Discover the ultimate summer entertaining space as Studio b design consultant Tim Tanz and his partner Jeff Matyas show off their Cambridge, Ontario backyard. See how they drew design ideas from their travels as they tour their sunbathing deck, dining area, resort-inspired pool and multifunctional pool house. Lynda Reeves provides a glimpse into the 11-month process of designing, constructing, decorating and styling the new Princess Margaret Welcome Home Sweepstakes showhome in Oakville. Inspired by homes in Argentina's wine country, Lynda shares some of the gorgeous elements the H&H team chose, from a stucco exterior to french doors, wide-lever shutters to warm wood details, and mustard accents with pops of rust, white and taupe. Plus, Cameron MacNeil offers design advice for a large principal bedroom, including simple tips for adding warmth with textured carpet, an upholstered headboard, bedding, paint, luxurious drapery and lighting.
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.
Exterior: Teak table and chairs, The Sign of the Skier, Toronto (416) 488-2118 or visit Thesignoftheskier.com; stucco colour, Sandy Brown (CC-150) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca; shutter and trim colour, Antique White (SW6119), Sherwin-Williams, call 1-800-474-3794 or visit Sherwin-williams.com for retailers across Canada; outdoor lanterns, Sescolite, Burlington, Ont. (905) 632-8659, Toronto (416) 651-6570 or visit Sescolite.com.
Great room (with large mirrors): Invisible speakers, Amina Technologies, call (905) 655-6411 for information; mirrors, BoBo Intriguing Objects, Atlanta (404) 355-2309 or visit Bobointriguingobjects.com; Safari Camp chairs, Four Corners throw pillows (Navajo print), Ralph Lauren Home, visit Ralphlaurenhome.com; tree-stump side tables, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit Westelm.com for ordering information; floor lamps, Serengeti chair, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; coffee table, Michel Zelnik, email firstname.lastname@example.org; bowls (on coffee table), Indigo and Chapters, visit Chapters.indigo.ca for locations and ordering; olive jars, Crate & Barrel, Calgary (403) 278-7020, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 949-1545, Toronto (416) 657-4100, 1-888-657-4108 or visit Crateandbarrel.ca; wall treatment, Behr Premium Plus Texture Paint, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit Homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; trim colour, Diamond (B451-4), Para Paints, call 1-800-461-7272 or visit Para.com for retailers across Canada; Threads Trevin in Mocha fabric (chocolate with cream blanket-stitch throw pillow), Lee Jofa Showroom (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit Kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; fireplace, Tartaruga Design, call 1-877-762-0418 or visit Tartarugadesign.com for information; ethanol fireplace insert, InFlame, Toronto (416) 530-0555, 1-888-396-9219 or visit Inflame.ca; fireplace screen, The Fireplace Shop, Toronto (416) 483-1443 or visit Thefireplaceshop.com; Geoffrey sofa, Montauk, visit Montauksofa.com for locations across Canada; sofa upholstery fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit Designerfabrics.ca; demilune consoles, Currey & Company, call 1-877-768-6428 or visit Curreyandcompany.com; console table lamps, Pottery Barn, call 1-877-812-7889 or visit Potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada; candlesticks, candles, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; Chandelier series by Daniel Schneider (line drawing above fireplace), Art Interiors, visit Artinteriors.ca, and Toronto (416) 219-6766 or visit Danielschneider.ca.
Front entrance: Chandelier, BoBo Intriguing Objects, as above; sconce (in stairwell), Restoration Hardware, Vancouver (604) 731-3918, Toronto (416) 322-9422, (416) 223-2055, 1-800-910-9836 or visit Restorationhardware.com; hardwood flooring, The Sullivan Source (to the trade), call 1-800-805-7208 or visit Sullivansource.com; wall treatment, Behr Premium Plus Texture Paint, The Home Depot, as above; trim colour, Diamond (B451-4), Para Paints, as above; bench, Camilla House Imports, call 1-800-661-0257 or visit Camillahouse.com; Untitled by John Ens (ink drawings above bench), through Art Interiors, as above, and visit Johnensart.blogspot.com.
Guest suite (with patterned duvet): Margaret bed, Oly Studio, Berkeley, Calif. (775) 336-2100 or visit Olystudio.com for retailers across Canada; bedding, Les Indiennes, call 1-520-881-8122 or visit Lesindiennes.com for retailers and ordering information; matchstick blinds, Hunter Douglas, call 1-800-265-8000 or visit Hunterdouglas.ca for dealers across Canada; throw, West Elm, as above; lamp (beside bed), Cocoon Furnishings, Oakville, Ont. (905) 829-2780 or visit Cocoonfurnishings.ca; sheets, floor mirror, Restoration Hardware, as above; desk, Currey & Company, as above; chair, Phil'z, Toronto (416) 461-9913; lamp (on desk), Cose di Casa Interiors, Toronto (416) 924-0089; Sepia Backs #1 and Sepia Backs #2 by Deborah Pearce (artwork on burlap-covered tackboard), through In2Art, Oakville, Ont. (905) 582-6739 or visit In2artgallery.com; lampshades, frame (on desk), basket (on desk), leather book (on desk), Pottery Barn, as above; burlap drape fabric, Designer Fabrics, as above; drape hardware, Dynamic Iron, Toronto (416) 763-1905 or visit Dynamiciron.com; picture (in frame on desk), Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca; wall and trim colour, Opaline (OC-33) from the Off White collection, Benjamin Moore, as above.