Sep 03, 2021 | Flooring Canada
As summer fades away and we enter the season of pumpkin spice and big sweaters, it’s time to infuse our home with warmth and prepare for the cooler weather ahead. While we often reminisce on those hot summer days and our fun in the sun, we can’t forget that fall has plenty to offer too, especially when it comes to making fond memories with family and friends. Celebrate this season in style and catch up on the latest design trends as you delve into the 2021 fall issue of Design at Home.
Decorative mantels are a staple of the holidays –and what makes them even more appealing is that they can be switched out seasonally! But how do you design a beautiful mantelpiece that strikes that perfect balance between height, texture and personal touch? In this article we explore seven simple steps to create the coveted mantel of your dreams.
Prepare for the holiday season by refreshing your dining room table and elevate your space for family gatherings. In this spread, we showcase four tablescapes from classically Christmas to delicate dining that feature all the comforts of home with an emphasis on simpler times.
Written by Sara Bederman
Learn how designer Sara Bederman uses cool gray tones and soft textures to transform a space into a comfortable urban home. This uncomplicated design has a luxurious touch that still remains functional for the clients’ needs. Bederman shares tips on everything from how to incorporate wood elements to designing kids’ rooms to maximizing household storage.
Design by Sara Bederman Designs, Photography by Stephani Buchman
This fall our hearts have been captured by three styles: Drama and Depth, Japandi and Glimmer and Glam. Beginning with deep, dark tones that feature the mystery of grand drama, Drama and Depth flawlessly showcases the spooky season. As we move through autumn into natural hues, we pick up a blend of Scandinavian and Japanese elements to create a minimalistic appeal with Japandi. Our last style, shows off glitzy winter tones with glittering diamond studded décor and a touch of holiday cheer.
It’s no secret that the look of white oak elevates any room with its sophisticated and simple charm. This is why white-oak has been trending for some time now and we’re happy to report that this trend is fit for families! Whether you’re in need of engineered hardwood in the kitchen or waterproof luxury vinyl in your master bath, we have you covered. Read more about our Flooring America white oak product recommendations.
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In this flooring feature, we explore what makes carpet such a family-friendly option and how to elevate your home with cozy materials this fall. Just like each family has their own holiday traditions, each family has different needs for durable flooring. We believe that our activity levels should be mirrored by our floor’s performance and in this seven-page spread, we recommend several carpet and area rug options for your family.
Written by Michelle Berwick
Learn how to use warmth by adding elements like patterns and shelving to your home’s cool, neutral palette. Michelle Berwick walks us through how to infuse trending neutrals in her latest design of Brooks Howard to reveal a stunning home that isn’t as monochromatic as one might think.
Written by Christa Pirl
Explore the calm and inviting beauty of a modern mountain farmhouse that’s full of perfectly polished finishes in this feature by Christa Pirl Interiors. Pirl has a way of working with textiles and natural lighting to create a stunning space that feels emblematic of its natural environment.
Design by Christa Pirl Interiors, Photography by Lucy Call
Written by Kate Davidson
In this kitchen spaces feature, designer Kate Davidson shares her expertise on how to design a kitchen that fits all of your family’s needs. She walks us through everything from floor plans to picking out the perfect kitchen island, while explaining the key points to storage space and functionality.
Design by Kate + Co Design, Photography by Mike Chajecki
Here at Flooring America, we are the flooring experts and we’ve carefully curated a list of ten top flooring trends for 2021. Our Style Watch includes a collection of flooring solutions including carpet, luxury vinyl, tile and more that takes the guesswork out of selecting a floor that fits this year’s top trends, features and technology.
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