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12 Feng Shui Tips : Bedroom CHI and Bedroom SHA

For thousands of years the Chinese have used the ancient practice of Feng Shui to bring harmony, happiness and prosperity to their homes and lives. The three major concepts of Feng Shui are the flow of energy, the balance of yin and yang and the interaction of the five elements in the universe. Is it possible to experience an increased sense of harmony, positivity and creativity in your life with Feng Shui? Well...

5 Tips for Successful Home Staging

Are you planning to sell your home? Proper staging excites potential buyers and will raise your asking price. Anyone selling should consider hiring a professional stager which can offer a big return on investment. A good stager will appeal to buyers by maximizing the potential of your space using design know-how and ingenuity. Here are some before and after shots of a recent condo staging. Whether hiring a pro or...

NEW House Signs and Condo Numbers

new variations Spring 2015 finished cast aluminum numbers mounted on painted mdo sign board. houseproudsigns.com House Proud Signs and Numbers Unique House Numbers and Address Signs    

Natural Beauty meets Modern Style

CRISPIN and FUJI signs from House Proud marry quality cast metal numbers with eco-friendly recycled orchard wood. These signs are one of a kind, handmade, custom number signs. Crafted from salvaged apple wood from the trees of a dying Brampton, Ontario orchard, these signs are not only beautiful but a beautiful way to preserve this gorgeous wood and special heritage. In collaboration with Storyboard Furniture of Toronto, House Proud is now able...

Jack Be Nimble

Simple. Clean. Natural.  Welcome JACK. The newest house number signs from House Proud Signs. These beautiful natural black slate house numbers are engraved with a silver, gold or white inlay. JACK slate house number signs are custom made in Canada.  These sleek number plaques are 7.75" Square and fit up to 4 numbers. Order a JACK custom house number with engraved with silver, gold or white inlay. Border is optional....

Celebrate! 1st EVER Discount Code

We're celebrating our Brand New Logo with our 1st Ever Discount Code! Use code Fling14 at checkout and receive 10% off ANY House Proud custom sign or number order. Valid for all online orders. Ends March 1 2014.     House Proud Signs The source for unique house numbers and custom address signs. http://www.houseproudsigns.com/        

NEW! CRISPAN And FUJI Apple Wood Number Signs

The seeds we planted bore fruit!  Last summer we teamed with Storyboard Furniture of Toronto to create custom signs using salvaged wood. The result is two exclusive new signs crafted from apple wood salvaged from a dying orchard.  Introducing CRISPIN and FUJI, House Proud's very first hand crafted wood signs. We think they're warm, organic and something different. Storyboard Furniture of Toronto look not only the tangible material history of...

Opening the Cottage? Use this Handy Checklist!

Cottage Season Is On! Give your getaway this complete check up to enjoy a relaxing and safe cottage season. The Handy Cottage Care Checklist from House Proud First, do a preliminary walk around inspection of cottage. Check the power lines. Is there any evidence of fraying or any down wires? Check along foundation and chimney for cracks and water damage. Inspect outside and deck for rotten wood and areas in...

Create A Super Spring Planter

After a long gray winter, there’s nothing quite like getting your hands into some soil and planting bright, fresh blooms.  A front door urn or container filled with colourful spring plants is a great way to easily recharge your home’s appearance, and is guaranteed to brighten everyone’s day. Chase away old man winter with these beautiful and easy spring container tips. 1. Containers come in a variety of materials including...

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Interior Trends: White on White

House Proud DesignTrends: White on White White on white is a look that is spacious, clean and sophisticated. This clean appeal of whites creates an effect that is cooling and fresh like a blanket of snow. Create a Wintery Scandanvian appeal with whitewashed and bleached woods with whites. Combining cool and warm whites creates a sense of depth to a space. Add drama and interest to interiors by incorporating hits of...

Interior Trends: Salvage City

House Proud DesignTrends: Salvage City Designers are having fun incorporating weathered and rough repurposed items into interior spaces. Salvaged and reclaimed industrial elements add texture, character and urbanity to a space. Machine parts, reworked metal, reclaimed wood and concrete are paired with new surfaces, furniture and fabrics to build a style that is cool, witty and surprisingly warm.  A salvaged treasure adds a special something and creates a look that is...