Peek inside the suburban Montreal home of designer Rollande Vachon of Moutarde Décor/Design. Suzanne Dimma reveals how Vachon mastered French farmhouse style, updating her old home while preserving its original character. From a neutral palette and horizontal wall panelling to weathered wood finishes and subtle stripes, learn how Vachon perfected each room with classic details.
Learn how to host a themed party in style! Lynda Reeves shares easy outdoor entertaining tips after throwing a post-wedding brunch for her stepdaughter. From the Brazilian barbecue dishes to the tasteful tabletop decorations, steal her tricks for a fun backyard party.
Montreal lighting designer Samuel Lambert of Lambert & Fils explains the inspiration and process behind his industrial-chic pieces.
Wedding photography, Catherine Farquharson; Parisian-style desserts, Thobors Boulangerie Patisserie Café, (416) 544-1733 or Thobors.ca; event planning and waitstaff, Jeff Dinan Events, (416) 420-6006; rentals, Event Rental Group, (416) 759-2611 or Eventrentalgroup.com; sewing by Reg Dohms, Luxe Interior Design, (416) 463-0215; tent, Absolute Tent & Event Services, (416) 203-8332 or Absolute.to; valet parking, Mark J. Mooney & Associates, 1-888-387-7738 or Markjmooney.com; vases, 18Karat, (604) 742-1880 or 18karatstore.com; cocktail glasses, Event Rental Group, as above; napkins, Designer Fabrics, (416) 531-2810 or Designerfabrics.ca; plates, Event Rental Group, as above; bowls, William Ashley China, (905) 566-8500, (416) 964-2900 or Williamashley.com.