Tag: Home Decor

Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater with Paint

La peinture CIL® offre des conseils faciles et économiques pour embellir les espaces de vie en plein air   Utilisez des alternatives de coloration. Si vous avez un pont en bois surélevé, où l’air est facilement ventilé, envisagez de lui donner un aspect terre…

PAINT FOR A CAUSE

By Gail Bergman and Indira Tarachandra Sico to Donate a Portion of Ceiling Paint Sales to Breast Cancer Research Longueuil, Quebec – August 31, 2009 – Think pink. That’s the message Sico is sending to Canadians this fall with the announcement that it will…

SICO Paint 2015 Colour Trends: Bold Colours to Take Centre Stage in Year Ahead

SICO Paint 2015 Colour Trends Bold Colours to Take Centre Stage in Year Ahead   LONGUEUIL, Quebec, EMBARGO TO Sept. 29, 2014 – After years of playing it safe with neutral decor, Canadians are demonstrating more confidence in their colour choices, and this will…

Go for Glam in 2014: Opulence Is Latest Trend in Home Decor, Says Sico Paint

Go for Glam in 2014: Opulence Is Latest Trend in Home Decor SICO paint introduces unique colour palette to achieve a lavish look LONGUEUIL, Quebec, March 11, 2014 – We’re seeing it on the runways, on the highways, and now in all facets of home décor. Opulence…

Flooring trends: Back-to-Nature Look Latest Style in Floors

FLOORING TRENDS Back-to-Nature Look Latest Style in Floors Today’s hardwood flooring options work well on walls, ceilings too, says leading manufacturer Lauzon Distinctive Hardwood Flooring March 3, 2014 – Celebrating nature is the latest trend in home décor, starting from underfoot. This year, Canadian floors…

Colour takes the Gold When it Comes to Home Decor

Colour Takes the Gold When It Comes to Home Decor With fever abounding for international games, bring colours of the world into your home TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2014 – Want some gold-medal decorating ideas? Take a cue from the international winter games and bring colours from around…

Dulux Paint Predicts a Colourful Revival in Year Ahead

Start Afresh with 2014 Paint Palette DULUX Paint Predicts a Colourful Revival in Year Ahead TORONTO, ON (November 18, 2013) – The DULUX® brand has given new meaning to the words “fresh paint” with the unveiling of its 2014 paint trends forecast. The colourful palette is filled…

Grey, Beige Number One Paint Sellers in 2013: CIL Survey

Grey, Beige Number One Paint Sellers in 2013 CIL unveils results of national survey on Canadian paint habits TORONTO, November 25, 2013 –  Colour in home décor may be all the rage, but Canadians are stuck on neutrals. That’s the finding of a country-wide survey conducted by…

CIL Paints Unveils Mellow Yellow as 2014 Colour of the Year

  CIL Paint Unveils “Creamy” as 2014 Colour of the Year TORONTO, October 9, 2013 – They may call it mellow yellow, but it will liven up homes in 2014. That’s because mellow yellow is the hottest colour for 2014, expected to take the spotlight in…

CIL Paints News Release: A Serene Bathroom is the Way to Go

A Serene Bathroom is the Way to Go CIL paint announces contest to help create a bathroom oasis TORONTO, August 26, 2013 – Looking for a calming getaway at the end of the day? A serene bathroom is the way to go. So says leading paint brand…

Martha Stewart to Headline the 2013 Delicious Food Show

Reigning Lifestyle Guru visits Toronto for the First Time in Two Years TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ – The 2013 Delicious Food Show (DFS) is thrilled to announce that household name, best-selling author, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Emmy Award-winning TV show host and queen of all “good things,” Martha…

First-of-its-Kind Technology Delivers Unique Ultra-Washable, Multiple-Finish Paint

With launch of new Sico Evolution® paint line, Sico offers tips on newest decor trend – multi-sheen walls   LONGUEUIL, QC (MARCH 25, 2013) – Following studies that show the number one quality consumers look for in a paint is durability, leading paint brand Sico has launched…

CIL offers tips to boost your home’s resale value with paint

  Putting your Home on the Market? Get Sold on Colour CIL offers tips to boost your home’s resale value with paint   TORONTO, ON (February 25, 2013) – If you want to make your home a hot property for resale, warm up to…

Light up Your Life with Paint: CIL® Paint’s 2013 Palette is Pure Joy

TORONTO, ON (January 7, 2013) – Want to know what colours are in for 2013? Think heart-warming, joyful and soothing, and you’ll be right on trend. Leading Canadian paint brand CIL® has unveiled its paint palette for 2013 and “it’s all about joyous and…

Paint Away Seasonal Blues with Reds, Oranges or Yellows

CIL® paint offers simple tips to banish winter “blahs” at minimal cost   TORONTO, ON (November 13, 2012)– Studies show that the weather outside can directly affect our spirits on the inside, and with recurring grey forecasts, many of us struggle to stay upbeat…

Sico Unveils 2013 Paint Colour Trends

Sico® Paint 2013 Colour Trends Paint Palette for Year Ahead Influenced by our Connected Lifestyles   LONGUEUIL, QC (October 3, 2012) –There’s an upside to our busy, techno-connected lives. Our connections are influencing our colour choices in home décor and the result is a…

Dulux® Announces Top Colour Picks for Fall

Rich reds, oranges, and yellows bring out the best of the season in home décor  TORONTO, ON (August 7, 2012) – As the outdoors parade an array of colours this fall, Dulux® paint has announced its top paint colour picks to transfer some of the season’s hottest…

Paint Projects Popular in Fall, Thanks to Long Weekends, Back to School

CIL® paint unveils top colours for this season TORONTO, ON (August 7, 2012) – As the weather turns cooler, Canadians tend to warm up to paint. That’s the finding of leading paint brand CIL® paint, which reports that it has seen strong fall paint sales over the last…

Staining Tips from Sikkens

With the launch of Cetol® SRD alkyd-acrylic one-coat stain, Sikkens offers these tips to ensure a successful staining job. Prepare surfaces properly: Make sure the surface to be stained is clean and dry. Wipe away dirt, dust, mildew, algae, moss, leaves, and loose wood…

Ready, Set… Stain!

New One-Coat, Alkyd-Acrylic Formula Woodcare Finish Takes the ‘Pain’ out of Stain Sikkens experts offer fail-proof tips for staining decks, sidings, rails and more  June 4, 2012 – Who says oil and water don’t mix? Leading coatings brand Sikkens has introduced an innovative new…

Get to Work on Your Home Office

Choice of office colour can help increase productivity, says CIL Paints  May 7, 2012 – If you’re one of the 19 percent of Canadians who work from home, you know the challenges of staying focused. All it takes, though, is the right choice of…

CIL Paints Announces Launch of Ultra Eco-Friendly, Affordable Premium Paint

Concord, Ontario – April 30, 2012 – Leading Canadian paint brand CIL is seeing green with the launch of a new ultra-low VOC (volatile organic compound), top-quality paint called CIL Premium that has hit store shelves.  The paint itself has no VOCs, and is…

Open Your Home to a Hallway of Possibilities

CIL Paints provides easy three-step guide to painting one of the most neglected areas of the home March 5, 2012 – When it comes to painting your home’s hallways, do you have tunnel vision? You’re not alone, says leading Canadian paint brand CIL Paints….

Tales of an Energy Shifter, Shift the Energy – Change Your Life

By Sharon Sinclair Like most of us, we live between two worlds, the inner life and the outer. In my case the two blur in the work that I do in both worlds. My husband and I spent years in the entertainment business as…

Global Home Accents Announces New Fall Line of Home Decor Furnishings

Online PR News – 09-October-2011 –Lake Mary, USA: The company has introduced many new exciting home accents for this fall, including soft furnishings and European tapestries. Their range of comfy cushions and beanbag chairs are perfect for snuggling up with your loved one after…

WHAT’S IN A PAINT NAME?

Want to Get Your Man On Board with a Paint Job? Start by Calling your Yellow Wall Colour Choice ‘Beer’ Instead of ‘Butterscotch’ CIL Paints sets out to cater paint names to a male audience August 4, 2011 – Putting Green versus Pixie Palace….

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT

New Adhesive Products Bind Like Nails Unique Liquid Nails line works on wide range of surfaces, from concrete to tub surrounds, enabling homeowners to nail it once and for all Longueuil, Québec – June 6, 2011 – When it comes to adhesives, there’s a…

DRESS UP YOUR WALLS IN CASHMERE

Affiliates, Place Your Own Advertising Text Here. (ie) Click Here To Enter Merchant Website And View Products.   New-Formula Sico Cashmere Paint Billed as Crème de la Crème of Paints Longueuil, Quebec – May 16, 2011 – Sico’s best paint product just got even…

SPICE UP YOUR KITCHEN FOR SPRING

  New Cutting-Edge, Eco-Friendly Sico Paints Enable High-Quality Kitchen Makeovers at Low Cost Longueuil, Quebec – March 28, 2011 – Spring is a time of renewal, and with studies showing that kitchen upgrades increase a home’s resale value, why not start by rejuvenating the…

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… Paint it

  By Gail Bergman PR CIL Paints Offers Big Ideas for Small Spaces February 14, 2011 – When it comes to small spaces, don’t paint yourself into a corner. Use colour to open up your surroundings to endless possibilities instead. “Paint colour is the…

New Air Cooling Unit is Hot

By Gail Bergman PR First-of-its-kind ductless air conditioner reduces some bacteria, odours and viruses Markham, Ontario – February 10, 2011 – Here’s a really hot idea as far as cool products go. A first-of-its-kind air conditioning product is now available in Canada that improves…

Colour Zoning Hot Trend for 2011

Blocks of colours bring walls to life, highlight room features Longueuil, Quebec – February 1, 2011 – Looking to freshen up your home décor? Zone in on colour. According to leading paint brand Sico, colour zoning is coming back in a big way this…

BRIGHT IDEA

Point, Click and Voilà… an Instant Colour Scheme First-of-its-Kind Electronic Paint Colour Selection Tool Banishes Decorating Blues January 31, 2011 – Choosing paint colours may not be as easy as a snap of the finger, but thanks to a new innovation by leading paint…

CIL Paints 2011 Colour Forecast: Sunny with a Chance of Cheerful Colours

Concord, Ontario – January 4, 2011 – The outdoors may be gloomy, but the forecast for 2011 is sunny. Sunny yellow, that is, says leading Canadian paint brand CIL Paints in announcing its top colours for the year. According to CIL, the hottest colour…

Company’s Coming: Whip up Your Kitchen for the Holidays

Paint colour is the easiest way to freshen up décor, says CIL Paints November 2, 2010 – What’s the recipe for successful entertaining? For many, it’s a party that ends up in the kitchen. And, as today’s hosts and hostesses will agree, most get-togethers…

Sico 2011-2012 Paint Colour Trends: Simple Pleasures Come to Life in New Colour Palette

Longueuil, Quebec – November 1, 2010 – If you’re searching for the simple pleasures in life, surround yourself with heart-warming colours. They won’t be hard to find, as the year ahead in home decor will be all about using colours that celebrate the simplicity…

Week 10 – Desk Management – 6 Strategies for a Successful Home Office (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar We’ve covered a wealth of material in this series which is applicable to any office, but working from home presents unique challenges. Numerous stats show productivity gains of 15% or more through working from home. Why is it then that some…

Desk management – 5 steps on how to organize your desk (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar We’ve covered the theory behind getting organized, but what about the practical side? How do you go from a cluttered to calm desk space? The following 5 steps show you how: 1. Commit Set aside 30 minutes to tackle the re-organization…

Desk management – 5 ways to control desk clutter (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar Even with papers tidied and files put away, desktops can appear busy because of computers and the many peripherals and accessories we use. Here are 5 ways to reduce desktop disarray: 1. Wireless Peripherals Use wireless computer accessories such as the…

Desk management – 5 items that really belong at your desk (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar Here we are, 8 weeks after beginning this series on organizing your workspace, finally talking about how to organize your desk. We have covered space planning, ergonomics, time management and information management before getting to the desk – the most used…

Week 4 Space Management: Inspiration – Defining Your Office Style (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar Given the amount of time spent in our offices, once designed for function, it makes sense to create spaces we truly enjoy being in. Since offices hold large variety items, selecting a style can help unify the space and reduce visual…

Week 3 – Space Management: Ergonomics – Best Practices (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar The equipment you use in your office goes a long way in setting up your chances for working in a healthy way. In addition to these, you will want to establish some best practices to ensure you are doing everything necessary…

WEEK 2 – SPACE PLANNING: DEFINING KEY PIECES (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar Pretend you are visiting your office for the first time. Take a look around with fresh eyes. What do you see? Does every piece of furniture serve the purpose it was intended for? Are there pieces simply attracting piles of paper?…

Week 2 – Space Planning: Effective Storage (Originally Published in GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar After defining the key furniture pieces you need to support your work, the next step is determining appropriate storage systems. Storage is all about locating the necessary tools and information easily and retrieving them with the appropriate expenditure of energy. Rather…

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