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Affordable and Creative Bedroom Decor Ideas

Normally, if your considering interior design as a part of your next home renovation project you might think this is going to cost you upwards of five figures or something extraordinary like that. What the professionals might not want you to know is that you can actually get some great and unique decor pieces relatively inexpensively and with some creativity put it together really nicely. In today’s post we’ll cover some easy ideas you can use if your revamping the layout or look of your bedroom.

Create Contrast Effectively

One of the easiest ways to create emphasis and contrast to make certain areas stand out is to paint one wall a totally different colour. This is usually called an accent wall and will naturally draw visitors attention to it over the rest. This can be a wall that has some art, or pictures or even just a window. Either way. it’s as easy as either re-painting only 3 walls instead of 4, or just chaging the colour of one wall.

Creative Rugs

Instead of something basic that is cost effective, consider getting a really unique rug that shows off your own personality. It doesn’t nessecarily have to be exquisite or expensive. Interior designers routinely source unique items like this from thrift stores, online sites like eBay, even flea markets. You can do the same and skip the markup and consultation cost by looking online for ideas and then sourcing them yourself. While this might seem time consuming, it is usually not as bad since you know exactly what you want – not the interior designer.

Lighting Levels

You can easily create the illusion of depth by using lamps and lights on different levels. This works for bedrooms, living spaces or dens, and especially well with smaller spaces. Be sure to experiment with how the light illuminates other elements of your interior design project and you can create emphasis where needed.

With a little bit of research on your own and some creativity, you can save the cost of an Ottawa interior design firm and get the same unique decor look. Keep your eye on our blog and read more for more cool design ideas!…

Keep The Party Going With Fast Alcohol Delivery

If you are throwing a party this fall or winter for the opening of the new NHL season, you know what you’re going to need to keep your guests satisfied. Pizza, wings, nacho’s and of course lots of booze. Whether your friends prefer a case of beer or mixed liquor drinks, getting them on time and in the correct quantity in Ottawa can be a real challenge. The Beer Store closes at 9 on certain nights and with how busy life can be, especially traffic in the winter, it can be impossible to get out and get the neccesary alcoholic beverages to keep the party going.

Ottawa Alcohol Delivery Options

New services have become available for Ottawa residents who have these type of problems. Ottawa alcohol delivery services are excellent solutions to a busy schedule. One quick call and knowing what LCBO or Beer Store products you want can get them delivered to your door within an hour. This allows you to focus on other areas of your party planning. Contrary to popular demand, these beer delivery services are actually completely legal because they do not deliver after the stores close. So you can be comfortable knowing you’re dealing with a legit business and not some shady operation.

How much do these services cost? The good thing is they are actually priced quite reasonably. You can expect to pay $9-12 extra on top of the cost of the actual spirits, wine or beer (plus tips of course). There is always a limit to the amount most companies will be willing to deliver to you for this fee, so be sure to verify what the extra fee’s and costs are for the delivery of your beverages as well as the expected turn around time is. Some operations charge extra for people getting beer delivered far out in Kanata or Orleans. For fast and friendly delivery service check out and order online.

We highly recommend making sure you are dealing with a reputable service online that has customers that can vouch for their credibility. Your best option is to probably ask your neighbours or check with the Beer Store themselves


What To Consider Before Hiring A Small Business Accountant

An accountant is directly responsible for maintaining the financial health of your business. Therefore, making sure that you employ a good accountant is essential for your business. This is especially true in the case of small businesses or those just starting out. They need the services of some great Ottawa chartered accountants who can help them in ensuring that they follow the best business practices. Here are some of the factors that you should consider while hiring Ottawa accountants for your business.


  • Look for some with accounts as well as managerial abilities

It is not an accountant’s job to file all the small and large expenses that your business is making. However, an accountant who lacks managerial abilities should certainly be avoided. You should be looking for someone who is good at planning finances, making reports and also analysing different aspects of your business. This would help you in making sure that you are getting more benefits out of the available options. This certainly helps your business prosper. As an accountant understands your finances better than any financial manager can, his advice will also be more valuable to your business.

  • Look for taxation expertise

Every business, especially the new or small scale businesses need an accountant that is also a tax expert. This kind of an accountant will make sure that all the right steps have been taken to reduce your tax burden and give you the maximum possible advantage as possible. You will have to opt for a CPA in this case as they are better versed in such cases. The more expense he holds, the better services you will be getting. Let these professionals do your taxes and also prepare a roadmap for your success. It would be better if the CPA is consulted right in the beginning of a business or its financial year so that you can receive the best benefits possible from him. They will also certify your tax returns. Of course, the cost will increase in this case but the services received will generally be worth it all.

  • Experience is essential

You really cannot take chances with an individual who is not experienced enough to handle small businesses and their accounts. Of course, most of the businesses have the same accounting standards, but practices may differ significantly in the case of a small business. If you are a niche based business, make sure that you find someone who understands your niche well. If the accountant has handled small businesses as about 60% of his entire client portfolio, he is a great catch for your business.…