GTA Home Décor and Renovations - MAY 2013
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MAY 2013VOLUME 9 ISSUE 3
freshWELCOME THE NEW DCOR SEASON IN STYLE
for every room
SCOOP this LOOK!
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In every issue 8 Editors Notebook 10 Contributors 12 MailbagHD&R features
16 Smart shopper Deep discounts and deals exclusively for our readers
19 The scoop Catch up on dcor and reno news, inspiration, style and more
22 Editors choice Our managing editor dishes whats on her wish list this month
24 DIY blueprint An inspiring do-it-yourself drawer project
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Keep calm and organize on
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26 StyleFileWallpaper talk with Yanic Simard
36 Professional tipsRachael Kalinskys steps to a calmer home
50 TrendspottingFloral-inspired bedding
38 TechTalkHome automation and integration
40 AroundTheHomeSafety checklist for your home
41 RenoMarkBest renovating projects in the GTA
45 RenoReadyIts reno season
On the cover
May 2013 volume 9 issue 3
freshWelcome the NeW dcor seasoN iN style
for every room
Scoop this look!
Cover photo: Courtesy of West Elm
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE
29Organizing inspiration for every room
Want more news on the home, dcor and reno front? Check out our blog, homedecorandrenovations.com
50Floral bedding ideas
45Peter Khatamis Green reno tips
Get organized this springand rev up for summerIts time to freshen up your home, spring clean and conquer clutter. In my neighbourhood, this includes the disposal of your Fraser Fir from Christmas. I noticed several were curbside this week awaiting garbage pickup yikes!
Now that were warming up to the idea of spring, even if it isnt exactly warm outside, its time to unleash the power of de-cluttering, cleaning and general maintenance around your home. Cleaning and de-cluttering is serious business. Once you get into cleaning mode, it can be a motivating force to start other projects especially now that you have that extra space cleared.
For those looking to get in the mood to purge, weve filled this issue with great tips, including five simple steps from professional organizer Rachael Kalinsky that will help you create a calmer home and let the positive energy flow back into the spaces. And dont miss Sara Ducks monumental feature which showcases some of the newest and best products available to help fulfill your innermost organizational desires youll want to have them all!
Also in this issue a Top 10 list to keep it clean and Green at home year-round from renovator, artist and environmentalist Gordie Wornoff, as well as tips for a Green renovation from Peter Khatami, our fab reno go-to guy. We hope you enjoy this issue and that it gets you up and at em this spring and remember to take down those Christmas lights!
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