Used rugs and tapestries add texture, pattern and warmth.
Cottage owners Juli Daoust and John Baker hired a contractor to paint the ceilings white, creating a uniform look with the walls and floor. Sliding glass doors, high ceiling and tailored furniture make the room feel light and airy. The unusual daybed sofa is a Shaker-inspired piece that's carried at their store, Mjölk — a Japanese and Scandinavian lifestyle boutique in Toronto.
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