Designer Blog:
Jason’s 5 Garage Essentials

Posted: May 13, 2015

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In light of the Garage Sale on now at Simple Spaces, we’ve gotten on of our designer, Jason, to describe his top 5 garage must-haves. Take it away, Jason!


As a designer for Simple Spaces and Home Solutions, I get to see a lot of garages, many of them with similar storage needs. Bikes, sporting goods, tires, holiday decorations, tools, shovels, rakes and implements of destruction are just a few of the items that need storage/organization – not to mention that it would be nice to actually park our vehicles inside during our 9 months of winter! We understand that not everyone has a triple car garage with a ceiling high enough for a mezzanine; so, with that in mind, here is my Top 5 list of custom garage essentials.… Read More

5 Pantry Essentials for an Organized Kitchen

Posted: April 28, 2015

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Simple Spaces’ Wendy McAllister recently decided to re-do her own pantry, and she’s offered her insight into the process, some photos of the finished product and a list of her custom pantry must-haves!


 

I recently decided to redesign my pantry. Now this is no small project and one must consider the pros and cons before taking it on. I must say, it was worth it in the end.


The existing shelving was useful and would have been perfectly fine to live with but you know how it goes, the heart wants what the heart wants.

We removed the shelving, and yes, I helped my husband. At this point you have choices as to what to do with the old shelving: sell it, give it to a friend, use it in another space or bring it to the dump.… Read More

Employee Story: Rich Mosoronchon

Posted: April 14, 2015

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At Home Solutions and Simple Spaces, our people make up the heart of our company. Many of our employees have been with us for many years, and they are truly part of the Home Solutions family.

To help celebrate Home Solutions’ 25th anniversary, we’ll be shining the spotlight on some of our employees that have helped make the company what it is today, and giving them a chance to tell their story.

Our first spotlight shines on Rich Mosoronchon, our Glass Production Manager.

Pictured above: Rich Mosoronchon, and his mentor Leo Kladnik


When did you first join the company?

I started at Home Solutions in 1999

What’s your story?

I started in the glass industry back in 1994. I first started fabricating mirrors and shower doors, where I met my mentor Leo who trained me on how to install, and later convinced me to join Home Solutions.Read More

5 Creative (and Stunning) Custom Glass Projects by Simple Spaces

Posted: April 1, 2015

Simple Spaces is one of Calgary's leading providers of shower glass, custom mirrors and custom closets and shelving.

At Simple Spaces, one of our specialties is creating custom glass and mirror projects that seamlessly fit our clients’ vision and home. Every so often, we get the opportunity to design and complete an interesting, innovative project. Not only do these custom pieces add value and individuality to our clients’ homes, they’re really fun for our team to design and install! Keep reading to see 5 innovative projects we’ve recently completed, all installed throughout Calgary!


1. Full Wall Mirror

This modern powder room has no need for a mirror above the sink. That’s because this innovative design features a full wall mirror, helping the room appear larger while making a big statement.


2. Wine Room and Display Case

Isn’t this a beautiful accent to have in a home?… Read More

Designer Blog: How To Choose Your Closet Finish

Posted: January 30, 2015

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Firstly, we’re pleased to announce that the Colour Your Closet promotion is back at Simple Spaces! From the beginning of February until the end of April, save when you upgrade your closet finish from white to Chocolate, Balsa or Bianca.

So how do you choose the best closet finish for your space? Of course it has to do with your personal taste and style, but we’ve asked Terry, a Senior Design Consultant here at Simple Spaces, to give us the low-down on what’s hot for closet finishes.

What is your role at Simple Spaces?

I am a Senior Design Consultant and Self-appointed Dream Realizer

Tell us a little bit about closet finishes.

We have several. Classic White, Balsa (crème), Chocolate with a faux wood grain finish, Bianca, which is our newest finish – it has a beautiful grain texture and color that allows you to pull from greys, whites, crèmes and browns and is uber versatile – and lastly our gorgeous BLiSS which has a Walnut faux wood grain finish and is truly as its name suggests.… Read More

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