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Homeowner Helen Dewar explains how she turned the narrow 15 by 30-foot main floor of her family's townhouse into a functional space for entertaining. See how she maximized natural light by removing upper cabinetry and added colour with elegant wallpaper, yellow-painted doors and striped fabric. Plus, learn how she squeezed in extra seating for guests with a narrow kitchen island and custom dining table.

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Entryway: Floor tiles, Antica Tile & Stone; wallpaper, Primetime Paint & Paper.

Kitchen: Cabinetry, Falcon Kitchens; marble, Marble and Marble; backsplash tiles, Weston Tile; pendant lights, Roost Home Furnishings; artwork, Amsonia by Linda Henningson through Canvas Gallery; wood boards, grey bowls, pitcher, white bottles and jars, Elte.

Dining room: Bench, The Big Stuff; custom table, Design Republic; light fixture, modified instructions from Lindsey Adelman; mirror, Visitor Parking; vase, West Elm.

Living room: Rug, ottoman, Elte; sofa, Visitor Parking; wall colour, Classic Gray (OC-23) from Benjamin Moore; pillows, throws, West Elm; artwork, Kakabeka (and life) Falls by Silvana Bruni through Canvas Gallery.

Duration: 
5:21

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In This Segment

Homeowner Helen Dewar explains how she turned the narrow 15 by 30-foot main floor of her family's townhouse into a functional space for entertaining. See how she maximized natural light by removing upper cabinetry and added colour with elegant wallpaper, yellow-painted doors and striped fabric. Plus, learn how she squeezed in extra seating for guests with a narrow kitchen island and custom dining table.

See sources

Entryway: Floor tiles, Antica Tile & Stone; wallpaper, Primetime Paint & Paper.

Kitchen: Cabinetry, Falcon Kitchens; marble, Marble and Marble; backsplash tiles, Weston Tile; pendant lights, Roost Home Furnishings; artwork, Amsonia by Linda Henningson through Canvas Gallery; wood boards, grey bowls, pitcher, white bottles and jars, Elte.

Dining room: Bench, The Big Stuff; custom table, Design Republic; light fixture, modified instructions from Lindsey Adelman; mirror, Visitor Parking; vase, West Elm.

Living room: Rug, ottoman, Elte; sofa, Visitor Parking; wall colour, Classic Gray (OC-23) from Benjamin Moore; pillows, throws, West Elm; artwork, Kakabeka (and life) Falls by Silvana Bruni through Canvas Gallery.

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: 5:21
Released: November 26, 2012
Featuring: Helen Dewar
Channel: Home Tour