H&H senior design editor Margot Austin shows off her tiny East Coast escape with beachy white walls and nautical accents. See how she worked with original features like the kitchen cupboards, farmhouse sink, wood plank flooring and narrow staircase, and updated other areas on the cheap. Plus, learn how Margot incorporated reclaimed furniture from the island.
Food Network star Michael Smith tours us through his own charming kitchen in P.E.I., where his latest show Chef Michael's Kitchen is filmed. Learn his tips for functional kitchen design, from a floor plan and counter height that suits the cook to custom gadget organization. Plus, see how he repurposed materials like barnboard and used local manufacturers and artists from P.E.I.
Fresh white cabinetry, a graphic herringbone-pattern porcelain floor and cosy dining area define this year's dramatic Ikea kitchen makeover. See how designer Cameron MacNeil transformed contest winners Pam and Bill MacGillivray's dark 30-year-old kitchen into a contemporary space with a country vibe.
In-floor heating, Nuheat, Nuheat.com; cabinets, appliances, installation, some furnishings, HanStone Quartz counter, Ringskär faucet, Hjuvik faucet, Edsvik faucet, Fåglavik handles, Lindsdal handles, Vinna handles, Ingatorp table, Norden table, Tranetorp table, Numerår laminate counter, Numerär beech counter, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or Ikea.ca; pitcher (on table), teapots, canister, Cynthia Findlay Antiques, (416) 260-9057 or Cynthiafindlay.com; metal island base fabrication, Perfect Stainless; upholstery for banquette, Re-Wrap Custom Upholstery; sewing for drapery, Tonic Living; AG6015M floor tiles in Ash Gray matte, Saltillo Tiles; pendant light over island, HomeSense; reading lamp, Zig Zag; vintage art above table, Guff.