Tags » June, 2006

Housewares: Set the harvest table

There’s so much to be thankful for at this time of year. Mostly, we’re thankful for pumpkin pie and roasted turkey, savoury stuffing and velvety gravy. 348 more words

Decorating

Cheeky chaps Colin and Justin bring design wit to Vancouver

Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan are bringing their barrage of witty one-liners to the Vancouver Home + Design Show.

The stars of Cottage Life’s “Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure” and W Network’s “Game of Homes” revel in how a sense of a humour and being “creatively mischievous” translates into better design. 877 more words

Homes

Surrey townhome showcases plenty of impressive updates

12050 South Boundary Drive, Surrey

Type: Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse

Size: 1,834 sq. ft.

B.C. Assessment: $440,000

Listed for: $589,000

Sold for: $680,188

Sold on: May 9… 589 more words

Homes

Housewares: Those patio lanterns

No one wants the party to end when the sun sets. But who wants to bathe their patio in the harsh glare of floodlights? Instead, opt for the subtle glow of patio lanterns, lit with efficient and practical LED lights. 292 more words

Decorating

Revitalization deals floated as way to slow pace of Vancouver's heritage house teardowns

Michael Bruce used to build new homes on the west side as a way to keep busy after retiring.

But these days, the Point Grey resident has gone in a completely different direction — to the east side of Vancouver renovating heritage homes. 1,112 more words

Local News

A faded Vancouver beauty comes back to life

In 1895, Robert Pollock built a three-bedroom house at 320 Barnard St., which is now called Union Street.

It was modest, but cool, with a square bay window in front, a funky little arch with dentils above the front door and a second-storey balcony. 724 more words

Local News

Debbie Travis: Living la vita toscana

There’s something about Debbie Travis. Yes, she’s got a great eye for design and can wield a paint brush to transform a flea-market find into a showroom-worthy piece. 1,334 more words

Life