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13 Cozy Holiday Homes You’ll Want To Spend Christmas In

They're the perfect place to wake up on Christmas morning.

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This Holiday Home Is A Love Letter To Mid-Century Modern Style

Get inspired to take a minimalist approach to holiday decorating.

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A Creative Director’s Cozy & Curated Christmas Home

This Arts and Crafts bungalow is filled with holiday cheer!

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Designer Aly Velji Invites Us Into His Merry Holiday Home

When it comes to decking the halls, Calgary-based designer Aly Velji embraces the “more is more” mentality. Glitzy ornaments, layers of rich jewel tones and feathered white Christmas trees abound in the mid-century modern-style home that he shares with his husband, Jason Krell. We chatted with the…

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How Designers Give Their Front Door A Festive Makeover

We asked the pros how they make a merry first impression!

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You’ll Want To Host Christmas Dinner In This Festive Home

Tour this English country-inspired abode dressed for the holidays!

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DIY: Elegant Gift Wrap

This is a super simple yet beautifully elegant wrap. You create bundles by wrapping any gift in either tissue or a remnant of solid-colored fabric. What you’ll need: Silk organza fabric Fabric remnants or tissue paper in complementary hue Tape Scissors Leather laces Kraft paper tags Bubble wrap and fabric…

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DIY: Lynda Reeves’ Modern Art Christmas Crackers

Christmas crackers are the best because they make great table decorations and you can personalize them by filling them with wonderful treats. You can either use store-bought ones and just swap out the contents, or you can make your own. What you’ll need: Sheets of kraft paper and gold-colored paper…

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How Lynda Reeves Decorates For The Holidays

Steal her best festive tips and tricks!

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Every Room In This Charming Heritage Apartment Tells A Story

See how a Vancouver stylist decorates for the holidays.

Ask A Designer™

Ask A Designer: How To Transform A Living Room With Shades Of Blue

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for bringing a dated living room into the present with a cool-toned palette. Question: I’d like to update my living room, but I’m not sure where to begin. Please help! — L.J., La Salle, Ontario. Answer: I love that…

Gardening

Tour An Italian-Inspired Terrace Tucked Away In The City

This outdoor oasis is reminiscent of dining alfresco among cypress and citrus trees in Tuscany.

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This Lush West Coast Garden Doubles As An Enchanted Forest

See how the landscaping bridges the existing garden with the home’s mid-century architecture.

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25+ Secret Gardens Hiding In City Spaces

Turn a postage-stamp backyard into a world of wonder.

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This Tranquil Country Garden Is The Perfect Peaceful Retreat

“We all need fresh air and sunshine,” says landscape architect Inese Bite. She gets plenty of both when minding the two-hectare property at her country home in Creemore, Ontario. As one of the founders of Vertechs Design, Inese spent 36 years spearheading landscape architecture projects in facilities from school campuses to commercial…