Online reviews can make that reno better

online reviews for home renosBefore you buy a car you check the reviews. Before you make a reservation at a new restaurant you check the reviews. These are small spends in contrast with a major home reno! Seventy-six per cent of Canadians say their purchase decisions are influenced by online reviews - so why are only 25 per cent of people checking the online reviews before hiring a contractor?  Read more

We adore what Jillian has done with this Ikea kitchen!

by Sara Duck

Jillian Harris in the new IKEA SEKTION kitchen designed for her Recently, Ikea partnered with interior designer Jillian Harris to showcase their new Sektion kitchen system– which provides endless possibilities for personalization to suit any space. We adore Jillian’s pretty and feminine-inspired cooking space, and we got a chance to ask her all about it!

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The Scoop

outdoor table set for entertaining

Set of FOUR Ombre Placemats. $13. Floral Melamine Dinner Plate. $5. Banded Side Plate. $4. Gunmetal Finish Flatware. $50. Set of four Block-Printed Cotton Napkins. $8- $10. Glassware with gold accents. $4. Poured Scented Soy Candle. $10.
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Scoop the look images - plate napkins and tumblers

Meddela Paper Napkin in Patterned Beige. $4 for 30. ikea.ca
Sissinghurst Castle Side Plate. $14. anthropologie.com
Pearl Place Highball Glasses – Set of 2 by Kate Spade. $50. chapters.indigo.ca