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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, 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…

Nine Ways to Pull Off Monochrome

You see we love monochrome, and recognize its importance in the world around us. From Mother Nature's chiaroscuro (think chalky moons in ebony skies and snow capped Jasper mountains) to the man-made, black and white play a huge role in life.
06/16/2013 09:46 EDT
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Turning Trash into Cash

We're not going to bore you with the laws of de- junking but we'd suggest you consider the 80/20 rule. You, like others, probably use one fifth of your belongings four fifths of the time. Which means that the remaining 80 per cent of your possessions see the light of day just 20 per cent of the time.
06/03/2013 03:48 EDT
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10 Gay Ways to a Stylish Home

Some of our best friends, you see, are straight. And some of them, we should report, are very stylish. The following epistle, therefore, is simply a quick fix master class for those who feel their style gene is somewhat compromised. Think of us as wing men. Fabulous -- if often fey -- fixers.
05/21/2013 05:23 EDT

Five Gifts Worthy of Your Mother

Come on, it's almost Mother's Day and your eponymous celebrant is one of the most important people in your life, right? So why not give something about which she'll be properly excited? To assist, here's a C&J mini gift guide -- that spans the financial spectrum - featuring inspired, prezzies, any of which would send your Mom into a state of elevated recipient frenzy.
05/08/2013 12:13 EDT

Spring Cleaning 101: Tips to Spring Clean Your Home

Now is the perfect time to effect domestic change, to dust away those wintery cobwebs and embrace a temperate future. If you're apprehensive, worry not; we've compiled, for your mop-manipulating and brush-brandishing consideration, a seasonal countdown that will help scale the most daunting task mountain.
04/26/2013 08:03 EDT

Could Starlight Make Canadian Cinema the New Hockey?

Robert Lantos, revered Canadian film producer, loves a good movie. Or, to be more specific, he loves a good Canadian movie. It's a cinematic affection we share; during six years on Canadian soil we've...
04/19/2013 11:31 EDT

Spring Forward With These Simple Home Décor Tips

Dreaming of a whole new home look, but don't want to start from scratch? We can help. Welcome to the world of "seasonal adjustment" and decorative "tweaks." Today's epistle will help turn tricks without upsetting your bank manager. Our counsel, carefully heeded, proffers design elasticity like never before.
04/14/2013 11:19 EDT

From Scotland With Love -- Our Week Dressed to Kilt in New York

New York played perfect host to Tartan Week. Kick-starting the festivities was a wildly entertaining tartan parade which cartwheeled down 5th Avenue like Scotland on crack. Later, we danced like lunatics with tartan-clad twins outside Macy's as their Mom captured the moment on her iPhone.
04/11/2013 05:10 EDT

The Great Outdoors: City Boys in the Country

We're city boys; it's official. Hey, our Smythson printed business card proudly attests this, proclaiming -- in raised 'Bookman Old Style' font -- 'Colin & Justin; Glasgow, London, Toronto.' Yup, we have metropolis, God damn it, coursing through our veins faster than Kim Kardashian heading to a photo opp' with rabid pap's in hot pursuit.
04/04/2013 05:21 EDT