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8 ways to go all in with Fall decor

Even the colour-averse can’t resist the brilliance of fall, with its vibrant oranges, bright reds and pretty golden yellows. Give in to the urge to pull out all the pumpkin-spiced stops this year with these 8 ways to go all in with fall décor. Read on [...] [...]


7 October, 2021

Ottawa LIVING | New Homes

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

Designers of the Caraway

Meet the Designers of the Caraway

Our power team designers are back for the 2021 Minto Dream Home for CHEO. See what they've dreamt up this year.

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2021 Minto Dream Home for CHEO Rendering

Giving Hope a Home Since 2001

With over 20 years of partnership, we're proud to give back to our community and build the grand prize for the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery again.

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Meet the Designers Behind this Summer’s New Model Homes

From splashes of colour and eclectic artwork to perfectly furnished spaces on every floor, here's a peek into what you can expect.

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10 green gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and we can’t wait to show them how much they mean to us! But if you’ve ever found yourself searching “best Mother’s Day gifts” on Google (guilty!) only to find the same old ideas, we’ve got a list of 10 eco-friendly Mother’s Day gifts that are good for her wellbeing and the environment too [...]

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6 ways to celebrate Earth Day with your kids at home

April 22nd is Earth Day – and while most of the world is still isolating and events have been cancelled, this special occasion can still be celebrated digitally on the official Earth Day website. Check out our list of 6 ways you can celebrate Earth Day every day at home with your kids [...]

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Plants that clean the air in your home

On average, Canadians spend about 90% of their time indoors. Along with using scent-free products and keeping your home well-ventilated, plants are a helpful tool for improving indoor air quality. Here’s 10 plants that clean the air in your home […]

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Infusing your space with essential oils

Essential oils are concentrated, natural oils extracted from plants like mint or eucalyptus, that have been used for thousands of years for medicinal and health purposes. With us all staying home a lot more these days, we wanted to dig into some of the benefits and ways you can infuse them into your space. Read on […]

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6 questions to ask before starting a home renovation

A home improvement or renovation project can be incredibly exciting! But, before you start knocking down walls and choosing flooring, there are lots of important questions to ask yourself about what you’re hoping to achieve. After all, it’s a big investment and mistakes can be costly [...]

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How to seriously deep clean your home room by room

Most of us have been hanging around the house more than usual the last couple of months, and the dirt and clutter are likely starting to add up. Cleaning, and disinfecting your home is more important than ever right now – and we’ve got some tips on how to give your home a full deep clean [...]

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18 fun things to do as a family this long weekend

All that together time as a family can be a blast when you have a list of things to do. Turn boredom into fundom with these 15 activities you can do at home – from watching nature-inspired documentaries to painting birdhouses and camping in your own backyard. Check them out [...]

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4 creative ways to celebrate your birthday while self-isolating

Are you a Taurus, Gemini or Cancer? Celebrating a birthday in self-quarantine doesn’t sound like much fun, but with a little imagination, some creativity, and a positive attitude, it can still be a memorable affair. Here’s a list of four creative ways to celebrate your birthday while in self-isolation [...]

Articles on design trends, DIY projects and hacks, tips on how to organize your space and all things design and décor.

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7 kitchen pantry organization tips and ideas

Those dream pantries you’ve been seeing in magazines and pinning online aren’t as far out of reach as they might seem. Here are seven kitchen pantry organization tips and ideas you can implement in your pantry, no matter how small [...]

Meet the Designers Behind this Summer’s New Model Homes

From splashes of colour and eclectic artwork to perfectly furnished spaces on every floor, here's a peek into what you can expect.