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December 2012 Issue:

The cozy glamour issue

Celebrate in style with six party-ready homes; fun and easy hostess gift ideas; plus, setting up an in-home bar. And take a lesson in an after-dinner cheese course, learn how to host a wine-tasting party; and delight in a Dorothy Draper Christmas.

Table of Contents

HOLIDAY HOMES

MERRY MODERN (126)
A bold colour palette and a warm, friendly vibe take a classic Toronto rowhouse decorated for the holidays from fussy to feel-good

MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT (138)
The Vancouver condo of designer Emma Comesotti is dressed for the holidays in glitz and glam

SIMPLE CELEBRATION (146)
A shop owner celebrates the season in her own soothing and subtle way

HOLIDAY DECORATING

DECORATING IS FUN! (85)
With a mix of Dorothy Draper's go-to motifs you can bring a hit of Hollywood glamour to your own festive season

LITTLE HOUSE, BIG HEART (96)
Designer Jonathan Legate spends the holidays in style in his small historic home

PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ (102)
Designer Meredith Heron renovates a Toronto couple's condo in classic finishes and a subdued palette, creating the perfect backdrop for holiday entertaining

NEW-FASHIONED HOLIDAY (112)
Handmade decorations, antiques and sweet treats make for a simple and nostalgic season in this charming winter wonderland

HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

PERFECTLY PRESENTABLE (76)
The tea towel is a classic hostess gift. To make your offering a bit more memorable this holiday season, here are six creative ways to present it in style

FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT (132)
Three easy-to-achieve looks that will have you serving up your dinner with a side of style

LIGHT THE WAY (154)
Classic blues and rich metallics create a stunning decor scheme for celebrating Hanukkah

COLUMNS

STYLE NEWS (37)
Chic notebooks, unique champagne flutes, plus last-minute gift picks

TRENDSPOTTING (46)
Whatever you call it - oxford, burgundy or maybe just maroon - this dark and sultry shade is warming up winter

DESSERT OF THE MONTH (48)

An easy-to-make and delicately flavoured almond and pear tart

DOLLARS & SENSE (52)
Handyman and TV star Scott McGillivray tells you where to save and where to spend

INSIDE DESIGN (54)
Fantastic floral creations from the fashionable Carolyne Roehm

HIGH OR LOW (66)
On this sideboard sits the setup for an elegant digestif that fits any budget

CHRISTINE'S NOTEBOOK (72)
A buying guide to bar carts and how to style them

STYLE DESTINATION (180)
Chicago is abundant in great food, amazing architecture and some of the best shopping south of the border

FOOD+DRINKS

FAIT ACCOMPLI (160)
A satisfying selection of cheeses with sweet and savoury accompaniments

TASTINGS (170)
Wine connoisseur Angela Aiello teaches you how to throw a wine party

REGULARS

FROM OUR EDITOR (18)
LETTERS FROM HOME (24)
COMING NEXT ISSUE (28)
DATE WITH STYLE (30)
STYLEATHOME.COM (32)

WORKBOOK (174)
STYLE STATEMENT (182)

WIN THIS!
E-Newsletter prize (32)
A De'Longhi Pump Espresso Maker

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