Athena Calderone believes that food simply tastes better when it’s visually alluring and made with love. As the voice and curator behind EyeSwoon, Athena cooks with top chefs, hosts incredible dinners, and designs stunning tablescapes, while emphasizing the importance of balancing the visual elements of each dish with incredible flavors. InCook Beautifulshe shares how to achieve her impeccable yet approachable cooking style in every season.
Few cookbooks for the home cook focus on the visual side of cooking, which is why dishes so often don’t turn out like the picture. InCook Beautiful, every recipe is accompanied by a “Swoon Tip,” in which Calderone spills her secrets for making food look as good as it tastes, and each section closes with a tablescape inspired by nature, along with specific table décor and entertaining tips. The book includes 100 recipes with step-by-step advice on everything from prep to presentation—from artfully layering a peach and burrata salad to searing a perfect steak.
Cook Beautifulis where design meets food, where culinary tradition marries food styling, where home chefs become experts. These are luscious dishes to make for friends and family, with advice that will inspire visually stunning and delicious culinary masterpieces.
How much does shipping cost?
Our shipping fees are calculated by total order weight. Once you place your items into the cart and proceed to checkout you can view your order shipping fee.
Where do you ship to?
All of our products are available for shipping within Canada and the continental United States.
When will my item arrive?
Please allow 2-4 weeks for in stock items. Please note that you may receive multiple deliveries per order. Delays in shipping and delivery with our third party partners can happen for various reason and are unfortunately out of our control. Artwork, upholstery and casegoods are made to order and typically ships 6-8 weeks from the date of your order. Lighting typically ships 2-6 weeks from the date of your order. And, most of our rugs are subject to availability and typically ship between 2-4 weeks from the date of your order. Bedding and Décor typically ships between 2-6 weeks from the date of your order.
Can I cancel my order?
Once you place your order you have 24hrs to cancel.
What if my order is backordered?
Our team works hard to update our site often to reflect most accurate stock and estimate shipping time frames. Changes to estimated time frame attributed to a delay in product may occur. Furniture, lighting and artwork, rugs, and décor, ordered cannot be cancelled due to back order. Once an item has been ordered it is sent to our manufacturer. Once the item is processed and confirmed with the manufacturer it cannot be cancelled. Our team will notify you if one of your items has been backordered.
What currency does your store operate in?
You can shop our website and checkout in USD or CAD.
Do you have a showroom?
Yes! We have two showrooms, 12,000 square feet in total. Located in Aberfoyle, and Oakville, Ontario Canada.
Do you stock all items on your website in your showroom?
Not everything! Most small decor is stocked. Select furniture pieces, art and lighting from our online collection are showcased.
The product name on the box I received doesn't match what I ordered?
We use over 100 different suppliers and we rename most products on our site to names unique to us. Some packaging may arrive with the supplier's product name on the box instead of ours.
*Due to impacts on the global supply chain with COVID-19, we are experiencing longer than usual shipping times for large furniture items and artwork. We will continue to update our customers on shipping ETA's and changes to the best of our abilities. Accents for Living is not responsible for any delays.*
Shipping Lead Times
Lead times are current estimates and are subject to change.
Select Lighting, furniture, rugs and large art ship directly from the manufacturer to you. Each item and manufacturers have specific shipping lead times. Once you place an order we will contact you within 48hrs to give you an approximate lead time. Once your item is shipped you'll receive a tracking number where you'll be able to track the package and know its exact delivery date. Orders with multiple items may have multiple tracking numbers and different arrival dates. Most items in stock ship within 2-3 weeks.
Artwork: 8-12 weeks
Lighting: 2-8 weeks
Furniture: 12-20 weeks. After your order for select furniture items have been placed, you will be contacted by our concierge team. At that time we will confirm your delivery and provide a quote for shipping costs. To verify shipping costs in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Items are shipped via Courier (Purolator, UPS, Fedex or Canada Post). Our larger items are considered oversize and may be shipped with a freight carrier. Please note STANDARD DELIVERY IS DOOR STEP ONLY. The carrier does not enter the home or assemble the furniture. If you live in a building it would be brought into the lobby and no further. Depending on the item you purchased, it may need to be fully assembled. Please ensure you are comfortable bringing your item to its desired destination in your home or contact us to upgrade to White Glove Delivery. White glove service may be requested in certain areas at an extra cost. The service includes unpacking, minor assembly and garbage removal. Please contact us at email@example.com for details.
We offer free local pick up from our Guelph and Oakville stores. Please ensure you bring the proper support to move the item. Store hours are from Monday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm. We will contact you when your order is ready and pick up should be made within 7 days of being notified. Storage fees may applied if a product is warehoused for an extended amount of time.
CANADA & USA Clients
USA shipping fees are calculated by total order weight. Shipping prices are subject to change. Some oversized pieces may be subject to additional shipping charges due to size and distance. If your order requires extra fees, you will be contacted by our concierge team within 48hrs with a quote. Duty or customs charges on international orders are the buyers responsibility.
Please utilize the order note section during checkout to specify unique situations the delivery company may encounter during delivery, such as no elevator, small doorway, etc. Please ensure items being order fit into their desired destination prior to ordering. If an item does not fit this is not our responsibility. Feel free to contact us with any questions about sizing!
We do our best to feature in stock items but in some instances, products can sell out before we have the chance to update our website. If you purchase an item that is out of stock we will contact you with an estimated re-stock date. If the re-stock date is not suitable we will fully reimburse you or suggest a similar in-stock item. If needed, please contact us prior to ordering to find out specific lead times.
Delays in shipment or delivery can be caused due to holidays, busy season, weather or various other reasons. These delays are out of our control and can push the delivery window past the 2-4 weeks or lead time given at the time of ordering. We ask for your patience during these times as we do our best to ensure all items get to our customers as quickly as possible!
All of our shipments are sent via third party delivery companies. Once we have sent your parcel, we will notify you of the appropriate shipping company and tracking information. Accents for Living is not liable for any product damages after the product has left our warehouse or boutiques. Any damage that occurs in transit that is discovered after the fact and not recorded in writing on the bill of lading will prohibit a damage claim with the according shipping company. It is the responsibility of the receiver to inspect all items before signing off on the BOL or allowing the driver to leave. If your order arrives damaged, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org your order number and images of the damages. Accents for Living will accept responsibility for defective or damaged products if determined to be a manufacturing or quality issue from our suppliers. Otherwise, it is the receiver’s responsibility to contact the shipping company to receive a credit towards the damaged product that occurred during transit.