Home Decor

How to Make Your Home Festive for Thanksgiving

Sari Friedman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Decorating your home for Thanksgiving is really about creating an environment that embodies all things warm and inviting and it's the little details that make a big impact. Here are five tips on how to cost-effectively get the look you want this holiday season.

14 Ways To Take Your Living Room From Blah To Breathtaking

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Living

No, we’re not telling you to run out and replace your couch or buy a huge new TV.

Your Home Can Help Boost Your Mood

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.18.2015 | Canada Living

You can do better than just setting up some mood lighting.

Photography Prints Make Your Walls Come Alive

Freaktography | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Living

Once the furniture sets are settled and the walls are painted, it's time for someone to decorate the bare walls with eye catching and interesting photography prints. When thinking about decorating your walls, the first thing that comes to mind is a painting, a family portrait and wallpaper.

5 Ways To Keep Junk From Even Getting Into Your House

Houzz.com | Laura Gaskill | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Living

The rule of thumb: once it's in the door, it's much harder to get rid of.

What to Look for When Buying Candles

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 07.26.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

It is no secret that I love all things pretty. This especially includes scented candles. I have scented candles going all the time, in every room of my home. When I am working, I find it helps to create a calm work environment.

4 Things To Consider When Displaying Art At Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada Living

If accessories make an outfit, art makes the home. The perfect piece of art can add character, fill empty spaces and start conversations. But findi...

9 Natural Ways To Make Your Home Smell Amazing

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Living

There's nothing worse than coming home to a stale or musty smell. But before you reach for a sweet smelling spray, you might want to think twice. A...

Modern Mexican Inspiration to Add Warmth to Your Interior Decor

Yanic Simard | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Looking for a little south of the border style to heat up your summer? Here's some great ways to add a little modern Mexican flavour to your northern home, that can work for heritage homes, contemporary interiors, or any taste in between -- and any climate!

Planning The Perfect Patio Party

Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Style

Summer is upon us, and that means one thing: Patio Parties! While drinks and snacks are a given, what often goes ignored is the unsung hero of every s...

22 Things You Should Do Before You Sell Your Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living

If you're planning to sell your home, you might want to take a good look at it first. In the slideshow below, Suzanne Lewis, of Lewis + Company...

10 Style Tips For Your Small Space

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Living

Moving to a smaller space sometimes means saying goodbye to storage — but it doesn't have to. In the video above, Good Housekeeping looks at 10 s...

The Most Magnificent Moulding for Your Home

Yanic Simard | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Searching high and low for the right moulding look? Whether dramatic or demure, crown moulding, baseboards and beyond are a key detail for giving a room that subtle polish which can elevate it from "done" to "designed." Whether you have cherished trim to show off or are thinking of adding some personality to your home, I've got five looks for you to consider, from classic to breaking-the-mould.

Turn Features of Your Home Into Moneymakers

David Lester | Posted 06.28.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

There are many ways to turn everyday features of your home into income generating assets (appreciating assets) and often they are things that you will need to buy anyway. It is all about being smart about how you structure your home and how you shop for it. Here are some things you can invest in for your home that will make it a money maker for life.

11 Things You Shouldn't Have In Your Home After 30

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living

When it comes to decorating your first home, it's easy to fall into the same style habits you had when you were in university. But just because you ca...

Moving in Together Means Merging Your Interior Decor Styles

Yanic Simard | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Moving in together is great: you have someone to share your life with -- not to mention splitting the bills. Sharing your space though? Not always so easy. When it's time to mix two styles together, here are some tips for creating a decor scheme that everyone can not only live with, but love!

How To Have A Beautifully Scented Home For Spring!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I love all things that smell pretty. In particular, nice scents that can swirl around my condo and lift my spirits throughout the day. I work from home, so having a nice living and working environment means a lot. Recently I spoke with L'Occitane for some tips.

All The Furniture We'll Buy When We Make Our Millions

The Huffington Post Canada | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

Leading Canadian home retailer Elte has made a big change that's sure to make home decor enthusiasts swoon and credit cards melt. This week, the st...

10 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Tiny Space

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Living

Just because you're confined to a small space, it doesn't mean you have to live with little. When faced with limited living space, Apartment Thera...

6 Reasons to Fall in Love with Wood Panelling All Over Again

Yanic Simard | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Living
Yanic Simard

Think wood panelling is a thing of the past? Think again. Everything old is new again, but then, did this trend ever even go away? Here are six reasons why you should considering wood panelling for your wall treatment (and beyond), all over the home--and all over the style spectrum.

23 Coffee Tables You Need In Your Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Living

Coffee tables, they seem like such a small part of a living room but go without one and you'll soon realize how necessary they are. If you're r...

Shedding Light on Sconces

Yanic Simard | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Does wintertime leave your days stuck indoors feeling a little dull? Has the spark gone out of your love... for your decor? Without the radiance of summer sun, your interior might be suffering from SAD: Seasonally Affected Design! To help your space feel brighter and livelier any time of year, here's my guide to one of design's underused fix-everything tools: the simple sconce.

How To Choose White Paint For Your House

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Living

When it comes to making decisions about the paint colour of your home, sometimes, we wish we had few options. While each is potentially beautiful ...

How To Put All Those Wasteful K-Cups To Good Use

The Huffington Post Canada | Amy Legate-Wolfe | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Living

It happens every morning, and gets worse as the week goes on — the K-Cups from your Keurig machine pile up higher and higher. In 2013 Green Moun...

Interior Inspiration: Designing Like a Parisian

Yanic Simard | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Paris is a city famous for its romantic landmarks, statement architecture and coveted fashions, but it's also a grand source of inspiration for cool, sophisticated interior decor. Take a peek with me inside the unique styling of Parisian apartments, and learn how to bring this look with you anywhere in the world.