Keep pale, creamy cappuccino shades from veering into "boring beige" territory by making sure to vary the texture: Rustic wood, natural-fiber rugs, matchstick blinds and nubby linen upholstery fabric all bring interest. But adding something smooth and shiny is important, too — try mercury glass or platinum
it's a pale grey white blind, and was custom designed for the place by the builder.
floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the west-facing views. "I had this idea to create a focal point along the back wall," says Insiya. "We bought the house the same year we got married in Tofino, and some of our friends who were artists and photographers gave us some lovely pieces." The black and white