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  • Becki Peckham and Chris Nicholas kick back in the living room of their revamped St. John’s bungalow. With its cool, grey tones and modern styling, the living room looks nothing like the original 1980s-era space, but still has plenty of room for entertaining.

    Funky St. John’s Reno Gallery

    See how a 1980s bungalow gets a sleek DIY makeover with modern décor and fun custom lighting. Photos: Kenneth J. Harvey

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  • In the front parlour, an evocative painting over the fireplace by Udo Burkle is the focal point. Throughout his home, Jason loves displaying pieces by Canadian artists that reflect the rugged landscapes he often visits for his job as a geologist for an international mining company. He chose muted paint colours in the overall décor scheme to help showcase the artwork. Photo: Steve Jess

    Historic Halifax home

    Thanks to careful renovation, a grand historic home in North End Halifax is both an architectural gem and a comfortable, art-filled residence. Click h

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  • The Légers enjoying playtime with their kids. Photo: Martin Cormier

    Eclectic DIY renovation

    See how one Dieppe homeowner created a vibrant and colourful interior using thrift-store finds and fun retro pieces. Photos: Martin Cormier Click h

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  • The latest project by Brian MacKay-Lyons, the Chebogue schoolhouse was moved 200 kilometres to join the smattering of modern and historic buildings on the architect’s remote coastal property called Shobac near Upper Kingsburg, N.S. Photo: James Ingram/Jive Photographic

    Modern schoolhouse

    Local tradition meets modern design in this unique schoolhouse on Nova Scotia's South Shore restored by celebrated architect Brian MacKay-Lyons.

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  • The latest project by Brian MacKay-Lyons, the Chebogue schoolhouse was moved 200 kilometres to join the smattering of modern and historic buildings on the architect’s remote coastal property called Shobac near Upper Kingsburg, N.S. Photo: James Ingram/Jive Photographic

    In depth: School of thought

    Extended footage of architect Brian MacKay-Lyons’ schoolhouse restoration in Upper Kingsburg, Nova Scotia. Video: Jive Photographic

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Becki Peckham and Chris Nicholas kick back in the living room of their revamped St. John’s bungalow. With its cool, grey tones and modern styling, the living room looks nothing like the original 1980s-era space, but still has plenty of room for entertaining.

Homes

Funky St. John’s renovation

It’s a typical 1980s suburban neighbourhood: tidy three-bedroom bungalows and split levels with meticulously cleared driveways line either side of a Keep reading »

Photo: NS Tourism Agency

Food & Entertaining

Reinventing rum

Long Atlantic Canada’s spirit of choice, rum is now being produced by our own micro-distilleries. Keep reading »

Photo: Dennis Evans.

Décor

Dine By Design East 2014: GARDEN PARTY

The garden terrace by Janice Bates-Hawkins boasts hand-forged gates, local artwork and custom furniture. Keep reading »

Crimson Kisses Weigela

Gardening

Top flowers for 2015

Carol Matthews lists her picks for the best new flowers and plants for 2015 Keep reading »

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