Author Archives: Catherine Pulcine

About Catherine Pulcine

I founded CPI Interiors in 1998. I have over 29 years of extensive experience in residential interior design and decorating. Having worked with over 6,000 clients in the Ottawa area since 1998. Previously having work for an exclusive home interiors retailer to the Ottawa's foremost home builder, I has established a professional wealth of knowledge that I have built on by hiring professionals to work with me. This translates into a superior ability to offer a complete package of design & decorating services for any client's needs. I am a member of the Decorators and Designers Association of Canada, a member of the Capital Business Association and a Member of the West Ottawa Board of Trade. I am a past member of the Board of Directors of The Better Business Bureau of Ottawa. I am also past president of Kanata Chapter of BNI.

Complementary Colour Scheme

Complementary colours are colours located directly across from one another on the Colour Spectrum. A complementary colour Scheme is one of vibrancy and high contrast. It takes well proportioned hues and balance to create a pleasing look. Here are some … Continue reading

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Marble – Look a Like

Marble is a timeless look favored by most. The unique quality of the natural stone is a desired look, although it is proven to be beautiful it is not the most practical product. This natural stone is extremely porous, because … Continue reading

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Warming up your Space

With the seasons beginning to change and the cold weather slowly creeping up upon us, achieving a warm and cozy space to reside is essential. There are small things that can be interchanged with the seasons as well as signature … Continue reading

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8 Decorating Ideas for a Blank Wall

Is there  is a blank wall in your home that you would like to highlight as a focal point? Here are a few ideas to consider… Paint the wall a dramatic colour or pattern. Hang a bold piece of art … Continue reading

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Keeping Cool with Window Treatments

Summer weather is here and the sunny hot days are seeping into our homes.  Air conditioners are chugging along trying to keep us cool.  Considering the costs of the next fuel bill, there is an old fashioned way to help to … Continue reading

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Nifty Kitchen Organizers

Kitchen organization and storage has come a long way. The interesting options available to help you stay organized are wide and varied.  Function goes a long way to making your time in the kitchen enjoyable.  Here are a few examples… … Continue reading

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Organization at its finest!

Being organized is an ongoing struggle.  Where does the bills go when you get home that nothing gets lost or forgotten? Where should your prettiest items be displayed? What should you do with the endless paperwork that requires being kept for years? … Continue reading

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