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A Modern-Meets-Vintage Home With Quiet Holiday Decor

In Jeff Magwood and Amy Halpenny’s 15-foot-wide Toronto Victorian, Nana’s antiques are right at home beside modern white-oak herringbone floors and crisp white walls. The striking mix of old and new is all thanks to designer Sam Sacks. Sam respects the tenets of great design — symmetry, scale and proportion — so she had the chops…

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Editor’s Advice: Joel Bray’s Top Tips For Holiday Entertaining

Design Editor Joel Bray shares the holiday entertaining tips he presented on The Marilyn Denis Show.

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Gift Wrap Idea: Pretty Tea Towel

Assistant editor Emily Evans wraps a House & Home 12-month subscription using a tea towel.

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8 Days of Menorahs To Light Up Your Holidays

Celebrate the miracle of light with an eye-catching menorah that suits your style.

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You’ll Want To Spend Christmas In This Rustic Country House

Go inside a rustic country house in rural Ontario that's furnished with eclectic, contemporary pieces to balance the historical architecture.

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Our Favorite Made-In-Canada Stocking Stuffers — All $25 Or Less!

Find the perfect gift for a hostess, Secret Santa exchanges and stuffing stockings.

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8 Gorgeous Holiday Gift-Wrapping Ideas

If your holiday prep usually involves buying the same old kitschy wrap and ribbons, hold it right there. Here are eight clever ideas to put a high-design spin on your gift-wrapping game.

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This Log Cabin In The North Pole Is Decorated Like Santa’s House!

If Santa Claus were real, his house would look something like this rustic log cabin in the North Pole. Though it may look more like the set of a Christmas movie, this real house was decorated by its owner to look and feel like somewhere Santa would live. Described as “a toy-lover’s…

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Find Your Holiday Style: 14 Candy-Colored Christmas Decorating Ideas

Decorate with cheerful hues that are as fun as they are festive.

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How To Host A Holiday Party In A Small Space

When designers say they find inspiration all over the place, they’re not kidding. Case in point? This holiday soirée, hosted by designer Philip Mitchell and his partner, advertising executive Mark Narsansky, which owes its very existence to some pretty fabric. “We were at the Brunschwig & Fils showroom one day,…

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An Elegant Vintage Home With Subtle Holiday Sparkle

See designer Effie Genovese's signature holiday mix of vintage pieces and classic Christmas decor.

DIY Projects

10 Simple Tricks To Elevate Your Holiday Style

We love the idea of traditional Christmas decor, but shaking things up can bring a fresh, exciting look to your home this season. These 10 clever ideas will elevate your holiday style — plus, they’re as easy as one-two-wreath! 1. Decorate With DIY Ornaments: Make fabric-wrapped ornaments with organic appeal.

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Micro-Makeover: A Tiny Trailer Decked Out For The Holidays

Get small space holiday decorating ideas!

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10 Things Food Editor Kristen Eppich Wants For Christmas

Food editor Kristen Eppich shares what’s on her wish list this year. All I want for Christmas is a big, magical meal shared with family and friends. But since I’m the one who will be cooking the feast, I wouldn’t mind being treated to a few of these fabulous food-related items as well.

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Find Your Holiday Style: 20 Scandi Christmas Decorating Ideas

Create a magical atmosphere filled with hygge this season.