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Deep reds, bold blues, and neutral earth tones are leading the way for the top paint colours of 2023. See what companies like Sherwin-Williams, Benjamin Moore, Glidden, Behr, and Pantone have chosen as their colours of the year. 

Refreshing the home is a big part of embracing the new year, and with so many potential changes from flooring to furniture, it’s hard to know where to start. Paint is a quick and easy way to freshen up any space or piece of furniture, and interior designers and paint companies have their predictions on emerging colour trends for 2023. Ranging from earthy reds to warm neutrals, here are the colours the pros say we’ll be painting our homes with and why they work. 

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With more than 90% of Canadian children playing video games, it’s no surprise gaming has exploded from an entertainment pastime into a way of life. Many gamers love the culture and technology so much, they’ve dedicated space in their homes solely for video games! If you’ve considered fulfilling your kid’s or teen’s dream of having a dedicated gaming room, you’re in the right place. Let’s get inspired with some video gaming room ideas to create the perfect HQ for their battlestations.

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Why a gaming room?

In-person social interactions have been greatly restricted due to the pandemic and—unsurprisingly—online gaming has helped fill this gap nicely, bringing kids together in a virtual environment. Video gaming has many…

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Have you stuck to your New Year’s resolutions so far? Whether it’s eating healthier, keeping the house clean, getting more exercise, or something more personal, New Year’s resolutions can be tricky to keep.

More often than not, people try to get on top of their home organization at the beginning of the year, making a vow to keep things tidy all year round. We spoke with Nina Duque and Hillary Tan-Ortiz of Overdue Solutions, a cleaning and organizing service from the Greater Toronto Area, and they gave us some of their best tips on how to keep your home organized this year—and where to start. 

“Most people would go for the areas that are an eyesore (out in the open), but we recommend tackling your hidden spaces like closets, cupboards, or…

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Marble, natural stone and porcelain — with veins as prominent as blue cheese, in the best way — have been hitting homes. We're here for the drama! Galactic black to caramel brown and bold streaky white, we can't decide which we like best. Read on for kitchens to inspire your next overhaul.

Eclectic kitchen with mixed materials

This exciting kitchen by Marla Nazzicone Design is no shrinking violet.  Mixed materials make for a wildly interesting place to enjoy morning coffee.  It's like having your own swanky restaurant at home.  The island stone has a leathered finish.  Solid brass lines the front of the island and the hood, and there's walnut cabinetry in the fray too.

Tranquil Sophistication

No one said the white kitchen went away - it just got edgier.  In…

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A powder room sees a lot of action. It’s the bathroom you’re most likely to use throughout the day and the one your guests will inevitably visit. And that’s why designers often view these intimate yet high-trafficked rooms as places to experiment with high-energy materials, styles and colors that might feel too risky for, say, a living room or kitchen. Murals and graphic wallpaper, textured walls, gilded hardware and spa-like atmospheres are good jumping-off points. You’ll find those ideas and more in this countdown of the most-saved powder room photos uploaded to Houzz in 2021. Christine Vroom Interiors 10. Edgy and Eclectic

A navy blue vanity with fluted drawer fronts and gilded hardware defines this powder room in Manhattan…

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A stylish and well-designed bathroom will help you start your day off right and finish it with ease. The following countdown of the 10 most popular bathroom photos uploaded to Houzz in 2021 offers ideas for fitting tubs and showers into tight spaces, maximizing storage with custom vanities, using wood-look tiles to add warmth and durability, and much more.

Nandco Construction

10. Herringbone Hero

This Los Angeles bathroom by Nandco Construction features a pair of glass shower partitions with an opening between them. The design lets the homeowner walk directly into the wet area, where two shower heads and a deep soaking tub beckon.

The gray elongated porcelain floor tile is laid in a herringbone pattern that adds visual texture to the…

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