Author Archives: Peter Oudejans

About Peter Oudejans

At the early age of 12, Peter designed his own bedroom to rave reviews and subsequently cultivated his passion for design. A graduate from the New York School of Interior Design, Peter has lived in Amsterdam, London, New York and more recently in Toronto where he founded Oudejans Interiors in 2010. Greatly influenced by his time abroad, Peter infuses a modern, European flare in his work, making an environment feel enduring, stylish and elegant, while ensuring functionality. He works closely with clients, tailoring their space to reflect their personality and lifestyle. Check out his website at

Thanksgiving Table Decor Tips

Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this coming weekend (Canada), next month (the US) or just adding harvest appeal to your dining table, here’s how...

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Keep Your Cool the Green Living Way

Green living expert

With warm summer days upon us, we’re all trying to minimize indoor temperatures in order to maximize performance. Other than blasting the A/C, what can we do to keep cool? Here are some eco-friendly tips on cooling your home (and yourself!) when the heat is oppressive outside.

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Bring the Indoors Out

Green living blogger

With the arrival of warmer weather, thoughts turn to spending time outside and ways to make external areas more comfortable and practical. But can luxury be incorporated into the great outdoors? Well, exteriors are being decorated with the same attention to detail as interiors in order to make the most of the time (and space) available.

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Refresh Your Home This Spring

Spring cleaning

As spring arrives (hurray!) after a long, cold winter, what could be nicer than airing the home and giving it an all-over “refresher”? And with the longer days who can resist ‘springing’ into action to ready themselves and their residence for the balmier weather? Here are some ideas to get you going:

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Top Tips for Kid’s Rooms

Green living tips kids room

For health reasons choose materials that are safe, like a natural wool carpet that won’t off-gas or low VOC paint for the walls for your kid's room. Here are some great green living DIY ideas on how to create an eco-friendly, healthy room for your kids.

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How to Turn your White Christmas Green

Green home ideas

'Tis the time of year when we are thinking about trimming the tree and decking the halls with, well whatever grabs your fancy. But instead of cluttering the house (and dropping a lot of cash in the process) with over-the-top Christmas decorations, why not celebrate the holiday in a more basic, elegant yet eco-friendly manner? Here are some points to consider:

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