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What's it like living in Newmarket?

Another way to ask this question would be 'what's life like in a town consistently named one of the Best Places to Live in Canada (by MoneySense Magazine) and has earned an international reputation for being one of our country's most enterprising, eclectic and enchanting towns to live and work in?' But what’s it really like to live here? Here are the top 11 reasons to live in Newmarket. We tried to go for a top 10 list, but Newmarket offers too much!

Eating Your Jack O'Lantern After Halloween

There’s more to pumpkins than making jack o’ lanterns, though. Pumpkins are delicious, and Halloween is the perfect time for some homemade recipes you’ve never tried before.

St. Andrews School For Girls Coming To Shining Hill

As Shining Hill prepares families to start a new chapter of their lives, homeowners can feel assured that there are two ideal educational options steps away from home.

Home Decor Trends For Spring 2021

Our homes get the award for the most valuable place (MVP) of the year. Due to COVID-19, most of us are spending more and more time at home than ever before. Families are using their homes for work, school, and so much more. Often, when we spend a lot of time in space, we tend to neglect those spaces. 

Remember that vanity you were supposed to install or that idea for a feature wall?  Our time has been consumed by adapting to a new normal that we have neglected in our homes. It's time to fall back in love with our homes. Or should we say spring into love? 

This spring, make it your priority to build intimacy with the space that gives us the most comfort.  A wave of 2021interior design trends brings creativity, style and function back into the home as we navigate our new reality. This list of spring 2021 trends is sure to inspire ingenuity to your home, from plants to multifunctional spaces.

 

Be Inspired by Nature 

In 2020 we were reacquainted with nature. More families than ever before were spending time in local parks or hiking on trails. So many of us discovered our green thumbs for the first time.  Bring the outside in with the use of plants. An essential feature for house plants is the pots. Utilize different stone textured and earthy tones to bring dynamic moods to your home. 

Plant walls are another popular trend. Try putting a plant wall in your home office to bring Zen to your workday. Aside from the visual beauty of having nature featured in your home, there are also health benefits. Plants freshen the air and bring positive moods to space.


Multi-functional Spaces

In addition to its normal functions, the pandemic has made us rethink how we use spaces. Homes are being used as office spaces, classrooms, gyms. Areas are serving multiple purposes. Many of the 2021 design trends are providing solutions to adapt rooms to meet our needs. Creative storage units are a must-have for 2021. The storage units must be simple, adaptable and not require little space. One example is hanging storage units that come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Storage units can be used on the inside of your closet door, any room wall in your home, including the kitchen, office, or garage.
 

Do More in the Bedroom 

Creating a space where you can relax essential. For many of us, the bedroom meets this purpose. Earthy tones inspired by nature are a trend that is bringing warmth and comfort to the bedroom. Try using these colours in your bedding to transform your room into a relaxing retreat. Play with different colour palettes, including golden yellows, sagey greens and wine reds. 

It is vital to establish a work-life balance. Avoid placing your office desk in your room. Although a separate office and bedroom arrangement is ideal, it may not always be possible due to the space available in your home. Worry not.

 There are trends for 2021 help us strike the perfect balance. One direction is taking the minimalist approach. Purchase furniture that is clean-lined and doesn't take up space. The goal is to keep your area uncluttered. Another trend is introducing self-care into the workspace. These features will remind you to take care of yourself. Sunlights and plant walls are just a few examples of self-care items that can turn your workspace into a sanctuary.
 

Home Decor Trends For Spring 2021

Our homes get the award for the most valuable place (MVP) of the year. Due to COVID-19, most of us are spending more and more time at home than ever before. Families are using their homes for work, school, and so much more. Often, when we spend a lot of time in space, we tend to neglect those spaces. 

Remember that vanity you were supposed to install or that idea for a feature wall?  Our time has been consumed by adapting to a new normal that we have neglected in our homes. It's time to fall back in love with our homes. Or should we say spring into love? 

This spring, make it your priority to build intimacy with the space that gives us the most comfort.  A wave of 2021interior design trends brings creativity, style and function back into the home as we navigate our new reality. This list of spring 2021 trends is sure to inspire ingenuity to your home, from plants to multifunctional spaces.

 

Be Inspired by Nature 

In 2020 we were reacquainted with nature. More families than ever before were spending time in local parks or hiking on trails. So many of us discovered our green thumbs for the first time.  Bring the outside in with the use of plants. An essential feature for house plants is the pots. Utilize different stone textured and earthy tones to bring dynamic moods to your home. 

Plant walls are another popular trend. Try putting a plant wall in your home office to bring Zen to your workday. Aside from the visual beauty of having nature featured in your home, there are also health benefits. Plants freshen the air and bring positive moods to space.


Multi-functional Spaces

In addition to its normal functions, the pandemic has made us rethink how we use spaces. Homes are being used as office spaces, classrooms, gyms. Areas are serving multiple purposes. Many of the 2021 design trends are providing solutions to adapt rooms to meet our needs. Creative storage units are a must-have for 2021. The storage units must be simple, adaptable and not require little space. One example is hanging storage units that come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Storage units can be used on the inside of your closet door, any room wall in your home, including the kitchen, office, or garage.
 

Do More in the Bedroom 

Creating a space where you can relax essential. For many of us, the bedroom meets this purpose. Earthy tones inspired by nature are a trend that is bringing warmth and comfort to the bedroom. Try using these colours in your bedding to transform your room into a relaxing retreat. Play with different colour palettes, including golden yellows, sagey greens and wine reds. 

It is vital to establish a work-life balance. Avoid placing your office desk in your room. Although a separate office and bedroom arrangement is ideal, it may not always be possible due to the space available in your home. Worry not.

 There are trends for 2021 help us strike the perfect balance. One direction is taking the minimalist approach. Purchase furniture that is clean-lined and doesn't take up space. The goal is to keep your area uncluttered. Another trend is introducing self-care into the workspace. These features will remind you to take care of yourself. Sunlights and plant walls are just a few examples of self-care items that can turn your workspace into a sanctuary.
 

What's it like living in Newmarket?

Another way to ask this question would be 'what's life like in a town consistently named one of the Best Places to Live in Canada (by MoneySense Magazine) and has earned an international reputation for being one of our country's most enterprising, eclectic and enchanting towns to live and work in?' But what’s it really like to live here? Here are the top 11 reasons to live in Newmarket. We tried to go for a top 10 list, but Newmarket offers too much!

Eating Your Jack O'Lantern After Halloween

There’s more to pumpkins than making jack o’ lanterns, though. Pumpkins are delicious, and Halloween is the perfect time for some homemade recipes you’ve never tried before.

St. Andrews School For Girls Coming To Shining Hill

As Shining Hill prepares families to start a new chapter of their lives, homeowners can feel assured that there are two ideal educational options steps away from home.

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