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Peek inside the suburban Montreal home of designer Rollande Vachon of Moutarde Décor/Design. Suzanne Dimma reveals how Vachon mastered French farmhouse style, updating her old home while preserving its original character. From a neutral palette and horizontal wall panelling to weathered wood finishes and subtle stripes, learn how Vachon perfected each room with classic details.

See more of this home in our April 2013 issue.

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Design, Rollande Vachon, Moutarde Design, (514) 272-7888 or Moutardedecor.com.

Dining room: Table, chairs, chandelier, Moutarde Décor, as above; Grand Masquerade XIV by Manuel Lau, Han Art, (514) 876-9278 or Hanartgallery.com; wall colour, Soft Chamois (OC-13), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or Benjaminmoore.ca.

Veranda: Bistro furniture, Moutarde Décor, as above.

Living room: Chest, lamp, glass objects, Moutarde Décor, as above; coffee table, upholstery fabric (on sofa and chair), mirror, sisal rug, Moutarde Décor, as above; Statuario marble (on fireplace surround), Italbec, (514) 383-0668 or Italbec.com; wall colour, Soft Chamois (OC-13), Benjamin Moore, as above.

Kitchen breakfast nook: Wicker chairs, bench cushion, roman shade, table, pendant, Moutarde Décor, as above; cement floor tiles, Ramacieri Soligo, (514) 270-9192 or Ramacierisoligo.com.

Kitchen: Pantry doors, island, Moutarde Design, as above; pendants, yellow bowls, Moutarde Décor, as above; honed granite countertop, Italbec, as above; Gaggenau appliances, JC Perreault, Jcperreault.com.

Principal bathroom: Shower fixtures, toilet, Batimat, (514) 735-5747 or Batimat.net; ceramic tiles, Ramacieri Soligo, as above; wall colour, Soft Chamois (OC-13), Benjamin Moore, as above.

Principal bedroom: Linens, headboard, lamps, side tables, Moutarde Décor, as above; wall colour, Dovefeather (2315), Pratt & Lambert, 1-877-772-8898 or Prattandlambert.com.

Duration: 
6:16

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In This Episode

We've put together three video tours of our favourite light and bright spaces from past seasons of H&H Online TV. Stay tuned, all new segments return June 16th!

French Farmhouse Style

Peek inside the suburban Montreal home of designer Rollande Vachon of Moutarde Décor/Design. Suzanne Dimma reveals how Vachon updated her old home while preserving its original character. From a neutral palette and horizontal wall panelling to weathered wood finishes and subtle stripes, see how Vachon creates authentic French farmhouse ambiance with classic details.

Nancy Riesco's Vancouver Home

Tour the modern family home designer Nancy Riesco shares with her husband and two kids. Learn why they downsized from a large Tudor in an established neighbourhood to a narrow 2,300-square-foot home with views of the ocean. See the open-concept main floor with flowing sightlines and salon-style art wall and the serene principal bedroom and colourful rooms for both her teenagers.

Eclectic Bedroom Makeover

Designer Maia Roffey passes on her tips for adding character and storage to rental apartments. See how she elevated the look of her basic bedroom with traditional panel moulding, an exposed closet system, ikat pillows and a punchy painted headboard.

See sources

Design, Rollande Vachon, Moutarde Design, (514) 272-7888 or Moutardedecor.com.

Dining room: Table, chairs, chandelier, Moutarde Décor, as above; Grand Masquerade XIV by Manuel Lau, Han Art, (514) 876-9278 or Hanartgallery.com; wall colour, Soft Chamois (OC-13), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or Benjaminmoore.ca.

Veranda: Bistro furniture, Moutarde Décor, as above.

Living room: Chest, lamp, glass objects, Moutarde Décor, as above; coffee table, upholstery fabric (on sofa and chair), mirror, sisal rug, Moutarde Décor, as above; Statuario marble (on fireplace surround), Italbec, (514) 383-0668 or Italbec.com; wall colour, Soft Chamois (OC-13), Benjamin Moore, as above.

Kitchen breakfast nook: Wicker chairs, bench cushion, roman shade, table, pendant, Moutarde Décor, as above; cement floor tiles, Ramacieri Soligo, (514) 270-9192 or Ramacierisoligo.com.

Kitchen: Pantry doors, island, Moutarde Design, as above; pendants, yellow bowls, Moutarde Décor, as above; honed granite countertop, Italbec, as above; Gaggenau appliances, JC Perreault, Jcperreault.com.

Principal bathroom: Shower fixtures, toilet, Batimat, (514) 735-5747 or Batimat.net; ceramic tiles, Ramacieri Soligo, as above; wall colour, Soft Chamois (OC-13), Benjamin Moore, as above.

Principal bedroom: Linens, headboard, lamps, side tables, Moutarde Décor, as above; wall colour, Dovefeather (2315), Pratt & Lambert, 1-877-772-8898 or Prattandlambert.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: 6:16
Released: April 08, 2013
Featuring: Suzanne Dimma
Channel: Home Tour