Lynda Reeves redefines basement style as she tours the lower level of the 2011 Princess Margaret Welcome Home Sweepstakes showhome in Oakville. See the expansive laundry and craft room, richly-patterned guest bedroom, Ikea-furnished media room and wine-tasting room.
Architectural design, Keith MacDonald, principal, Gordon Ridgely Architects and Associates, Toronto (416) 921-5130 or visit Gordonridgelyarchitects.com; builder, PCM Project & Construction Management, visit Pcmnow.com; landscape architect, Ron Holbrook, Ronald Holbrook & Associates Landscape Architects, Toronto (416) 924-8165 or email email@example.com; landscaper, Coivic Contracting, Hornby, Ont. (905) 878-9101 or visit Coivic.com.
Laundry room: Cabinets, chair, stools, shelves, sink, faucet, pitcher, hangers, glass jars, baskets, Ikea; large basket, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit Westelm.com for ordering information; Sunlight HE laundry detergent, at retailers across Canada; sewing Judy, Restoration Hardware, Vancouver (604) 731-3918, Toronto (416) 322-9422, (416) 223-2055, 1-800-910-9836 or visit Restorationhardware.com; washer, dryer, TV, LG Electronics, visit Lg.com for retailers and information; floor tiles, Stone Tile, call 1-866-669-1103 or visit Stone-tile.com for showrooms across Canada; backsplash tiles, Saltillo Imports, Toronto (416) 441-2224 or visit Saltillo-tiles.com; island, Heritage Kitchens, Toronto (416) 440-2605 or visit Heritage-kitchens.com; polished concrete countertop, Anthony Concrete Design, Burgessville, Ont. (519) 424-3855; pendant lights, Currey & Company, call 1-877-768-6428 or visit Curreyandcompany.com; Focus iron, Precision steamer, Rowenta, visit Rowenta.ca; towels, basket with wheels, Pottery Barn, call 1-877-812-7889 or visit Potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada; wall and cabinet colour, Martha Stewart Living Sharkey Gray (MSL240), The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit Homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; trim colour, Cloud White (CC-40) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca.
Lower-level guest suite: Pierre Frey wallpaper, through Primavera Interior Furnishings, (to the trade), Toronto (416) 921-3334 or visit Primavera.ca; sisal carpet, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; bed, bedding, chair, rug, dresser, lamp, Ikea, as above; trim colour, Cloud White (CC-40) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, as above.
Spa bathroom: Slate floors, Stone Tile, as above; sauna, SaunaRay; shower glass, Fleurco; heated mirror, Lava; shower fixtures, Ginger's; furniture, accessories, Premiär forest photo, Ikea, as above; wall colour, Fog Mist OC-31, Benjamin Moore, as above; trim colour, Cloud White CC-40, Benjamin Moore, as above.
Lower-level media room:Furniture, accessories, Ikea, as above; fireplace surround, Century Architexture, Toronto (416) 503-3889 or visit Centuryarchitexture.com; Blu-ray TV, LG Electronics, visit Lg.com for retailers and information; photography, John Queenan, Oakville, Ont. (905) 469-0998 or visit Johnqueenan.com for information; books, Indigo and Chapters, visit Chapters.indigo.ca for locations and ordering.
Wine room: Wine fridges, The Wine Establishment, Toronto (416) 861-1331, 1-800-268-8418 or visit Thewineestablishment.com for information; wine built-in, Rettie Restoration, Hockley Valley, Ont. (416) 999-5451 or visit Rettierestoration.com; wine, Frescobaldi; table, armchair, glassware, accessories, Ikea, as above; dining chairs, Camilla House Imports, call 1-800-661-0257 or visit Camillahouse.com; floor tiles, Ceratec, call 1-800-663-8445 or visit Ceratec.com for dealers across Canada; baskets, West Elm, as above; wall colour, Fog Mist (OC-31) from the Off White collection, trim colour, Cloud White (CC-40) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, as above.