Get styling ideas from the hip rental apartment of Holt Renfrew visual stylist Heidi Lewis, complete with stylish flea market finds, gussied-up cabinets and shelves, decorating vignettes and painted feature walls. Learn how to perfectly frost and decorate a cake with buttercream icing, courtesy of chef Claire Tansey and food stylist Charmaine Baan. Plus, style editor Michael Penney explains how to decorate a mantel for summer, getting a high-end effect on a low budget.
Living room: Hans Wegner CH07 Shell chair, cushions (on sofa), wool throw (on ladder), Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit Hollacecluny.ca.
Kitchen: Light green Baja rug, silver julep cup (as vase), Teatro Verde, Toronto (416) 966-2227, (416) 733-4447, 1-888-483-2876 or visit Teatroverde.com; Adonde bowl (on island), Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit Dwr.com; linen hand towel, Constantine, Toronto (416) 929-1177 or visit Constantineinteriors.com.
Bedroom: Rustic wood bench (at foot of bed), Hollace Cluny, as above; Angelsbo floor cushions (on bench), Ikea, Vancouver (604) 273-2051, Coquitlam, B.C. (604) 636-1000, Calgary (403) 273-4338, Edmonton (780) 433-6000, Burlington, Ont. (905) 681-IKEA, Toronto (416) 222-IKEA, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 646-IKEA, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 695-5075, Ottawa (613) 829-4530, Montreal (514) 738-2167, Boucherville, Que. (450) 449-6755, 1-800-661-9807 or visit Ikea.ca; Anichini throw in Olive (on bed), Anichini Hkmet shams, tassel cushion, John Derian swallow plate (on bedside table), Constantine, as above.