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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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11 Entryways, Hallways & Landings With Style In Spades

When it comes to decorating, transitional spaces are easily overlooked. But why should living rooms and kitchens get all the love? Consider this: entryways, hallways and landings stand to make a captivating impact and deserve the considered attention other spaces receive. From the moment…

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10 Fast Facelifts To Wake Up Your Home Now

With the start of a new season, the desire to freshen up your space begins to creep in with the cooler weather. Turns out, small changes can have a major design impact — it can be as easy as reframing your artwork or adding a bold light fixture. We rounded…

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Ask A Designer: How To Create A Beachy, Open-Concept Cottage

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for designing an eclectic cottage with seaside flair. Question: I’ve been decorating my new open-concept cottage and have purchased a modern sofa, dining table and reupholstered chairs. How can I pull the look together? — J.T., Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba.

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Lynda Reeves On Creating A Dreamy Lakeside Cottage

This article originally appeared in the July 2019 issue of House & Home I have a file I call my “Forever File” that contains photos of rooms I can’t throw away because they continue to inspire me. I go through it a few times a year to see if I still…

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H&H Editors Share Their Biggest Design Mistakes — And How To Fix Them

We've had our fair share of design bloopers!

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How To Create A Liveable, Yet Luxe Laundry Room

Wrapped in pristine stretches of Caesarstone, bespoke cabinetry and herringbone-laid slate flooring worthy of a French château, this serene space by Karla Amadatsu of Kerrisdale Design is the height of laundry room fashion. It’s larger and more carefully considered than many kitchens, and outfitted with all the…

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How Would A Designer Spend $5,000 To Transform A Space?

Calgary designer Reena Sotropa breaks down how she would use $5,000 to give her home office a spring refresh. I love to show my clients how a room can be transformed seasonally with few simple but strategic changes. I think the lounge area of my office is the…

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How To Make Your Home Feel Like A Luxury Hotel

Canadian-born, London-based designer Dale Atkinson shares his best tips!

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How To Decorate Like H&H Designer Of The Year Nam Dang-Mitchell

Nam Dang-Mitchell came to the Prairies by way of Paris (she was born there while her mother was studying at the Sorbonne), and it shows. Scroll through her Instagram feed and you’ll see countless examples of the same effortlessly chic style that all French…

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Designer Tips For Arched Window Treatments

Arched windows are beautiful architectural details, but they can be difficult to treat. Designer Maia Roffey of Black Sheep Interior Design shares three different solutions for this common design dilemma. Find out when it’s appropriate to use drapes and where to hang the rod, and discover whether roman…

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Lynda Reeves On Today’s Hot Trend In Kitchen Furniture

This article originally appeared in the October 2018 issue of House & Home When we think of kitchen furniture, what comes to mind is tables and chairs or counter stools and not much else. But, if you were a fashionable bride in Canada or the U.S. in the ’20s or ’30s,…

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Lynda Reeves On How To Design Pale Rooms With Punch

This article originally appeared in the June 2018 issue of House & Home. We recently moved the offices of House & Home Media one block from where we’ve been for almost 30 years. First, can I just tell you about moving a media/design company that has collected props, decades of…

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The Best Decorating Advice H&H Editors Got From Their Moms

As with most things in life, we have our moms to thank for their influence.

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It’s Antiquing Season! Learn How To Shop Vintage Like A Pro

Learn the best decor to score secondhand.