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Fearlessly Decorated Living Room

Designer Colette van den Thillart returned from London to Toronto with bold and whimsical decorating ideas.

As creative director of NH Designs, she finds unique twists to add to each home she works on, including her own. Detailed millwork, sentimental artwork and objets, and cherished furnishings from past homes fill Colette's latest residence. In the living room, a purple painting by Canadian artist James Lahey draws attention, along with theatrical Georgian panelling and Colette's staple lush tablescapes.

See more of 2012's best homes. Plus, see photos of Colette's former London home.

  • Photographer: Virginia Macdonald
  • Source: House & Home December 2012 issue
  • Products: Black vase, 18Karat.
  • Designer: Colette van den Thillart, NH Design

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