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Learn how to mix metallic wallpaper, inexpensive vintage furniture, bold colours and sleek new pieces, using the example of stylist-writer Arren Williams’ modernist, Palm Springs inspired house. Bright hues in the living room contrast with a minimalist tiled kitchen.

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See photos of Williams’ house in the August 2010 issue of House & Home. Design by Arren Williams – Stylist and Trend Reporter, contractor, Cera Stone, Concord, Ont. (905) 669-7298 or visit cerastoneltd.com. Living room: Montego gas fireplace, Odyssey Fireplaces, Etobicoke, Ont. (905) 850-9075 or visit odysseyfireplaces.com; silver ottoman, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; rug, Sears, call 1-888-473-2772 or visit sears.ca; tray table, Michael Thomas Antiques, Port Hope, Ont. (905) 885-4000 or visit michaelthomasantiques.com; pillows, The Rug Company, New York (212) 274-0444, Los Angeles (323) 653-0303 or visit therugcompany.info for ordering information; vintage side table, Zig Zag, Toronto (416) 778-6495 or visit modfurnishings.com; foot sculpture (on coffee table), HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for locations across Canada; drapery and blind sewing, NGG Sewing, Vaughn, Ont. (905) 739-1464. Arren and David in reading room: Mommy Dearest hand-knotted rug, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca. Dining area console: Manderley wallpaper in Gold (57204), Graham & Brown, visit grahambrown.com for showrooms across Canada; wallpaper installation, Rod Dunn, Toronto (647) 272-9761; Bestå storage cabinet, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; Tivoli Model One radio, Lenbrook Canada, call 1-800-263-4666 or visit lenbrook.com for retailers across Canada; Pro-Ject turntable, Bay Bloor Radio, Toronto (416) 967-1122, 1-800-563-7776 or visit baybloorradio.com, or visit project-audio.com; dog bed, HomeSense, call 1-866-HOME-707 or homesense.ca. Dining area: Doors, Jeld-Wen, call 1-800-JELD-WEN or visit jeldwen.com; furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca; upholstering, Daniel Nguyen-Moreira, visit miedadesign.com; melamine tray, Crate & Barrel, Calgary (403) 278-7020, Toronto (416) 657-4100, 1-888-657-4108 or visit crateandbarrel.ca for ordering information; Manderley wallpaper, Graham & Brown, visit grahambrown.com for showrooms across Canada.  Powder room: Wallpaper, BHV, visit bhv.fr; mirror, Walmart, call 1-800-328-0402 or visit walmart.ca for locations across Canada; sink, faucet, American Standard, call 1-800-442-1902 or visit americanstandard.ca for retailers across Canada; Daltile subway tiles, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada. Kitchen: KraftMaid cabinets, glass tiles, countertop, bamboo flooring, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; kitchen installation, The Home Depot Installation Services, call 1-800-668-2266 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; fridge, stove, dishwasher, Jenn-Air, call 1-800-688-1100 or visit jennair.ca for retailers across Canada; espresso machine, Nespresso, call 1-800-562-1465 or visit nespresso.com for retailers across Canada. Stairwell: Pendant, Consumer’s Lighting & Lamps, Toront (416) 781-3607; drapery, NGG Sewing, Vaughn, Ont. (905) 739-1464; windows, Jeld-Wen, call 1-800-JELD-WEN or visit jeldwen.com.  Desk: Botulism rug, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; Vika Lerberg trestles, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; vintage Howard Miller wall clock, vintage table lamp, Zig Zag, Toronto (416) 778-6495 or visit modfurnishings.com; corkboards, HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for locations across Canada; camera, Olympus, visit olympuscanada.com for retailers. Dresser in reading room: Furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca; Love print, Bold & Noble, visit boldandnoble.com; City Mouse and Country Mouse diptych, Zebedee Helm, visit zebedeehelm.com. Principal bedroom: Lee Jofa upholstery fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; headboard upholstery, bedskirt, Daniel Nguyen-Moreira, visit miedadesign.com; grasscloth (on walls), Design by Color, visit designbycolor.net; vintage pendant light, Studio Pazo, Toronto (416) 916-6302; drapery panels, InVu Drapery, Toronto (416) 481-5273, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 828-2022, 1-866-572-2472 or visit invudraperyco.com; furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca; Jonathan Adler vases, AT Design Group, Toronto (416) 323-0323 or visit atdesignhome.com. Principal bedroom dresser: Vintage dresser, Frontier Sales Furniture, Toronto (416) 691-3300 or visit frontiersales.ca; mirror, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit westelm.com for ordering information; frame, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada; enameled boxes, AT Design Group, Toronto (416) 323-0323 or visit atdesignhome.com.  Principal bedroom shoe storage and closet: Pax wardrobe systems, Vinstra doors, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca. Principal bathroom shower: Stool, HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for locations across Canada; tile, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; WaterTile ceiling-mount shower, hand shower, slide bar, trim kit, Kohler, call 1-800-4-KOHLER or visit kohler.ca for retailers across Canada; Tivoli Pal radio, Lenbrook Canada, call 1-800-263-4666 or visit lenbrook.com for retailers across Canada. Principal bathroom vanity: KraftMaid cabinets, tiles, countertop, sinks, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; cabinet installation, The Home Depot Installation services, call 1-800-668-2266 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; towel, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; wall sconces, CB2, visit cb2.com; mirrors, Walmart, call 1-800-328-0402 or visit walmart.ca for locations across Canada. TV area: Chair, rug, Elte, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit elte.com; storage units (with lighting), Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; silk velvet pillow, Constantine, Toronto (416) 929-1177, 1-866-929-1177 or visit constantineinteriors.com; flooring, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada. Display shelf: Bestå Burs wall shelf, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca. Man cave: Sectional, Gus Design Group, Toronto (416) 534-0773 or visit gusmodern.com for dealers; pillows, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; cane ottomans, Constantine, Toronto (416) 929-1177, 1-866-929-1177 or visit constantineinteriors.com.

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Learn how to mix metallic wallpaper, inexpensive vintage furniture, bold colours and sleek new pieces, using the example of stylist-writer Arren Williams’ modernist, Palm Springs inspired house. Bright hues in the living room contrast with a minimalist tiled kitchen.

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See photos of Williams’ house in the August 2010 issue of House & Home. Design by Arren Williams – Stylist and Trend Reporter, contractor, Cera Stone, Concord, Ont. (905) 669-7298 or visit cerastoneltd.com. Living room: Montego gas fireplace, Odyssey Fireplaces, Etobicoke, Ont. (905) 850-9075 or visit odysseyfireplaces.com; silver ottoman, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; rug, Sears, call 1-888-473-2772 or visit sears.ca; tray table, Michael Thomas Antiques, Port Hope, Ont. (905) 885-4000 or visit michaelthomasantiques.com; pillows, The Rug Company, New York (212) 274-0444, Los Angeles (323) 653-0303 or visit therugcompany.info for ordering information; vintage side table, Zig Zag, Toronto (416) 778-6495 or visit modfurnishings.com; foot sculpture (on coffee table), HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for locations across Canada; drapery and blind sewing, NGG Sewing, Vaughn, Ont. (905) 739-1464. Arren and David in reading room: Mommy Dearest hand-knotted rug, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca. Dining area console: Manderley wallpaper in Gold (57204), Graham & Brown, visit grahambrown.com for showrooms across Canada; wallpaper installation, Rod Dunn, Toronto (647) 272-9761; Bestå storage cabinet, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; Tivoli Model One radio, Lenbrook Canada, call 1-800-263-4666 or visit lenbrook.com for retailers across Canada; Pro-Ject turntable, Bay Bloor Radio, Toronto (416) 967-1122, 1-800-563-7776 or visit baybloorradio.com, or visit project-audio.com; dog bed, HomeSense, call 1-866-HOME-707 or homesense.ca. Dining area: Doors, Jeld-Wen, call 1-800-JELD-WEN or visit jeldwen.com; furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca; upholstering, Daniel Nguyen-Moreira, visit miedadesign.com; melamine tray, Crate & Barrel, Calgary (403) 278-7020, Toronto (416) 657-4100, 1-888-657-4108 or visit crateandbarrel.ca for ordering information; Manderley wallpaper, Graham & Brown, visit grahambrown.com for showrooms across Canada.  Powder room: Wallpaper, BHV, visit bhv.fr; mirror, Walmart, call 1-800-328-0402 or visit walmart.ca for locations across Canada; sink, faucet, American Standard, call 1-800-442-1902 or visit americanstandard.ca for retailers across Canada; Daltile subway tiles, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada. Kitchen: KraftMaid cabinets, glass tiles, countertop, bamboo flooring, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; kitchen installation, The Home Depot Installation Services, call 1-800-668-2266 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; fridge, stove, dishwasher, Jenn-Air, call 1-800-688-1100 or visit jennair.ca for retailers across Canada; espresso machine, Nespresso, call 1-800-562-1465 or visit nespresso.com for retailers across Canada. Stairwell: Pendant, Consumer’s Lighting & Lamps, Toront (416) 781-3607; drapery, NGG Sewing, Vaughn, Ont. (905) 739-1464; windows, Jeld-Wen, call 1-800-JELD-WEN or visit jeldwen.com.  Desk: Botulism rug, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; Vika Lerberg trestles, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; vintage Howard Miller wall clock, vintage table lamp, Zig Zag, Toronto (416) 778-6495 or visit modfurnishings.com; corkboards, HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for locations across Canada; camera, Olympus, visit olympuscanada.com for retailers. Dresser in reading room: Furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca; Love print, Bold & Noble, visit boldandnoble.com; City Mouse and Country Mouse diptych, Zebedee Helm, visit zebedeehelm.com. Principal bedroom: Lee Jofa upholstery fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; headboard upholstery, bedskirt, Daniel Nguyen-Moreira, visit miedadesign.com; grasscloth (on walls), Design by Color, visit designbycolor.net; vintage pendant light, Studio Pazo, Toronto (416) 916-6302; drapery panels, InVu Drapery, Toronto (416) 481-5273, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 828-2022, 1-866-572-2472 or visit invudraperyco.com; furniture refinishing, Beresford, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 614-1010 or visit beresfordinc.ca; Jonathan Adler vases, AT Design Group, Toronto (416) 323-0323 or visit atdesignhome.com. Principal bedroom dresser: Vintage dresser, Frontier Sales Furniture, Toronto (416) 691-3300 or visit frontiersales.ca; mirror, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit westelm.com for ordering information; frame, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada; enameled boxes, AT Design Group, Toronto (416) 323-0323 or visit atdesignhome.com.  Principal bedroom shoe storage and closet: Pax wardrobe systems, Vinstra doors, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca. Principal bathroom shower: Stool, HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for locations across Canada; tile, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; WaterTile ceiling-mount shower, hand shower, slide bar, trim kit, Kohler, call 1-800-4-KOHLER or visit kohler.ca for retailers across Canada; Tivoli Pal radio, Lenbrook Canada, call 1-800-263-4666 or visit lenbrook.com for retailers across Canada. Principal bathroom vanity: KraftMaid cabinets, tiles, countertop, sinks, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; cabinet installation, The Home Depot Installation services, call 1-800-668-2266 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; towel, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; wall sconces, CB2, visit cb2.com; mirrors, Walmart, call 1-800-328-0402 or visit walmart.ca for locations across Canada. TV area: Chair, rug, Elte, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit elte.com; storage units (with lighting), Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; silk velvet pillow, Constantine, Toronto (416) 929-1177, 1-866-929-1177 or visit constantineinteriors.com; flooring, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada. Display shelf: Bestå Burs wall shelf, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca. Man cave: Sectional, Gus Design Group, Toronto (416) 534-0773 or visit gusmodern.com for dealers; pillows, Bev Hisey, Toronto (416) 703-3418 or visit bevhisey.com; cane ottomans, Constantine, Toronto (416) 929-1177, 1-866-929-1177 or visit constantineinteriors.com.

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 5:15
Released: July 05, 2010
Featuring: Arren Williams
Channel: Home Tour