Every summer, I tell myself I need to get an air conditioner. But then somehow it always ends up being the middle of the summer, by which time I’ve become content with sleeping with ice packs and eating 100 boxes of freezies, and I just can’t justify buying one.
Summer has barely started in Toronto and already the pressure’s on to make the most of these few months without breaking the bank. And a main Toronto summer attraction for the last 12 years is the hotly anticipated Summerlicious festival soon to grace the city.
Plotting, planning, renovating, and most importantly new beginnings. Along with the longer days and brighter light we turn our attention to renovation, especially outdoors as we prepare and organize ourselves for the ensuing planting season. A fresh start!
It’s a situation many know all too well —a lovely night dining in turns sour when the food is burnt or undercooked. A pizza…
How could you not want the knife that cut through pop cans in a jiffy? The cleaner that could remove your pesky blood stains? The individual-sized blender that could make muffins, omelettes and margaritas!?
Erica Cook is an interior designer and stylist who has appeared on Design Inc and in magazines. She shares tips on creating meaningful design on a budget.
You may take tile work for granted – but I’ll never look at it the same way. Whether it’s tumbled marble, high-gloss porcelain or flashy glass, those bathrooms and backsplashes have my newfound respect! After spending a week getting my bathroom out of its former tragic time warp, I’ve got exposed brick, new fixtures and an amazing white subway tile tub surround.
Our summer issue has hit the stands and we couldn’t be more excited about the spicy shot of Roger Mooking on our cover!
Call it net gains: Mesh and bamboo fish traps — and weavings inspired by them — make sculptural, softly glowing pendant lights.