12 Ways to Decorate with Winter Greenery

Decorating your home for the holidays in the same way year after year can feel dull. Freshen things up by using green—more than you ever […]

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Why is My Project Taking So Long?

If you’re considering buying a new home, renovating an old one, or even an interior refresh with new furniture, expect delays for the next 12 […]

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What We Want Right Now: Dramatic Kitchen Islands

If the kitchen is truly the heart of the home and main gathering place, then the kitchen island is the MVP. It’s the powerhouse providing […]

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Designers We Love: Nam Dang-Mitchell

You’ve likely seen her work grace the pages of House & Home and Style at Home multiple times over the years. We just can’t seem […]

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Throw an Amazing Outdoor Summer Party

If there’s anything that we discovered during the pandemic it’s how much we treasure the people closest to us, and how hard it is to […]

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5 Hot Trends With Wood

New ways with wood have been catching our eye over and over again on Instagram, Pinterest, and magazines. To be entirely honest, they aren’t that […]

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Port Moody Remodel Home Tour

We love a good before and after remodel story, and this transformation is a favourite. In this project we took a dark, dated interior and […]

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What We Want Right Now: A Hot Tub

Along with outdoor living space renovations, adding a hot tub is an extremely popular request from clients this year. No surprise that hot tubs are […]

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How to Plan for Outdoor Living Spaces

Now more than ever, our homes have become our sanctuaries. Spending more time at home means we’re adapting additional space to accommodate our living needs. […]

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How to Convert a Closet into an Office

Many of us in the past year have discovered the importance of a home office space. It needs to be somewhat calm, collected, and productive. […]

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Awarded Best of Houzz: Customer Service

For the second year in a row, our team has been awarded “Best of Houzz” for Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home […]

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Our Georgie Award Finalist Home Tour

This is our first-ever award nomination, and we’re feeling like we’ve hit the big leagues. The Georgie Awards, organized by Canadian Home Builders’ Association of […]

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Bold Bathrooms: 8 Top Trends for 2021

More adventurous design in bathrooms is a pretty predictable response to the safe, neutral-zone zen looks of past decades. Homeowners are clearly looking for bigger […]

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Home For the Holidays: 8 Ideas to Get You Through Quarantine

Right when it feels like Christmas has been cancelled and Hanukkah festivities somewhat halted, we’re hankering for some festive holiday ideas to keep us feeling […]

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What We Want Right Now: A Home Bar

While our bar-hopping days are over, we still appreciate having a drink with friends. And even though cocktail mingling isn’t happening in person at the […]

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6 Picks to Shop Local This Holiday Season

Did you know that more Canadians shop Black Friday than Boxing Day? The traditionally American retail event is now our most popular too, and with […]

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Designers We Love: Laura Hodges

If you haven’t heard her name yet, please take note. This talented woman is one to be watched—especially if you lean towards tailored spaces or […]

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Modern Fall Decor Ideas

As soon as the weather turns crisp, we’re ready to pull out our autumn decor. Our philosophy: One can never be too cozy, or have […]

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How to Update the Look of Your Fireplace

A fireplace is often the first thing that you notice when you walk into a living space. It can have a commanding presence or a […]

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What Makes a Gorgeous Entryway?

Have you ever found yourself poking through Pinterest, the ‘Gram, or your favourite online interiors magazine, and suddenly you’ve been stopped in your tracks by […]

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Working With an Interior Designer

Recently we were meeting with a client about their completed large home renovation. The client – who has impeccable taste and a fantastic eye for […]

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6 Ideas to Spruce Up Your Side Yard

The side yard is that overlooked, forgotten space connecting the front yard with the backyard. It might not be your typical ‘yard’: it could be […]

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Quick Ways to Declutter Your Home

We skipped spring cleaning this year and all the ‘sheltering in place’ saw us giving shelter to more than the usual suspects. We now have […]

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Bloggers We Love: Coco of Cococozy

As many of us reevaluate how we can change ourselves for the better, become more inclusive, and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter […]

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Update With Paint: What Type to Pick & Why

While spending a considerable amount of time indoors, we’ve been getting to know all of our walls quite intimately. We’ve noticed that several spots could […]

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Our Business Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To our clients, partners, and community: NOVERO Homes & Renovations is still working during the pandemic, making adjustments to meet physical distancing requirements outlined by […]

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9 Fast (and Free!) Indoor Activities for Toddlers

Parents and digital devices are working overtime while we try to adjust to a new reality of being confined largely to our homes during the […]

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Easter Family Fun Ideas at Home

Fluffy baby farm animals, baked goodies, pastel colours, leisurely family meals, a four-day weekend, and a valid excuse to eat sweets. What isn’t there to […]

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Awarded Best of Houzz: Customer Service

Our team has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. A big thank […]

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10 Picks for Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2020

The colour experts at Pantone have proclaimed that Classic Blue – which seems to live somewhere between navy and royal blue – is 2020’s Colour […]

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Top Kitchen Trends for 2020

“Trends” is a tricky word to use with kitchen updates. Who wants to be investing in something that might feel out of style two years […]

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5 Christmas Markets To See

Christmas is fast approaching! With people already doing their Christmas shopping, Starbucks coming out with their holiday drinks and holiday commercials being aired, it’s hard […]

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Fall Colour Tones of 2019

For this weeks blog post, we have compiled a list of this years Fall Colour Tones of 2019. With Fall in full swing now, we […]

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NOVERO’s Favourite Design Tools for Clients

Some of our most successful projects are produced when clients come prepared with their design inspirations. Most often, we suggest using some of these free […]

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5 Family Fun Pumpkin Patches Around Vancouver

How did September fly by so quickly? It felt like yesterday kids were just starting to go back to school! We love that fall is […]

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Novero’s Favourite Fall 2019 Home Trends

A change in seasons tends to provoke changes in the home. Whether you’re wanting to completely switch things up, or simply add in a few […]

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Your September Home Checklist

With school started and summer vacations over, there’s a lot on the list these days–but its important not to neglect some things that should be […]

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Back to School for Homeowners Glossary

Being a homeowner presents itself with a lot of  responsibilities and tasks. Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned vet, you’re probably dealing […]

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7 Creative Ideas for Children’s Rooms

It’s 2019 and technology is now integrated into almost every aspect of our lives. Because of this, we’re seeing more folks come up with creative […]

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Novero’s FAQ: Answered

As of late, we’ve had a many people approaching us with the same questions, so we thought it would be great idea (and resource for […]

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Designers We Love: Nate Berkus

(All images in this post via www.nateberkus.com) If you watched the Oprah Winfrey Show in its prime then you are likely familiar with our latest […]

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Our Top 4 Recommendations to Keep Cool this Summer

The end of June is fast approaching and we’re feeling the heat. While fans are flying off the shelves for indoors (for those that don’t […]

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Building on a Budget: Decking Options

Today, we thought we’d touch on a hot topic this time of year–decks! We’ve built a lot of them over the years and would like […]

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Things to Consider Before a Kitchen Remodel

Is a kitchen remodel on the horizon? If you’ve been catching yourself dreaming of an update the heart of your home (which may or may […]

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Your May Home Checklist

There are certain times of the year when being a homeowner is hard work, and right now is one of them! It can be hard […]

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Not Your Average Countertops

If you’ve ever watched House Hunters before, the term ‘granite countertops’ is probably (and unfortunately) ingrained in your head. Granite GCFDEPOT GIF from Granite GIFs […]

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Novero’s Favourite Home Organization Hacks

We’re well into April, and with that comes the spring cleaning itch. Home organization is a hot topic around this time of year because we […]

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7 Dreamy Patios we Just Had to Show You

These last few weeks in Vancouver have been incredible. And we’re pretty sure everything has dreamy patios on their mind. Whether you’ve got a massive […]

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Designers We Love: Amber Lewis

If you’ve been following us on Instagram, then you see a lot of inspiration pull from designers we love from around the world. And you’ve […]

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Building on a Budget: Hardie Board vs. Vinyl Siding

Today we’re dabbling into the world of siding with a comparison between traditional vinyl siding and the popular Hardie board siding. We’ll go over each […]

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Get Enlightened by these Dark Bathrooms

Dark + moody–not something we’ve seen for a while. When we first read that this was the latest trend for 2019 we weren’t sure… but […]

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Top 10 Home Trends for 2019

We’re 29 days into January–time flies! For this week’s blog post, we’ve compiled a list of Home Trends for 2019, based on what we’ve been […]

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5 Ways to Incorporate ‘Living Coral’ Into Your Home

If you haven’t heard by now, Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2019 is Living Coral. So, today we wanted to share with you 5 […]

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide by Room

The holiday season can be busy and stressful, leaving you running around last minute trying to find the perfect gift. By creating our Holiday Gift […]

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7 Must Haves for your Mudroom this Season

It’s rainy, it’s snowy, it’s wet… it’s Canada! This time of year, you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere in this country that’s dry. And […]

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7 Ways Get a Spa Inspired Bathroom

If you’ve been keeping up with our Instagram lately, we’ve been focusing on the #NestleIntoNovember mentality.  Today, we’re talking about the spa inspired bathroom and […]

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Modern Halloween Decorating Ideas

Halloween traditions are not to be messed with, but who says you can’t carry your modern style into your haunting decor this season? We’ve scoured […]

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What We’re Thankful For

“I remember the days I wished for the things that I have now” This quote resonates with us when it comes to giving thanks. This […]

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Extend Your Patio Season with these #NoveroTips

We officially said hello to Fall on the 21st of September, but we’ve been unofficially welcoming it for the past few weeks. We’ve been exploring […]

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Home Trends for Fall 2018

We love Fall, and this time of year, change is in the air. The leaves are turning color and the mornings have a crispy feel, […]

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Back To ‘Homeowner’ School

Back to School season is in the air and everywhere we turn, we are reminded that summer is coming to an end. And even though […]

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Designers We Love: Jillian Harris

All photography from www.jillianharris.com We’re so excited to chat with you all about our next featured designer, Jillian Harris. Not only is she Canada’s sweetheart, […]

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Building on a Budget: Marble vs. Quartz

Building your dream home involves some tough decisions, even with the biggest budgets. In this series of ‘Building on a Budget’ posts, we’re discussing some […]

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How to Incorporate Canada’s Colours into your Home

Canada Day is just around the corner, and in the spirit of being patriotic, we thought it would be fun to look at the best […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide by Room was such a hit last month, we decided to do the same thing for the special Dad’s in […]

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The Secret to a Perfect Backyard

Get ready to take notes, because we’re about to share the 4 Key Elements we believe every perfect backyard needs. The sun is shining, the […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas by Room

May 13th is just around the corner, so we’ve decided to put together a list of a few unique Mother’s Day gift ideas. Gifts for […]

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Vancouver Area Neighbourhoods that Inspire Us

Working in our industry, there is a A LOT of travel involved. On any given day, we’re on the run anywhere from Maple Ridge to […]

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Our Top 7 Tips to Boost your Curb Appeal

We all have that one house in our neighborhood that oozes curb appeal and looks like it was straight out of a magazine. When we […]

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Spring Kitchen: 5 Ways to get the Look

This week marked the first week of Spring and we couldn’t be happier. The trees are starting to blossom, the air is (slightly) less cool […]

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5 Shades of Green for St. Patty’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and we’re about to witness a whole lot of shades of green around town. But, there’s just […]

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Designers We Love: Joanna Gaines

Wife. Mama. Designer. Shop owner & Homebody. That’s what Texan designer Joanna Gaines uses to describe herself in her concise Instagram bio. We love how […]

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5 Ways to Enjoy Your Home this Valentine’s Day

You spend all this time and effort to make your home the kind of place you want to be 24/7 and February 14th should be […]

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Building on a Budget: Vinyl vs. Hardwood

Building the home of your dreams doesn’t come cheap, but there are ways to get the look you want for a price tag that’s easier […]

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Ultraviolet: 3 Ways to Incorporate the 2018 Color of the Year

If you’ve been checking out any of the home design/decor blogs and websites lately, you’ve probably seen the word “Ultraviolet” pretty much everywhere. Each year, […]

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3 Holiday Movie Homes that Bring Back Memories

Holiday movie homes bring back loads of memories. This time of year, it’s practically impossible to turn on the TV and not see a holiday […]

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5 Holiday Lighting Ideas for the Home

We’re a week into December and you can feel the holiday spirit in the air, but nothing makes it more official than seeing all the […]

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Rustic Meets Modern: Cozy for the Holidays

This time of year makes us think of all things cozy and in particular, the Rustic Meets Modern trend. Curling up next to the fire […]

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Novero’s Favourite Home Trends of 2017

As we approach the end of the year, and trend predictions for 2018 start to surface the internet, we want to take a second and […]

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12 Things You Should Deep Clean This Spring

01 of 12 YOUR CABINETS Over time, build-up can collect on kitchen cabinets – especially if you don’t run the exhaust hood over your range […]

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Our New Company Name: Novero Homes and Renovations

We’re excited to announce our new name, NOVERO Homes and Renovations. There is no change in ownership, management or staff. Our clients can expect to […]

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Don’t let the rain wash away the feeling of summer!

With this backyard makeover we tried to achieve all of the items that our customer wanted. Year round outdoor living space, and a Westcoast style […]

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Things To Consider For A Laundry Room Remodel

It seems that kitchens tend to demand the most attention in home design, rightly so as it is the hub of the home and a […]

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Full Home Renovation in Vancouver, BC

DMC has recently completed a head-to-toe renovation of a two story duplex home in Vancouver, BC. We teamed up with our good friend and designer […]

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The Importance of Custom Cabinetry

While renovating, you’re putting in all of your effort to create a space that reflects your style and personality while still being a fully functioning […]

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Our Favourite Design Trends for 2014

If you’re a home design addict like we are, then you’ve probably scoured all of Pinterest and Houzz for the latest home design trends. We’ve […]

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Choosing The Right Paint Colour

Spring is almost here and it’s a great time to freshen things up! Here are a few tips to keep in mind when choosing the […]

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5 Essential Bathroom Renovation Tips

If you’re contemplating a bathroom renovation in the near future, we’ve got five essential bathroom renovation tips for you! Being prepared is the most important […]

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Renovation Tip: Protecting Your Basement Floors

Protecting your basement floors is a bigger issue than you would think.If you’re renovating your basement, you’re most likely doing it for protection, comfort, and […]

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Renovation Tip: Copper Pipes

Old copper water pipes running through the walls of your home can form tiny pinhole leaks. Water then drips, soaking the insulation, creating a breeding […]

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