Personalize Your Deck for Exceptional Outdoor Living

Today, you can personalize nearly any product—from tennis shoes with custom patterns and colours to one-of-a-kind cases for your smartphone. Likewise, one of the things many of us treasure about our homes is the freedom to adapt them to...

Now Trending: Backyard Extras You Can’t Do Without

Every year, we like to start fresh and keep things new and exciting. Fashion and home décor reflect this desire for the latest trends and styles. Likewise for outdoor living. More than ever, there is a need for a...

Going Out in Style: Heidi Richter’s Backyard Beauty Tips

Heidi Richter didn’t go to design school to learn her craft, and that’s just fine by her. A self-taught designer, the HGTV Canada stylist was her family’s go-to girl whenever something needed to be put together at home. It...

Getting All Decked Out

So you’re planning on building a deck, something on which you can enjoy lazy afternoons, cook up a scrumptious dinner, and entertain friends and family in style. You’ve got lots of ideas about what you’d like, but an expert...

A Beginner’s Guide to Barbecues

As the weather heats up and thoughts turn to planning outdoor parties and backyard meals, many Canadians find themselves in the market for a new barbecue. One of the more popular options on the market is the gas grill....

Mastering the Barbecue

Make your next barbecue burst with flavour by mastering these fundamentals of grilling. It really is not that complicated. All it takes is practice, patience, and a desire to get it just right.

Backyard Parties: The Tiniest Party Guests

Incorporating kids into your party plans—and making sure they’re entertained once they arrive—can be tricky. If you have children on your guest list, consider these tips for keeping them safe, happy and under control.

Backyard Parties: An Eco-Friendly Event

Worried about the impact your summertime bash will have on the environment? Not to worry—here are a few simple ways to make your gathering a little less harmful to the planet.