Take video tours of our three favourite laid-back spaces from past seasons of H&H Online TV! Stay tuned for all new segments on Monday, August 5th!
H&H senior design editor Margot Austin shows off her tiny East Coast escape with beachy white walls and nautical accents. See how she worked with original features like the kitchen cupboards, farmhouse sink, wood plank flooring and narrow staircase, and updated other areas on a budget. Plus, learn how Margot incorporated reclaimed furniture from the island.
David Yustin of Zacharko Yustin Architects shows off a modern yet functional home his firm built for a busy young family. Tour the spacious main floor, including a colourful family room, dining room with folding doors to the backyard, kitchen with floor-to-ceiling storage and entryway with a warm bamboo staircase. Plus, tour the private office and blue-tiled principal bathroom.
Fashion and beauty photographer Maude Arsenault opens up the doors of her bright family home. See how she started with a clean white backdrop and added hits of colour through art, eclectic furniture and a punchy striped stair runner. Tour her casual living room, modern kitchen, calming principal bedroom and fun kids' rooms.
Entryway: Wall colour, Trinity Blazer, floor colour, Patina, Beauti-Tone, Home Hardware, Homehardware.ca; blinds, light fixture, The Home Depot, 1-800-628-0525 or Homedepot.ca; curtains, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or Ikea.ca.
Living room: Sofa, Home Furniture, Homefurniture.ca; coffee table, rug, large picture frame (above sofa), Ikea, as above; tray (on coffee table), Walmart, Walmart.ca; white chair fabric, Sunbrella, Sunbrella.com; chair upholstery, Soft Options Upholstery, (416) 465-9131; seagrass cube, Haus Interior, (212) 741-0455 or Hausinterior.com; wall paint colour, Paper White, floor paint colour, Patina, Beauti-Tone, Home Hardware, as above; rope lamp, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or Westelm.com; ceiling light fixture, The Home Depot, as above.
Dining area: Chairs, Pier 1 Imports, Pier1.ca; chair seat fabric, Sunbrella, as above; chair seat sewing by Gail Leger, The Sewing Studio, (416) 461-6683; blinds, curtain rod, The Home Depot, as above; curtains, Ikea, as above; mobile, Ella & Elliot, (416) 850-7890, Ellaandelliot.com.
Kitchen: Appliances, GE, Geappliances.ca; cabinet and countertop fabrication and installation (oven side of kitchen only), Joe Dunphy, (902) 961-2848, Joedunphy.com; cabinet pulls, stainless shelf, bird print tray, white curtain, picture frame, Ikea, as above; photo in frame, House & Garden August 1952 by John Rawlings, Conde Nast Store, Condenaststore.com; backsplash tile, Saltillo Imports, (416) 441-2224 or Saltillo-tiles.com; curtain fabric (blue lobsters), Shellfish in Marine, though designers, Suzanne Brown & Associates, (416) 944-8311; blinds, The Home Depot, as above; pendant light, Rona, 1-866-283-2239, Rona.ca; white lacquer tray, West Elm, as above; cabinet, wall and ceiling paint colour, Paper White, floor paint colour, Patina, Beauti-Tone, Home Hardware, as above.
Bathroom: Sink, sink cabinet, faucet, extendible mirrors, drying rack, Ikea, as above; antique washstand, Hardy's Used Furniture & Appliances, (902) 894-2739; tub and shower walls, blinds, light fixtures, The Home Depot, as above; tub/shower faucet and showerhead, Delta, Deltafaucet.ca; tumbler, hand towels, shower curtain, West Elm, as above; Turkish bath towel (on hook by tub), Au Lit Fine Linens.
The Snug (stair landing bedroom): Mattress and boxspring set, Home Furniture, as above; lamp, PB Teen, Pbteen.com; curtain, rug (discontinued), The Home Depot, as above; quilt (discontinued), West Elm, as above; wall colour, St. Georges, Beauti-Tone, Home Hardware, as above.
Bedroom: Mattress and boxspring set, Home Furniture, as above; headboard, two-drawer chest, Hardy's Used Furniture & Appliances, as above; bedside lamps, blind, The Home Depot, as above; bedside chests, rug, floor lamp, duvet, duvet cover, Ikea, as above; wall, ceiling and bedside chests colour, Paper White, floor colour, Patina, headboard colour, Lullaby, Beauti-Tone, Home Hardware, as above; bedside chest cabinet pulls, Summerhill Hardware, (416) 787-1787; slipper chair fabric, Lee Jofa (to the trade), (416) 968-0699; chair upholstery, Soft Options Upholstery, (416) 465-9131.