Some restaurants stand out thanks to their dining rooms that invite you to spend long hours in good company. Recreate this atmosphere at home using a few key elements.
When used materials are recovered and reused, this contributes both to their revalorization as well as to the conservation of other resources. While altogether noble, it isn't necessarily easy to achieve harmony when introducing vintage elements in a contemporary setting. Certain designers have pondered this dilemma and now offer customized fabrication services that bridge the gap between viability and style. One such entrepreneurship, AdishOM Design, pushes the concept even further by creating adapted pieces made to precise, customer specifications.
Our home has a wood-burning oven in the dining and kitchen area. I want to change the decor to a 1970s-inspired look and include the wood-burning oven in it. Do you have any tips on how to achieve this?
Mark - Toronto, Ontario
Having family and friends over for Christmas dinner is always a pleasure. However, depending on the number of guests you're planning to invite, it can sometimes be quite a challenge to fit everyone in your dining room comfortably. So, will it be 6, 12, 25 guests? Here are some practical tips on how to adapt your dining room layout according to the size of your dinner party!
It's time to put away the nautical throw pillows and remove the bright floral wreath on the front door. Here are some easy tips to warm up your home for the longer and cooler months ahead.
As the days get shorter and the weather cooler, preparing your home for the winter holidays can be fun and will liven up our Canadian decors.
"I used to decorate my house with accessories I already have. But I would like to lighten my decor, but I still don’t know what to do. What should I begin with? Paint? Furniture?"
Roger - Moncton, New Brunswick
If you're among those who prefer a natural, less is more approach when it comes to decorating, the holidays can be a bit overwhelming. There are, of course, many alternatives to bountiful decorations in silver and gold. In fact, even just a small number of well-chosen and well-placed decorations can create major holiday atmosphere.
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At this time of the year, the days are becoming shorter and darker. But rather than mourn the loss of those long sunny days and colourful bloom-filled gardens, bring pops of bright colour indoors! Here are a few tips to light up your home!
The holiday season is a time for gathering at home with family and friends, often around the Christmas tree or at the dining room table. Here are a few ideas to help you optimize your yuletide decor and make the 2012 holiday season truly memorable in more ways than one!