Giving new life to old furniture, fixtures and architectural details can save you money (sometimes) and is easier on the environment, but perhaps the best thing is the sense of history and permanence that something old can bring to your home.
Find old treasures for your home at these places in and around Calgary.
Creating the perfect home for now and for the future, a couple worked with a team of designers to create one-level living on a corner lot with lots of natural light, privacy and display space for art.
The hallways, bathrooms, patios and kitchens that stood out in our home decor stories from 2017.
What to do if you don't have room for a big tree, how to incorporate treasured ornaments into your decor and more.
A remodeled 1951 home shows how dark and dramatic and bright and white can artfully coexist.
The interior decorator decked the halls of two showhomes in Calgary. You can tour them for inspiration and he has some tips for easy decorating ideas.
With a love for all things handcrafted, found or thrifted, this couple have carved out a cozy home in Bowness.
Their family home is filled with art and adaptable spaces.
Texture. lighting and storage are all key.
Think of it as ambience instead of a focal point.
Swap your sofa for chairs and float them in the middle of the room.
Think tall and go with the shape of the room.
It can solve all sorts of home layout problems, from a narrow living room to a corner fireplace.
We asked local design experts for their tips on solving common space issues with smart furnishings.