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In This Segment

H&H's Margot Austin shows off the small, mid-century Scarborough home she used to live in before downsizing even further to a west-end condo. See how she incorporated lighting and furniture that suit the style of the 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.

See more of this home in our September 2012 issue.

See sources

Living room: Slipcover sewing, Potato Skins Slipcovers, (416) 484-6299 or visit; slipcover fabric, Beacon Hill pillow fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), 1-800-333-3777 or; bookcase, Jysk, 1-888-696-JYSK or; tub chairs, metal sculpture, Vintage Fine Objects,; wall colour, Cloud White (CC-40), trim colour, Simply White (OC-117), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or; coral pillow, rectangular pillows, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or; pendant light, Pink & Brown, 1-866-949-PINK or; coffee table, rug, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or; seagrass cube, Haus Interior, (212) 741-0455 or; Beacon Hill Soo Locks in Clay fabric (on chair cushions), Robert Allen (to the trade), as above; French bulldog linocut (on mantel, far left), Mark's Dog by Hugo Guinness, The Cross, (604) 689-2900 or

Kitchen: Cabinets, counters, cooktop, microwave, kitchen installation, Ikea, as above; faucet, Brizo, 1-877-345-BRIZO or; backsplash tile, Saltillo Imports, (416) 441-2224 or; blind fabric, sewing, Tonic Living, (416) 699-9879 or; brass handles, Rejuvenation,; lights, breadbox, pot, towel, rug, West Elm, as above; dishwasher, GE Monogram,; refrigerator, LG,; wall colour, Cloud White (CC-40), Benjamin Moore, as above.

Principal bedroom: Headboard, bed frame, West Elm, as above; striped duvet cover, shams, Au Lit Fine Linens, 1-800-363-6080 or; curtain rods, brackets, The Home Depot, 1-800-628-0525 or; bed drape panels, square pillow, Ikea, as above; window drapes, Tonic Living, as above; headboard wall colour, Skimming Stone (241), Farrow & Ball, 1-877-363-1040 or; wall and armoire colour, Cloud White (CC-40), Benjamin Moore, as above.

Dining room: Pierre Frey wallpaper, Primavera Interior Furnishings (to the trade), (416) 921-3334 or; wallpaper installation, John Alexander Arnold Wall Coverings, (416) 732-2963; mirror, console, ChairTableLamp, (416) 934-1021; chandelier shades, Lowe's, 1-800-445-6937 or; faux-bamboo chairs, mahogany commode, Vintage Fine Objects,

Bathroom: Sink, vanity, faucet, shelf, installation, Ikea, as above; bath towel, Au Lit Fine Linens, as above; hand towel, yellow box, shower curtain, West Elm, as above; sconce, medicine cabinet, blind, floor tile, The Home Depot, as above; Toto toilet, Ginger's, (416) 787-1787 or; backsplash tile, Saltillo Imports, as above; wall colour, Paper White (OC-55), Benjamin Moore, as above.



Lynda Reeves


Sheri Graham Delagran


Jason Stickley


Ryan Louis


Reiko Caron


Andrew Noddin


Michael Zimmermann


Scott Polley


Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 5:26
Released: July 23, 2012
Featuring: Margot Austin
Channel: Home Tour