Home & Garden
Height of Design
Wherever you sit, stand or happen to stop in the light-filled family room at Bruce Cromie's cottage, the views of southern Lake Rosseau are superb – by design. Cromie, who owns building and renovation company Woodcastle Homes, planned the room's layout to ensure family and friends would get the full benefit of views up the main channel of Lake Rosseau to the west and east views down to Portage Bay. The astonishing vistas are afforded by the cottage's superb cliff top site. More
3 Tips for Backyard Farming
When not in the dirt with his eco-friendly landscape design company, Carson stays busy building, planting, writing or designing as a featured guest on CityLine. His new show Critical Listing is currently airing on HGTV Canada. You can check him out at carsonarthur.com More
Good Times on Deep Bay
Kids, dogs and the adults who love to spend time with them bring lots of life to this Sparrow Lake retreat. Muskoka's landscape and an outstanding cottage design supply the charm. More
Cottage Dreams on a Shoestring Budget - Blame it on the sunset. And Italy.
Cottage Dreams on a Shoestring Budget - Blame it on the sunset. And Italy.
Returning from a trip to Italy where life focuses on the sheer joy found in everyday living, this Barrie couple was determined to replicate the “dolce far niente” – the art of doing nothing – in Canada. They decided a cottage would provide the perfect getaway where their family of four teenage daughters could connect and make lifelong memories. Read More..
Home by the Range
Home by the Range
A couple of culinary enthusiasts wanted a kitchen big enough for two (or more) chefs in their Orillia home. Who knew the reno would stir up an appetite for a remodelled main floor? Read More..
Rooms Gone Right: Modern family
Rooms Gone Right: Modern family
Renovated kitchen and living space check all the boxes for young Woodbridge family. Read More..
Welcome home: Neutrals provide a comfortable space for  family living
Welcome home: Neutrals provide a comfortable space for family living
Crisp, clean and simple. Comfortable and welcoming. That was Sara Gallo's goal when she recently revamped her Woodbridge home of 12 years, replacing a colour scheme of warm greens and golds with a more neutral palette. Read More..
A bathroom to  bathe about
A bathroom to bathe about
Contributor Tracy Smith shares her the story behind one of her favourite rooms, her recently renovated master bath Read More..
Core chic
Core chic
Bold wall choices and elegant underpinnings create a space that feels right at home in Newmarket's historic downtown area Read More..
Rooms Gone Right: Go big, go home
Rooms Gone Right: Go big, go home
Renovation gives designer and passionate home cook kitchen of her dreams Read More..
Downsized and upgraded: Golf course living in Ballantrae
Downsized and upgraded: Golf course living in Ballantrae
Anita and William Draycott moved from Toronto to Ballantrae to enjoy golf course living. Read More..
Designer Digs in  Downtown Markham
Designer Digs in Downtown Markham
Just 26, Montana Labelle has already amassed an impressive portfolio. Her work is instantly recognizable — fashion-driven, luxurious and curated, with a touch of the unexpected. Labelle recently designed one of the model suites in a high-rise condominium built by The Remington Group. The two-storey unit in the new downtown Markham development boasts high ceilings, lots of natural light, two terraces and an urban townhome feel. Read More..
Inviting elegance
Inviting elegance
Newmarket home balances sophistication and family friendly Read More..
Rooms Gone Right: Master Suite
Rooms Gone Right: Master Suite
Tired master suite gets luxe treatment Read More..
City meets country
City meets country
Woodbridge property home to multi-generational family Read More..
Spring. Has. Arrived.
Spring. Has. Arrived.
Those are possibly the three most magical words to any resident of Ontario, where winter isn't simply a season; it's a test of patience. Warmer days mean escaping the confines of your home and discovering the outdoors again, without the fear of frostbite. And finally, when the time comes to pull out those deck chairs and dust off the barbeque cover, the last thing we want to do is think about the outdoor chores that accompany the warmer weather. Read More..
Chalet Update
Chalet Update
Contemporary urban design and fantastic views make this modern take on the traditional chalet the perfect space for modern living. Read More..
Coming Home
Coming Home
Serendipity brought the Phibbs to their next residence, but a thoughtful and innovative renovation gave them a forever home. Read More..