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The BHome Blog Turns 1: Our Top 10 Posts from 2016

Has it really been one whole year already?

For the past 12 months we’ve shared our best household advice, buying tips and style inspirations.

We’re also excited for the year ahead. With special collaborations, new themes and a major project in the works, there is a lot to look forward to in 2017.

But first, let’s look back at the highlights from this past year. With 60 posts and counting under our belts, here are the 10 articles our readers loved most!

10.

White Works: 3 Reasons We Love This Decorating Staple

That’s right – even after Labour Day!

When your home becomes a beautiful white canvas, you have carte blanche to turn each room into a work of art. Discover how the DIY Mommy incorporated shades of white into her guest cottage, and learn how you can do the same in your space.

9.

Style Primer: Traditional

A classic look to set a stylish precedent.

Decorate with a little decorum. When it’s time to redesign your rooms, don’t skimp on the time-honoured themes of traditional decor. Our Brick style experts show you the fundamentals of this fashionable style.

8.

6 Essentials for Small Space Decor

Designing your own tiny home paradise? Make your home feel larger than your floor plan with these six tips for small space design. We’ll show you who did it best, and how you can easily recreate the look.

7.

4 Common Pet-Friendly Furniture Questions

Warning: Make sure your cats and dogs don’t see this.

Are your pets more of a peeve than a pleasure around your favourite furniture? We got this. The Brick’s pet owners describe the best ways for you to balance cleanliness and companionship with your cuddly critters.

6.

5 BBQ Experiments to Try This Summer

BBQ grilled steaks with rosemary

Think you can’t teach a hot dog new tricks?

Whether you’re a grandmaster of the grill or just learning how to supervise your sizzle, you’re never too old to play with your food. The Brick’s BBQ experts put together five grilling challenges sure to make this summer’s BBQ season a saucy affair.

5.

3 Festive Looks That Don’t Scream Christmas

Santa’s doing a glam thing this year.

Winter enchantment with a brand new look. If you want to infuse your home with holiday colours that won’t feel out of place come January, we’ve got you covered.

4.

Your Guide to Buying a TV in 2016

Need a primer on the latest tech terms?

The Brick’s electronics experts are shoppers, too. Here we share a rundown of the latest television terminology you need to make smart shopping choices, including our top 3 tips for finding a TV you’ll go gaga for.

3.

7 Smart Ways to Cut Down on Washing Dishes by Hand

Anything but the kitchen sink!

Dirty dishes are a daily battle, and one that’s easy to lose without the help of a dishwasher. Are you struggling to keep pace with your kitchen chores? See these seven tips for keeping yourself out of dish debt.

2.

Your Guide to Buying the Right Mattress

Know when to replace your mattress.

Finding the perfect mattress should be a fun shopping experience. Let us help you find the right combination of materials to give you a restful sleep.

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How to Afford Furniture When You’re Broke

For when payday still a ways away

Did your fridge break down before your next cheque could roll around? Financing can be a lifesaver. But when you need to stretch your budget, you’ll want to make sure you do it the smart way, not the expensive way. Learn the basics of savvy shopping.

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