I’ve lived in my apartment for 6 years with a walk-in closet (how lucky for me!), but I never found the need to decorate it. I would think ‘it’s just clothes in there, who cares?’ but I’ve been SO wrong… Recently, I’ve been inspired by a trend in decorating closets, nooks, laundry rooms and even pantries! They are ‘spaces’ after all, so why should they … Continue reading My Walk-In Closet Makeover – From Drab to Fab!
Well hello freezing temperatures and a polar vortex hitting Canada this week! Hope you are keeping bundled up and toasty warm. Brrr! So, this winter in order to deal with the frigid arctic vortex temperatures of -35, I found it’s best to embrace the frost and decorate my home with “Winter Themed” accessories that created a warm and cozy setting! Here are some images I … Continue reading Decorating in the Winter Months
So, you’ve purchased an expensive house plant and within a few months guess what…you let it die a miserable sorry death because you forgot to water it. Oops! If there’s anything we love to accessorize a room with, it’s a house plant. However, many people lack a green thumb or the time needed to take care of their plants. I recommend succulents to those who … Continue reading Decorating with Succulent Plants
I have so many clients and even friends who so often choose the wrong sized area rug for their living spaces. An area rug acts like a frame of a painting or an island what holds the pieces together in visual harmony. Often, people are intimated by the sheer size of area rugs when they are holstered up on rails in the decor store! Yes, … Continue reading Choosing the right area rug size for your Living Space.
Hello everyone! It’s spring, and I’m so ecstatic:) Finally the warm weather is here, phew, the winter was too long! Recently I’ve been very interested in decorating with colour and patterns and I thought I would share some tips with you, if you’re thinking about changing up your space in this way. Although it seems easy, combining patterns and colours is very tricky!!! It requires … Continue reading Decorating with Colour and Pattern.
Hello Everyone! I am so excited to announce that I have been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction 2015 by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, DOMINIKA PATE INTERIORS was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Here is the … Continue reading Dominika Pate Interiors receives Best of Houzz 2015 Award 🙂
First, let me wish you a very happy new year! Some of you may have heard that Pantone released the new colour of the year, and it’s called ‘Marsala’. A beautiful rich brownish red! This colour is easily transferable into any interior, but it’s best to use this colour in a large feature like a sofa, a rug, or wall colour. If you use it … Continue reading 2015 Decorating Trends – Colour ‘Marsala’ from Pantone
Ok, the time has come to begin your holiday decor shopping and to decorate! It’s a time of the year where most of us will have visitors over or have a party, and a fabulous holiday decor in your home will surely impress your guests! When it comes to decorating your home for the holidays, there are a few tips I’d like to share with … Continue reading How To Style Your Home for Christmas.
Well, the time has come where you will be starting your holiday decorating, and the main feature of any Christmas decor is the Christmas Tree! What most of us have a problem with is how much decor will you need to make your tree look spectacular! Here are some main pointers that will help you with your shopping to make that tree look like a … Continue reading Decorating a Christmas Tree like a Pro!!!
I’ve always wanted to write about something, and since I am an Interior Decorator and Stylist for a living and not to mention totally obsessed with all things decorating and a total decor shopaholic, why not blog about it! I’d like to show you some of my projects past and presents and how I’ve come up with the design, where I shopped and of course … Continue reading Well, Hello there!