...ter the call and made an offer two hours later. Library and lounge HGTV: What were your initial intentions toward the house? Judith: Robert and I had originally planned to do a modest reno and then use the house as an income rental property. The house is close to both the university and the main hospital, and it is located on one of the nicest streets in the city. Library and lounge HGTV: How did those change? Judith: A few days after purchasing t...

...dern stunner complete with original details and a kick-ass kitchen. 5. HGTV.ca Original Home Tour: Emma and Myles, Toronto Creative couple photographer Myles and blogger/designer Emma call this charming Victorian home. 4. HGTV.ca Original Home Tour: John & Juli of Mjolk, Toronto John and Juli are the owners of Scandinavian design store, Mjolk and their home is a study in clean, sparse style. 3. New Feature, HGTV.ca Original Home Tour: Alix and...

...week.   These issues of worth notwithstanding, the thing I like about HGTV – its various shows and its website – is the emphasis it places on producing shows for real people living in real homes. With the exception of shows like Sarah’s House, whose producers seem to have very deep pockets indeed, the majority of people and homes featured on HGTV appear to fit well within the budget and imaginations of ordinary folk. Once I...

...A heartfelt thank you to Sandra Davis and Candice MacLean for featuring PUNCH,PUNCH INSIDE, TUCK STUDIO and ‘INTO THE WILD‘ for feature in Telegraph Journal. Click on image below to increase text. ——————————————————————————————— The Etiquette Guy, Jay Remer, interviews Judith Mackin on Party Etiquette! A super fun day with friends and colleagues. Great job by Hemmings House Pictures! Thank you Jay for the opportunity. Please click anywhere on the...

...day and I very much appreciated Harry spending almost four hours with me. HGTV.ca, whom I’ve just started writing for, was more than happy to run the interview I did with Harry and it comes out tomorrow (or today – Wednesday – depending on when you are reading this): www.hgtv.ca/blog. Who knows – there may be some ‘Saint John’ moments in this particular blog….(read it and see!) Here is a sneak peak of Har...

...A heartfelt thank you to Sandra Davis and Candice MacLean for featuring PUNCH,PUNCH INSIDE, TUCK STUDIO and ‘INTO THE WILD‘ for feature in Telegraph Journal. Click on image below to increase text.   ——————————————————————————————— The Etiquette Guy, Jay Remer, interviews Judith Mackin on Party Etiquette! A super fun day with friends and colleagues. Great job by Hemmings House Pictures! Thank you Jay for the opportunity. Please click anywhere...

...he article:   A heartfelt thank you to Sandra Davis and Candice MacLean for featuring PUNCH,PUNCH INSIDE, TUCK STUDIO and ‘INTO THE WILD‘ for feature in Telegraph Journal. Click on image below to increase text. ——————————————————————————————— The Etiquette Guy, Jay Remer, interviews Judith Mackin on Party Etiquette! A super fun day with friends and colleagues. Great job by Hemmings House Pictures! Thank you Jay for the opportunity. Please cli...

...in our (previous) home – which, incidentally, was showcased as an HGTV Original Home Tour. Photo credit: Hemmings House HGTV That purchase constituted my initiation into the world ofHarry Allen. Several years later I’ve managed to incorporate his work into the majority of design projects I’ve done. I used his iconic ‘bank in the form of a pig’ resin sculpture as an inspiration for the logo of my interior design practice, p...

This post is also featured on HGTV.ca Click on the image(s) above to go directly to HGTV.ca to see the Blog (first) and the photo gallery (second) BEFORE & AFTER: DESIGNING WHITE Clients: Glenda and Chad Williams Photography: Sean McGrath DESIGN: PUNCH INSIDE (Judith Mackin | Sarah Tapley) Décor & Furnishings, all through TUCK STUDIO unless otherwise noted. Chad and Glenda Williams, originally from Nova Scotia, recently moved from Los Ang...

Look for today’s Blog Post on HGTV.ca (after 12:00 pm ) Written by Judith Mackin Photo: Sarah Tapley (click on picture above for high resolution) The increasing number of us living in condos or garden homes, or otherwise downsizing, has meant much less space for outdoor living. And while we’ve come a long way from the cheap, white plastic furniture that was so much a fixture of our backyards and porches a couple of decades ago, so much of t...

Below, as a picture link, is a fabulous photo essay HGTV posted about Saint John’s newest downtown heritage conversion lofts, The Royal: condos on Prince William Street. We couldn’t be happier for or clients, Rob Fediuk and John Kupchenko. We encourage you to scroll through the Photo Gallery and view this model suite. It was a true honour and privilege to assist in the interior spaces which blends the work of distinguished New Brunswi...

...ING EDITOR Mia Shulman is a lifestyle writer and acting managing editor of HGTV.ca. You can read this article on hgtv.ca here. Who: Judith Mackin, an entrepreneur, designer and studio proprietor, lives with her husband Robert Moore, a professor and poet, two Boston Terriers, Scout and Macey, and one 23-year-old cat, Roo. Judith’s adult son Robyn lives in the city. Robert’s adult daughter Jessica, her husband Mike and their son, Jack, live in Halif...

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