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How do you transform a 1,200-square-foot cinder-block shack into a bright, airy, and spacious weekend retreat? Suzanne Dimma finds out as she tours the charming Caledon, Ont. home of designer Ingrid Oomen and her husband Asad Wali. Tour the antique-filled living and dining area, a kitchen with customized Ikea cabinetry and the cosy principal bedroom and ensuite bathroom.

See more photos of this home in our April 2011 issue, plus tour through Ingrid's Toronto kitchen.

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Design, Ingrid Oomen, Qummunicate, Toronto (416) 487-8684 or email Exterior: Windows, Marvin Windows and Doors, call 1-800-263-6161 or visit Kitchen: Cabinet design, Qummunicate, as above; Tolix pull-up stools, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit; GE appliances, Sears, visit for locations across Canada; cabinet colour, Oxford White (CC-30) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit for retailers across Canada; white pitcher, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit; stainless-steel cabinets, Qummunicate, as above; marble tabletop, Ciot, as above; glasses, La Merceria, Toronto (416) 848-0057 or visit; footed glass bowl, cutting boards, Angus & Company, as above; lamps, Urban Archaeology, New York (212) 431-4646 or visit; baskets, Loblaws Superstore, call 1-888-495-5111 or visit for locations across Canada; brown baskets, Angus & Company, as above; blue bowl, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Living room: Mercury-glass bottles (on mantel), Angus & Company, as above; woodstove, Hearth & Leisure, call 1-888-211-8295 or visit; sofa, The Bay, visit; mantel design, Qummunicate, as above; black marble, Ciot, visit; pillow fabrics, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit for showrooms across Canada; gnome, Target, visit Bathroom: Basket, L'Atelier, Toronto (416) 966-0200; glass canisters, Pottery Barn, call 1-877-812-7889 or visit for locations across Canada; mirror, bucket, HomeSense, visit for retailers across Canada; sconces, Universal Lamp, Toronto (416) 787-8900, 1-800-465-LAMP or visit; washcloth, drinking glass, pink room spray, small tiles (in grout), Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787 or visit; large tiles, The Home Depot, visit for locations across Canada; tubing, Richelieu Hardware, visit; Carrara marble counter, Ciot, as above; honed limestone floor tiles, Stone Tile International, call 1-866-669-1103 or visit for showrooms across Canada; towels, bath salts, Ginger's, as above; bergere chair, Hillmore Wood Products, Toronto (416) 251-2412 or visit; pillow fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), as above; pillow design (throughout), by Qummunicate, as above; pillow sewing (throughout), Gail Leger, Toronto (416) 461-6683 or email; wood flooring, Mundell Lumber Company, Erin, Ont. (519) 833- 9375.



Lynda Reeves


Sheri Graham Delagran


Jason Stickley


Ryan Louis


Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas


Michael Zimmermann


Julie Aubie

Runtime: 5:46
Released: June 06, 2011
Channel: Home Tour