Interior Decor

A Simple Way to Transform Furniture

Yanic Simard | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada
Yanic Simard

I often say hardware is one of the most overlooked ways to transform a furniture piece. But how do you go about choosing from the virtual sea of nifty knobs and pretty pulls? Here's my guide to determining the correct location, style and placement of your new practical accents so you can get the biggest effect from this easy DIY transformation.

Strokes of Design Genius: Paint Trends For the Home

Yanic Simard | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Designers are proudly showing off the personal touch of painterly patterns, with bold brushstrokes, trippy paint drips, and crisp paint dips. Here's my guide to embracing your palette-passions:

How to Style Up Your Fireplace Mantle

Erika Veh | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Style
Erika Veh

My living room poses a bit of a layout challenge. After arranging and re-arranging the seating area at least a half-dozen Type A times, I finally decided that what's missing is a focal point. Something to draw the eye in. I decided that what I needed was a tall, faux fireplace mantle. Here are my top five tips to style a fireplace mantle.

Oh Deer: We're Nixing The Mounted Deer Head Trend

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

By definition, trends are fleeting. They're ephemeral. And each day we see our fair share of looks we'd like to remove from our sartorial lexicon. So ...

I'm a Sad-ult Now...

Sara Hennessey | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Style
Sara Hennessey

Listen, I am no decorator; I have a beanbag chair with an X-marks-the-spot slab of duck tape from 2001. But I like to fantasize about a life with tasteful driftwood wall decor. I want people to describe my place as "rustic, yet modern." Not "OK," and, "is that a shower curtain over your window?"