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15+ Beautiful Restaurant Patios To Inspire Your Own!

Get inspired to create a dreamy outdoor space.

Decorating & Design

10 Patio Furniture Picks Perfect For Lounging

Get your patio, backyard and porch into peak summer condition with a stylish lounger or daybed. Click through to find a comfy spot to stretch out on so you can relax in style under the sun. For more patio furniture ideas, pick up the May 2018 issue of House &…

Outdoor

This Just In: 2018’s Top Patio Style Trends

See new living and dining patio furniture, sleek outdoor fireplaces and fire pits, and industrial-style barbecues.

DIY Projects

How To Arrange Flowers Like A Florist

Learn how to make two garden-inspired bouquets with easy-to-find flowers.

Home Tours

See Marilyn Denis’s Beautiful Backyard Oasis

Lynda Reeves tours her serene urban oasis.

Decorating & Design

Inside 8 Small Summer Homes Around The World

Step inside charming retreats from Canadian cottages to Scottish bothies.

Outdoor

Outdoor Rooms That Feel Like An Extension Of Your Home

Spending a gorgeous day under the sun or stars while enjoying the comforts of home is the ultimate luxury, and these beautiful outdoor rooms allow you to do exactly that. From cooking up a feast to relaxing with friends, these exterior rooms expand your living area while allowing you to breathe in…

Outdoor

Evening Patio Style Tips

A mix of lighting sets the perfect mood for a summertime soirée.

Homes

This Houseboat Takes Nautical Style To New Heights!

A 62-foot-long fishing trawler becomes a family’s seafaring social hub on Lake Ontario. A waterborne design statement, it’s the perfect place for owners Cathy Angelopoulos, her husband, Louis, and son, Stavros, to enjoy cocktails while watching the sun set on Toronto’s financial district. See how second-generation boatbuilder Mark Bruckmann, graduate architect Valerie Farrell and designer Andrew…

Decorating & Design

DIY: Wall-Mounted Hat Rack

Joel Bray shares step-by-step instructions for a cottage-ready hat rack made from inexpensive wood and pegs.

Design News

This Just In: Indoor-Outdoor Living Ideas

H&H‘s Kai Ethier and Reiko Caron share Phantom Screens products that will help you bring the outdoors in. Phantom Screens retractable door and window screens let the fresh air in and keep the bugs out while preserving your view to the outdoors. Plus, these screens disappear when not…

Recipes

5 Icy Treat Recipes To Enjoy This Summer

Treat yourself to homemade frozen desserts this summer with our refreshing recipes. From easy homemade ice cream to granitas and more, these icy treat recipes will make sunny days and balmy nights all the more delicious.

Shopping

8 Surprisingly Stylish Fans To Help You Beat The Heat

Assistant design editor Jen Masseau shares stylish fans that are cool in both form and function. I love just about every aspect of summer, save for the fact that my circa 1920s apartment is conspicuously lacking in air conditioning. So, despite their reputation as a designer no-no, I’ve embraced the fan…

Decorating & Design

A Summer Reading List For Design Lovers

Relaxing on the beach or unplugged at a cabin in the woods, summer is the season when we make time for a good book. But instead of buying a few flimsy paperbacks, may we suggest investing in a design coffee table book to keep for years to come? Here are 10 of our…

Decorating & Design

Visit A Beachy Cottage Inspired By St. Barts

Family vacations in St. Barts inspired Toronto designer Montana Burnett to create a serene retreat closer to home.