8 Mistakes People Make Choosing a Paint Colour

Can you imagine how many mistakes I've done and seen others do over the years as an interior designer? Well you can learn from them. I have seen it all! Here are my top tips learned by experience based on what is the wrong thing to do and then a suggestion on how to [...]

Portland Street of Dreams 2016 Highlights

The PDX Street of Dreams is the only showcase of high end homes of its kind in the Pacific North West. The tireless organizers, builders and designers continue to to bring the great blends and aesthetic choices "Portland, Oregon Style" each year.  Portland's style is different from Seattle's high art vibe and Vancouver's contemporary modern. [...]

Shelley Receives Best of Houzz Award for 2016 & 2017

Shelley Scales Design Associates of Vancouver B.C. Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016 and 2017  Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World   Vancouver, Canada, January 12, 2016 – Shelley Scales Design Associates of Vancouver B.C. has won “Best Of Customer Service,” [...]

Creating a Great Foodie Atmosphere in your Kitchen

Do the words mouth-watering, smoky-flavoured, caramelization, crunchy, soft, rich, mahogany sweetness make you see visions of artfully plated dishes and make your taste-buds tingle? You could be a Foodie and need a kitchen that looks and functions like a great  “Food Joint”.  Really the sky is the limit. It can look rustic, modern, funky, retro, [...]