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Paula builds her client-designer relationships on trust, and she prides herself on understanding her clients' tastes and needs. Her inspiration is a balance between functionality and imagination, and her designs are modern and fluid, always accentuating the unique characteristics of each site. Paula's signature look is comfortable elegance for today's lifestyles.

Montana creates spaces that are vibrant and unique while keeping her clients' visions and practical needs paramount. Her inspiration is derived from different cultures, and her eclectic spaces speak to this fact.

Known as the "Posh Spice" of the design world, Cheryl is a regular on HGTV's Home To Go i>, Rooms That Rock and Food Network Canada's Restaurant Makeover . Cheryl has also worked as the art director for HGTV's Disaster DIY, Design Interns and both seasons of SLICE's Superstar Hair Challenge. was chosen to be the feisty on-camera design project manager for HGTV's Colin & Justin's Home Heist .

Amanda loves seeing these projects through from beginning to end. Whether it's refinishing antiques, wallpapering or getting dirty hands in the garden, this ambitious up-and-coming designer always has a project on the go!

Lantana, or red sage (Lantana camara L., [Verbenaceae]), notorious weed and popular garden flower; some cases of poisoning in Florida | SpringerLink
Ripe fruits are edible, but green, unripe fruits have caused illness and one known fatality in children in Florida. Prickly races are grown as protective hedges around forest dwellings.

As an executive chef in Canada for more than 20 years, Chef Andino has created many sophisticated, bold-flavored dishes. He pays homage to his Filipino background through spices and flavors that give Canadian ingredients an added element.

Derek's style of cooking is best expressed as "clean and crisp," drawing inspiration and flavors from South America, Asia, Western Europe and North Africa. He believes the best dishes come from knowledge of the ingredients, where they originate, how they are traditionally used, when they are at their peak, and how they respond to various techniques and marry with different flavors.

Andrea's passion for food is evident in her masterful creations, which celebrate local and seasonal produce and support Canadian farmers. Andrea was a contestant on Season 1 of Food Network Canada's Top Chef Canada program. She is currently an expert chef on The Marilyn Denis Show , and she is the owner and creator of Killer Condiments, an artisan condiment line.

Corbin's personal philosophy is that great food is means to an end. Food has the ability to connect us all in our daily lives. Chef Tomaszeski has been known to right culinary wrongs with charming honesty.

Adam is the chef and co-owner of El Gastronomo Vagabundo, Ontario's first gourmet street food truck. Nicknamed "The Gastro" by those that eat there, Adam's truck was recently featured on Cooking Channel's Eat St., And his menu has been dubbed the best street food in Ontario. Adam's pioneering chef techniques have garnered him the reputation for reshaping the standard street food cuisine in Ontario.