Fresh Family Basement

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Runtime: 3:14
Release Date: August 19, 2013
Featuring: Sally Armstrong

Find out Sally Armstrong’s ideas for creating a space that kids love to spend time in. See how the House & Home senior design editor gave her Toronto basement a new lease on life by raising the ceiling and adding a glass wall that opens onto an alfresco dining area. She took a playful approach to durable materials, painted the bathroom in chalkboard paint, and spiced up the white walls with bright ikat patterns and a mural.

See more of this reno in our September 2013 issue.

  • Sources

    Architect, Atelier Kastelic Buffey, (416) 410-4011 or akb.ca; contractor, Irwin Allen Design Build, (416) 203-3300 or irwinallen.ca. Page 46: TV area: Mural, Anthropologie, anthropologie. com; chair, rug, Elte, (416) 785-7885 or elte.com; millwork, Modex Limited, (416) 653- 3213 or modexlimited.com; Pro Tec doors and windows, Torp, torpinc.com. Page 47: Walkout entrance: Grasscloth wallpaper, Thibaut, 1-800-268-1300 or thibautdesign.com;

    cabinet, HomeSense, 1-800-646-9466 or homesense.ca; basket, Snob, snobstuff.com. Page 48: Bench: All pillow fabrics (except leaf print), Designer Fabrics, (416) 531-2810 or designerfabrics.ca; leaf-print pillow, West Elm, westelm.com; sewing, Blinds, Drapes & Bedding, (416) 604-1412 or blindsdrapesbedding. ca. Powder room: Sink, faucet, Ginger's, (416) 787-1787 or gingersbath.com; mirror, EQ3, 1-888-988-2014 or eq3.com. Activity area: Bookshelf, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or ikea.ca. Page 50: Laundry room: Washer, dryer, Tasco Distributors, tasco.net; artwork, Virginia Johnson, (416) 516-3366 or virginiajohnson. com. Fab underfoot: Carpet tile, Flor, flor.com; Johnsonite rubber tiles, Tarkett, 1-800-363- 9276 or tarkettna.com. Page 52: Patio: Table, West Elm, westelm.com; chairs, Crate & Barrel, 1-888-657-4108 or crateandbarrel.ca; Pro Tec windows, Torp, torpinc.com; sewing, Blinds, Drapes & Bedding, (416) 604-1412 or blindsdrapesbedding.ca. Architect, Atelier Kastelic Buffey, (416) 410-4011 or akb.ca; contractor, Irwin Allen Design Build, (416) 203-3300 or irwinallen.ca. Page 46: TV area: Mural, Anthropologie, anthropologie. com; chair, rug, Elte, (416) 785-7885 or elte.com; millwork, Modex Limited, (416) 653- 3213 or modexlimited.com; Pro Tec doors and windows, Torp, torpinc.com. Page 47: Walkout entrance: Grasscloth wallpaper, Thibaut, 1-800-268-1300 or thibautdesign.com;

    cabinet, HomeSense, 1-800-646-9466 or homesense.ca; basket, Snob, snobstuff.com. Page 48: Bench: All pillow fabrics (except leaf print), Designer Fabrics, (416) 531-2810 or designerfabrics.ca; leaf-print pillow, West Elm, westelm.com; sewing, Blinds, Drapes & Bedding, (416) 604-1412 or blindsdrapesbedding. ca. Powder room: Sink, faucet, Ginger's, (416) 787-1787 or gingersbath.com; mirror, EQ3, 1-888-988-2014 or eq3.com. Activity area: Bookshelf, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or ikea.ca. Page 50: Laundry room: Washer, dryer, Tasco Distributors, tasco.net; artwork, Virginia Johnson, (416) 516-3366 or virginiajohnson. com. Fab underfoot: Carpet tile, Flor, flor.com; Johnsonite rubber tiles, Tarkett, 1-800-363- 9276 or tarkettna.com. Page 52: Patio: Table, West Elm, westelm.com; chairs, Crate & Barrel, 1-888-657-4108 or crateandbarrel.ca; Pro Tec windows, Torp, torpinc.com; sewing, Blinds, Drapes & Bedding, (416) 604-1412 or blindsdrapesbedding.ca.

  • Credits

    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    Lynda Reeves

    DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO
    Sheri Graham Delagran

    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
    Jason Stickley

    SENIOR PRODUCER
    Ryan Louis

    STYLIST
    Reiko Caron

    EDITOR
    Andrew Noddin

    WEB DEVELOPER
    Michael Kadis

    ONLINE DESIGNER
    Jessica Piekarski

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