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6 Ways To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

Spring looks different depending on where you are. Here are some of our best tips on how to get your garden ready for spring!

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DIY: Paper Concertina Wreath

Create a fresh take on the holiday wreath with this clever paper craft. What you’ll need: • Old calendar pages, cardstock or wallpaper ends, etc. (you can use any kind of paper) • Utility knife • Cutting mat • Pencil • Ruler • White…

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DIY: Holiday Posy & Tassel and Bell Garland

What you’ll need for the posy:  • Greenery • Seasonal flowers, berries, bells or other decorations • Twine • Ribbon How-to: 1. To make this easy holiday posy, start by forming a fan shape with a foundation of greenery. 2. Layer in seasonal flowers, berries…

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DIY: Holiday Paper Ornaments

These lightweight paper ornaments are perfect displaying on a mantel, and you can customize the color to your holiday palette. What you’ll need: • Cardstock or paper from secondhand books • Pencil • Circle template (approx. 5″ diam.) • Stapler • Scissors • String…

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DIY: Calendar Gift Wrap

Instead of buying new holiday paper, wrap your presents with images from your 2021 calendar. For smaller items, use the whole calendar page as gift wrap and, for larger items, start with a foundation of kraft paper, then cut out decorations (like this star motif) or scenes from your…

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DIY: Painted Wooden Ornaments

Create your own one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments by hand painting wooden ones found at craft stores. What you’ll need: • Wooden ornaments (available at craft stores) • Acrylic paint • Acrylic paint pens • Paintbrush How-to: 1. Paint the ornaments with a base of black or…

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DIY: Waxed Pinecone Name Card Holders

Set your dining table with organic name card holders with pinecones gathered on a snowy winter walk. What you’ll need:  • Dry pinecones • Broken candles or used  candle ends • Thin wire • Stainless steel bowl • Saucepan • String…

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DIY: Pinecone Swag

What you’ll need for the pinecone swag: Twine Scissors Approx. 12–14 dry pinecones How-to: Start by attaching a long piece of twine to the ends of three pinecones, varying the length of the twine. Do the same thing with three more pinecones and make twine lengths a bit shorter.

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Brian Gluckstein Is The Bay’s New Home Ambassador

He’s sold his GlucksteinHome line at Hudson’s Bay since 2003 (his Pearce sofa is below), but now designer Brian Gluckstein is stepping into a new role as Home Design Ambassador. Brian will share his favorite items of the season and offer tips on how to update…

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Inside Hotel X, Toronto’s Stylish New Urban Escape

In downtown Toronto, hotels sit cheek to jowl by necessity, not choice. That’s not the case for Hotel X, a new 400-room luxury hotel built on a former parking lot at Exhibition Place. Hotel X has unencumbered views of planes taking off from the Billy Bishop Airport, and sprawling lake…

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How To Wallpaper Your Closet

H&H features editor Wendy Jacob shares her small closet makeover.  I’ve read enough Marie Kondo to know it’s not long before the stuff you own starts to own you. I wanted to do more than purge my closet: it needed some love. Since designers always make a…

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Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year, Revealed!

After 2017’s Greenery, a zesty shade of chartreuse, the color wheel has spun in the opposite direction of the spectrum to settle on… Ultra Violet, Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year. The blue-based purple references not only outer space, but inward reflection. According to Leatrice Eiseman,…

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DESIGN NEWS NOW: Cartier’s Home Line & Pantone’s 2018 Colors!

DESIGN NEWS NOW: Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our biweekly column, Design News Now. For the first time, Pantone has released a 2018 Spring Fashion Color Trend Report with their 12 top picks for the season. — WWD Luxury jeweler…

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How To Put Your Garden To Bed This Fall

Erin Benzakein is a leading “farmer-florist.” After moving her family from Seattle to a bustling two-acre family farm in Skagit Valley in Washington, she replaced the vegetables with flowers and now produces hundreds of thousands of blooms for markets and events, in addition to…

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Inside Palm Springs’ Hippest New Hotel, Holiday House

In the October 2017 issue of House & Home we feature an interview with the talented designer Mark D. Sikes, who has made a name for himself collaborating with director Nancy Meyers (The Intern, It’s Complicated). Mark is also known for his love of blue and does he ever…