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Style At Home

January-February 2021 - Vol.24 No.01

Style at Home brings an exciting and stylish voice to the world of home decorating. The magazine offers readers advice on everything from design trends and decorating projects to renovation solutions and entertaining ideas. We inspire our readers with authoritative advice delivered in a friendly voice. More than just an ideas magazine, Style at Home offers its readers solutions. Our elegant photography and beautifully designed pages distinguish Style at Home as a must-have lifestyle magazine.

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Country:
Canada
Language:
English
Publisher:
TVA Publications Inc.
Frequency:
Monthly
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9 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
welcome to our trends issue

Our first issue of the year is always about looking forward and, if you’re like me, you’re ready to do just that and leave 2020 behind. To me, decorating trends are inherently optimistic. They can get a bad rap by those who call them passing fads, but I consider trends as significant design directions that reflect how we want to live and what we want to see. Trends are aspirational, and inextricably linked to wider cultural happenings. Of course, the biggest influencer of trends and every aspect of our lives lately has been the pandemic. For many of us (not all of us – our deepest thanks go to essential workers everywhere), that has meant working at home for the first time. Perhaps that’s why we are seeing a huge trend toward turning…

1 min.
style at home at your service

As a Style at Home subscriber, you can expect the best in subscription service. If you have any questions about your subscription, please get in touch with us at the website, phone number or address listed below. In order to help us locate your file, please provide your current mailing label or the information on it. SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRY To find out when your current subscription expires, check the mailing label. The labels are printed several weeks before the issue is mailed, so please give us six to eight weeks advance notice for renewals and changes of address in order to avoid missing an issue. SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRY To find out when your current subscription expires, check the mailing label. The labels are printed several weeks before the issue is mailed, so please give us six…

4 min.
style news

WE’RE INSPIRED BY… palettes that celebrate nature’s power to calm our minds. Blue, green and brown comprise Mother Nature’s everyday outfit and we’re hardwired to breathe easier surrounded by them. Bring them inside to enjoy year-round. PAINT PALETTE OF THE MONTH TREND ALERT KNOTTY CHARM That definitive ’70s craft – macramé – is enjoying a lengthy second life. Romantic and boho, it’s showing up all through the house, from wall hangings to covered poufs, chandeliers to hanging plant holders. If you aren’t crafty, have no fear, there are plenty of options for you in the shops. DARK MATTER After a decade of white countertops, dark surfaces are surging in popularity. Caesarstone’s new Empira Black is riding that wave. Organic-looking white veining on a rich, deep black background gives the luxe look of black marble. The dramatic colour…

1 min.
northern lights

Warming Trend WARM WOODS, MATERIALS AND TEXTURES ARE AN ANTIDOTE TO THE COLD. GET THE LOOK WITH FUZZY THROWS, LINENS WITH A HOMESPUN FEEL, A LIGHT-TONE WOOD TRAY, MUGS YOU WANT TO HOLD, AND A SOFT CARPET UNDERFOOT. COZY! Home Comforts BLACK ACCENTS BRING DEPTH TO A TABLETOP FEATURING LIGHT WOOD, AND NATURAL TONES AND TEXTURES.…

1 min.
olive oil & almond cake

INGREDIENTS MAKES 8 TO 10 SERVINGS 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour½ cup finely ground almonds (almond flour)1 tsp baking powder½ tsp salt¼ tsp baking soda1¼ cups granulated sugar2 tsp orange zest3 eggs1¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil½ cup homogenized or 2% milk¼ cup orange juice1 tsp vanilla¼ tsp almond extract3 tbsp toasted sliced almonds3 tbsp chopped pistachios (optional Glaze 3⅓ tbsp granulated sugar2 tbsp orange juice DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray; line bottom with parchment paper. Dust with flour, tapping out excess. In bowl, whisk together flour, ground almonds, baking powder, salt and baking soda. In large bowl, rub sugar with orange zest until fragrant. Add eggs; whisk until light in colour, about 30 seconds. Whisk in oil, milk, orange juice, vanilla and almond extract. Add flour mixture; whisk until smooth. Scrape into…

2 min.
high or low?

HIGH $7,201 LOW $2,142 LIGHT THE WAY Set the style and create a calming mood with a bedside light that fits your budget. HIGH LOW Floor Show Once you’ve enjoyed the comfort of a rug in the bedroom, you won’t ever go back to naked floor boards. Choose one that’s large enough to extend beyond the foot of the bed and on each side. It will draw the eye to the room’s natural focal point and define the sleeping area. For an instant cozy nest effect, there’s nothing better. Side Story 3 OPTIONS To give your bedroom personality, avoid the matching bedroom suite effect and bring in mismatched furnishings. As a departure from the predictable traditional bedside table, opt for one – or two! – pedestal-style side tables with a trendy curved or geometric shape. Concrete and other slightly textured…