Editorial Team

Elana Safronsky, Managing Editor,

Elana Safronsky is a lifestyle writer, occasional interior designer, and managing editor of Writing and decorating has been a lifelong preoccupation, hence writing and editing for is truly a fateful homecoming. She loves her 100-yr old home in downtown Toronto, where the basement overflows with salvaged furniture as 'projects' that may never happen. She loses sleep to Kijiji, has a predilection for the '70s and vintage sofas, and an aversion to nailhead trim. 

Mia Shulman, Managing Editor

Mia Shulman is a lifestyle writer and managing editor of She's a self-professed commitment-phobe when it comes to designing, prone to redecorating on a whim and falling head-over-heels for vintage finds and lust-worthy furniture. When not on the hunt for unique pieces (that she admittedly has no space for), she can be found with a staple gun and fabric in hand, conquering many a DIY project.

Rebecca Burstein, Jr. Editor

Rebecca Burstein is a writer, editor, and virtual shopaholic. As a junior lifestyle editor at, she has the tendency to fall – head over heels – for vintage furniture with contemporary flair. She's currently on the hunt for the perfect bedroom chandelier (on top of a never-ending decor wish list). Shopping problem? No such thing.

Tina Taus, Online Producer

Tina Taus is a lifestyle writer and online producer for Having grown up in a eclectic century-old home (think magazine-wallpapered rooms and antique furnishings), her biggest design influence has been her mother. From constant garage sales to visiting antique markets and auctions, Tina has grown to love and appreciate vintage everything! She also has a bit of the DIY'er in her, refinishing the walls in her bedroom as a child being her first project. Today, along with her husband, Tina is renovating (in stages) her nearly century old Toronto home.

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