A Modern Montreal Home Has the Best Black and White Tile Backsplash — House Tour

Name: Maca Atencio, husband Esteban, and kids Nico and Oli Location: Montreal, QuebecSize: 1,120 square feetYears lived in: 11 months, owned Living in Montreal can be fun, artsy, and beautiful, and that’s completely on display in lifestyle blogger Maca Atencio’s home. She and her husband Esteban had waited a couple of years to buy the perfect house for their little family, and this one had every single detail they wanted! The wonderful eco-friendly house is located in the heart of Montreal, and it was designed in a modern multi-level layout, with ceilings over 12 feet and mezzanines. READ MORE » Read More

A Modern Montreal Apartment Boasts Bold Color Combos — House Tour

Name: Jaclyn MadarLocation: Griffintown — Montreal, QCSize: 1,019 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, owned Jaclyn Madar is an obstetrician and surgeon who just purchased her first real “grown-up” bachelorette apartment. A space with industrial, modern architecture, she decorated it with an eclectic vintage flair… while still having it look pulled together. She’s spunky, stylish and extremely smart, and that shows through beautifully in her home decor. Even better are the bold color combos throughout the white-walled home: A cabinet painted pink contrasts with bright blue chairs and art in the living room. And an emerald green wallpaper flirts with Read More

From Blank Slate Spec House to Bold Boho Home — House Tour

Name: Lita Lee, Mike Martin and their four childrenLocation: Edmonton, AlbertaSize: 2,550 square feetYears lived in: 4 years, owned Lita Lee claims to be “just a girl who decided to go for it.” And the it she went for was taking a large spec home from a blank slate to a bold, bright home that’s the perfect fit for her family. And in the process, she discovered her passion and talent with interior design, launching Crave Interiors. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Converted Commercial Loading Dock Turned Modern Home — House Tour

Name: Jasmine Waheed and cat BarneyLocation: Garment District — MontrealSize: 1,500 square feetYears lived in: 2 years, 8 months, owned After traveling across—and falling in love with—Canada, Jasmine Waheed decided to move from London to Montreal 15 years ago. Her background is in graphic design, but upon arriving in Montreal, she decided to make the switch to photography. “When I moved to Montreal I discovered that the way design agencies work here was very different to how it worked in London,” she reveals. “The design circuit here is much smaller and not as specialized as it is in London. I Read More

A Downtown Toronto Condo with a Dual Personality — House Tour

Name: Joseph LukLocation: Downtown, TorontoSize: 550 square feetYears lived in: 2 years; owned Have you ever felt that your home has a dual personality depending on the time of day? The season? Joseph does. During the day, the space is bright, airy and open. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the city, giving the illusion that you’re in the clouds. Transitioning into the evening, the lighting is dim and moody — perfect for having a mellow night in. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Nature-Loving Artist's 390-Square-Foot Studio Apartment — House Tour

Name: Lisa VaninLocation: Toronto, CanadaSize: 390 square feetYears lived in: 7.5 years, renting A few years ago Apartment Therapy took a tour of illustrator/fine artist Lisa Vanin’s Pint-Size Storybook Nook in Toronto. With the current challenges and sky rocketing rents in the city, rather than move somewhere new when she started to feel restless, Lisa decided to stay put and change the decor to give the space a new and fresh feeling. Check out the updates that she’s made to her “old fashioned” space. — READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Bright Montreal Home Bursting With Cheery Spring Colors — House Tour

Name: ElyseLocation: Ville-Marie — MontrealSize: 700 square feetYears lived in: 6 months Elyse’s apartment is a museum of small objects that are decorative rather than strictly functional. In fact, she calls it her “tchotchke heaven.” The bright light pouring in through big windows and the clean white walls prove to be the perfect gallery for her collection. But the main reason she chose to live in this apartment is the open floor plan and flow, perfect for having people over. This fact was what excited her the most; she hasn’t had a place she could entertain in for years. READ Read More

A Simple & Chic "French Vintage" Style Vancouver Home — House Tour

Name: Jamie Lundstrom Location: North Vancouver, BC, Canada Size: 2500 square feet Years Lived In: 2 years, owned “My love of French Vintage decor has always been something I loved since I was young, writes Jaime on her website, So Much Better With Age. “I have taken my two loves (vintage items and French decor) and combined them to make it something that is truly me. As a young girl, I always wanted to stop at old museums, find treasures at vintage or thrift shops and redecorate my room.” READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Marvelous & Minimal Montreal Flat Full of Memories — House Tour

Name: Sophie, Guillaume and baby SimoneLocation: Heart of the Plateau — MontrealSize: 900 square feetYears lived in: 5 years, owned Avid travelers and a creative couple, Sophie and Guillaume live in their warm renovated flat in the heart of the Plateau with their young daughter Simone. The flat’s architecture is at once rich and minimal, and the couple loves to merge old, timeless design pieces with newly acquired ones. The result is a home filled with character and touches of bold and saturated colors. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A Quirky, Retro, Playful and Unexpected Home — House Tour

Name: Glenda and David PedersenLocation: Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue — Quebec, CanadaSize: 1,200 square feetYears lived in: 18 years, owned Glenda — a most charming woman — finds the best inspiration from her dreams when it comes to decorating. She has a thing for the quirky, the retro, the playful, and the unexpected. This makes her and her husband’s home full of delightful surprises, like the many puppets and figurines in various rooms, the miniature train, the beach wood chandelier in the dining room, the mirror collection in the living room, the wood branch handles and pulls on the kitchen cupboards, and all Read More