Big Holiday Gifts for the Home That Keep on Giving

Once upon a time a misguided soul came up with the idea of spouses not exchanging holiday gifts to save money. But “I won’t get you anything, and you don’t get me anything” is a recipe for disaster!

One of the two won’t live up to the bargain and will buy a heartfelt gift.
The […]

Make Holiday Entertaining Easy with Custom Pantry Storage

It may be difficult to imagine “holiday entertaining” and “easy” in the same sentence, but don’t despair! There is no real law that says you have to turn yourself inside out over the holidays trying new and complicated recipes. You’re entitled to as much holiday fun as everyone else, so here are some suggestions from […]

Tailored Living Creates Dream Playroom for Toronto Interior Design Expert, Lisa Canning

Tailored Living® is no stranger to celebrity renovations, with projects over the years that include the Property Brothers (Jonathan and Drew Scott), George to the Rescue, Rev Run and Justine Simmons, and Lisa Canning, a popular Toronto designer. Most recently, Marc and Jill Javet, franchise owners of Tailored Living serving Central Toronto West, helped give […]

Ten Cleaning Tips From the Experts To Make Spring Cleaning Easier

One amazing fact of life is that some people actually like to clean. For most of us, though, it’s the end result we like–a fresh, clean house. So, we clean like we take medicine, because it’s good for us! Every Spring we dive into cleaning with renewed vigor, scrubbing off the effects of a dreary […]

Design a Mudroom or Entryway to Take the Bite Out of Winter

Entryways and mudrooms serve two major functions, points of entry and pick-up/drop-off areas. As a point of entry, you want them to be inviting for family and friends and make a positive impression of your home. As a pick-up/drop-off area, they need to be “full service” for your family, assisting with organized comings and goings. […]

New Year, New Look: Get Inspired With the 2018 Colors of the Year

Every year end, all eyes turn to the color experts for what hues will be trending in the New Year. Leading the way is the Pantone Color Institute’s Spring Fashion Color Trend Report for New York Fashion Week. They release the color palette that will drive fashion for the next 12 months, ultimately choosing one […]

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Whole Home Organization Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is just days away. Have you made any resolutions to become a better, happier person? Historically, New Year’s resolutions revolve around better health and fitness, improving interpersonal relationships and getting organized. Google search terms throughout 2016 garnered this list of the most popular resolutions for 2017 which, not surprisingly, still stand for […]

Have You Kept Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution to Get Organized?

The end of June marks the midway point in the year. Tailored Living® would like to ask if getting organized was one of your New Year’s Resolutions and, if so, are you organized yet?  Yes, it’s a rather personal question, but how would you answer?

Yes, I am organized
I am somewhat organized
Organization and […]

Spring Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Home and Garage Immaculate

Today’s house cleaning is very different from just a few decades ago. Once upon a time, floors were cleaned by sweeping (brooms) and mopping (heavy mops and hot, soapy water), or scrubbing floors on hands and knees. Rugs were rolled up, hauled outside, hung on a line and beaten to knock all the dust and […]

Feather Your Empty Nest with Home Design Ideas That You Love

Failure to Launch (PG-13) is a blockbuster movie that creatively dealt with empty nest syndrome…or the lack of…starring Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker. It explored children who live at home way too long, parents who don’t know what to do and the freedom for all when the nest is finally empty. Of course the […]