Discover secrets for decorating on a dime in our annual budget issue. From design finds under $120 to affordable renovation tips, you’ll learn that a stylish home doesn’t have to involve a second mortgage. Suzanne Dimma shares a checklist she ticks off before succumbing to a deal, and Lynda Reeves writes about what makes a great bed. Read an interview with Million Dollar Decorators star Mary McDonald, plus see how Toronto realtor Emily Norris transformed a lakeside bungalow on a budget fit for a family of five. Plus, try our new food editor Eric Vellend’s elevated British pub fare.