Margot Austin’s Stylish Bungalow

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Runtime: 5:26
Release Date: July 23, 2012
Featuring: Margot Austin

H&H’s Margot Austin shows off the small, mid-century Scarborough home she used to live in before downsizing even further to a west-end condo. See how she incorporated lighting and furniture that suit the style of the home, along with layers of her own favourite antiques. Plus, learn her tricks for pinching pennies, from updating existing kitchen cupboards to creating an affordable bed canopy.

See more of this home in our September 2012 issue.

  • Sources

    Living room: Slipcover sewing, Potato Skins Slipcovers, (416) 484-6299 or visit; slipcover fabric, Beacon Hill pillow fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), 1-800-333-3777 or; bookcase, Jysk, 1-888-696-JYSK or; tub chairs, metal sculpture, Vintage Fine Objects,; Beacon Hill bench fabric, slipcover fabric, Robert Allen, 1-800- 333-3777 or; wall colour, Cloud White (CC-40), trim colour, Simply White (OC-117), Benjamin Moore, 1-800- 361-5898 or; coral pillow, rectangular pillows, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or; pendant light, Pink & Brown, 1-866-949-PINK or; coffee table, rug, Ikea, 1-866- 866-IKEA or; seagrass cube, Haus Interior, (212) 741-0455 or; Beacon Hill Soo Locks in Clay fabric (on chair cushions), Robert Allen (to the trade), 1-800-333- 3777 or; French bulldog linocut (on mantel, far left), Mark's Dog by Hugo Guinness, The Cross, (604) 689-2900 or

    Kitchen: Cabinets, counters, cooktop, microwave, kitchen installation, Ikea, 1-866- 866-IKEA or; faucet, Brizo, 1-877- 345-BRIZO or; backsplash tile, Saltillo Imports, (416) 441-2224 or; blind fabric, sewing, Tonic Living, (416) 699-9879 or; brass handles, Rejuvenation,; lights, breadbox, pot, towel, rug, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or; dishwasher, GE Monogram,; refrigerator, LG,; wall colour, Cloud White (CC-40), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or; pendant, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or; hardware, Rejuvenation,

    Principal bedroom: Headboard, bed frame, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or; striped duvet cover, shams, Au Lit Fine Linens, 1-800-363-6080 or; curtain rods, brackets, The Home Depot, 1-800-628-0525 or; bed drape panels, square pillow, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or; window drapes, Tonic Living, (416) 699-9879 or; headboard wall colour, Skimming Stone (241), Farrow & Ball, 1-877-363-1040 or; wall and armoire colour, Cloud White (CC-40), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or

    Dining Room: Pierre Frey wallpaper, Primavera Interior Furnishings (to the trade), (416) 921-3334 or; wallpaper installation, John Alexander Arnold Wall Coverings, (416) 732-2963; mirror, console, ChairTableLamp, (416) 934-1021; chandelier shades, Lowe's, 1-800-445-6937 or; faux-bamboo chairs, mahogany commode, Vintage Fine Objects,

    Bathroom: Sink, vanity, faucet, shelf, installation, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or; bath towel, Au Lit Fine Linens, 1-800-363-6080 or; hand towel, yellow box, shower curtain, West Elm, (416) 537-0110 or; sconce, medicine cabinet, blind, floor tile, The Home Depot, 1-800-628-0525 or; Toto toilet, Ginger's, (416) 787-1787 or; backsplash tile, Saltillo Imports, (416) 441-2224 or saltillo-; wall colour, Paper White (OC-55), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or

  • Credits

    Lynda Reeves

    Sheri Graham Delagran

    Jason Stickley

    Ryan Louis

    Reiko Caron

    Andrew Noddin

    Michael Kadis

    Jessica Piekarski

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