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Decorating & Design

DIY: A Playful Indoor Swing

Design bloggers Chris and Julia Marcum share their step-by-step guide.

Home Tours

Makeover: Retro Furniture & Bold Paint Add Interest To This Family Home

The star of the show is the deep emerald green hutch in the dining room!

Homes

Step Inside A Whimsical Home With Eclectic Style

See how bold wallpaper and vibrant color enliven the space!

Homes

This Light & Bright Family Home Is Renovation Goals

The homeowners wanted the space to be light and bright but also warm and comfortable!

Home Tours

A Family-Friendly Main Floor Fit For Entertaining

The homeowners needed a living-dining room that worked for both playdates and dinner parties!

Living Rooms

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…

Recipes

Master Weekend Entertaining With The New Cookbook, See You On Sunday

New York Times food editor Sam Sifton’s latest cookbook is all about rediscovering Sunday supper and gathering friends and family for a meal. Casual weekend hosting just makes life better, and Sam’s generous book of 200 recipes will definitely help you feed a crowd. Full of international flavors (think: Chicken Adobo…

Home Tours

How To Make A Traditional Home Work For A Young Family

See how designer Maia Roffey gave this abode a modern touch!

Homes

Step Inside A Designer’s Rustic & Refined Family Home

Designer Jordy Fagan of Collective Studio and her husband, Ben, were planning the transformation of their dream home when a surprise discovery altered their plans. “About a month into the renovation, we found out we were expecting twins,” she says. So, the walk-in closet turned into a nursery for…

Home Tours

Main Floor Makeover: A Young Family’s Light & Lively Home

Designer Orsi Panos gave a bland abode plenty of personality without any structural changes.

Home Tours

Modern Makeover: A Bungalow Goes From Dated To Dazzling!

See how this 20-year-old family home got a much-needed facelift.

Kitchens

A White & Wood Kitchen With Tailored Farmhouse Style

With three preteen boys, a large extended family and a love of cooking and entertaining, homeowner Renata Roti knew she needed a hardworking kitchen. “She wanted to feel like she was part of the party, so the kitchen had to have views to the adjoining great room and have plenty of…

Decorating & Design

Bright Whites & Blond Wood Give This Family Kitchen A Seaside Vibe

For the couple who live in this Vancouver home with their one-year-old son, having an open-concept kitchen with plenty of seating and kid-friendly finishes were the main motivators to finally take the plunge. “At the top of their list was a large island with seating and a designated bar area,”…

Decorating & Design

This Sleek Home Defines Family-Friendly Style

Join our latest design adventure! See how Toronto designer Grace Castaneda combines sophisticated elements with practical decorating for a busy family home.

Decorating & Design

A Surprisingly Warm & Inviting 100-Year-Old Home

Peek inside a stunning family home.