Decorating & Design
10 Ways To Give Your Kitchen Or Bathroom A Fresh New Look
These updates are equally on-trend and timeless!
Ask A Designer: How To Create A Sunny Dining Area
In this Ask A Designer column, Valérie Morisset shares her advice for sprucing up a tired dining area. Question: I just bought a beautiful condo in Old Montreal. I’d like to have a dining area next to the window, a round table with four chairs and…
How To Style Your Coffee Table, Four Ways!
Senior design editor Jennifer Koper shows us how to give your coffee table a makeover from home. We’ve all been spending a lot more time at home than usual, and it’s likely you’re getting pretty sick of the same surroundings day in and day out. I know I am! Every…
The Best Summer Spaces By Sarah Richardson Design
See covetable country homes, cottages and seaside escapes worthy of bookmarking.
How To Bring The Cottage To Your City Backyard
Senior interiors director Stacy Begg shares her tips for getting a cottage look in your urban oasis. The call of cottage country happens every summer for many of us, but this year, it might be difficult to actually get there. What is the draw of fleeing urban life? For me,…
A Landscape Designer Shares Her Tips For Creating A Dreamy City Backyard
“It’s much harder working on my own garden,” says landscape designer Meredyth Hilton of Toronto firm Artistic Gardens. Especially so when your vision is a colorful perennial garden designed to attract birds and bees. “Perennial gardens are high-maintenance, but they have big rewards,” she says. For…
How To Refresh Your Space Without Buying Anything New
With prolonged periods of time spent at home (read: staring at your rooms), the urge to redecorate and rearrange is at an all-time high. Before you start filling your online shopping carts with items you don’t need, see what some of our favorite designers have to say about sprucing up…
15 Ways To Take A Blank Wall From Boring To Brilliant
From wall-mounted birds to textured wovens and more!
We Can’t Stop Daydreaming About These Cozy English Cottages!
Wood beams, fieldstone fireplaces and wide-plank floors abound.
6 Easy Ways To Create A Workspace For Your Kids
When you’re juggling the role of teacher and parent, it can be hard to get work done at home. Having a stylish home office helps, but it’s equally important for your little ones to have a place of their own to play, read and do their schoolwork. Stephanie…
Where To Splurge & Save In Every Room Of The House!
Looking to add some drama to your next decorating or renovation project? The Silverhorn development showhome, built by Maillot Homes in Bearspaw, northwest of Calgary, provides plenty of inspiration. We asked designers Reena Sotropa and Alanna Dunn of…
Olivia Botrie’s Step-By-Step Guide To Planning Your Dream Kitchen
Here are the things you can do now that will bring your vision to life!
Bored At Home? Your Spring Cleaning Checklist Is Here!
‘Tis the season of sweeping floors, laundering linens and finally cleaning those neglected nooks! Whether your spring cleaning checklist is intricate (read: getting rid of bathroom grime with a toothbrush) or as simple as sanitizing all surfaces, we’ve rounded up expert-approved tasks you can do right now. With the help of…
25 Things In Your House That Could Be Dating It
Plus, some alternatives for a fresher, more contemporary look!
Best Paint Colors
How To Decorate With A Monochromatic Palette
It's calm, cozy and cocooning!
Ask A Designer: How To Make The Most Of A Compact Family Room
In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her tips for designing a functional gathering place. Question: How do I lay out my narrow family room? Should I do built-ins on either side of the fireplace? I’ve already ordered a sofa and I’m looking for a coffee table — what…