H&H senior design editor Margot Austin shows off her small, mid-century Scarborough home, which is full of personality, vintage finds and hits of colour. See how she incorporated lighting and furniture that suit the style of the 520-square-foot home, along with layers of her own favourite antiques. Plus, learn her tricks for pinching pennies, from updating existing kitchen cupboards to creating an affordable bed canopy.
Fashion blogger and stylist Kate Horsman tours us through her glamorous Gastown condo. See how she transformed a mostly-white loft with soaring windows into a cosy space with a beachy, vacation-home vibe.
Morgan Michener explains how neon accents can add high-voltage style to any room. Learn her cheap and cheerful DIY ways to add colour, from vases and lamp cords to throw pillows and radiators.
Living room: Sectional, The Cross, (604) 689-2900, Thecrossdesign.com; nesting tables, Urban Barn, Urbanbarn.com; folded throw, Homewerx, 1-855-315-2203, Homewerx.ca; draped throw, Örling & Wu, 1-877-398-2718, Orlingandwu.com.
Dining room: Table, Union Wood & Supply Company, (604) 675-9033, Unionwoodco.com; chairs, Kartell, Kartell.it; chandelier, Roost, Roostco.com; branch sculpture, Peridot, (604) 736- 4499, (403) 237-6890 or Peridot.ca; art, Patricia Larsen, Patricialarsen.com.
Bedroom: Neon sign, Concept Neon, Conceptneon.ca; bed, Inform Interiors, (604) 682-3868, Informinteriors.com; linens, Society, Societylimonta.com; table, Calligaris, Calligaris.com; throw, Örling & Wu, as above.