Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

Wife, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Dog Lover and Gardener. Online Entrepreneur. Interior Decorator. Internet Marketer. I am a Girl who loves working with colour, texture and light. And one of my favorite quotes is "If you think you're too small to make a difference you obviously have never been in bed with a mosquito" Michelle Walker I am also know Mandie on The Little Black Dress: The Essentials for Life.

Art In Your Home

Art In Your Home

 Have You Ever Taken a Picture You Loved and Did Not Know What To Do With It? Now days it is so easy to get a picture blow up, put on canvas or mounted and it is so reasonable.  Décor in your house should have personal touches everywhere and it should inspire you and keep your […]

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Featured on Houzz

Amanda Schroter Featured on Houzz

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How to Choosing Interior Paint Colors: Choosing The Trim Paint and Trim Colors

Choosing Interior Paint Colors: Choosing the trim paint and trim colours   The video below it great, it explains how to choose trim colour, the whys the different sheens of paint… To find out more or get a quote please call (780)267-7432 or (587)410-3760 or email me at design@amandaschroter.ca.

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Friday’s Design Quote

To find out more or get a quote please call (780)267-7432 or (587)410-3760 or email me at design@amandaschroter.ca.

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Pantone 2014 colour of the Year!

I was looking around at the different colour expert site and the consensus is Purple is the colour of the year. “CARLSTADT, N.J., Dec. 5, 2013 – Pantone, an X-Rite company and the global authority, …announced PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple, as the colour of the year for 2014.” Picture and quotes from: http://www.pantone.com/pages/pantone/pantone.aspx?pg=21128&ca=10 “While […]

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Selecting Paint Sheens

The truest colour in paint is Flat sheen paint, but in the past the most difficult to impossible to clean. Well, selecting paint sheen just got easy when Benjamin Moore developed a product called Aura. Reason is that even the flat sheen is washable. Gone are the days where Flat paint is impossible to wash. Benjamin Moore Website says this,  “Our groundbreaking Colour Lock […]

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How Light Affects Paint Color

I often have client who think that we might meet my at office but as you listen to this video you will understand why it is so important for the designer to be in your home for the colour consultation. The lighting in your home is unique to your home. – Amanda You will also […]

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Why 3D Rendering is great for those who are visually challenged!

“Wow. It looks amazing! That is so much more then I expected. 🙂 I could never imagine using that front room but I look at that and my first thought was “I would use that all the time!” -Amanda Z. Why 3D Rendering? Computer Drafting and 3D Rendering are great for those who are visually challenged. […]

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Do you have trouble picturing what your room or home might look like?

 In the left hand corner is the 3D Rendering and the other two pictures are the before and after.  Here is what a before the redesign, design concept and after looks like. 3D Rendering help you plan. It also helps all involved to stay on the same page work towards the finished product.  Do you […]

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One Way To Save Money and Time On A Renovation Project!

  “3D Rendering – 3D Rendering is the process of producing an image based on three-dimensional data stored within a computer. 3D rendering is a creative process that is similar to photography or cinematography, because you are lighting and staging scenes and producing images. Unlike regular photography, however, the scenes being photographed are imaginary, and everything appearing […]

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