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Style At Home

November 2020 - Vol.23 No.08

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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11 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
artists go online

Why buy art reproductions when you can just as easily opt for an original artwork and support local artists for the same price? That’s what Montreal startup Gallea (housed in the Mt Lab incubator, owned by Tourisme Montréal and UQAM) offers. It’s set up the largest online art gallery in Quebec, where you can search the exhibit according to your needs (price, size, style and more), and purchase artwork by Canadian artists. Prices vary from less than $100 to $10,000, so there’s something for everyone at every budget. From less than $100, gallea.ca.…

1 min.
mini cardamom-poppy bundt cakes

INGREDIENTS MAKES 8 MINI CAKES 2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup semolina flour3 tbsp poppy seeds2 tsp ground cardamom1 tsp each baking powder and baking soda½ tsp salt¼ tsp ground turmeric1 cup unsalted butter, softened2 cups granulated sugar2 tbsp lemon zest 4 eggs½ cup 35% whipping cream Glaze & Toppings 1 cup icing sugar, sifted2 tbsp 35% whipping cream (approximately)1 tsp vanilla extractOrange blossom waterDried rose petalsChopped pistachios DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Generously grease an 8-cavity mini Bundt pan. In bowl, whisk together flours, poppy seeds, cardamom, baking powder, baking soda, salt and turmeric. Using electric mixer, beat together butter, sugar and lemon zest until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Add flour mixture alternately with cream, making three additions of flour mixture and two of cream. Pour into prepared Bundt pan; bake until cake…

4 min.
enchanted forest

The fragrant aroma of fresh pine boughs, spicy ginger cookies and buttery shortbread fills the air as a close circle of family arrives at Peter and Tracy Bissonnette’s lakefront getaway in Kelowna, B.C. The home is as warm as a mug of hot chocolate and as festive as all get out, which makes designer Chandra Payer pretty pleased. “I wanted it to feel cozy and nostalgic with a touch of whimsy,” says Chandra. The designer worked closely with Tracy to update the space from 5,100 square feet of dated French Country blah to 8,500 square feet of colourful comfort that’s perfect for welcoming their bubble of close family members. “Family traditions are very important for the Bissonnettes and I decorated the house to respect past memories and, I hope, anticipate new…

7 min.
baking day

Anna Olson, Canada’s queen of the kitchen, has the perfect holiday pastime for your family: baking. Her new book, Baking Day with Anna Olson, has easy to follow recipes that let bakers of all ages and abilities feel confident in the kitchen. So set aside a chilly Saturday with your dear ones, bake up some delectable treats, and sweeten your life with memories that will last far longer than the holidays. GLUTEN-FREE POTATO BREAD MAKES 1 LOAF 1 small russet (baking) potato1½ cups millet flour½ cup potato starch½ cup tapioca starch2 tbsp granulated sugar2¼ tsp instant dry yeast2 tsp xanthan gum (gluten-free, if needed)1½ tsp fine salt ½tsp baking powder (gluten-free, if needed)¾ cup warm water3 large eggs, room temperature¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil1 tsp white or cider vinegar Peel and dice the potato…