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.

2018 Colour of the Year

Pantone’s 2018 Colour of the Year! Ultra Violet 18-3838 Pantone has launched there colour of the year for 2018! It is a rich and saturated purple and a colour that is not as commonly seen within residential design. However here … Continue reading

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Pantone’s Colourful History.

Pantone’s Past “Colour of the Year” Pantones colour of the year is there reflection of what they predict will be trending in art, fashion, design and so forth. It is Pantone’s was to convey the atmosphere or tone they are … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Colour Scheme

A monochromatic colour scheme is using different pigments of one colour throughout a space, it is a great way to create a calming space, with a muted delicate look. When done correctly you can still achieve a contrasting look with … Continue reading

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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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