Jumping into the real estate world is a tried-and-true pathway to wealth. That pathway, although tested, isn’t for the faint of heart — there are many bumps along the way. Before you start buying, take some useful beginner’s advice from the insiders who have been there and done that. Related: 12 Times You ShouldRead More →

DURING THE LONG, cold slog from January to spring, it’s a time-honored tradition to stay inside, snuggle under blankets, and watch competing Fyre Festival documentariesback to back. But even though you’re relaxing, your abode is working hard to keep the lights on and the ambient temperature comfortable. The year’s first utility bill mayRead More →

In our second installment we’re talking disco balls, yes, disco balls. The confines of the dance floor no more. Actually an extremely chic focal point, and an opportunity to give your lighting scheme some sparkle and a dash of playful whimsy. How to use them: 1. In the bathroom ofRead More →

Maria Speake of reclamation experts Retrouvious shares four essential tips to guide the process of any reclaimed flooring installation 1 Although people worry about laying reclaimed wood flooring over underfloor heating, it is totally possible. Choose your wood carefully – go for a wood with a dense grain, such as mahogany or pangaRead More →

While we don’t generally go in for decorative trends at House & Garden, every so often something creeps in to the zeitgeist and its our duty, dear reader, to fill you in. We knew we’d struck on something when we came across the lacquer paint in a room of Sibyl Colefax & JohnRead More →

BY EMILY SENIOR As anyone who has looked at a paint chart lately can attest, deciding to paint a room in a neutral colour often isn’t as simple as it first appears. The vast number of whites, off-whites, beiges and taupes on offer is frankly, quite mind-boggling; not least because theRead More →