Outdoor Living

Concrete expands the limits of exterior design t is now possible to make concrete driveways, pathways and patios a design element without the high cost of custom-made installations of such items as flagstones or slate, according to landscape designer Vera Bedard, Bedard, of Blasig Landscape Design of Maple Ridge, who captured a 2008 B.C. Landscape and Nursery Association Award for her work, said that while nothing replaces the natural look of real stone, the imitators are now amazingly...

Parade Of Removated Tomes

Angela Bourne is an interior designer who has worked with TQ in the past. So when it came time to renovate her own home, the partnership was only natural. The major focus of the renovation was to add a second storey. The new space was large enough to house two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a baby bath miniature tub, a laundry room and a reading area to the existing home. The transformation of a bathroom, shown here, gives an indication of the design. The green aspects include low-VOC paint and...

Distinctive Design Locallysourced

Would bring together people interested in similar products and services. Well-informed staff would present, entertain and inform, and answer everyone's questions. Participants could offer their own advice around restoring, revamping and renewing and maybe even share a horror story or two. After all, misery does loves company. Well, I'm pleased to say that the workshop program is up and running. Information about our first two clinics - at Johnstone's BBQ and Wizard Industries awnings and screen...