Discover the ultimate summer entertaining space as Studio b design consultant Tim Tanz and his partner Jeff Matyas show off their Cambridge, Ontario backyard. See how they drew design ideas from their travels as they tour their sunbathing deck, dining area, resort-inspired pool and multifunctional pool house. Lynda Reeves provides a glimpse into the 11-month process of designing, constructing, decorating and styling the new Princess Margaret Welcome Home Sweepstakes showhome in Oakville. Inspired by homes in Argentina's wine country, Lynda shares some of the gorgeous elements the H&H team chose, from a stucco exterior to french doors, wide-lever shutters to warm wood details, and mustard accents with pops of rust, white and taupe. Plus, Cameron MacNeil offers design advice for a large principal bedroom, including simple tips for adding warmth with textured carpet, an upholstered headboard, bedding, paint, luxurious drapery and lighting.
Landscape, pool and interior design, Tim Tanz, Toronto (416) 924-7683 or email email@example.com, or through Studio b, Toronto (416) 368- 2838 or visit Studiobhome.com; renovation, GranVal Construction, Cambridge, Ont. (519) 621- 2970 or visit Granval.ca; Glatz Bistro umbrellas, Davy Grosemans for Sywawa Frou Frou parasol, Studio b, as above. Pool house: Thomas Pheasant for McGuire settee, chairs and table, Dedon bar stools, console and bench, Studio b, as above.