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Decorating & Design

How One Designer Lived In 425 Square Feet — And Loved It!

After years of living in larger quarters, designer Lindsay Konior, of design firm Qanūk, downsized to a compact Toronto rental unit. The move forced her to re-examine the old chestnuts of small-space decorating. “I didn’t adhere to the recommended distance between the coffee table and the sofa, for example,” she…


Bake Dessert Like A Pastry Chef With These 3 Recipes

Beloved chef and author of Plenty, Yotam Ottolenghi returns to his pastry chef roots with Sweet, one of the “it” cookbooks for gift-giving this year. Co-written with pastry chef Helen Goh, it features more than 110 recipes for sweets treats, including desserts such as Chocolate, Banana And Pecan Cookies, Mont Blanc…


3 Easy Recipes From Smitten Kitchen’s New Cookbook

The award-winning blogger behind Smitten Kitchen, Deb Perelman shares 100-plus easy-to-make recipes in her latest cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant & Unfussy New Favorites. Written for real people with busy lives, the cookbook is packed with recipes you’ll want to make on repeat. Don’t miss the Flipped Crispy Egg Tacos…

Kids' Rooms

The Land of Nod Throws It Back For The Holidays

The Land of Nod recently released three new limited-edition collections for the holiday season. In collaboration with iconic brands Care Bears, Paul Frank and Dylan’s Candy Bar, the retro-inspired lines feature whimsical decor for kids’ rooms. Vintage plush toys, sleeping bags and chairs throwback to the pastel palette of the original ’80s Care Bears.


This Dreamy Bathroom Doubles As A Dressing Room

A glamorous bath–meets–dressing room is just what designer Cameron MacNeil envisioned for homeowner Jeanette Seymour. The 96-square-foot bathroom is the only one in the house, and though eliminating a tub, Jeanette really wanted a big, luxurious shower. The extra space also meant there would be room for a makeup station…