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Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: How To Create A Kitchen That Complements Your Home

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her tips for cooking up a stylish and coordinated kitchen.

Decorating Advice

Ask A Designer: How To Turn Your Entryway Into A Stylish Focal Point

Jennifer Koper shares her advice for making a memorable first impression in your foyer!

Living Rooms

Ask A Designer: How To Refresh A Living Room With Timeless Style

In the latest Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper reimagines a living room's layout and aesthetic.

Kitchens

Ask A Designer: How To Give A Living Room & Kitchen Wow Factor

H&H's Jennifer Koper proves just how impactful finish touches can be!

Offices & Workspaces

Ask A Designer: How To Create A Chic & Cheery Home Office

Stacy Begg shares her advice for breathing new life into your WFH space.

Bedrooms

Ask A Designer: How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Nature-Inspired Retreat

H&H's Jennifer Koper shares her easy and affordable tips for creating a relaxing respite.

Decorating & Design

Designer Laura Hodges Shares Her Sustainable Design Secrets

"Even small steps towards sustainability can go a long way," says the eco-friendly designer.

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: How To Turn Up The Color In Your Home

H&H's Jennifer Koper shares her tips for refreshing your space while you're staying in.

Dining Room

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…

Living Rooms

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…

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: How To Modernize A Kitchen That Is Stuck In The Past

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her tips for refreshing a kitchen with a light palette and open shelves. Question: I’d like to spray my lower cabinets white and swap out my uppers for open shelving. How do I make this look good? — K.S., Calgary Answer: Having…

Dining Room

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.,…

Entryways & Mudrooms

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,…

Dining Room

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

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?…