Category: At home

When & How To Paint Your House Exterior

There’s something about a new season that calls for change. Whether that’s switching up the decor in your house or a new haircut, there’s no denying change is good. If you’re looking to make a big change to your home, why not give it a new coat of paint? We’ve...

/ April 21, 2017

Eco-Friendly Apartment & Condo Living

If you’re looking to go green in your apartment or condo, you might find it more difficult than your friends living in houses. While they can add solar panels to their roofs and grow their own vegetables in backyard gardens, you might feel like there are fewer options for your...

/ April 17, 2017

Room for Two: Shared Kids’ Room Ideas

If you’ve got more kids than bedrooms in your home, learning how to create a shared space that both children will be happy in is the difference between a fight before bed each night and sweet dreams for everyone in your home. Sharing a room doesn’t have to result in...

/ April 3, 2017

Creating A Peaceful And Rejuvenating Home Through Feng Shui

Feng shui is the ancient Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing structures with the surrounding “invisible forces” that bind the universe, earth, and humanity together. This is known as qi. While embracing an ancient Chinese art might seem daunting to the average Canadian, getting started with feng shui is a fairly simple process. This ancient art...

/ April 3, 2017

5 Design Tips for Renters

If you’re currently renting an apartment, condo, or house, then you know there are certain limitations when it comes to designing the space to your taste. While you can’t rip out the outdated bathroom or replace the unattractive kitchen backsplash, there are lots of options when it comes to renting...

/ March 16, 2017

Spring Cleaning Checklist

March 20th marks the first official day of Spring, which means it’s time to get ready for Spring Cleaning. It’s always good to be prepared, so this year instead of scrambling once the first sight of spring is here, start booking your spring time jobs now. We’ve put together a...

/ February 27, 2017

2017 Sink and Vanity Trends

To go along with that new powder room or master bathroom you’re planning, we’ve rounded up the trends we’re noticing in reviews when it comes to sinks and vanities in Canadian homes. From natural elements to a fresh take on classic black and white, we’re seeing all of these trends overlapping with...

/ February 13, 2017

February HomeStars Star Reviewer Contest Now Open!

Win The Best In Prizes For Your Home! Star Reviewers have up to 1 in 40 odds to win!   Every month HomeStars Star Reviewers are offered the chance to win the best in gadgets and appliances for their homes. All you have to do to get one entry is log...

/ February 1, 2017

Trends in Appliances for 2017

Trends can be tricky especially when it comes to kitchens. With kitchens being the biggest selling point in homes, you never want them to reflect their age. If you’re looking to refresh your kitchen, either for resale or just for you, try incorporating these trends that have staying power and...

/ January 9, 2017

New Year, New Home – Resolutions for 2017

Every new year starts the same, we wake up on January 1st and make ambitious resolutions and promise we’ll actually stick to them this year (not like last year!). This year instead of making personal goals, like going to the gym 5 days a week and feeling bad when you...

/ January 2, 2017