Your Guide to Wines for the Holiday Hosting Season

The holiday season means parties – and parties mean wine, lots of wine. Different parties require different bottles, depending on whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering with friends, trying to impress the boss, or are in search for what to bring for those last-minute holiday soirees. Whatever the party situation, our friends at Bin...

When a House Becomes a Home

Three years ago, when Lidy Dipert and her husband, Joel, moved back to Canada from California, the couple was looking for the perfect home to raise their three young children. “In California, we lived in a really beautiful, historic neighborhood,” says Lidy, “but in Canada, a lot of the homes aren’t that old, and it’s really hard to get...

Decorating Spaces with Nyla Free Designs

Children grow at a rapid pace. One day you’re selecting a crib and the next they’re off to university. The in-between years of living at home are filled with many milestones, phases of life, and let’s face it, emotions. Having a space kids feel good about, want to spend time in, and are excited to call their own is a wonderful gift as they...

Affordable Luxury with Tiffany Pratt

Luxury is different for all of us and style means different things to everyone. Curating a stylish space with all new or on-trend pieces can be expensive - but it doesn’t have to be. The one and only Tiffany Pratt returns to the Calgary Home + Garden Show with a much-needed burst of colour and energy to combat this seemingly never ending...

Home Decor for the Holidays

We don’t know about you, but the minute the first snow fall hits we make hot cocoa, set the PVR to record any sort of show that has the word ‘holiday’ in the description, and turn on Love Actually. As soon as we’ve seen Billy Mack fit the word Christmas into a beat meant for a single syllable and watched David and Natalie share their...

The Power of Transformation with Tiffany Pratt

There’s something about the onset of autumn that brings a welcome feeling of readiness for change, renewal, and transformation. From our routine to our wardrobe and right into our home décor, we’re feeling ready for a change. Just in time, we turned to the one and only Tiffany Pratt for guidance. The vibrant, colourful and inspiring interior...

DIY Room Sprays

My grandmother’s home, filled with plants, smells ferny and jungle-wet and alive. My in-laws’ home smells like laundry and freezer ice. A friend’s apartment always smells like the cedarwood incense she burns. All these scents are unique, distinctive, and deeply connected to who these people are to me. I have zero standout memories of places...

SHO Luxury Home Care

Clean Spaces  The world is a messy place, and as we go about our day we are constantly bombarded with germs, chemicals, and pollutants. Make your home a true refuge and sanctuary. In this day and age you can ensure cleanliness using natural remedies. For example, cleaning kitchen countertops with vinegar or a tee tree mixture instead of...

Essential Ingredients for a Hygge Gathering in Copenhagen

Since moving from Calgary to Copenhagen seven months ago I’ve found myself embracing many Danish staples: trading my bus pass for a bicycle, flats for sneakers, and considerably darkening my wardrobe. However, what I’ve embraced most wholeheartedly has nothing to do with modes of transportation or a newly monochrome closet, it’s the Danish...