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How To Decorate With Emerald Green

Interiors director Meg Crossley discusses this year’s House & Home Color Of The Year.  Choosing the right shade of green is notoriously difficult. I repainted a bedroom three times just to get the right one! I think this is why we see so many different greens being popular at…

Celebrity Style

Why Amy Schumer Has A Newfound Love For Furniture Design

For comedian Amy Schumer, 2016 is off to a pretty good start. She attended President Obama’s speech on gun control at the White House, was nominated for a Golden Globe, and now has a new man in her life – Ben Hanisch, who is a furniture designer. Hanisch runs…

Shopping

Fun Shopping Finds For A Hit Of The Unexpected

Want to add personality and a dash of whimsy to your home? Incorporate one of these playful pieces.

Decorating & Design

Splurge Or Save: 6 Classic Pieces For Every Budget

H&H stylist Reiko Caron shares designer favorites for every budget. 

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Gild & Co.

After leaving her job at a brokerage firm and becoming a decorator, Bonnie Wilson took her career change a step further in June when she opened her antique and vintage furnishings boutique in Vancouver’s West Point Grey area. The shop features well-designed classics with a fresh feel. “I buy pieces…

Decorating & Design

A Timeless Home Packed With Vintage Finds

See why it's like a living and breathing museum!

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Hollace Cluny

Hollace Cluny first opened on Toronto’s Yonge Street 17 years ago and quickly became an oracle of style trends, beloved for its striking window displays and artisanal designs. Owner Susan Fowlie later moved the store to nearby Designer’s Walk. Bright, white and sprawling, the new bigger location showcases Fowlie’s…

Basements

How To Create The Ultimate Home Theater

Amp up your at-home viewing experience!

Decorating & Design

5 Tips On How To Buy The Right Rug

To Jürgen Dahlmanns, contemporary carpet designer and founder of the Berlin-based brand Rug Star, a rug is never just a rug. “It’s the most liberal form of creating a space within a space without erecting obstacles,” he says. After completing his architecture degree, Jürgen’s life changed when he…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Old Faithful Shop

Toronto’s Old Faithful Shop may be small, but with so many enticing curiosities (from balsam-scented incense to grapefruit-hibiscus cocktail syrup) and home accessories (think wool throws, hand-stitched aprons and vintage-style desk lamps), you could browse for hours. Owners Walter Manning and Savannah Olsen opened the original shop in Vancouver…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Celadon

When Celadon opened in Griffintown over a decade ago, its refined furniture, lighting and accessories quickly made it a mecca for Montreal’s design lovers. Last fall, co-owners Roy Caro and Scott Yetman moved the store to a larger, sleeker whitewashed space (shared with a new Mitchell Gold + Bob…

Decorating Advice

Shops We Love: Poppytalk

Named after the influential lifestyle and design blog that business and life partners Jan Halvarson and Earl Einarson founded in 2005, the brick-and-mortar venture invites customers to experience Poppytalk’s vision of “the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade” firsthand. Since opening as a store and workshop, Poppytalk…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Litchfield

Litchfield, which opened in Vancouver’s historic Gastown last November, is owner Jonathon Litchfield’s first boutique, but he’s hardly a newcomer to the West Coast design scene. The former president of Sturdy Living, Litchfield struck out on his own to highlight “well-designed, well-intentioned items — things I’ve collected and use in my…

Pet Style

Shops We Love: Dog & Crow In Vancouver

It can be hard to find pet accessories that are as cute as your pup. Vancouver stylist Kate Horsman set out to remedy this with Dog & Crow, a line of on-trend dog beds, collars, bowls and more. Beds in soft grey linen or plush faux fur have the…

Decorating Advice

10 Home Decor Stores We Love!

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