New Year-New You: Make Your Home a Stylish Sanctuary

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Photo: Courtesy Flax Sleep

Safe and sound, stylish and sustainable, make your home a sanctuary whether you’re welcoming guests or appreciating some me-time. Check out these life-simplifying, staying in and entertaining-friendly, eco-conscious and tech-savvy must-haves.

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1. Toronto-based artist Marina Billinghurst brings chic to cannabis culture with this unisex kimono perfect for entertaining the crowd or enjoying some me time. Mary Jane Kimono (available in silk, modal or cashmere), artofmarina.shop

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2. Keep calm and sleep on. A weighted blanket can help quiet restlessness while you sleep. Endy weighted blanket, endy.ca

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3. “I’ve seen food bring joy and connection … enrich lives and forge friendships,” writes West Coast chef David Robertson in his latest cookbook, Gather: A Dirty Apron Cookbook

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4. See who’s at the door from your phone — whether you’re home or not — with this motion-sensing doorbell, also featuring two-way audio. Ring 2 Video Doorbell, amazon.ca

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5. Turn your TV into a smart one and stream services including Disney+, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and AppleTV anywhere you get Wi-Fi — even at hotels or down south this winter. Roku Premiere, amazon.ca

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6. Vancouver-based Flax Sleep bedding is made of French linen, which is temperature-regulating and uses less water in the milling process. Plus, wrinkles are just part of their charm! flaxsleep.com

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7. Not just because we love George and the crema, but also because Nespresso coffee capsules are made of aluminium, which is infinitely recyclable, unlike paper or plastic. Essenza Plus model shown, nespresso.com 

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