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9 Easy Ways To Refresh Your Bathroom In A Weekend

From ripping out the shower to installing a new vanity, the thought of a full-blown bathroom renovation can be daunting. But turns out, you don’t have to do a total gut job to see a transformation. We rounded up nine easy bathroom refresh ideas to turn your space into a…

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How To Bring Justina Blakeney’s Global Style Home

Sunset hues, lush foliage and rich texture abound!

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Bring Romance To Your Rooms With The New Book, Faded Glamour

English fashion designer — and former singer-songwriter — Pearl Lowe has a passion for vintage finds. Jewel-toned velvet sofas, hand-dyed lace curtains, gleaming lacquer cabinets ― these are the essential ingredients of her new book Faded Glamour. If you gravitate towards the decadent and…

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Ask A Designer: How To Decorate A Front Entry In A Timeless Style

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for making a welcoming first impression. Question: I’d like to decorate my hand-me-down-filled entryway in a classic look. What would you suggest? — Z.S., Vernon, B.C. Answer: Start by brightening up the space with a warm white paint. Or,…

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Here’s Why Up-And-Coming Designer Heidi Caillier Should Be On Your Radar

Seattle designer Heidi Caillier is attracting lots of attention for her heritage-style designs, but what caught our eye was how Heidi wields gorgeous color on kitchen and bathroom cabinetry so artfully. Here, she shares her rationale for creating these chromatic spaces that read as calming and classic,…

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45+ Clean Minimalist Spaces That Marie Kondo Would Approve Of

Sometimes, less is more.

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Trend Watch: This Year’s Must-Have Print Is A Throwback Floral

Nostalgic mini florals are making a comeback!

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30 Ways To Turn Your Home Into A Calming Retreat

Reduce stress with these relaxing decorating ideas!

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Ask A Designer: How To Wake Up A Tired Dining Room

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for refreshing a dining room without changing the furniture. Question: I’d like to pull my dining room together and give it some style, but I want to keep my furniture. Where do I start? — B.B., Montreal Answer: The good…

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10 Designers Share Their Style Predictions For 2020

Find out what looks we’ll suddenly see everywhere!

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20 Design Trends We’re Excited About For 2020

Find out what's new for the year to come!

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A Designer Shares Her Last-Minute Holiday Decorating Ideas

We’ve all been there: you check the calendar and suddenly realize Christmas is around the corner. The tree isn’t up, the presents aren’t bought — and panic ensues. Well, not this year. In collaboration with Mosaic Homes, Canadian designer and blogger Monika Hibbs decorated two…

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3 Winter Floral Arrangements With Staying Power

Fresh blooms are as essential to holiday decorating as trimming the tree or wrapping presents in style. Turn over a new leaf with three winter floral arrangements that last well beyond December 25th! Play With A Muted Palette Go beyond poinsettias this season…

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Follow These 10 Rules For Great Lighting In Your Space

Designer and color expert Janice Lindsay shares her best tips and tricks! The most beautiful rooms can be made ugly with bad lighting, and the ugliest rooms can be made beautiful with good lighting. So, as a color designer, it’s heartbreaking to walk into a newly renovated…

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Ask A Designer: How To Warm Up A Dated Fireplace

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for giving a drab fireplace a modern makeover. Question: We’re moving into a new home that has a fireplace with decorative niches on one side of the wall. Could you recommend a mantel style and help us furnish the space?…