Early 20th Century Apartment

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Runtime: 5:36
Release Date: June 4, 2012
Featuring: Suzanne Dimma

A small space doesn’t have to be sparse. Suzanne Dimma shows how an 800-square-foot apartment can be layered with antiques, storage and plenty of seating for entertaining. Located in a historic 1927 downtown Toronto building, this space features panelled doors, original moulding and gorgeous paned windows. Learn homeowner Douglas McLeod’s tricks for arranging furniture, displaying art, customizing Ikea shelves and positioning lamps in a small home.

See more of this apartment in our September 2009 issue.

  • Sources

    Living area: Drape fabric, Brunschwig & Fils (to the trade), Toronto (416) 968-0699, 1-800-267-3457 or visit Brunschwig.com; trim, Houlès, visit Houles.com; fabrication, Fuller Draperies Unlimited, Toronto (416) 285-8288; ceramic urn, moss balls, candle sconces, concrete sculptures, wicker basket, Parterre Flowers, Toronto (416) 966-8669 or visit Parterre-flowers.com; sofa, chair, Absolutely Inc., Toronto (416) 324-8351; sofa fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), Vancouver (604) 255-0010, Toronto (416) 934-1330, Montreal (514) 938- 2677, 1-800-333-3777 or visit Robertallendesign.com for showrooms across Canada; wicker chair fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit Designerfabrics.ca; reupholstery, wicker chair cushions, Robert Custom Upholstery, Toronto (416) 755-3121; side tables, coffee table, green chair, mahogany bookcase, secretary, Maus Park Antiques, Paris, Ont. (519) 442-7500, (416) 454-7778 or visit Mausparkantiques.ca; wicker table, Pier 1 Imports, call 1-800-245-4595 or visit Pier1.com.

    Entryway: Chair, mirror, dresser, Absolutely Inc., as above; flowers (throughout), Parterre Flowers, as above.

    Kitchen: Lamps, Canadian Tire, call 1-866-746-7287 or visit Canadiantire.ca for locations across Canada; cabinets, Christopher Denney Carpentry, Toronto (416) 577-8825; backsplash tiles, The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit Homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; toaster, Williams-Sonoma, Vancouver (778) 330-2581, Calgary (403) 410-9191, Toronto (416) 962-9455, (416) 260-1255, (416) 781-3770, (416) 621-9005 or visit Williams-sonoma.ca; embellishment (above window), Parterre Flowers, as above; artwork, glassware, Parterre Flowers, as above; bookcase, Ikea, Vancouver (604) 273-2051, Coquitlam, B.C. (604) 636-1000, Calgary (403) 273-4338, Edmonton (780) 433-6000, Burlington, Ont. (905) 681-IKEA, Toronto (416) 222-IKEA, (416) 646-IKEA, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 695-5075, Ottawa (613) 829-4530, Montreal (514) 738-2167, Boucherville, Que. (450) 449-6755, 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca; chairs, Maus Park Antiques, as above; table, Absolutely Inc., as above.

    Bedroom: Bedding, Pottery Barn, Vancouver (604) 678-9897, Calgary (403) 259-2100, Toronto (416) 597-0880, (416) 785-1233, (416) 962-2276, (416) 621-7779 or visit Potterybarn.ca; drape fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit Kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; drape sewing, Fuller Draperies Unlimited, Toronto (416) 285-8288; side table, Parterre Flowers, as above; French door, The Home Depot, as above; Vaughan Lazy Doris light, Primavera Interior Furnishings (to the trade), Toronto (416) 921-3334 or visit Primavera.ca.

    Dining area: Sisal rugs, Pier 1 Imports, as above; table, Inquisitive Antiques, Toronto (416) 481-8819; chairs, Maus Park Antiques, as above; hurricanes, Parterre Flowers, as above; mirror, lamps, side chair, Absolutely Inc., as above; letter D, Restoration Hardware, Toronto (416) 322-9422, (416) 223-2055, Vancouver (604) 731-3918 or visit Restorationhardware.com.

  • Credits

    Lynda Reeves

    Sheri Graham Delagran

    Jason Stickley

    Ryan Louis

    Reiko Caron

    Andrew Noddin

    Michael Kadis

    Jessica Piekarski

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