Organizing Entryways

Organizing Entryways

  Entryways see a lot of traffic every day making it a magnet for clutter and dirt.  Captivating Spaces has some great tips and ideas to help you keep your entryway clean and organized all year long. If you have the space, built ins are a fantastic way to go.  They often offer tons of storage, a […]

Throwback Thursday - Kitchen Reno

Throwback Thursday – Kitchen Reno

This week’s blog features one of Captivating Spaces’ previous jobs.  In January of 2013, we designed a new kitchen, living room, and dining area in an older home. The original kitchen had dark, outdated cabinets with laminate counters that were showing their age.  The kitchen had a wall separating it from the living room creating […]

Bathroom Redesign

Bathroom Redesign

Over the last few weeks, Captivating Spaces has been working on redesigning a bathroom.  The bathroom was in good condition but was badly lacking wow-factor.  Now this gray and white bathroom is a show stopper! First thing we changed was the floor.  We replaced the brown linoleum with white faux marble 12″x12″ tiles.  It was […]

Wood Paneling

Wood Paneling

Wood paneling – When you hear those words, do you think of a dark, out-dated space?  Think it should only be used in cabins? If you do, we want to show you that this isn’t always the case.  We have to admit it, We weren’t always a fan of wood paneling.  But lately we’ve started to change our minds.  […]

Garden Stools

Garden Stools

Garden stool originate in Ancient China.  These ceramic stools were used in palace gardens. Now they are not just a great way to add bright pops of colour to gardens, they are a terrific way to add character and colour indoors. Garden stools can act as side tables, coffee tables, extra seating, and night stands. […]

7 Kitchens we love!

7 Kitchens we love!

At Captivating Spaces, we believe that the kitchen is one of the most important spaces in a home.  They tend to be the most expensive, they need to be functional, and we believe they need to be beautiful.  Here is a look at some kitchens we just can’t get enough of. This galley kitchen is a showstopper!  […]

Sliding Barn Doors

Sliding Barn Doors

Trend alert!  Sliding and lateral door opening systems have been around for a long time, but over the last little bit, they have become more and more popular.  They are functional space savers that look great in the right spaces. Sliding barn doors come in a wide variety of colours, styles, and finishes.    This […]

Bathroom Organization

Bathroom Organization

Let’s face it, bathrooms are usually small spaces, but they hold so much stuff.  From toiletries to towels, Captivating Spaces wants to help you get your bathroom organized.   Mounted Baskets are an excellent way to maximize unused wall space.  It’s a great way to store towels, washcloths, loofahs and more.     Don’t like baskets?  How about […]

Busting Six Common Staging Myths

Busting Six Common Staging Myths

Here at Captivating Spaces, we know the impact professional home staging can have on potential buyers.  Below are some common staging myths we often hear….and we’ve busted every one!   Staged In-Law Suite – Before & After Staging is expensive. This is the most common myth I hear…. Your home is the most important purchase […]

Welcome to Captivating Spaces’ New Blog!

We hope you enjoy your visit to Captivating Spaces’ new blog.  Be sure to check it often for great tips, info, and ideas.  We’ll also be sharing pictures of currents jobs.