June 2011

Learn all about affordable style in our budget issue. Editor Suzanne Dimma shares examples of how creative homeowners have saved money by thinking outside the box. Check out the five-page budget guide for tips from editors and designers on how to save money without sacrificing style. Browse photos of a Victorian transformation in Larchmont, N.Y. — the long-awaited home a Canadian family of six settled into after years spent abroad in London and Tokyo. Plus, see the big reveal of H&H style editor Michael Penney’s first home. He and his wife, Sara, made the move from downtown Toronto to suburban Oshawa, scaled back, renovated on a budget, and did most of the work themselves! Senior design editor Sally Armstrong shows how to dress up a basic Ikea side table with wallpaper for a splash of colour. Finally, get Amy Rosen’s recipe for Mexican Tortilla Soup — an easy mid-week dinner idea with just a few simple ingredients.