Category: At home

Canadiana Home Design

Canada is a diverse country with design influences from around the world. Because of this, you might have a hard time conjuring up what Canadian style really is. We’ve taken inspiration from the history of our nation, sports and activities close to our hearts, and the animals that inhabit the...

/ June 22, 2017

Prepping Your Kids Room For Summer

Summer is on its way and that means two things for your kids: no more school and more time spent at home. Whether your kids are going off to day camp this summer or just hanging out at home, you’ll want to make sure their rooms are ready for the...

/ June 15, 2017
living room area rug

How To Choose The Best Area Rugs For Your Home Decor

The right area rug can really tie a room together but an ill-fitting rug can throw off your perfectly planned design. How to choose an area rug is more than just finding the right colour and pattern; size matters and it differs from room to room. Whether you’re looking for...

/ May 30, 2017

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

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 Easy & Reversible Design Projects for Renters

If you’re currently renting an apartment, condo, or house, then you know it can be difficult to design a rented space to fit your personal style. While you can’t rip out the outdated bathroom or replace the unattractive kitchen appliances, there are lots of options that can help make your rented space...

/ 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