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See Inside The Stunning 2016 Princess Margaret Showhome

Join designer Brian Gluckstein as he reveals the beautiful main floor.

Decorating & Design

3 Double-Duty Rooms That Maximize Space

It’s not whether a home is large or small, but how well it works — and today, that can mean using a space in more ways than one. Here are three rooms that work twice as hard, including a home office that doubles as a dining room, a laundry and…


5 Stylish Ways To Fold Your Napkins

How to fold 5 different designs for your table.

Decorating & Design

10 Inviting Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

Get inspired for Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend!

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Designer Challenge: One Dining Room, Two Different Wall Colors

H&H’s Lauren Petroff takes on the Sherwin-Williams paint challenge and comes up with one dining room look that works with two different paint colors.

Decorating & Design

How To Renovate Your Home On A Budget

Learn how designer Hilary Ramsay updated her home without breaking the bank.

Home Tours

A Bright, Multi-Functional 340-Square-Foot Space

Why it's the perfect place to entertain.

Decorating & Design

How Big Should My Light Fixtures Be?

Calculate the right fixture size for your room using this basic formula: measure the room’s width in feet and multiply it by two. The resulting number is the approximate measurement — in inches — that is the ideal diameter for your fixture. For example, a 10-foot-wide room would have a…

Decorating & Design

How High Should I Hang My Dining Room Light Fixture?

Place your fixture where it “grounds” the dining table. It shouldn’t look like it’s “floating” alone in the room. Hang it 30 to 34 inches above the tabletop or five to 5-1/2 feet from the floor. Don’t automatically install a junction box (the electrical box the chandelier hangs from)…

Design Lab

H&H Editors’ Favourite Dining Rooms

See their top tables and chairs.

Dining Room

A Double-Duty Dining Room And Office

H&H design editor Joel Bray takes us behind the scenes of a photo shoot for our August issue, where he shows how to use one room two different ways. See how he easily creates a stylish double-duty dining room and workspace using transitional pieces that transform a formal area into…

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: Dated Dining Room

How to conceal a glass-block window.

Dining Room

Michael Penney’s Living & Dining Room

Tour his budget savvy main floor.

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: Dining Room Storage

How to add storage to an empty wall.

Best Paint Colors

Bold Dining Room Wall: Cool Vs. Warm

Vote for your favourite look!