June 2013

Today we're continuing the conversation on countertop surfaces we're considering for the kitchen. In part 1 we drooled all over quartz, part 2 focused on the pros & cons of Corian, and this final instalment is all about polished concrete. Kes and I are BIG fans of polished concrete. I think mostly because it reminds us of those modern converted lofts that we love so much. There's just something cool, sleek & sexy about it

If you've been following along, yesterday we kicked off our discussion of the various countertop surfaces we're considering for our kitchen. In part 1 we shared our ultimate love for quartz. Today we'll be taking a closer look at Corian. Again for the newbies, Corian itself is not a type of material. It's actually just the most popular brand of solid surface countertops made by DuPont. It's manufactured by blending acrylic polymers and stone-derived materials into a mix which is then poured into molds. This method allows for integrated sinks, which no other material offers. Some of the other pros include: A wide

It's June!! And with the arrival (finally) of warmer temperatures we've been itching to enjoy the outdoors. So yesterday after taking some time with Lisa to do an interior design walk through of the house, we decided to venture out for a walk around the neighbourhood. We headed down to the foot of our street where there is an entrance to the Waterfront trails and had a little sneak peek of how we'll get to spend our summers for the foreseeable future. Off to scope out the neighborhood! Path to the waterfront trail It's so AWESOME to have all this, literally just steps from