Archive for September, 2015

why hire an interior decorator ?

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

While most homeowners will hire a professional roofer or plumber, when it comes to interior decorating many people think, “Why should I spend money when I can do it?” The answer is that an interior decorator can actually save you money, not to mention time. Read on to find out how…

1. Interior decorators offer professional expertise.
Interior decorators help you put your creative stamp in your home by dealing with decorating, furnishing, and space issues, often in unique ways. Choose an interior decorator whose projects are not only appealing, but have proven practical to build and live in as well.
Interior decorating is not just “having an eye” for color or recognizing quality furniture. It is an extensive discipline that encompasses many specialized areas of expertise, including:

Colors and how they relate to one another.
Patterns and how they relate to one another.
Human perception of space, depth, and texture.
Compatibility of furniture styles.
Effective space utilization.
Specialized painting and stenciling techniques.
Wide variety of possible window treatments and much more.

2. Interior decorators have spent years finding the best professional interior design resources.
The professional decorator has already dug up the best sources for everything from upholstery services to marble pedestals.

3. Interior decorators can save you money in furnishings and other home decorating supplies.


Maria’s experience in luxury fashion

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

maria’s career in luxury fashion  started in Europe for famous italian brands such as Max Mara and Gucci

as the head of lady ready to wear at Gucci in Paris, she was instrumental in the flagship stores successful  re-design and opening

her success took her back to brazil where she was recruited to lead major fashion retailers

her particular focus in  visual merchandising and store design together with her passion for home decoration lead her to interior decoration when she moved to toronto

Caras RSVP

Caras RSVP – Brazil 2004

elegant living spaces earns 2 new badges on houzz

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

houzz  awarded 2 new badges to elegant living spaces

badge influencer houzz        and      badge recommended on houzz

we would like to thank our great customers !






Maria Lebeault

research shows that exceptional interior decoration has profound impact on our attitude, health, relationships and performance

this is what drives elegant living spaces in every single project , residential or commercial, striving to make you feel good at home, at work,in your special event creating unified, fresh, contemporary and welcoming spaces

Maria is the lead home decoration consultant at Elegant Living Spaces. Having worked with famous Italian brands, such as Max Mara and Gucci, she holds very strong to the philosophy that your home or your office is not just a place to live or work, but also a space that should lift your spirit. Unlike most interior designers and decorators who are trained as architects and floor planners, Maria started in luxury fashion in Europe helping the most demanding celebrity customers find the best fit for them and getting very involved in the visual merchandising of the luxury fashion stores . Likewise in interior decoration, she captures the spirit of the homeowner or employees and purifies the soul of the space with her taste for art and sense for aesthetics.

Maria is Brazilian by birth. She spent most of her professional life in Europe and has been living in Toronto for the past 10 years. Having far-reaching experience working in diverse cultures that particularly value style and art, Maria concludes that decoration is about ‘creating well being.’

Elegant Living Spaces