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Colin & Justin

TV Hosts, Home Decorating Professionals

Our shows, such as ‘Colin and Justin’s Home Heist‘, ‘The Estate‘, ‘Colin and Justin’s Wedding Belles’ (a wedding series which originated on FIVE in the UK) and How NOT To Decorate broadcast to various territories around the globe. Currently on Cottage Life with Colin & Justin's Cabin Pressure, you'll also find us regularly on Cityline.

Our personal website, www.colinandjustin.tv receives on average 30,000 hits per day with the majority of these coming from Canada, the UK, Spain and America, in that order. And it’s growing quickly…
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Patio Pointers And Terrace Tips To Transform Your Summer

With planning, it's easy to transform your lacklustre patio into a brightly manicured, exciting haven. We suppose we're all familiar with the maxim bring the outdoors in, but - should the mercury remain in the ascendant - perhaps it's finally be time to take your indoor sunshine out.
05/17/2017 02:37 EDT
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Create A Fresh Look For Your Bedroom This Spring With Bold Colours

Is spring really here? Hmm? One minute the barometric shift appears to be tilting in our favour, the next it's raining cats and dogs, the mercury dipped by ten degrees. Undeterred, we're currently setting our decorating targets to 'bright,' with a project that helped our clients escape the stresses of their fast-spinning world.
04/24/2017 03:27 EDT
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Urban Suburban

Looking to transform dated space into contemporary, urban real estate? Not sure where to start? Colin and Justin create serious home style in the 'burbs as they transform a kitchen ahead of this weeke...
02/16/2017 04:39 EST
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How To Be Cool - Quebecois Style

Colin and Justin take design inspiration from everything that surrounds them. Here they travel to Quebec for a history lesson and a chilly adventure in ice... As Europeans in Canada, we sometimes mi...
02/03/2017 03:44 EST
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Bring Hotel Style To Your Bathroom Vanity

A good bathroom, for us, is a necessity, both at home and on the road. This considered, what does your bathroom say about you? Is it a tranquil home spa or a chaotic scene awash with soap scum and squeezed out tubes of toothpaste?
01/25/2017 04:33 EST
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Caught Short By A Cold Front

The tale of two Toronto Christmas virgins discovering the true spirit of the season thanks to a minor crash in cottage country, a call to the CAA and a road trip to Canadian Tire to dress some last minute trees...
12/22/2016 12:27 EST
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Flipping Homes: Tips On How To Sell Up

From personal experience, the market remains buoyant. We're entering the fray one again with expectant eyes set on several purchases to buoy our own portfolio. Some will be rental investments, others flips. The latter is a particular field of expertise, our training ground, in fact, long before moved into TV.
12/12/2016 05:12 EST

Faking It

Want the down low on faux? Colin and Justin's 101 Guide To Faking It reveals everything you need to know. Hey presto: a striking space with 'timber' floors and 'designer wallpaper' on a strict budget....
10/20/2016 01:31 EDT
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How To Upcycle Your Kitchen

So your kitchen cabinets, decoratively speaking, are on their last legs. What, if anything, could save them from the waiting jaws of a hungry dumpster? You face facts. It's time to whip 'em out and start over. Allow us to step in. Your trusty old kitchen, whilst it might appear caput, could actually be a suitable candidate for surgery.
10/17/2016 12:56 EDT

Made In Canada With Love

Looking to shop local while supporting independent artisans, bespoke crafters and small scale makers? Colin and Justin discuss how you can fill your home (and wardrobe) with unique finds to make you s...
09/21/2016 12:34 EDT
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12 Ways To Style Your Home Like A Celebrity

Being designers and film enthusiasts puts us in a strong position to help transform your home from, ahem, "Z List" to "A List." This in mind, sit back and enjoy our twelve point guide. Studied carefully, it'll help you become a veritable Oscar winner in the home style stakes...
09/07/2016 03:37 EDT

All Hail The Royal Britannia Trading Company

Recycled home accessories? Mixing the past with the present is a great way of staying abreast of home style, say Colin and Justin Who wouldn't fall in love with The Royal Britannia Trading Company?...
06/17/2016 11:59 EDT
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We Are Ready To Lounge Around In Cottage Country

Our plan, from the start, was simple. Track down a dog rough cottage and correct every last frickin' problem. You know the deal: find the worst property on the best lake and then undertake a makeover of Jurassic proportions. Which is precisely what we did. We lifted our cottage, shook the hell out of it, and then placed it back down on brand new foundations.
06/09/2016 05:55 EDT
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Is This The Ultimate Cottage Kitchen Hack?

Just two more episodes and Cabin Pressure 3 will be in the bag. Time flies, huh? For our penultimate outing, we're cooking up a storm in the kitchen and turning tricks with a flat pack IKEA kitchen. Faced, as we were, with insubstantial (and water damaged) pine cabinetry, we had little choice but to start from scratch.
06/03/2016 01:16 EDT

The Modern Log Cabin

Colin & Justin discover how a log cabin can be reinterpreted as a modern 'mini-me' of their existing cottage. Using square cut wood logs... Finally, after a million and one interior reveals, we're das...
05/27/2016 12:48 EDT
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Cottage Basement 101

Having jacked our cottage off the ground (in association with a qualified house lifter) we elevated ceiling height before dividing the new basement space into seven neat zones, two of which (a guest bathroom and a laundry) we revealed last week and three more of which we're showcasing today.
05/23/2016 01:01 EDT
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Cleaning Up The Basement At The Cottage

Can we really make seven luxurious zones out of the former crawl space at our Haliburton cottage? Can a previosuly 48" high, damp, animal infested solum become a living room, a whisky lounge, a kids play room, a walk in electrical plant room, a bedroom, a pimped up laundry and a swanky bathroom? Hell yeah!
05/13/2016 05:12 EDT