Marble tile Vancouver

Infographic: Tile Styles For Your Vancouver Home

There is such an expansive variety of tile materials to choose from, you may have no idea where to start. Fortunately, the experts at Floor Coverings International Northshore can help you figure out the best style for your home based on your personal aesthetic, the placement of the tiles themselves, your budget, and the lifestyle in your home.…
dark hardwood flooring paired with light cabinets

Infographic: Interior Design 101–Light vs. Dark Hardwood Floors

When purchasing new hardwood flooring for your West Vancouver home, one of the first and most common questions is whether to choose light or dark colored floors. At Floor Coverings International Northshore, we've put together an infographic to help you make that decision. We also offer free, in-home design consultations, where you can view all our hardwood samples…
Marble tile in Vancouver

Vintage-Inspired Flooring Ideas for Your Home

Whether your Vancouver home is old or new, you can use certain flooring styles to give it an air of vintage class and character. Plus, our Floor Coverings International Northshore experts help you find the perfect style for your needs. Here are three of our favorite vintage-inspired options: Parquet Wood Flooring Parquet wood flooring obviously requires extra care…
slate stone tile kitchen North Vancouver

Tile and Stone Flooring Design Fundamentals

If you’ve decided to bring the natural elegance and incredible durability of tile and stone flooring into your North Vancouver home, you’re already aware of the many practical benefits these materials have to offer. Now the next step is to think about how it’s all going to look. And if you’ve never thought about the…
Natural fiber carpet in Vancouver

3 Flooring Ideas for Coastal Style

Do you wish your home felt more like a breezy beach cottage? Whether you live on the Vancouver waterfront or not, you can add touches of light, airy coastal style into your space. Coastal design is all about natural textures and light, bright colors – elements that bring to mind the natural environment. To help…
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Interview with BC’s Jenny Lutes

Floor Coverings International Northshore is pleased to bring you the latest installment of our Designer Influencer Interview Series. British Columbia’s own Jenny Lutes blogs about a wide variety of subjects, including DIY, décor, and motherhood. You can follow Jenny on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook. Please tell us a little about yourself. We just moved from the Coast to…
Winter design ideas, Vancouver BC

3 Ways to Brighten Your Home This Winter

Winter can be dark and dreary, especially in Vancouver and the greater Pacific Northwest. When the clouds roll in and the sun hides for days on end, it’s important to find ways to bring light into the home. Check out these tips for brightening your spaces and finding warmth even on the darkest days. Let…
Entryway ideas, Floor Coverings International Northshore

How To Create an Inviting Entry

A homes’ entryway often gets overlooked. It’s easy to rush in, drop your things, and carry on with your day. However, an inviting entryway can have a big impact on your family and guests alike. It’s the first impression company will have of your home, and it’s a chance to feel relaxed and tranquil right…
Hanging curtains and pictures, Floor Coverings International Northshore

How to Hang Curtains and Pictures Perfectly Every Time

Putting a room together after a renovation can be pretty exciting. All the finishes are in place, and an updated room is often accompanied by updated décor. Knowing how to hang your curtains and artwork correctly is really important to ensure those finishing touches add to beauty of the space, and don’t detract with crooked…
Bathroom tile, Northshore, BC

5 Tips for Selecting Bathroom Tile You’ll Love

Tile is an ideal choice for bathroom floors, but it's also a beautiful addition to walls, showers, and design accents. Installed properly, tile is resistant to water and moisture and can last for years. There are also eco-friendly options available for homeowners who are concerned about the environment. Selecting tile material, style, and color, however,…