by Sandra Nash
Soft furnishings provide instant gratification
Of all the products that are specified for a particular space, 50 per cent of them are covered in some type of fabric – often referred to as soft furnishings.
Today’s homeowners have an insatiable need for instant gratification, so it makes sense to offer ready-to-go decor fashions. Soft-furnishings, especially window coverings, provide immediate satisfaction and can transform a room. Offer clients three to five basic panel options in linen, silk, velvet, or in a combination of blends. Add a dash of fun with one or two patterns, and make a statement with a large-scale floral. Finish things off with unique hardware and trimmings.
Add new niches to your repertoire with soft furnishings that can withstand the weather for porches, patios and outside retreats.
|Soft furnishings is an extensive category that covers off every room, including outdoor spaces.
- Shower curtains
- Poufs (floor ottomans)
- Table clothes, runners, placemats and napkins
- Sheets, shams, duvets, comforters and bed skirts
- Blankets, throws
- Patio furniture and umbrellas
- Upholstered headboards/bed frames
- Upholstered frames on mirrors and art
- Wall hangings
- Draperies and curtains
|Principal of Making-A-Scene, award-winning SANDRA NASH brings more than 20 years of experience to residential and commercial projects throughout the GTA.
Riobel has launched an all-new collection of five kitchen faucets available in four finishes (chrome, black or brushed gold and stainless steel) for 2019. These ultramodern faucets are equipped with the new Boomerang pull-down spray system.
In 2016, Savannah challenged its fireplace designers to think outside the box.
Wool is such a fabulously versatile fabric – it can be shorn, spun, woven and rolled to create a hard-wearing fabric with a warm natural feel. Our Chester Collection shows what wool can do.
Erth Coverings is pleased to introduce two new styles to its extensive offering of stone veneer products for residential and commercial settings.
The countdown is on! Only days remain till the annual Interior Design Show, Canada’s premier showcase of design taking place Jan. 17 to 20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre but this year, in a new location in the South Building.
Announcing the choices for 2019 Colour of the Year from three of the top paint brands in Canada.
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The world of lighting has been changing drastically in the past several years.
With over 90 years of experience, BLANCO is the leading kitchen sinks and faucets manufacturer. From handcrafted in Germany Steelart® sinks and the beauty of Silgranit®, to the European design faucets, BLANCO products are celebrated worldwide for their unmatched quality and design. Blanco Silgranit® sinks are proudly manufactured in Canada TRADE ONLY.
Canada’s Biggest Paint & Decorating Supercentre! Benjamin Moore, Para, Pittsburgh Paints and more. Paint and Stain matching our specialty. Huge designer wallpaper and fabric library. Faux finishing products, including Venetian plaster, glazes, waxes and milk paints. NEW, we now make custom coloured caulking and spray bombs to any colour in the universe.
Rolltec® awnings is the leading Canadian manufacturer of upscale retractable awnings. Since our startup in 1984, Toronto based Rolltec® has proven to be an industry leader in motorized canvas awnings by providing the highest caliber in both quality of products and customer service.
Best selection of fixtures, chandeliers, lamps, ceiling fans and shades. We carry lines from over 75 leading manufacturers to choose from.
Every day we want to remind our customers, our partners and ourselves of our founding mission: to make the machines we use every day in our homes exciting and dynamic; to always be innovative and trend-setting for the North American appliances market; to be Distinctive.
Custom window covering products made in Canada for commercial, residental and automated shading applications. Dealer distribution across Canada – contact us to become a dealer. TRADE ONLY.
TORLYS Inc. is a global flooring company that specializes in beautiful, environmentally friendly flooring. With three key brands in the TORLYS portfolio, TORLYS is a one stop shop for all flooring needs.
Direct to the trade. Our goal is to make you window fashion experts one designer at a time.
Bringing you impeccable attention to detail and quality as well as the most luxurious fabrics in the world such as Egyptian cotton, Bamboo, mircomodal and much more. Find everything for your bedroom and bathroom at David’s Fine Linens. New Location opening in Spring of 2018, Centro Square, 7777 Weston Road, Woodbridge Ontario, L4L 1A6.
Crystal chandeliers, sconces, mirrors, accent furniture and accessories. Visit our 4,000 sq.ft showroom where we are proud to offer the most knowledgeable and courteous staff in the business. Crystal Design and Decor offers quality and value at reasonable prices while providing individualized attention and customer service. Customization also available to suit requirements and design preference.
Bring sophistication, functionality and handcrafted quality to your home! Stone Edge specializes in the design and production of natural stone kitchen countertops, vanities, fireplace surrounds and tub and shower surrounds. Granite, Marble and Quartz resonate the character of your home, and add that finishing touch that will last a lifetime.
With over 25 years experience in the framing and art industry, we offer high quality picture framing at affordable pricing.
Manufacturer of precast concrete products and retailer of natural and precast stone. Celebrating over 25 Years in Business.
Manufacturer of custom staircases for residential, commercial building and high end custom projects.
Since 1873, Kohler Co. has been improving the level of gracious living by providing exceptional products and services for our customers’ homes and their lifestyles.
World’s finest area rugs, wall to wall carpeting, custom made area rugs, stair runners, custom made runners & accent furniture.
Hollace Cluny is a retail showroom that sells an exclusive collection of furniture, lighting and decorative accessories.
Since 1978 Goemans has provided customers with the appliances necessary to create functional kitchens. Now, working with designers we can do more than just create a functional kitchen; together we can help turn customers’ dream kitchens into reality.
Import and Distribution of 12mm Infiniti Laminates, 12mm NAF Laminates, 15mm NAF Laminates, AquaFloor Vinyl, AquaPlus Vinyl, Engineered 12mm and 18mm Hickory, Engineered 12mm Exotic Walnut, Engineered 18mm Wirebrushed and Oiled Oak, Engineered 12mm and 18mm Oak, H/S Oak, H/S Exotic Walnut, HUSSSH1 Acoustic Pad, HUSSSH2 Superior Acoustic Pad and HUSSSH3 Silver Pad.
Masco Canada Ltd. is the Canadian plumbing division of MASCO Corporation and represents brands including Delta, Brizo, Hansgrohe, Axor, BrassCraft, Master Plumber, and Waltec. MASCO Canada Limited is dedicated to complete customer satisfaction and responsiveness to the unique Canadian marketplace.
UpCountry carries a wide variety of curated Canadian made furniture and accessories that help you to create your dream home.
Custom fabrication, marble granite quartz and a boutique showroom that caters to designers, architects, contractors and more! Everyone is welcome!
The GTA’s finest custom closets. door products, and glass partitions manufactured in our Mississauga factory for the entire Toronto market. Environmentally friendly products include closets Murphy wall beds, home office cabinets, glass door and wood and glass partitions for homes, offices, condos, and lofts. Includes interior sliding doors and closet doors graphic glass doors.
With a luxurious selection of tiles, modern bathrooms and kitchens, Porcelanosa works with customers to transform their homes into trendy, functional spaces.
Combined with our knowledge and a large variety of luxury bathroom and kitchen fixtures, Aquavato is the all-encompassing studio where you can seek inspiration for your dream kitchen and bath.
Wholesaler of decorative drapery hardware to the Canadian market since 1949. Workroom supplies, wood poles, decorative traverse rods, wrought iron, trimmings and much more in stock. TRADE ONLY.
For over 40 years, Nortesco has remained the leading distributor of kitchen and bath designer brands in Canada. We are now very proud to introduce our own vanity brand Aria. We continue to exclusively distribute KWC, Newform, Perrin & Rowe, Waterstone, Catalano, Mr. Steam, Art Cream, Shaws, Horus, Inda and more. We love great design and dedicate ourselves to offer an exceptional experience from start to finish!
Greensville Soapstone Company is a leading provider of Soapstone countertops, sinks and tile. Offering the largest collection of Soapstone in Canada.
We cater to the design community with superior customer service, seamless delivery and installation services and educational tools to provide the best appliance solutions for our clients.
Cosentino is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, leaders in their respective segments such as Silestone® Quartz surfaces and Dekton® Ultracompact surfaces. Technologically advanced surfaces that create unique designs for the home and public spaces.