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In This Segment

Warm wood and textured stone combine with contemporary accents in the family-friendly, modern-rustic home of design-TV executive Michelle Kosoy. Learn how to blend bold patterns and pretty accessories with kid-proof furniture as she tours her cosy principal suite, living room, kitchen, dining room and mudroom.

See more photos of this home in our December 2010 issue.

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Design, Barbara Purdy and Olivia Botrie, Barbara Purdy Design, Toronto (416) 784-3400 or visit; general contractor, Long Contracting, Toronto (416) 816-3334. Family room: Chair, Absolutely Inc., Toronto (416) 324-8351 or visit; ottoman, Silva, Toronto (416) 638-9595 or visit; sofa, Ribbehege & Azevedo, Toronto (416) 651-1171 or visit; built-ins, Olympic Kitchens, Toronto (416) 226-8851 or visit; fireplace insert, Marsh’s Stoves & Fireplaces, Toronto (416) 762-4582; fireplace surround, Stone Tile International, call 1-866-669-1103 or visit Dining room: Head chair, Hardware, Toronto (416) 462-3099 or visit; side chairs, Chair Source, Concord, Ont. (905) 761-8790 or visit; dining table, Urban Tree Salvage, Toronto (647) 438-7516 or visit; rug, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit; light fixtures, Robert Abbey, call (828) 322-3480 or visit; fireplace, Marsh’s Stoves & Fireplaces, as above; stone wall, Marble Trend, Toronto (416) 783-9911 or visit Entryway: Wallpaper, Bilbrough & Co., Toronto (416) 960-1611, 1-800-563-5716 or visit; wallpaper installation, Nagy’s Decorating & Design, Toronto (416) 835-2042; mirror colour, Ultra White (CC-10) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit; basket, Artifacts, Toronto (416) 961-1058 or visit; shelf, York Marble, Toronto (416) 235-0161 or visit; vase, ChairTableLamp, Toronto (416) 934-1021; flowers, Burnett, Toronto (647) 347-9344. Bedroom: Bed, Palette Furniture, Woodbridge, Ont. (905) 856-0610 or visit; headboard fabric, Threadcount, Toronto (416) 916-9012 or visit; Kisa bedding, Lucca, Toronto (416) 485-4999; ottoman fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit; ottoman reupholstery, JMV Interiors, Markham, Ont. (905) 475-7008; nightstand, Restoration Hardware, Vancouver (604) 731-3918, Toronto (416) 322-9422, (416) 223-2055 or visit; lamp, throw, rug, Elte, as above; fireplace insert, Marsh’s Stoves & Fireplaces, as above; fireplace surround, Stone Tile International, as above; wall colour (throughout), Stonington Gray (HC-170) from the Historical Colours collection, trim colour (throughout), Gray Mist (OC-30) from the Off White collection, Benjamin Moore, as above. Principal bathroom: Bathtub, faucet, Canaroma, Woodbridge, Ont. (905) 856-7979 or visit; stool, Urban Tree Salvage, as above; floor tiles, shower tiles, Stone Tile International, as above; wood ball, West Elm, visit; bath accessories, Ginger’s, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit; shutters, Pro-Tech Window Coverings, Toronto (416) 949-6959 or visit; flowers, Burnett, as above; shower kit, Roman Bath Centre, Toronto (416) 787-1219 or visit; shower door, Precision Glass, Toronto (416) 538-2822 or visit Kitchen: Cabinets, Olympic Kitchens, as above; countertops, York Marble, as above; appliances, Tasco Distributors, visit; pendant lights, Niche Modern, visit; stools, West Elm, as above; backsplash, Precision Glass, as above; floor, Cercan Tile, Toronto (416) 413-9008 or visit; artwork, Miriam Shiell Fine Art, Toronto (416) 925-2461 or visit; wood bowls, Crate & Barrel, Calgary (403) 278-7020, Toronto (416) 657-4100, 1-888-657-4108 or visit; wood cake stands, AT Design Group, Toronto (416) 323-0323 or visit; faucet, sink, Roman Bath Centre, as above; aqua pottery, Elte, as above; backsplash colour, Kendall Charcoal (HC-166) from the Historical Colours collection, Benjamin Moore, as above.



Lynda Reeves


Sheri Graham Delagran


Jason Stickley


Ryan Louis


Reiko Caron


Andrew Noddin


Scott Polley


Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 6:07
Released: November 29, 2010
Featuring: Michelle Kosoy
Channel: Home Tour