Design blogger Elana Safronsky brings crafty thrift to her Toronto home.
Sitting on her front porch
, snacking on cherries, Elana Safronsky, online editor and blogger for HGTV Canada, pronounces that the contents of her Edwardian-era home
are big fakes. “It’s all garbage because I can’t afford anything I want,” she says. “I own a lot of crude reproductions that are of the era but not original.” Carve out your own space
Elana doesn’t like being sequestered in an upstairs office
, so she carved out a work corner in the living room
for this handsome mirror and Danish desk. Her tip: don’t get stuck on labels – a living room isn’t strictly just a sofa set-up.