Make your party sparkle

Make your party sparkle

The right blend of seasonal decor and relaxed entertaining will put you and your guests in a festive mood

Christmas gift guide: all presents accounted for

Christmas gift guide: all presents accounted for

A few ideas for everyone on your holiday gift list, even if they have been a little bit naughty

High-octane furniture drives home

High-octane furniture drives home

Prestige automakers are producing furniture collections that might be a window on the future of driverless cars

A forested retreat with an ocean view

A forested retreat with an ocean view

The White Rock prize home in this year’s Millionaire Lottery takes full advantage of its spectacular setting

Travel West: No need for skis

Travel West: No need for skis

Non-skiers don’t have to stay home this winter — B.C. ski resorts offer lots of activities for them, on and off the slopes

Chasing real-estate deals in the Okanagan

Chasing real-estate deals in the Okanagan

The region is becoming a mecca for Lower Mainlanders willing to relocate to find reasonably priced housing

Indoor blooms to battle winter’s gloom

Indoor blooms to battle winter’s gloom

Try these easy-to-grow options for keeping your home in flower until spring

Setting the stage for drama

Setting the stage for drama

Andy Wooldridge hopes his canvases take viewers into an alternate reality

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The Diesing house in south Langley is A CREATIVE realization of one couple’s bucket list


Romance in bloom

Gardens that evoke feelings of love are highlighted at this year’s Vancouver Sun Gardeners’ School


Rising design star combines style with energy savings

Jamie Banfield’s compact house mixes recycled materials with new technology


designing women

Take your creative inspiration from these three BC Home + Garden Show speakers


Bringing the spa home

New bath and shower options combine luxury and technology to allow homeowners to create a zen-inspired retreat


Colour her confident

Design pro Amanda Forrest isn’t afraid of bold hues and encourages homeowners to be just as fearless


Find your ideal hawaiian getaway

If you’re a newbie to the islands, here’s a practical guide to picking the one that best suits your travel personality


Tools you wine lovers can use

From coolers to corkscrews to carriers, here are a few gadgets oenophiles will appreciate


Expert advice for your home cellar

Cactus Club sommelier Sebastien Le Goff offers his top tips for wine lovers


A toast to cooking with wine

Red and white can both add depth and character to a dish, but be sure to follow a few simple rules


The Italians are coming

This year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival puts a spotlight on reds and whites from Italy


In the news

Jordans Home opens flagship store in Richmond


Bring on the wow

With a driveway fountain and a spectacular indoor water feature, the langley prize home in the BC Children’s Hospital Choices Lottery is designed to impress


What is your home really worth?

Methods used by the industry to evaluate house prices often fail to tell the whole story


Inspired by nature

The Residences at Lynn Valley take their cue from the mountains and forests on their doorstep