Active Home: The Powder Room
The powder room is the one place that many of your guests get up close and personal with. And because it’s generally set apart from the rest of the home, it’s the perfect room to experiment with the latest in design and decor.
Active Home: Five-star, Hotel-worthy Hacks
As we come of age – a more mature age – our freedom fifty-plus plans most likely include longer times away from home. Rather than sitting empty, there are ways that your home can work for you.
Active Home : Island Hopping
In Europe, the kitchen island has become the true heart of the home. This, once-functional, piece anchored the kitchen, but it has now been elevated to a more social, and visual, status.
Active Home: Leisurely Living
Condo living is no longer for city dwellers, only. More and more developers are shifting their focus to rural and suburban communities throughout Ontario.
Active Home: The Dirt On Mudrooms
It’s time that we came up with a better word for this hardworking space. Although its basic function is to receive all the grungy outdoor elements before they’re tracked into the rest of the house, the mudroom is now so much more.
Active Home: Suspended Brilliance
A CHANDELIER IS QUITE SIMPLE – an ornamental hanging light with branches and holders for several candles or bulbs.
Active Home: Faux Fire Technology And Artistry Unite
...When I was looking for a new home to purchase, I knew that I wanted a den with a fireplace. Nothing compares to a real fireplace on a cold day – right?
Active Home: A Designer's Guide To Bed-making
I admit it – I’m a bed maker. There may be some of you who tend to leave it as is or toss the comforter over the lumpy sheets and pillows. And why not?
Active Home: Home Libraries
You don’t have to be a librarian and use the Dewey Decimal System to classify the books in your home library. It’s all about personal choice.
Active Home : One-colour Decorating
For some people, choosing a colour palette when designing a new room can cause them to break out in hives. For others, it’s the best part of decorating.