Looking for a little holiday reading? We’ve compiled the winning list of reader favourites from the last year. Here’s to even more inspiring spaces and wonderful meals in 2015.

We share fabulous homes and mouth-watering recipes daily on westernliving.ca, but to end off a stellar 2014, we’re looking back on some of our reader favourites from the past year—and it turns out these stories still offer plenty of inspiration.Western Living Designers of the Year 2014Designers Of The Year 2014From architecture to fashion to furniture, these talented design minds (selected by an all-star judging panel) are changing the way we live in the West.johnson mcleodSwanky Mid-Century CabinThe mid-century roots of this Gulf Island home provide inspiration for a breezy renovation.best okanagan red wine12 Essential Okanagan WinesFood and travel editor Neal McLennan picks a mixed case that covers the region’s most exciting producers.Evelynn Top ChefOkanagan Foodie Road TripTop Chef contestant and Okanagan native Evelynn Takoff shares her picks for the best food in the Valley.0114-martine-ast-1Designers at Home—Martine AstThe Calgary home of designer Martine Ast is a showcase for how modern and traditional style can live in harmony.Jim Erickson homeInside the Island Home of An Oscar-Winning Set DecoratorAcademy Award-winner Jim Erickson has created an island getaway as memorable as his movie set designs.Robert BaileyInterior Designer of the Year: Robert BaileyRobert Bailey’s elegant, richly layered interiors reflect the designer’s natural optimism and love of warm, coastal modernism.Salted Butter Caramel Sauce, one of Lebovitz's favourite hostess gifts.Salted Butter Caramel SauceDavid Lebovitz shares his recipe for his favourite hostess gift, from his cookbook, My Paris Kitchen.Gaile Guevara Vancouver DesignerStunning Oceanfront Bachelor PadA seaside space is transformed into a modern, masculine condo, perfect for entertaining.modern cabinModest Modern Seaside CabinPractical meets poetic in a home on the coast, just right for hosting three generations.