Change is good, but — when it comes to renovating your home — it can also be a bit overwhelming. When you’re planning a home reno, the goal is to balance features that enhance the functionality of your home, while also adding plenty of style. From updates that blend contemporary design with sustainability to design details that are totally on-trend (and totally practical), we’ve rounded up 10 of the features you’ll want to integrate into your home for 2021 — and beyond.
Kitchens are the heart of the home for a reason: it’s the place where families and friends make memories over delicious dishes, and this year, a hardworking hub for homework, answering emails and much more. Your kitchen really has to do it all, so why not make it a space you never want to leave? We share six looks we’re loving right now, plus the design recipe you need to achieve it.
There’s something about the start of a new season that makes us want to refresh our space, whether it’s an easy update or full-blown reno. If you’re craving change in the most hardworking areas of the home but don’t know where to start, let this be a source of inspiration for your next big project. From building a breakfast nook to going bold with statement stone, these kitchen and bathroom updates are equally on-trend and timeless.
Fall decorating means a return to warm, welcoming spaces — rooms made for gathering with friends and family. So it makes sense that H&H‘s October issues are always bursting with rich, spicy hues and cozy style. Looking to layer up your own home for the season? Try one of House & Home‘s 65 best decorating ideas plucked from our popular fall issues.
Creating a conversation-worthy kitchen is easy when you’ve got an army of shiny cookware to do most of the talking. Instead of stashing kitchen utensils in cabinets, consider showing them off with stylish storage options like open shelving and the mighty pot rack. With your hardworking helpers on hand, whipping up meals will feel like a piece of cake, plus your kitchen will look *chef’s kiss.* If Kendall Jenner’s stylish West Coast kitchen hasn’t already converted you (the piece-de-resistance is a handsome suspended pot rack jeweled in copper cookware), perhaps the following kitchens — which give pots, pans and everything in between pride of place — will. Scroll down and get inspired!
A U-shaped kitchen layout is practical, space-efficient and (as we’ll show you) can be extremely stylish. Use these ideas to inspire your new kitchen layout
Love contemporary kitchens? These modern kitchen ideas were made for you…
The Portland, Oregon, designer explains how to approach kitchen renovations both large and small.
Sure, you can plunk in a basic cabinet that houses a sink and plumbing hardware and be halfway done with your bathroom reno — but what’s the fun in that? These va-voom vanities showcase the power of creativity. A repurposed antique washstand. A unique cylindrical floor-standing model. A bold, bright colour. Here’s some vanity inspiration to finally kickstart that bathroom overhaul.
Let’s face it: we could all use a little more rest and relaxation. While going to the spa isn’t always possible, you can design a room in your home instead that’ll make every day feel like a spa day. From renovations that bring a super-luxe feel to your ensuite bathroom to simple decor and colour combos that elevate the home spa vibe in your bathroom, these ideas will help you bring bliss to your at-home experience.