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Top holiday gifts from Jo Alcorn

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Top holiday gifts from Jo Alcorn

Gifts that are truly unique and special

Each year I try to go above and beyond what I did the previous year to surprise and please my loved ones. See a few of my top picks below.

I typically go all white with my holiday decor but a great option is black and gold, a trend I’ve been seeing a lot this year. I love the idea of giving someone a tree ornament with a special note attached, or filling a stocking with some of their favourite goodies and hanging their gift right on their mantel using this great marble stocking holder from Lowe’s. These items are part of the Lowe’s Opuluxe holiday trend, which also includes some fantastic black and gold ornaments and lanterns.

In keeping with the trend of gold this year, I found the most gorgeous teacup and saucer and gold-hued coasters from HomeSense. These would pair nicely with a selection of your recipient’s favourite tea.

The Canadian Red Cross has great options to give the gift of two blankets to keep refugees and migrants warm. A warm blanket can help carry them through the cold snap of winter, give their children something to sit and play on and help them get a proper night’s rest. This gift is certainly warms my heart and at $15 if’s affordable yet so significant. See all of their gift options at www.redcross.ca/perfectgifts

I love bubbly water (okay, bubbly anything for that matter). Last year I tried to go a little bit greener and bought a SodaStream Fizzi sparkling water maker. This machine is like magic. It doesn’t require a plugin and all you do it pop your bottle of tap water in the SodaStream and turns ordinary tap water into sparkling water with the touch of a button. It’s the perfect gift for all those fizzy lovers out there like me (and it also keeps cans and bottle out of landfills). The special holiday pricing is $99.99 and available in red for a limited time only.

Having two fur friends myself, I could never forget about pups on Christmas morning. This year I am happy to launch our donut dog bed, which both my pooches have already fallen in love with. This year they will each be getting their very own, super comfy new bed from my Jo Alcorn collection.

Sometimes something cozy is in order for the holiday season. Bouclair has great accessories, candles and throws to choose from for that last minute gift idea.

Mighty power. Mini footprint — the KitchenAid Artisan Mini stand mixer makes up to five dozen cookies in a single batch. This bold countertop staple is smaller than the brand’s classic stand mixer but fits all standard attachments, making this the perfect gift for the foodie on your list.

Set the mood for winter cuddle ups with the cutest plug-in electric fireplace imaginable from Dimplex. It’s not only charming, it can also heat a room up to 400 square feet. This little gem provides cozy ambiance and charm. It’s also small enough that you can take it with you outside on cool summer nights.

Who doesn’t love the look and feel of fresh new bedding? Give your loved one a crisp new duvet and sleeping pillow from my new line this year. My new bedding is hypoallergenic, has dust mite control, is fully washable, is animal cruelty free and feels just like down.

Finally, who can resist the gift of these adorable and comfy socks for the holidays? I know I’d personally love to receive a pair (hint, hint). I can’t even imagine anyone on my list who wouldn’t love these paired with a nice bottle of wine or a gourmet bag of coffee. I found these little sweeties at the online shop of the RJ DAX Collection.

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Product Showcase: Recently Introduced

Product Showcase: Recently Introduced

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Product Showcase: Recently Introduced

by Rise Levy

Award-Winning Design

With several international awards to their credit, GROHE’s new Essence Collection embodies modern, clean lines, with a cylindrical shape. Features include AquaGuide, which adjusts the angle of the water flow, as well as a high-temperature limit to prevent scalding and a GROHE SilkMove ceramic cartridge. Available at The Water Closet.

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Visual Ambiance

This Dimplex fireplace creates a realistic viewing experience, as the flames operate independently of the heater, so that it can be enjoyed year-round. The full-spectrum, LED colours create a unique ember bed display in blues, greens, pinks and reds, enhanced by the diamond-like, acrylic glass, ember bed. This model comes complete with floating LED display, a sleep timer, and a remote control for easy operation. Heats of up to 1,000 square feet.

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Use the Good Dishes

Classy meets trendy in this timeless, crenel, platinum dinnerware set. The styling of this bone china, features a minimalist design that makes every meal feel like a special occasion. Upgrade to a Flato lifestyle.

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Large-Format Tiles

Laminam, large-format, porcelain slabs are a great option for bathroom surfaces and fireplace surrounds. Available in 1 x 3- and 1.62 x 3.24-metre formats, they add aesthetic beauty, as well as technical performance to any room. The tiles are heat- and chemical-resistant, and are easy to clean due to minimal grout lines. Shown here, Laminam Pietra di Savoia Bocciardata slabs on the vanity countertop, and around the mirror.

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From Traditional to Contemporary

Irpinia Kitchens is an exclusive cabinet manufacturer known for their quality and attention to detail. Over 60 years, they have developed close working relationships with a network of clients on an international level, and in Canada. Irpinia is able to replicate special colour requests and design details on customer cabinetry.

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Product Showcase: All Fired Up

Product Showcase: All Fired Up

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Product Showcase: All Fired Up

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Imagine the possibilities

Whether your style is modern, country or somewhere in-between, Stone Selex has what you need to update the look of your fireplace. Offering manufactured and natural stone in a wide variety of styles and colours to suit almost any decor and budget, you will only be limited by your imagination. Visit one of their showrooms, located in the GTA or Barrie.

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Quality & precision craftsmanship

ErthCOVERINGS is a leading distributor of high-end natural stone veneers in North America. With unmatched quality and precision craftsmanship, ErthCOVERINGS’ 100 per cent natural stone veneers offer the look and feel of full bed stone at a fraction of the price. Available in a large variety of natural stone styles amd colours, the possibilities with these products are endless. Shown here. Silver Fox Strips SFRP by Goodfella Stone.

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A broad selection of electric fireplaces

Stylish Fireplaces are experts in electric hearth products and have been designing homes and offices around fireplaces for over 20 years. Their new showroom features the broadest selection of electric fireplaces in Toronto and York Region, enabling clients to compare all sizes and shapes. The showroom is arranged by style and how fireplaces are installed, which helps clients to narrow their search.

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Dimplex BLF5051 MSRP. $1299.99, courtesy of TerraView Homes.
Dimplex BLF5051 MSRP. $1299.99, courtesy of TerraView Homes.

Unique ember display and flame effect

The flame effect on this Dimplex fireplace creates a realistic viewing experience with flames operational independently from the heater for year round enjoyment. The full spectrum LED colors create a unique ember bed display — blue, green, pink and red — enhanced by the aiamond-like acrylic glass ember bed. This Dimplex beauty is complete with Floating LED Display, Sleep Timer and remote control for easy operation. Heats rooms of up to 1000 square feet.

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Product Showcase: Fireplaces

Product Showcase: Fireplaces

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Product Showcase: Fireplaces

by Rise Levy

UNIQUE EMBER DISPLAY AND FLAME EFFECT

The flame effect on this Dimplex fireplace creates a realistic viewing experience with flames operating independently from the heater for year-round enjoyment. The full spectrum LED colours create a unique ember bed display—blue, green, pink and red— enhanced by the diamond-like acrylic glass-ember bed. This Dimplex beauty is complete with Floating LED Display, Sleep Timer and remote control for easy operation. Heats rooms of up to 1,000 square feet.

DIMPLEX
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IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES

Whether your style is modern, country or somewhere in between, Stone Selex has what you need to update the look of your fireplace. Offering manufactured and natural stone in a wide variety of styles and colours to suit almost any decor and budget, you will only be limited by your imagination. Visit one of their showrooms, located in the GTA or Barrie.

STONE SELEX
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A BROAD SELECTION OF ELECTRIC FIREPLACES

Stylish Fireplaces are experts in electric hearth products and have been designing homes and offices around fireplaces for over 20 years. Their new showroom features the broadest selection of electric fireplaces in Toronto and York Region, enabling clients to compare all sizes and shapes. The showroom is arranged by style and how fireplaces are installed, which helps clients to narrow their search.

STYLISH FIREPLACES
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QUALITY & PRECISION CRAFTSMANSHIP

ErthCOVERINGS is a leading distributor of high-end naturalstone veneers in North America. With unmatched quality and precision craftsmanship, ErthCOVERINGS’ 100 per cent natural-stone veneers offer the look and feel of full bed stone at a fraction of the price. Available in a large variety of natural stone styles amd colours, the possibilities with these products are endless. Shown here: Silver Fox Strips SFRP by Goodfella Stone.

ERTHCOVERINGS
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Budget Friendly Spring Home Updates

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Budget Friendly Spring Home Updates

By Jo Alcorn

Each year as spring approaches, I typically see a surge of homeowners wanting to spruce up their homes. There are so many easy and affordable things people can do to dramatically update their homes while keeping function, style and budget top of mind.

Consider swapping out some accessories for lighter, brighter options. I love working with white on white (all different tones/shades of white) to create a fresh, bright pallet. Flowers are mandatory too – I cannot live without flowers – and they scream spring!

Feeling the itch for a more dramatic change this spring? I’ve recently launched a new line of Jo Alcorn wall paper in patterns that are guaranteed to give your mood a lift and make you feel like you’ve made a dramatic change with a little DIY magic.

Think you have to turn off your fireplace and forget about it until fall rolls around? Think again! Dimplex has stunning units that operate with no heat; you can keep them on during the spring and summer on cool, rainy days when you want that comfy, cozy feel of a fire but without the heat. This unit that I recently styled is a new type from Dimplex called Revillusion. It can run all summer long with a no-heat option to keep a romantic, relaxing feel going strong in the warmer months

If you have an electric fire place, or even a wood burning unit, you can redecorate it to match your spring décor. HomeSense is my go-to when I want to easily change any décor with very little expense. For mantel décor in the summer months, I recommend light, airy and fun accessories.

Spring is always a great time to organize and make small changes that will add huge functionality to your home. Adding in soft close hardware and drawer organizers can sometimes make it feel like you have a brand new space. GRASS, a manufacturer of soft close drawer and cupboard systems, has a new line called Tavinea which is an interior drawer system that is modularly built so it can easily be tailored to your personal specifications. The days of the junk drawer will be limited after this addition.

If you have open shelving or glass cabinet doors, another option to update your décor is to change your glassware and plates. I love to pull these out early in the season and get them on display – they give my kitchen an instant spring feel. And I’m all for making it feel like the warmer months will be here soon! Walmart has a great selection of outdoor plates and glasses that are sure to please and fit the needs to everyone.

Spring really does inspire us to organize, air out, and freshen up, but a spot that people often overlook is the laundry room – it’s a room that receives very little attention. I assure you, if you spend a bit of time to organize it properly, you can be far more efficient when you’re in there and have the bonus of enjoying that space! I love baskets from Bouclair to hide all the bits and bobs, cleaning supplies and other things that make the household tick.

There is no easily, more stylish way to change up your living space than by adding in pillows. The more the merrier I always say! My pillow collection is fully washable (you toss the entire pillow – cover and stuffing – into the washer!) hypoallergenic and made in Canada. Jo Alcorn Collection

Spring will be here before you know it. These quick and easy updates will make your space more functional, enjoyable, and easier to live in for more than just the season to come.

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