Home & Garden


Living Room Inspirations for Any Home

Editorial and Photos by Furniture.ca

Dreaming of decorating your home? Whether it’s your first place ever or the latest in your long history of homes, style inspirations come a dime a dozen these days. You can pour over magazines, books, blogs, apps like Instagram and Pinterest, and of course you can start right here. Check out the Furniture.ca FCA Collection to pick the perfect items to start styling away. Continue reading

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Window Treatment Solutions for Seniors

As people get older, their style in furniture and decor may change. This can include parts of the home that you wouldn’t expect. Window blinds and shades are such items that require more consideration as people age, because of the affect they can have on overall comfort. Continue reading

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10 Ways To Make Your Rental Property Stand Out, Without Breaking the Bank!

Each time a tenant moves out, the onus of making the rental property as good as new falls on the property holder. To upgrade the value of your rental unit in the market requires some maintenance and refurbishing which does not have to be expensive. While there are several alterations that you can make, here’s a look at the 10 cost-effective ways to make your rental property stand out. Continue reading

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Back-saver 

This ergonomically designed handle is an easy addition to straight-shaft tools. By changing the position and angle of your grip, it helps reduce back strain, fatigue and stress injuries caused by repetitive movements in the yard. It can be used on any long-handled tool, such as a rake, broom, shovel or mop. The D-shaped grip is wide and improves the stability and control when used with extension-handled overhead tools such as paint rollers and tree pruners. www.leevalley.com Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN

I Love Onions!

Versatile, beneficial and aromatic vegetable gives distinctive flavour to any meal – plain or fancy

It is difficult to think of a main course dinner at my house without thinking about onions and garlic.

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When Birds Linger

“Can you believe it, I just saw a Robin! That must mean spring is coming early.” Well, not likely. While most Robins head further south for the winter, it is not uncommon to find a few that brave the elements. There are always some present in southern Ontario but even in Eastern and Central Ontario we can be surprised Continue reading

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Winter Projects for Stir Crazy Gardeners

Gardeners, grow an indoor garden! Garden centres can be bare at this time of year, but there is plenty of indoor gardening material at the grocery store. Continue reading

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Simple, yet Stylish Holiday Décor

Natural elements are plentiful and easily accessible, and a simple but charming way to add festive touches to your home decor. Here are some ways to decorate using nature’s gifts. Continue reading

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Downsizing without sacrificing design or style

At this stage of our lives, many of us are downsizing our living space and planning to, or have already, transitioned into a smaller home. There are many reasons why a smaller space is appealing. Continue reading

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Harvest Your Autumn Leaves

Rather than bagging leaves for curbside pick-up, use them. They’re worth their weight in gold. Continue reading

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