What if the characters from our favourite TV shows and movies were able to design their homes using modern furnishings that can be purchased right now? That’s the question that’s been asked and answered by Modsy, which utilizes 3D-rendering technology to provide shoppable recreations of any space — including fictional ones in films and TV shows. From The Golden Girls to Game of Thrones, check out these amazing recreations, utilizing home furnishings you can actually buy.
A minimalist kitchen is coolly confident. It’s not hiding behind frippery. It’s just the sort of space to retire to when you want to be far from the madding crowd. Here are a dozen reasons why we’re making a fuss out of fuss-free kitchens.
Small space living is good for the environment, easier on the wallet and, as these compact living quarters prove, it can be plenty chic, too. Click through for smart tips that demonstrate how small space living is both efficient, and oh so stylish.
Nothing spoils the fun of designing your dream kitchen more than the sticker shock that comes with it. Kitchen renovations usually go over-budget. The best way to stay on budget is to plan carefully. Knowing what things cost will help you strategize where to splurge and where to cut back. Here is a list of the average costs associated with renovating an existing kitchen using the same layout. We’ve itemized the general prices for good, better and best products on everything from floors to faucets. We’ve also tried include installation costs where possible. Remember, prices vary widely depending on what you choose and the conditions of your existing space. No amount of planning can prepare you for the surprises that lurk behind the walls of your 100 year old home, so keep a 15% contingency fund in the budget.
Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you’re just wheeling one into the center of your room, you’re seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas will help you get the most out of the trend, both functionally and formally. Rea don for fifty kitchen island ideas to make it more than just another counter to chop veggies, stack your mail, or stub your toe on.
Whether you’re considering selling your home or designing your forever home, a bathroom renovation is the perfect way to increase the overall value of your abode. See our most dramatic bathroom renovation ideas from your favourite HGTV Canada shows for a little inspiration.
If you’re planning a bathroom reno, you may be married to the idea of all-white and marble-everything, but hear us out. There’s a place for bold, patterned tile in your life, and we think that’s inside your shower. Or on your bathroom wall. Or maybe even your tub? You get the idea. And if you really want to stick with a white, light, and airy vibe, we’ve got tile ideas for you on this list, too.
Here at House & Home, we’re longing for endless summer days that blissfully blur into one another. Even though the weather is not necessarily fit for surf, sand and sun, it’s never too early to start prepping your home for the new season. If you’re longing to inject warm-weather liveability into your space, discover what summer trends H&H editors are loving right now.