LIFESTYLE




Fight The Winter Blues With These Floral Arrangement Ideas

While we’re still deep in the season of snowfall and wintry temperatures, the perfect floral arrangement can immediately awaken your space. In order to fight the winter blues and prepare for the eternal sunshine of springtime, here are our favourite floral arrangement ideas to decorate with now.

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Toronto Latte Artist Brian Leonard Spills On His Signature Creations

While countless folks may count on the occasional cup of coffee to keep them energized during a stressful day, Brian Leonard regards the substance as art. More specifically, the Toronto-based artist (who is affectionately known as Barista Brian to his fans) creates intricate designs inside lattes. Intrigued by his unusual art form, Real Style spoke to Leonard about his inspiration and creative role models.

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Infuse Your Home With Tribal Accents This Season

If you can’t afford an exotic safari trip, you may as well bring African tribal elements home and into the four walls of your own space. This season, the globalization trend is reigning supreme in the world of interior design, bridging worlds through art and home accents.

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Cork Décor Rules As A Hot New Interior Design Trend

While cork might instantly bring the idea of a bulletin board to mind, this unconventional material is quickly gaining a reputation for its versatile nature. For anyone wondering how to decorate with cork this season, try drawing your inspiration from its many creative and renewed uses.

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Marble Wallpaper Is A Smooth New Way To Decorate

Although wallpaper once had a reputation of being tacky, it has since been elevated to a surprisingly stylish design trend for the home. If you’ve been aiming to bring visual interest into your home, look no further than this design trend for Winter 2017. Here’s how to master the look within your own space today.

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Canadian Engraver And Artist Warren Smith Discusses His Designs And Creative Icons

As a Canadian hand engraver, Okanagan, British Columbia-based Warren Smith is a self-taught artist who gathers his inspiration from the country’s rich First Nations cultures. Smith, who engraves everything from jewellery to handmade Haida art, spoke to Real Style about his artistic process.

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Watercolour Décor Is The Cool New Approach To Pastels

While pastels may have been a ruling trend in the interior design world for the past couple seasons, watercolour prints may be the new kid on the block. With their softly blended patterns and subtle, rainbow hues, watercolour accents can easily usher springtime into your home.

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Décor Ideas

With Valentine’s Day upon us, romantic souls will surely be adorning their love nests with all manners of roses. Besides the traditional flower which marks the holiday, Valentine’s Day décor also incorporates soft, girlish hues of red, pink and ivory.

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Hot New Health And Diet Books For Winter 2017

If your New Year’s Resolution for 2017 involves staying fit and healthy, you’re probably searching for inspiration to stay motivated. Luckily, an inspiring read can help you stay focused and on track as you turn your resolution into reality. We’ve compiled a few new health and fitness titles to help you achieve a better lifestyle this year.

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Decorate With Sculptural Elements At Home This Season

While sculptural décor often finds its way into museums and art galleries, it can now commonly be spotted within private spaces. For anyone wondering how to embrace the sculptural trend this season, look no further than these tips for refreshing your space now.

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Stylish Canadian Hotels For A Local Getaway

For those Canadians who feel like venturing out for a weekend getaway without travelling out of the country, there are various fashionable spots to hit within Canada. Whether you want to escape with your sweetheart for a Valentine’s Day getaway on home soil or you’re planning a vacay with your girlfriends, here are three luxurious Canadian hotels which just might catch your keen sartorial eye.

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The New Way To Decorate With Leather For 2017

While leather dresses and skirts have been staples on the runway for quite some time, leather décor is also incredibly chic. Along with classic furnishings like sleek leather sofas, this material is quickly appearing in a number of trendy new ways.

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Exciting New Fiction Releases For Winter 2017

With winds howling and the snow gradually falling, bookworms across Canada will be tempted to stay indoors and avoid the elements. If your weekend plans for the winter involve cuddling up in front of the fireplace with a new read, you’re in luck. From tales of suspense to chick lit, we’ve compiled our favourite hot fiction releases for the season ahead.

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Embrace Winter Whites At Home With A Flawless Ivory Sofa

If you’re wondering how to decorate with white, the ivory sofa is a perfect way to complement a neutral living room or bring a softening touch to a more vibrant one. Here are a few inspiring ways to embrace the humble white couch today.

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3 Intriguing Places To Visit in Canada in 2017

The idea of exploring close to home must be much more appealing with the Canadian dollar continuing to rise. If you’re looking for a local travel destination, here are three scenic hotspots for a getaway on home soil.

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