Airy And Earthy Minimalist Studio Reveal

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Entertaining in small spaces can be a major headache (for the host and everyone involved). Especially when the floor plan doesn’t allow you to maximize the space, the kitchen doesn’t open to the living and the outdoor space is awkward. For this project, I turned the 1 bedroom into a studio by opening up the bedroom to the main area for more functionality. Wait, you turned a 1 bedroom into a studio? Who does that?

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How To Create Your Dream Living Room

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Hey guys, it’s been awhile on the blog. 4 months since we’ve moved to our first home and I’ve been busy adjusting and having fun with the new additional in our family (which I sinfully plastered all over on my Instagram). I was recently inspired by Arhaus to share a post on my dream living room… 

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My Top 10 Favorite Canada House & Home

MY TOP 10 FAVORITE CANADA HOME TOURS KATE DWELL IN STYLE

Source: House & Home

I’ve been following Canada House & Home for a while now and have been inspired by their home tours (despite their hit-and-miss). Well, I’ve had my mind changed after seeing some of their home tours. I am excited to share with you my top 10 favorites (I never get sick of re-watching them), take these great ideas and make them your own! Let’s go!

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My 2 Bedroom Apartment Design Plan Options

MY 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT DESIGN PLAN OPTIONS KATE DWELL IN STYLE

Here’s the floor plan of my 700 sq ft apartment (technically smaller than that) and I figured I might as well features two different options. (Why not? Since this is also provided as part of the E-Design service for my clients). One focus on working with the original layout and the second one has a daring all-out reconfiguration! You can probably tell that the second option cost a lot more because we’ll be changing a ton of stuff. I came up with two mood boards for both options, let’s get to it.

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A Budget Friendly Family/Living Room Mood Board

STYLE CHALLENGE - A BUDGET-FRIENDLY FAMILY LIVING ROOM KATE DWELL IN STYLE

As the world comes to understand the importance of the family room that we now sees doubling as a living room (you know the room that you entertains), pulling off a comfortable and functional design can be hard. Especially for young families or first time homeowners, you don’t want to overdo it but yet you have your expectation, and your four-legged family member’s expectation. So I decided to put together a budget and pet-friendly living room design.

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