In this Episode
Get renovation tips and design ideas as Lynda Reeves tours the impossibly chic basement of H&H senior editor Meg Crossley. See how thrift-store shopper Michael Penney uses paint to turn old mirrors into pretty chalkboards. Get baking tips for making foolproof pie as H&H food editor Claire Tansey rolls out her favourite pastry recipe.
Contractors, Artwall Contracting, Toronto (416) 534-0944; laminate flooring, Pergo Presto in Elite Soothing Walnut laminate, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; faux brick on fireplace, Manchester interior decorative brick wall covering, Century Architexture, Toronto (416) 503-3889, 1-886-347-2030 or visit centuryarchitexture.com; all nickel hardware, Lee Valley Tools, call 1-800-267-8767 or visit leevalley.com for locations across Canada; Yukon White gloss hexagonal floor tiles (in bathroom), Olympia Tile & Stone, Toronto (416) 785-6666, 1-800-268-1613 or visit olympiatile.com; Pragel in Walnut counter (laundry room), Domsjo sink, Granemo bookcase, cowhide rug, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca; washroom panelling, laundry room cabinet and stair tread colour, Sico Blue Ash (4176-21), wall and trim colour throughout, Sico Light Sugar (4150-11), through Paint Depot, Toronto (416) 469-5633; white cotton duck (for slipcovers), blue modern crewel fabric (on pillows), Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit designerfabrics.ca; slipcover sewing, Pat Walker (by appointment), Toronto (416) 766-6272.
Make A Chalkboard Mirror
- Beauti-Tone Signature Series Alkyd Primer Sealer Undercoat, White – Tinted Grey
- Beauti-Tone Acrylic Primer White
- Beauti-Tone Acrylic Latex Interor Paint, Highland 4M3-7
- RUST-OLEUM Specialty – Chalkboard Black Finish Paint, writeable-erasable latex paint.