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9 Genius Ways to Style Your Sideboard
SNEAK PEEK: A Restored Bob Lewis Home Is About to Come on the Market
Organic Shapes, Natural Light and Textural Rattan: This Victoria Home Is a 10,000-Square-Foot Vision
Recipe: Butternut Squash Hummus from Frankie We Salute You
Spaghetti with Anchovy and Pangrattato Recipe
Catalan Toast Might Be the Best, and Easiest, Way to Enjoy Tomato Season
5 Great Trails to Hike on Your Next Car Camping Trip in B.C.
Weekend Getaway: Where to Eat, Stay and Play on Quadra Island
The Best Beginner Hikes In and Around Whistler
The New Hay x Herman Miller Collab Is a Joyful Update to Eight Modern Classics
Our 7 Favourite Peel-and-Stick Wallpapers for Maximalist Statement Walls
The Top 3 Anti-Aging Solutions
Introducing Western Living’s 2022 Designers of the Year Award Winners
WL Architects of the Year 2022: Measured Architecture
WL Robert Ledingham Memorial Award for an Emerging Interior Designer 2022: Studio Roslyn
When you're designing a new room, start with a sofa you love.
How one couple turned their COVID interruption into a reno opportunity.
Interior designer Susan Bilbey shows us inside her playful and bright family home in North Vancouver.
Meet the dumpling darlings of Victoria.
Our panel of interior designers shares its predictions for how our everyday interiors will take shape in the seasons to come.
We asked designers: which trends do they want to see continue past 2020 (or leave already)?
Bring on the colour.
Feel your way through these picks for the new year.
Going sustainable doesn't mean sacrificing quality.
What's hot for 2020? The 1920s, the 1990s and everything in between.
Can a minimalist and a maximalist live (in the same space) happily ever after?
The beer industry couldnt have asked for two better-suited fairy godmothers, or founders, to start a collab craft brewery.
A cramped waterfront condo is remastered for a family of five.
Kalu Interiors designer Aleem Kassam brings Shaughnessy-mansion glam to his Yaletown space.
You'll want to get your hands on these new and noteworthy items from across the West.
The hot new accessories and on-trend furniture making their way onto our editors' wish lists.
Dramatic lighting, next-level tiles and more looks you'll love for the new year.
Artist and photographer goes dark with her new exhibit at Autonomous Furniture.
If we could start over from scratch, these are the five key pieces we would want in our dream kitchen.
This make-ahead recipe from the new Vancouver Eats cookbook that gives the illusion that you've been slaving away at the stove all day.
A new breakfast spot for Calgary, pasta in Vancouver's West End and a wine bar in Sidney.
From one time-honoured Tofino table to yours.
Peach Caprese, the perfect (and easy) Lemon Pie and more recipes you'll love from the HGTV Fixer Upper star.
The creative director of Truvelle and Laudae has put bridal design on the mapand brought Vancouvers fashion reputation with her.
When a Scandinavian customizes your favourite Scandinavian furniture we all win.
The Toronto native and Hot for Food star touched down in Vancouver town to talk pleather, vegan beer and how she came to publish her first cookbook.
During what feels like the hottest summer on record, the newly made-over Havana emerges to shower us in minty mojitos.
Le Creuset gets a sleek non-stick makeover.
Calgary interior designer Aly Velji answers our wallpaper querieslike can I do this myself?!
One Vancouverite shares her peaceful-meets-playful corner of the city.
Designer Stephanie Brown strikes the perfect balance between timeless and contemporary.
Every piece tells a story in PR maven Shannon Heth's family abode.
For PlaidFox Design Studio's lead designer, a life well travelled calls for a condo to match.
A couple of ferry rides will get you to the last unspoiled stretch of the Sunshine Coast.
See how interior designer Alanna Dunn transformed an open-concept kitchen into a growing family's central hub.
As mid-century modern matures to embrace the '70s, there's a universal thaw on snow-white interiors.
We've got a candy crush on these '80s hues.
Luxe jungle scenes transport us to another world.
McIntyre Bills helps a family rebuild the home of their dreams after the citys epic flood.
The Vancouver designer shares her tips and shows us two inspirational tablescape looks you can try at home.
Visions of angular table lamps, cozy faux-fur throws and chic coffee makers are dancing in our heads.
Feeling like a splurge? Try these best-sleep-ever sheet sets, upscale grooming kits and handcrafted jewellery.
Geometric planters, ultra-soft Turkish towels, gilded cocktail tools and more.
From youre-secretly-learning gifts to some just because cuteness.
Stylish servingware, cheeky coffee mugs, beautiful bath kits and more.
Jillian Harris of Love It or List It Vancouver turns a heritage home in Vancouvers Point Grey neighbourhood into a backdrop for a dream Christmas, past and present.
Interior design duo Ivan Quintana and Erica Schmidt transform a pro poker players stock condo into a hybrid of West Coast-meets-Las Vegas luxury.
Gilded ceramics and leather goods and illustrated tea towels galore.
Cathy Terepocki crafts ceramics that bring old-world tradition to modern whimsy.
With their wineries, tide-to-table seafood, ocean vistas and small-town charm, twin towns Courtenay and Comox won't be hidden island gems for much longer.
Interior designer Karin Bohn fills us in on this tropical trend and shows us how to get the look at home.
How designer Karin Bohn helped transform a lovable hole-in-the-wall into the hottest Vietnamese resto-lounge in Vancouver.
Now that Fanny Bay Oysters has opened up a shop in downtown Vancouver, we better start practising.
We sit down with the international and award-winning designer Ron Gilad to talk abstraction, function and panna cotta.
This decadent, salty cheese (that you can throw on the grill!) is the perfect addition to summertime recipes.
Le Creuset debuts a new Vancouver shop (its biggest location ever!)
A modern glass apartment on the waterfront becomes a showcase for a globetrotters keepsakes.
Why this delightfully sleepy Gulf Island should be your next getaway.
Vancouver gardening expert Jordan McDonald gives us the skinny on seeds.
It's not about heat, it's about flavour! Pepper expert Steve Gill shares his top tips for rehydrating, cooking and making the most of chili peppers.
Torafuku Chef Clement Chan is here to help.
Todd Talbot, the host of Love It or List It Vancouver, creates a master bathroom in Lions Bay with an unconventional twist.
Here's a look at Vancouver Special's latest Design and Make collaboration with industrial design students from Emily Carr University.
Designer Jennifer Connolly shows us how she managed to pack a dream cabin into 750 square feet.
Design lovers, get thee to Berlin.
In the ever-competitive world of luxury shopping in downtown Vancouver, Holt Renfrew undergoes a grand renovation.
Get inspired by these beautiful home offices created in all kinds of spaces.
Three designers show us how to style one bed three very different ways.
A Calgary design firm bridges the gap between modern and traditional with a touch of glam (and a secret room).
It's like lower bowl seats at the Canucks game, but for Whitecaps prices.
Time to get your fancy brunch on.
Perk up those grey spaces with some urban greenery.
Vancouver's Karin Bohn gives web audiences a behind-the-scenes look into the daily drama of running an interior design firm.
Cheer on your boy Leo in style.
We take a tour of a loft-style space at the BC Home and Garden show from Vancouver designer Jamie Banfield.
Local tastemakers and media personalities upcycle everything from chandeliers to dressers to make beautiful garden planters.
Realtor Todd Talbot shows us 5 simple ways you can make your home even more attractive to potential buyers.
It's no coincidence pink is one of Pantone's Colours of the Year.
Bring on the gilded embellishments, the curlicues, the superfluous objets d'art!
Watercolours, brush strokes and paint splattersthe latest line of home decor items are flaunting an artistic touch.
We find out how New York City's first micro-unit apartment building does small so well.
Is your space missing that extra something? We show you how easy it is to inject a dose of pattern and texture with these great designer tile ideas.
Feast. Your. Eyes.
In what could also be called "4 Wines for Craft Beer Lovers," experts DJ Kearney and Ken Beattie pair wine with their beer counterpart.
After the chaos of the holidays, we help you get organized with these clutter-busting tips from one of our all-star stylists, Nicole Sjostedt.
We tapped seafood specialist Jenice Yu of Fresh Ideas Start Here for four special under-the-sea recipes you can serve at a luxe New Year's Eve party.
Salads bursting with roasted yams, crispy squash chips and pumpkin seeds are the new cold-weather comfort food.
With winter's official start just around the corner, now's the perfect time to cuddle up with one of these designer-approved throws.
Interior designer Kelly Deck shows us how to add a personal touch to holiday decorating.
The Lazy Gourmet's Shannon Boudreau shows us how to make three party-perfect canapés.
Sandy shores and ocean palettes inspire a modern new nautical.
Ultra-layered, monochromatic spaces play up texture instead of colour.
Top gifts for the cold brew fans on your Christmas list.
Minimalist white interiors embrace the dark side.
Calgary interior designer Alykhan Velji shows us how it's done.
We chat with The Cross Design's Megan Baker to find out everything you need to know about designing your dream bedroom.
8 felt picks to help you soften up hard modern spaces at all price points.
Calgary interior designer Elena Del Bucchia shows us a modern office space with traditional roots.
Black accents are the new home staple.
Special Ugly Duckling Dinner pop-up takes kitchen scraps destined for the bin and serves up an inventive five-course feast.
The Love It or List It Vancouver host shows us the real-estate side of the show's gorgeous home makeovers.
The Love It or List It Vancouver star looks back at her favourite home makeovers from the show.
A mirror-clad bachelor pad gets a Brooklyn-inspired makeover.
"White is transcendent, timeless, its versatility unrivalled." Ellen O'Neill, Benjamin Moore creative director
We chat with competition winner Christina Dennis (a.k.a. the DIY Mommy) about her top home decorating tips.
We chat to Calgary interior designer Nyla Free about design tips for today's kids' rooms.
The new 310,000-square-foot building will live at West Georgia and Cambie streets in Vancouver.
Missed that day in Home Ec? Chef Brandon Dac gives us a crash course.
The Interior Designers Institute of British Columba announces its Shine Awards and Excellence program winners.
Western Living stylist Nicole Sjostedt shares her trade secrets as part of Western Living Design Week's Conversation Series at Oakridge Centre.
Get ready for six days and six nights of overflowing German Bierkrugs and long table dinners featuring Michelin-starred Chef Stefan Hartmann.
The annual event celebrating everything design across the Pacific Northwest kicks off September 24.
In the home, one pop of colour can make all the difference.
"Life is too short to be lived in a beige box" Calgary designer (and colourphile) David Crosson
Designer awards call for a designer award.
We get a sneak peek into featured homes on the Vancouver Modern Home Tour coming September 19.
With quiet, thoughtful designs, Splyce Design creates modern spaces that celebrate both indoors and out.
We talk to a marble expert to find out how best to deal with marble marks.
Glow big or glow home. Glowbal restaurant unveils new 17,000 square feet location in downtown Vancouver.
Why designers are going wild for walnut woods.
Why should food trucks have all the fun? Two Vancouver friends take their retail ambitions to the streets.
Many a makeover has graced the pages of Western Living over the yearshere's a look back at some of our favourites.
Are the Houses at 1340 the new face of modern high-density housing?
The Australian wine launches in B.C. with an Aussie-style outdoor rooftop party.
Urban Digs Farm turns a high-volume, low-end meat processing plant into an artisanal butcher shop.
When it comes to eggs, Chef Julian Bond shows us we've been doing it all wrong.
We take you inside a modern Japanese-style house in West Vancouver.
West Coast hotels are finding more exciting ways to keep you moving.
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts Chef Julian Bond talks food safety tips.
Nothing gets Vancouverites moving faster than the words free yoga.
From thirst-quenching Pink Lemonade to lavender gin, these five summer cocktails make the best of the Okanagan Valley's craft spirits.
Theres no rest for the aspiring home stylist! The newly announced finalists get their first #NextHomeStylist challenge today.
The results are in! We chat style tips and strategy with the contest's three winning finalists.
Jeff Martin Joinery, Zoë Pawlak and Matthew McCormick collaborate for a silent auction June 18 in Vancouver.
The Century Plaza Hotel & Spa reveals its renovated and reimagined hotel restaurant, C|Prime Modern Italian Steak & Wine.
How tailored-to-you furniture is trumping readymade.
Western Living mines the pages of its 80s issue for advice gold.
Take a tour of the 3,000-square-foot PNE Prize Home destined for the Naramata Bench.
Vancouver food stylist JoAnne Strongman takes us through pro cheese-styling steps sure to impress at your next event.
Rustic Modern, Industrial Chic, Scandinavian and Boho-style home accessories are the heavy favourites this upcoming season.