Tags » June, 2006

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


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


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

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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

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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


Housewares: Refresh for spring

What could be fresher for spring than the season’s trendy blues and greens?

Cool, calming, bright and cheerful, every hue from powder blue to forest green is in style right now, especially the mid-range teals, turquoises and herb-garden greens. 474 more words


Housewares: Bar carts, the perfect party piece

Few pieces of furniture evoke old school Hollywood glamour the way a bar cart does. Oh, sure, it’s a handy little gadget, perfect for corralling bottles of liquor and serving cocktails and appies. 412 more words