Yes, an industrial loft can be cosy and welcoming. Sarah Callanan, Angus & Company's in-house designer, fell in love with her unit's raw features — exposed brick, natural wood beams and an open-concept floor plan — which she embellished with pops of colour, family antiques and vintage lighting. See how she updated the small kitchen by painting the cupboards out white, traded a tub for a luxe shower, and maximized storage in the bedroom. Lynda Reeves demonstrates how to make her favourite chocolate peanut butter cups recipe. Plus, style editor Sarah Hartill creates a festive mantel display with Christmas cards, faux sage garlands, mercury glass ornaments, glitter houses, candles and more.
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