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In This Segment

Designer Ingrid Oomen solves the dilemma of how to update a century home for modern life while maintaining the innate character. See how she preserved cherished elements such as leaded glass windows, a marble fireplace and gumwood paneling, yet made her Toronto home contemporary.

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Design, Ingrid Oomen, Vanessa Kwan, Qummunicate; entry hall marble tiles, principal bathroom tiles, Rivalda Tiles; limestone, Marble Granite Depot; panelling colour, Oxford White (CC-30), Benjamin Moore; dining room table, family room pillows, sofa, Elte; rug, Crate & Barrel; sconces, RH Restoration Hardware; kitchen windows, Grace Windows & Doors, (905) 660-0271; cabinet colour, Moonlight White (OC-125), Benjamin Moore; island countertop, Carrara 90 Marble & Granite; stools by Tolix, Design Within Reach; taps, bathroom faucet, Ginger's; sinks, Kohler; principal bathroom glass wall tile, Ciot; mirror, HomeSense; principal bedroom bed frame, RH Restoration Hardware; side table, point blanket, Hudson's Bay; duvet, pillowcases, Au Lit Fine Linens.


Executive Producer

Lynda Reeves

Director Online TV Production

Sheri Graham Delagran

Director of Photography

Jason Stickley

Segment Producer

Ryan Louis


Patrick Malone

Erin Gulas

Digital Director

Michael Zimmermann

Online Designer

Julie Whyte

Thanks to

Ingrid Oomen

Copyright 2014

Runtime: 6:18
Released: January 27, 2014
Featuring: Ingrid Oomen
Channel: Home Tour