Backyard detox through design – on a budget or not so much…

Get your detox before the winter with a bit of design therapy. With so little of the summer left, it is high time you do two things: try and enjoy your backyard more if you did not and, plan for its improvement for next year. Renovations are still surging as many Torontonians have opted to…

How to style your barbecue get-together like a pro and enjoy it as if you were the guest

Oh! The enticing smell of summer night barbecue with the fire crackling and oils and juices sizzling as hot as the sun in the sky. Cold drinks on ice, laughter, and above all, people, the people that we’ve missed so dearly. Any gracious host is concerned with setting a great environment for the guests. Albeit…

Outdoors are the new indoors

2021 TREND SPOTTER 💫 LIFESTYLE Biggest lifestyle trend for 2021 will be getting out and styling it like there is no tomorrow. When out of hibernation and back into the greens, spring will bring with it the much-awaited access to the great outdoors. Lawn chairs and fishing rods may do the trick for some, but for…

Retrospective 2020: A look the top 12 stories that made my year

📽📌There is no countdown to the new year if you don’t tally up the old year!✓ There is incredible satisfaction in gratitude, especially the kind of gratitude one feels for things well done. It is not a polished gem that sparkles in your face, that you see at every turn or carry proudly in your…

Home Therapy, the hottest Grassroots Trend of 2020: See the look, read how it came about and learn how to get it

In an age dominated by the pandemic, Home Therapy was the ubiquitous design trend. With it, the 2020 trend-setters were people that found themselves with a lot of time on their hands and a long home improvements chore list that’s been waiting forever to get done. Home Therapy used to be a distinct way of…

Al Fresco Modern Table Decor

Aaaa-almost smelling the summer…a day here, a day there, some would say you feel it in your bones, the non-gradual, rather chaotic back and forth seasonal change that is so typical in Ontario: one day sleeveless, one day parka. The teaser of summer days makes you think of .. Funky placemats The round mats from…