Julie Gedeon

Julie Gedeon

A Peaceful Landscape Above the Cityscape

A Peaceful Landscape Above the Cityscape

Photography: Brenda LiuStyling: Kennedy McRae The design of a new garden terrace in a downtown Toronto condominium was influenced by the building’s sharp architectural lines. “We made the arbour minimalist but angular in keeping with the building’s linear...

How to Get Organized

How to Get Organized

The mere idea of spring cleaning had me cowering under my comforter until I spoke to several organizing experts. They quelled my qualms with practical insights for ultimate success. “We lead such multifaceted lives nowadays with lots more...

Stay Home, Stay Fit

Stay Home, Stay Fit

I was finally going to the gym daily when the pandemic hit and shut everything. Before long, I started to gain the “quarantine fifteen” that has plagued those of us attempting to eat stress away. Something had to...

A New Leaf

A New Leaf

Photo by Kimon Kaketsis Jenny Morris found an abandoned Pothos plant when she moved into her first apartment years ago in Montreal. “I saw one vine desperately reaching for the window and had to save it,” says Morris,...

The Art of Flower Arranging

The Art of Flower Arranging

A dear friend recently cheered me up by leaving tulips at my door. Thank goodness she didn’t see what became of them! Without thinking, I dumped them with their elastic into a dusty vase with some water and...

Muskoka Magic

Muskoka Magic

Photography and Styling:Azen & Kevin Bongard Nestled on a ridge overlooking a picturesque lake, this grand Muskoka home began with the property owners seeking a retreat unlike any cottage. “They didn’t want the New England look they saw...

Coffee Klatch

Our large coffeemaker seemed a good idea at half price a few years ago, but it collects more dust than it brews espressos or cappuccinos for our household or guests. Truth be told, I’m not a morning person;...

Home Cooking

Being told to eat our vegetables is no longer a childhood dread thanks to a cornucopia of new cookbooks. Once relegated to a single chapter as “sides,” vegetables are springing into the culinary spotlight as folks move toward...

From Concrete to Cozy

PHOTOGRAPHY: ERIK ROTTERSTYLING: SVETLANA TRYASKINA Making the most of a small space is a big part of any designer’s challenge, but Svetlana Tryaskina was put to the test with a couple’s 1,000-square-foot condo. “The design had to maximize...

Benediction Through Beads

Get quiet enough and you hear your heartfelt passions, as Jacqueline Medalye, the owner of Salt Spring Malas and Yoga Jewelry, discovered years ago. “The more I practised yoga, the more I desired a simpler life with meditation,...

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