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Basement Entertainment Room

Del Weale and Samantha Farjo designed this light-filled rec room to appeal to adults and children alike.

Key Elements
Light Palette The walls were painted a creamy grey to keep the room airy and bright. "Psychologically, it doesn't feel like a basement," say Weale and Farjo.

Copper Fireplace The team focused on using eco-friendly elements. The fireplace, made from low-maintenance recyclable local copper, adds warmth to the space.

Wood Floor Due to extensive damage, the original wood floor was replaced with white oak finished with a natural wax.

Recycled Furniture A credenza was made from recycled letterpress trays and the base for the custom games table is reclaimed barn board. The leather armchairs were vintage finds.

See more photos of the 2009 Junior League of Toronto showhouse in our gallery.

  • Photographer: Sarah Hartill
  • Products: Flooring, Rosewood Flooring. Sisal rug, Elte. Lighting, Universal Lamp. Paint: Soapy Water, P5223-14D (on walls) and Mountain Range, P5206-85D (fireplace interior). Pillows (on lounge chairs), Starlight Drapery Workroom. Contractor, Chalcraft Custom Builders. Painting, Melrose Painting. Electrical, C.M.P Electrical Contractors.
  • Designer: Del Weale Interior Design and Samantha Farjo Design.

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