by creating what we call the 60 Second Loan Inquiry. The information you supply is probably right at your fingertips, making it very easy. Remember that there are certain credit restrictions, however, but we can help

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Bathroom Supplies – Superior Quality Bathroom Products Australia Wide

As a genuine, Australian owned wholesale company you can expect not only a wide range of premium bathroom fittings and accessories but great prices to match.

Our Bathroom Products

We offer an extensive range of fixtures so that you can tailor the look down to the finest detail. Choose from traditional claw foot bathtubs or go in another direction with our range of ultra-modern designer tapware and frameless shower screens that feature clean and minimal lines. Whatever the look you’re going for, you’ll find a collection to your liking within our extensive catalog.

Sustainable Bathroom Design

We are committed to environmental sustainability and show our ongoing commitment by complying to WELS regulations to conserve water. Furthermore our products are made to meet all relevant Australian Standards, ensuring durability and a long life span. Browse our portfolio for inspiration or hear from our satisfied customers.

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CIDQ | Certification for Interior Designers | NCIDQ Exam

The Value of NCIDQ Certification

NCIDQ Certification is the industry’s recognized indicator of proficiency in interior design principles and a designer’s commitment to the profession.
 
Professional interior designers who possess the NCIDQ Certification have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a specific set of core competencies, supported by verified work experience and a college degree. They have proven their expertise in understanding and applying current codes established to protect public health, safety and welfare. They are passionate about their profession and dedicated to its recognition and integrity.
 
The NCIDQ Examination is the broad-based exam for all interior designers and serves as the foundation from which to build for those moving into specialty design areas. NCIDQ Certification is required for the practice of many types of interior design in regulated jurisdictions throughout North America.  Certification enables designers to easily validate their knowledge, experience and skill to employers and clients alike. Designers certified through

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Willow Decor



My youngest child is heading off to college and in a few weeks, so Dave and I will officially be empty-nesters.

As most of you who have already seen their children go out into the world, you know the moment is bittersweet.  We decided the time was right to move permanently to our beach house. 

We have grown to love the people and the area; and know it’s the perfect place to start our next chapter.

In one of life’s wonderful coincidences, our neighbors decided they also were ready to start a new chapter and offered to sell their house to us. Just one moment on their porch and we knew it would be our next home.

We purchased their “virtually untouched” turn of the century shingle style beach house.   It sits up on a rather large plot of land, with several outbuildings.

This was exciting for Dave who always

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Bathroom Incidents

Bathroom Incidents

By Family Research Council

       “Gender identity” non-discrimination laws—particularly those that apply to schools and “public accommodations”—authorize people to use sex-separated facilities (such as restrooms, locker rooms, and showers) that correspond to their subjective, psychological “gender identity,” rather than their objective, biological sex.

        This has led to concerns that such policies—particularly insofar as they permit biological males to use facilities designated for women or girls—could threaten the privacy and safety of the general public, and even lead to an increase in voyeurism and sexual assault. It is important to note that the concern is not that transgendered individuals are more likely to be sexual predators, but rather that sexual predators could exploit such laws by posing as transgendered in order to gain access to women and girls. Beyond this, when companies such as Target implement any-sex bathroom/dressing room policies, it encourages criminals to take advantage

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