Now that Christmas is behind us and the New Year looming, it's time to consider a great escape from the Canadian winter. Here's the story - from my Home By Design magazine, of one family's escape:
Sandra Espinet—interior designer and owner
of Interiors by Sandra Espinet, in Los Angeles, California, and Los Cabos,
Mexico—approaches each project with a fresh point of view. Her philosophy is
evident in the eclectic interiors of Casa Walker in San José del Cabo, Mexico, a
10,000-square-foot hideaway for a family based in Dallas, Texas.
By the time December rolls around, your calendar is likely
filled with holiday work parties, social engagements, and gatherings with family
and friends. Such merriment is part of the season and welcomed by many a
socialite. But if you’ve struggled making small talk with strangers and distant
acquaintances in years past, those same gatherings can be a source of anxiety
In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an international city known for its lavish Carnival
and tropical landscape, it’s the windows that frame the city’s natural works of
art. In this ninth-floor penthouse apartment, towering above the world-famous
Copacabana Beach, an entire wall of floor-to-ceiling windows showcases a
breathtaking view of the South Atlantic and all the excitement of this desirable
VANCOUVER, B.C. – December 2, 2011 The Greater Vancouver housing market saw relatively typical home saleand listing activity in November.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reached 2,360 in November. This represents a 5.9 per cent decline compared to the 2,509 sales in November 2010 and a 1.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,317 sales recorded in October 2011.
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