Jennifer Koper

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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 Advice

15 Creative Cottage Projects You Can Do This Weekend

Senior design editor Jennifer Koper shares her favorite easy updates.

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.

Decorating Advice

How To Style Your Coffee Table, Four Ways!

Senior design editor Jennifer Koper shows us how to give your coffee table a makeover from home. We’ve all been spending a lot more time at home than usual, and it’s likely you’re getting pretty sick of the same surroundings day in and day out. I know I am! Every…

Decorating & Design

These Are The Design Books Inspiring H&H Editors Right Now

With all of this time at home, it’s tempting to endlessly scroll through social media or watch the news on repeat — but that can start to take its toll on our wellbeing, after a while. If you’re looking to unplug and have a quiet moment to decompress, might we…

Decorating Advice

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

This Is How H&H Editors Are Practicing Self-Care At Home

Creating a ritual for relaxation is the key to survival in these uncertain times.

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.,…

Decorating & Design

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,…

Decorating & Design

Discover H&H Editors’ Design Resolutions For A New Decade

With a new decade comes the drive to take our homes and spaces to the next level. From playing with pops of color to cracking down on organization, House & Home editors are prepping for a mindful and restorative 2020. Here, we’ve compiled our personal design resolutions to inspire your…

Decorating Advice

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 Advice

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?…

Seasonal

30 Great Gifts Hand-Picked By H&H’s Design Editors!

These little luxuries are sure to spark joy!

Living Rooms

Ask A Designer: How To Transform A Living Room With Shades Of Blue

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for bringing a dated living room into the present with a cool-toned palette. Question: I’d like to update my living room, but I’m not sure where to begin. Please help! — L.J., La Salle, Ontario. Answer: I love that…

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: How To Freshen Up A Dark & Dated Bedroom

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for redecorating a bedroom in cool shades of blue. Question: I’m redoing my bedroom with a fresh look. I like aqua blues and teal, and I only need to keep the headboard, which was custom made. What do you suggest?…