Homeowner Helen Dewar explains how she turned the narrow 15 by 30-foot main floor of her family's townhouse into a functional space for entertaining. See how she maximized natural light by removing upper cabinetry and added colour with elegant wallpaper, yellow-painted doors and striped fabric. Plus, learn how she squeezed in extra seating for guests with a narrow kitchen island and custom dining table.
Kitchen: Cabinetry, Falcon Kitchens; marble, Marble and Marble; backsplash tiles, Weston Tile; pendant lights, Roost Home Furnishings; artwork, Amsonia by Linda Henningson through Canvas Gallery; wood boards, grey bowls, pitcher, white bottles and jars, Elte.
Living room: Rug, ottoman, Elte; sofa, Visitor Parking; wall colour, Classic Gray (OC-23) from Benjamin Moore; pillows, throws, West Elm; artwork, Kakabeka (and life) Falls by Silvana Bruni through Canvas Gallery.