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Color Crush: Soothe Your Soul With A Mellow Dose Of Straw

Versatile, subtle and uplifting, straw is our new favorite neutral.

Best Paint Colors

Color Crush: Turn Up The Heat With Bold Yet Livable Raspberry

Nautical hues may be a summer staple, but a deep rose-colored escape feels fresh and vibrant.

Kids' Rooms

How To Design A Play Space You & Your Kids Will Love

Senior market editor Kai Ethier shares fun and functional ideas for your little ones.

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Fresh Ways To Decorate With White For Summer

Senior market editor Kai Ethier shows how white can bring summer style to your space. One of the many joys of summer is the color it brings with it: blue skies, gardens full of multi-colored flowers and the greens of grass and trees. Here in Canada, people shed their black…

Best Paint Colors

Color Crush: Welcome Spring Into Your Space With Lilac

Senior market editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now. Beloved for its sweet and soft presence, lilac is popping up in fashion and gracing our interiors this spring. A softer take on celestial purples, this vibrant pink-purple brightens up rooms without overwhelming, delivering an unexpected hit…

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 & 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.

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Color Crush: Refresh Your Rooms With Aquatic Green

Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now. Our latest color craving is influenced by the global concern for the environment and our well-being. Aquatic green promises balance and tranquility at home, like a restorative tonic. Use it to add personality in the kitchen, bathroom or…

Decorating & Design

Color Crush: Embrace The Retro Look With Parchment

Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now. Parchment shades are leading the renaissance of all things natural, from French farmhouse kitchens to bisque pottery and the rise of oat milk. Unlike the yellowy interiors that gave the ’70s a bad rap, parchment’s warm complexion glows…

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…

DIY Projects

DIY Holiday Gift Wrapping, Three Ways!

H&H's Kai Ethier shows you how to take your presents from basic to beautiful.

Seasonal

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

These little luxuries are sure to spark joy!

Decorating & Design

Color Crush: Bring The Drama With Sugared Plum

Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now. Similar to mauve and lavender, this sweet twilight hue is an elegant marriage of pink and purple. This deeper color, however, feels particularly luxe and enchanting during the holidays. Use it instead of traditional reds, greens and golds…

Decorating & Design

Color Crush: Invite Autumn Into Your Home With Tobacco

Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now. A rich yet relaxed hue in the orange family, tobacco is reminiscent of 1970s terracottas. Yellowy-orange undertones give this color its toasty glow, and deeper iterations create a moody mystique. Grounding rooms in this beautiful brown invites in…

Decorating & Design

Color Crush: Bring Warmth To Your Rooms With Ochre

Design editor Kai Ethier shares which hue she’s crushing on right now. A marriage of yellow and orangey-brown, ochre has a richness that feels just as sumptuous on a mod settee as it does tinting Venetian glass accessories. When paired with terracottas, pretty pinks or deep blues, ochre’s radiant warmth really…