Home & Garden
Why settle for a typical backsplash when you can have a piece of art instead? When it came time for Andrea Taylor to renovate the kitchen in her newly purchased home, she knew it was time for the mosaic project she always had in mind. More
There's always something exciting to do when you are part of the Horseshoe Valley community. And this active lifestyle is what initially attracted Patrick and Brenda Brouillard to purchase their dream home in this desired neighbourhood. More
Every home can become a place of comfort, relaxation and inspiration. This is the premise of Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art of arranging interiors to make the best of energy flow throughout the house. James Lee and Julia Zhu wanted to ensure their waterfront estate was Feng Shui approved so the couple flew a well-known artist from Hong Kong to help design their luxurious Innisfil residence. More
A visit to a paint store can be very intimidating especially when you stand in front of all of the colour choices, the multitude of shades of those colours and the different colour lines presented by various paint manufacturers. What colour do you pick Read More..
From the moment you see the house, you think 35 Eugenia Street in Barrie is something quite different. But once you enter through the front door, you are sure the home is one-of-a-kind. Built by Mike Carty, the owner of Level Design Build, the very original dwelling is home to Carty and his family. It features a very modern design that sets it apart from the brick bungalows and two-storey homes in the east-end area of Dundonald and Codrington streets. Read More..
Timber framing, often referred to as post and beam construction, involves more posts and fewer walls allowing for more open spaces. Knowing this, Andrew Fairweather didn't have to think twice about doubling the size of his Blue Mountains chalet. Read More..
You may recognize this stunning home from the Charles Bronson's movie Death Wish Five. The exquisite timber frame construction in this Horseshoe Valley home was great for the film's setting. But it was even more perfect for Mark and Christine Munro to raise their family. Read More..
When the double doors open, you are immediately swept away. For a moment you may even forget where you are. Every corner in this house was inspired by the homeowners' global travels, bringing an international sense to the waterfront residence. Read More..
Nested in the highest and most pristine part of Simcoe county, the Berky family's cottage is the perfect getaway year-round. Read More..
The openness of their home and the rich country style interiors create a chalet atmosphere all around. There's no wonder family and friends love gathering at the Curries. Read More..
The water is so close. You can easily see the waves and hear the seagulls right from Derek and Sue Tennant's front porch. Their spectacular custom built home sits steps from the shore of Sunset Point in Collingwood. Read More..
We all have those areas we despise. It could be a dysfunctional front hall that isn't working no matter how many times it is tidied up or rearranged. It could be a dull, worn family room, or an outdated spare bedroom. We think revitalizing these areas means a lot of work and a lot of cash. We are so wrong. Read More..
The kitchen is one area where you likely spend most of your day. Whether it's prepping food or entertaining guests, this space needs to be functional and practical. Read More..
According to interior designers, real estate experts and home improvement specialists, the absolute biggest bang for your home décor buck is paint. With each company releasing its own seasonal trends combined with the infinite number of possibilities on the colour wheel, the question is where do you start? Read More..
Nested within lush greenery, steps from Lake Simcoe, Cole Leibel of Big East Construction Inc. and interior designer wife Kristylynn Leibel designed their Innisfil home with the highest level of perfection. Being experts in their fields, they describe the task as a blast rather than a challenge. Using the outdoors as their inspiration, they designed their 4,300-square-foot bungalow in a horseshoe-shaped layout stretched on a 5.5-acre lot. Read More..
Imagine leaving your home in perfect condition and head for a long weekend getaway. When you return, nothing is the same. The house has flooded and everything is a write-off. Keith and Pat Keindel experienced this exact disaster last August. Read More..
Hidden in an exclusive niche of unique homes within Carson Ridge Estates in Midhurst, the Walsh's residence fulfills the features of the perfect home and cottage combined. Read More..
Starry skies, tall trees and wildlife can all be found within the walls at Moose Point Read More..