Personality PIcks

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You may not be able to tell a book by its cover, but what can a home tell you about its owners? For a JAC Interiors–designed abode, the answer is a lot.
Black, White, and Luxe

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That old adage about the “first pancake” being inedible didn’t apply to designer Brittany Hakimfar’s first house, which—thanks to her fervent efforts—looked straight out of the pages of a magazine,...
Sweet and Savory 2

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Get the recipes for Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes, Bacon Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Frosting, and a Blackberry Thyme Old Fashioned.
Bright Shade

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We’re used to the green shades and textures of evergreens and the seasonal leaf changes of deciduous trees. But blooming trees expand beyond typical green to add a range of colors to your yard. Turn to these...
Ducks in a Row

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You know you should have a proper will drawn up, and you hope that the people you are closest with have made their own arrangements. But who really wants to spend the time, money, and energy thinking about end...
Garden Island Adventures

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Kauai, the oldest of the eight main Hawaiian Islands, is the most lush and topographically diverse. Because of abundant rainfall at its Mount Waialeale, thousands of years of topsoil, and ideal growing...
Guiding Sight Lines

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WHEN TORONTO-BASED DESIGNER MELANIE HAY FIRST TOURED THIS ETOBICOKE, ONTARIO HOME, WITH ITS DATED, CLOSED KITCHEN, FAMILY ROOM, AND ENTRYWAY, AND OUTFITTED IN CHUNKY ORANGE WOOD, PANELED WALLS, AND YELLOW...
In Their Element

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Ancient Roman philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero’s much-quoted line—“if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need”—still rings as true in the twenty-first century as it did circa...