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Jazz up a dark Victorian home by painting rooms in fun, bold colours. Artist, writer and energetic entrepreneur Alexandra Bennett did just that with the Toronto home she shares with her husband and three children. She embraced the small, divided rooms by painting them in different shades — tour the fuchsia dining room, lilac kitchen nook, deep purple living room, and principal bedroom with soft and subtle pattern.

See more of this home in our March 2012 issue.

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Dining room: Wallpaper, Primetime Paint & Paper, visit Primetimepaint.ca; chairs, Inform Interiors, visit Informinteriors.com; shag rug, Dosa, visit Dosainc.com; artwork, The Cross Decor & Design, visit Thecrossdesign.com.

Living room: Throw pillow fabric, AnneStarr, Vancouver, visit Annestarr.ca; rug, Dosa, as above; marble slab (coffee table top), Martha Sturdy, visit Marthasturdy.com; shelving, Inform Interiors, as above.

Front hallway: Designers Guild wallpaper, Primetime, as above; green stool, Elte; mirror, L'Atelier.

Hallway with blue door: Poufs, Dosa, as above; door colour, Ol' Blue Eyes (2064-30) from the Colour Preview collection, Benjamin Moore, visit Benjaminmoore.ca; artwork, Bobbie Burgers, visit Bobbieburgers.com/images.html; prints, The Cross, as above.

Principal bedroom: Lene Toni Kjeld wallpaper; dressing table, vintage; hand sculpture for rings, Sante Fe flea market.

Duration: 
3:34

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In This Segment

Jazz up a dark Victorian home by painting rooms in fun, bold colours. Artist, writer and energetic entrepreneur Alexandra Bennett did just that with the Toronto home she shares with her husband and three children. She embraced the small, divided rooms by painting them in different shades — tour the fuchsia dining room, lilac kitchen nook, deep purple living room, and principal bedroom with soft and subtle pattern.

See more of this home in our March 2012 issue.

See sources

Dining room: Wallpaper, Primetime Paint & Paper, visit Primetimepaint.ca; chairs, Inform Interiors, visit Informinteriors.com; shag rug, Dosa, visit Dosainc.com; artwork, The Cross Decor & Design, visit Thecrossdesign.com.

Living room: Throw pillow fabric, AnneStarr, Vancouver, visit Annestarr.ca; rug, Dosa, as above; marble slab (coffee table top), Martha Sturdy, visit Marthasturdy.com; shelving, Inform Interiors, as above.

Front hallway: Designers Guild wallpaper, Primetime, as above; green stool, Elte; mirror, L'Atelier.

Hallway with blue door: Poufs, Dosa, as above; door colour, Ol' Blue Eyes (2064-30) from the Colour Preview collection, Benjamin Moore, visit Benjaminmoore.ca; artwork, Bobbie Burgers, visit Bobbieburgers.com/images.html; prints, The Cross, as above.

Principal bedroom: Lene Toni Kjeld wallpaper; dressing table, vintage; hand sculpture for rings, Sante Fe flea market.

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SENIOR PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

STYLIST

Reiko Caron

EDITOR

Andrew Noddin

WEB ADMINISTRATOR

Scott Polley

ONLINE DESIGNER

Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 3:34
Released: February 06, 2012
Channel: Home Tour