Who We Are
Interior Decorating and Design
At Design for Conscious Living® we offer a wide range of services under the umbrella of interior decorating and design. One or more of these services may apply to your particular project; and regardless of whether you are looking for a simple one time consultation, or assistance with a complete design and installation, we are happy to assist you. Please let us know how we may serve you best.
Styling and Seasonal Decorating
Think of styling as a mini facelift or a temporary change to your décor. It may involve things like minor decluttering and reorganization, adding accessories and plants that compliment a space, decorating for the holiday season, or designing a table setting to wow your dinner guests. Where decorating and design tend to focus on changes to a space that are long term/permanent, styling is transient.
Landscape Decorating and Design
With a little work, your home property would be the perfect place to spend more time outdoors, so what is stopping you? Does the word overwhelm come to mind? Designing outdoor garden rooms, property landscaping, choosing garden bed plants, or installing a gorgeous planter on your front step; these are just a few of the things we specialize in. Let us help turn your overwhelm into excitement.
Celia Alida Rutte is the founder and principal designer of Design for Conscious Living®, an interior and exterior design company in Toronto, Canada. She made her start in the decorating and design industry over 12 years ago when she purchased and flipped a home in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is an accredited member of the Canadian Decorator’s Association, and currently developing a presence in the television design industry with numerous guest appearances on Cityline — the popular morning show hosted by Tracy Moore on Citytv.
Latest from the Blog
“Our environment is an integral factor in the quality of life we lead. It affects our moods, our relationships, and our well being. We cannot always maintain the perfect environment, but we can surround ourselves with the colors, objects and fabrics that make us happy.”
– Joseph Ettedgui
Why You Shouldn’t Forget a Toilet Upgrade on Your Next Bathroom Renovation
on November 8, 2018 at 8:57 pm
PHOTO OF BATHROOM BY JEAN VAN DER MEULEN FROM PEXELS Why You Shouldn’t Forget a Toilet Upgrade on Your Next Bathroom Renovation When considering your next bathroom renovation don’t overlook upgrading the toilet even though it may seem like an unnecessary hassle. Toilet retrofits take only a few hours and bathrooms and kitchen remodels are some of the best […]
The October Garden | Monthly Gardening Advice for Newly Planted Garden Beds
on October 18, 2018 at 8:51 pm
CHICKADEE ON SNOW COVERED BRANCH | PHOTO BY PETER LEWIS ON UNSPLASH The October Garden | Monthly Gardening Advice for Newly Planted Garden Beds October is probably the most popular month—in Southern Ontario—for putting your garden to rest. There is still some lingering warmth in the air making it a very enjoyable temperature for more labour-intensive work like raking […]