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New-Retro Living Room

Jewel-tone accents bring colour into the space.

An oiled finish on the herringbone floors allows the wood grain to shine. Having no trim around the new French casement windows brings a contemporary spin to an old world feature, while plush velvet and warm metals speak to the home's updated '70s vibe.

See before & after photos of Sasha Seymour's Townhouse Reno in our photo gallery. Also, watch a tour of her retro-inspired home in this online TV segment.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home September 2011 issue
  • Products: Wood flooring, installation, AA Floors & More; floor refinishing, Capital Hardwood Floors; roman blind fabric, Groundworks David Hicks Knossos in Pewter, Lee Jofa Showroom (to the trade); armchair fabric, velvet fabric (for throw pillows), grey fabric (for dining room drapes), Designer Fabrics; roman blind and drape sewing, Pat Walker and Angela Walker; armchair upholstery, Paul Truong, Master Upholsterer; coffee table, Mostly Moveable Antiques; nesting side tables, Guff.
  • Stylist: Sasha Seymour

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