House Tour: Living With Art

These home owners wanted to open their space up, to better exhibit their art — and the gorgeous view of Gonzales Beach. The renovation project resulted in a contemporary space that feels refined and refreshingly down to earth.  Read more…

HOW FITNESS CHANGES LIVES

During one of the darkest times of her life, Gillie Easdon had ever known, she took up running and it changed her life. Today, as program coordinator of Every Step Counts, she is running with other who are changing their lives, one step at a time. Read more…

SHAKE UP YOUR SMOOTHIES

Whether you’re looking for a breakfast on the go, a pre-workout boost or a quick and easy meal in a glass, a homemade smoothie can be a convenient and healthy option. Read more…

IT’S TIME FOR DANCE DAYS

Heading into its sixth year, Dance Days celebrates the scope of dance in the city. Running from January 23 through February 7, Dance Days one of the fabulous festivals that makes Victoria such a great place to live — what distinguishes this event is its fantastic range of offerings. Read more…

Annie Sloan’s New Book Explores Décor Styles

Looking for decorating inspiration? Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes For Style And Colour examines nine popular décor styles, including: Bohemian, Neoclassical, Vintage Floral, French Elegance, Traditional Swedish, Coastal, Rustic Country, Modern Retro and Warehouse. Read more…

BATHROOM BLISS

While your bathroom may be one of the smallest rooms in your home, there’s no denying it’s also one of the most important. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to fill this space with stylish elements that are as functional as they are stunning.  Read more…

A WALK IN THE RAIN

Whether you’re strolling through a light mist or a dramatic downpour, bring a touch of flair to our grey, coastal days with this season’s wet-weather looks from great Canadian and eco-friendly designers.  Read more…

Bone, Wind, Fire Celebrates Women Artists

Emily Carr, Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keefe are three of the world’s most iconic artists. They are also the subject of Jill Sharpe’s award-winning film BONE WIND FIRE. The film is the inspiration behind Sharpe’s upcoming exhibition of paintings at Madrona Gallery in Victoria, beginning January 17. Read more…

ART DECO REDUX

A labour of love restores a rare Modernistic house from the 1940s into a celebration of the eclectic and exuberant style of the Art Deco movement. Read more…

COLOUR WITH CONFIDENCE

Do you have the urge to add some colour to your living spaces, but feel just a little bit timid about how bold to go? YAM shares designer tips to take the stress out of choosing and coordinating colours — and we give you permission to break those outdated rules that say beige is best. Read more…

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