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In This Segment

Think you need a large family home for three young children? Think again. Stylish Toronto realtor Emily Norris shows off her bright and relaxed lakeside bungalow. See how she maximized the views and cut costs by using reclaimed flooring and a DIY wall treatment, vanity, console table and more. Tour the cheerful bedrooms on the main level and open-concept kitchen, dining room and family room on the lower level, complete with large walk-out doors to the garden and lake.

See more of this home in our June 2012 issue.

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Contractor, Artisans Unlimited, Toronto (416) 831-5157.

Kitchen: Marble countertops, K.C. Granite & Marble, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 565-8603; gas range, BlueStar, visit; rug, stool, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit; doors, Synergy Manufacturing, visit; shelves, Ikea, call 1-866- 866-IKEA or visit for locations across Canada; Kohler faucet, Kraus stainless farmhouse sink, Faucet Direct, visit; shelves, drapes, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit for locations across Canada; white dishes, William Ashley China, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 566-8500, Toronto (416) 964-2900, 1-800-268-1122 or visit

Family room: David Hicks fabric (on wall and chair), Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit; sofa, Ikea, as above; rug, West Elm, call 1-877-451-9519 or visit; custom doors, Synergy Manufacturing, as above; coffee table, Morba, Toronto (416) 364-5144 or visit; chair fabric, Designer Fabrics, as above.

Entryway: Stone lions, Nesters, Toronto (416) 698-2207 or visit; vases, HomeSense, visit for locations across Canada; tiles, Ciot, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 606-2468, Concord, Ont. (416) 739-8000, Toronto (416) 785-8080, Montreal (514) 382-7330, Quebec City (418) 648-1755 or visit; faux quince branches, Floridus, call 1-800-268-4902 or visit for retailers.

Upstairs living room: Ottoman, HomeSense, as above; Eames rocker, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit; pillow (far left), Elte, as above.

Stairwell: Reclaimed black ash floors, The Silver Root Company, Toronto (647) 866-6616 or visit; oil painting (left), Max MacDonald, Toronto (416) 885-8307; Robert Abbey pendant light, Elte, as above; wall colour, Cloud White (CC-40) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit

Principal bedroom: Rug, sconce, Elte, as above; Malm bed, Ikea, as above.

Dining room: Picture rails, Ikea, as above; artwork, 20 x 200, visit

Michael's bedroom: Rug, Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit; Harrington stripe bedding fabric, Designer Fabrics, as above; blue steel side table, Guff, Toronto (416) 913-8025 or visit; artwork, Frontier Sales Furniture, Toronto (416) 691-3300 or visit

Ruby and Eloise's bedroom: Bedframes, Frontier Sales Furniture, as above; rug, Y&Co, as above; yellow quilts, Virginia Johnson, Toronto (416) 516-3366 or visit; drape fabric, Fabricland, visit for locations across Canada.



Lynda Reeves


Sheri Graham Delagran


Jason Stickley


Ryan Louis


Reiko Caron


Andrew Noddin


Scott Polley


Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 5:37
Released: May 07, 2012
Featuring: Emily Norris
Channel: Home Tour