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In This Segment

Toronto designer Kate Thornley-Hall tours us through her renovated 1870s ski chalet in Collingwood, Ontario. Learn her tips for decorating with a cosy, log cabin style, from wool flatweave rugs and vintage finds to reclaimed wood and toile wallpaper prints.

See more of this cottage in our December 2010 issue and online photo gallery.

See sources

Contractor, Blake Farrow Project Management, Collingwood, Ont. (705) 888-0424 or visit; architect, Robert McCrea, email

Living room: Maple Leafs carpet by Eric Mathew, Source UK, Toronto (416) 357-5007 or visit; HBC ottomans, The Bay, visit; sofa, sconces above mantel, Peaks & Rafters, Port Carling, Ont. (705) 765-6868 or visit; artwork (on mantel) by Mark Berens, Art Interiors, Toronto (416) 488-3157 or visit; chair fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit; cedar garland, Sheridan Nurseries, visit

Dining room: Table, chairs, Land & Ross Antiques, Shakespeare, Ont. (519) 625-8070 or visit; chandelier, Akladios Antiques, Toronto (416) 544-1960; antler candleholders, curtain sewing by Marina Farrow, Peaks & Rafters, as above; light (on wall), L'Atelier, Toronto (416) 966-0200; drapes, rods, Designer Fabrics, as above; greenery, Sheridan Nurseries, as above.

Kitchen: Kettle, Le Creuset, call 1-866-666-6162 or visit; pendant lights, Peaks & Rafters, as above; Heaven carpet by Eric Mathew, Source UK, as above; custom cabinet finish, Blake Farrow Project Management, as above; utensil canister, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit; cheese board (under oranges), Cynthia Findlay Antiques, as above.

Principal bedroom: Chest of drawers, Land & Ross Antiques, as above; tray, pitcher, plant pot, books (bottom two), Angus & Company, as above; clock, throws (on chair), Elte, as above; John Robshaw bedding, wallpaper, side table, sconces, Peaks & Rafters, as above; chandelier, Akladios Antiques, as above.

Girls' bedroom: Beds, Bunk House Kids, Toronto (416) 915-4009, 1-800-588-8339 or visit; Ralph Lauren wallpaper, Peaks & Rafters, as above; Laura Ashley bedding, The Bay, as above; Paisley carpet by Eric Mathew, Source UK, as above; curtains, Designer Fabrics, as above; silver vase, Elte, as above; cedar boughs, Sheridan Nurseries, as above.

Bathroom: Custom cabinets, Blake Farrow Project Management, as above; tub, tap, sink, towels, cup, tray, Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit; mirror, towel bars, Restoration Hardware, visit; Diamond carpet by Smythe, Source UK, as above; wreath, Sheridan Nurseries, as above.

Exterior: Door, Lucan Architectural, Lucan, Ont. (519) 645-9079; wreath, Sheridan Nurseries, as above.



Lynda Reeves


Sheri Graham Delagran


Jason Stickley


Ryan Louis


Reiko Caron


Andrew Noddin


Scott Polley


Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 5:59
Released: November 19, 2012
Channel: Home Tour