Nicola Marc of Montreal's Marc Gold Interiors shows off the relaxed and elegant family home she shares with her husband and five-year-old daughter. Learn her tips for small space decorating, like making a narrow kitchen seem wider with long floor tiles and working with a complementary palette in an open-concept apartment. Plus, see how she injected plenty of character with mix-and-match dining chairs, flea-market finds, colourful accessories and custom wall panelling.
Discover how Sarah Hartill helped transform a small bedroom for La Merceria owner Sandra Rojas-Chinni's three-year-old son Joaquin. Learn tricks for faking a chair rail with inexpensive paint, opening up floor space with wall-mounted storage, displaying books and making room for fun play areas.
Design editor Joel Bray demonstrates how to add a hit of colour to your front door with wood slats, paint and rope.
Decor, Nicola Marc, Marc Gold Interiors.
Kitchen: Tea towels, liquid soap, Qui Dort Dine; vegetable brushes, cook pot, porcelain colander, wicker covered flask, porcelain bowls, cream and brown pitchers, fish pitcher, maple syrup pitcher, cream soup tureen, black pestle and mortar, Arthur Quentin; flowers and vase, Fauchois Fleurs.
Hallway: Bowl, Celadon, as above.
Living room: Rug, Y&Co, as above; cushions, side tables (used as coffee tables), tray, bowl, ginger jar, lacquered wooden block, table lamps, floor lamp, prints (above sofa), velvet armchair, small gold dish, coffee table books, white ceramic bowl, Celadon, as above.
Principal bedroom: Custom bedding, boutis, mohair throw, Qui Dort Dine, as above; flowers, vase, Fauchois Fleurs, as above; cushion (on sofa), Celadon, as above.
Bathroom: Side table, Celadon; soap, white storage jar, towels, hammam towel (folded), Qui Dort Dine, as above; plant and planter, Fauchois Fleurs, as above; metal box, bath products, Arthur Quentin, as above.
Clara's bedroom: Custom bedding, Bouton Jaune; large butterfly pillow, Y&Co, as above.