Classic Christmas Wrapping
Photographer Monic Richard's tartan and twine-wrapped parcels have a traditional, old world look that perfectly suits her charming Quebec chalet. To create a similarly cohesive look, select a plaid wrapping paper and match your ribbons to colours you see in the pattern.
Wrapping paper, ribbons, Michaels.
Maison & Demeure November 2013 issue
Charming White Kitchen
Warm walnut panelling and vintage-look accessories lend personality to designer Silvana D'addazio's mostly white galley kitchen. A set of full-length drapes adds softness, and draws the eye to the room's stunning transom windows and lush garden views.
House & Home January 2014 issue
Cosy Panelled Great Room
Dark gumwood panelling and trim gives Ingrid Oomen's great room a rich, warm atmosphere. Mismatched upholstered seating creates a laid-back look that welcomes everyone — including the family dog — to kick back and relax.
House & Home February 2014 issue
Traditional Principal Bedroom
To ensure a restful environment, designer Tommy Smythe selected a palette of tranquil blues in this handsome bedroom. He also opted to place the homeowner's TV set inside a beautiful antique armoire, so it's concealed when not in use.
House & Home December 2013 issue
Pretty In Pink
Writer and editor Beth Hitchcock was stuck on how to decorate her Toronto living and dining rooms, so she called on H&H's Stacey Smithers (left) and Sarah Hartill to shake things up. "Stacey and Sarah always bring a coolness and edge to what they do," says Beth. In her living area, the duo brought in plush pink pillows that make a statement against a deep grey sofa, and graphic abstract artwork for another hit of lively colour.
House & Home November 2013 issue