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Ask A Designer: How To Add Interest With Built-In Bookcases

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for making an awkward living-dining room more polished. Question: The angled wall in my living room has me stumped, and I’m not sure what to put on my bare walls. Could you help me with furniture and lighting? — T.M.,…

Decorating & Design

60 Ways To Makeover Your Kids’ Bedroom In A Weekend (With Their Help!)

These mini updates are easy to achieve with the help of little hands.

Decorating & Design

A Bright & Organized Kitchen With Surprising Design Details

When it comes to the heart of your home, keeping things clutter-free is key. That’s exactly what homeowner Audrée wanted to do when she asked design firm Cuisines Steam to reimagine her kitchen. And they delivered with savvy storage with a splash of artful flair. Double islands and a wall…

Bathrooms

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…

Decorating & Design

12 Ways To Give Your Kitchen Plenty Of Personality

Design pros know that a kitchen is much more than a place for meal prep: it’s the heart of the home. In Barbara Sallick’s new book, The Perfect Kitchen, we see how top designers — like Steven Gambrel, Gil Schafer and Suzanne Kasler — give their kitchen…

Decorating & Design

Inside A West Coast Retailer’s Ski Chalet-Inspired Living Room

Jonathan+Olivia founder Jackie O’Brien Jones tell us why this is her favorite room.  “The move happened in a matter of months. Our son, Phoenix, who’s seven, really loved spending time outdoors in Northern Ontario, and that helped us realize we wanted to bring up our little boy…

Bathrooms

50 Beautiful Bathrooms That Would Make Anyone A Morning Person

The secret to enjoying an early wake-up call is simpler than you think.

Decorating & Design

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,…

Decorating & Design

You’ll Want To Spend Winter Mornings In These Cozy Breakfast Nooks

See eat-in kitchens perfect for relaxing with a cup of tea!

Decorating & Design

This Chef’s Kitchen Stuns With Glass-Fronted Cabinets

Personal chef Jennifer’s kitchen was dark and heavy, and not suited for her culinary career. As a food blogger, recipe developer and personal chef, she wanted something functional and timeless, so she hired designer Ashley Shaanan. Ashley turned it into a European-style space mixed with modern minimalism.

Kitchens

This Moody Kitchen Will Make You Crave Colorful Cabinets

Kitchen renovations usually come with a high price tag, but you don’t have to break the bank to achieve a custom look. Montreal-based designer Catherine Lazure gave her tired 1980s kitchen a complete overhaul with IKEA cabinets. Swathed in a moody green hue, she went with custom doors…

Decorating & Design

50 Kitchens That Make A Case For Color

Embrace bold hues in the heart of your home.

Decorating & Design

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…

Decorating & Design

Lynda Reeves On The New Recipe For Kitchen Design

This article originally appeared in the October 2019 issue of House & Home Kitchen design has a way of bringing out strong opinions in many of us. Everyone has their view on exactly what they don’t like, plus a list of things they’re considering but wonder about. The investment is always…

Decorating & Design

This Graphic Kitchen Was Renovated In Just Six Weeks!

It’s hard to believe that this kitchen renovation was completed in less than two months. The goal? To create a kitchen in keeping with the rest of the home’s original architectural elements and fill it with unique materials and unexpected elements. “The juxtaposition of old and new allows spaces to…