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Runtime: 5:46
Release Date: June 6, 2011
Featuring: Suzanne Dimma
Channel: Home Tour

How do you transform a 1,200-square-foot cinder-block shack into a bright, airy, and spacious weekend retreat? Suzanne Dimma finds out as she tours the charming Caledon, Ont. home of designer Ingrid Oomen and her husband Asad Wali. Tour the antique-filled living and dining area, a kitchen with customized Ikea cabinetry and the cosy principal bedroom and ensuite bathroom.

See more photos of this home in our April 2011 issue, plus tour through Ingrid’s Toronto kitchen.

  • Sources

    Design, Ingrid Oomen, Qummunicate, Toronto (416) 487-8684 or email qummunicate@rogers .com. Exterior: Windows, Marvin Windows and Doors, call 1-800-263-6161 or visit Marvincanada.com. Kitchen: Cabinet design, Qummunicate, Toronto (416) 487-8684 or email qummunicate@rogers.com; Tolix pull-up stools, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit Dwr.com; GE appliances, Sears, visit Sears.ca for locations across Canada; cabinet colour, Oxford White (CC-30) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca for retailers across Canada. Kitchen cabinets: White pitcher, Angus & Company, Toronto
    (416) 537-4104 or visit angusandcompany.com; stainless-steel cabinets, Qummunicate, Toronto (416) 487-8684 or email qummunicate@rogers .com. Page 115: Mercury-glass bottles (on mantel), Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit angusandcompany.com; woodstove, Hearth & Leisure, call 1-888-211-8295 or visit hearthandleisure.com; sofa, The Bay, visit hbc .com; mantel design, Qummunicate, Toronto (416) 487-8684 or email qummunicate@rogers.com; black marble, Ciot, visit ciot.com; pillow fabrics, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; gnome, Target, visit target.com. Page 116: Kitchen to living room: Marble tabletop, Ciot, visit ciot.com; glasses, La Merceria, Toronto (416) 848-0057 or visit lamerceria.ca; footed glass bowl, cutting boards, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit angusandcompany.com; lamps, Urban Archaeology, New York (212) 431-4646 or visit urbanarchaeology.com; baskets, Loblaws Superstore, call 1-888-495-5111 or visit presidentschoice.ca for locations across Canada. Sideboard vignette: Brown baskets, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit angusandcompany.com; blue bowl, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit elte.com. Bathroom vanity: Basket, L'Atelier, Toronto (416) 966-0200; glass canisters, Pottery Barn, call 1-877-812-7889 or visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada; mirror, bucket, HomeSense, visit homesense.ca for retailers across Canada; sconces, Universal Lamp, Toronto (416) 787-8900, 1-800-465-LAMP or visit greatlighting.com; washcloth, drinking glass, pink room spray, small tiles (in grout), Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit gingersbath.com; large tiles, The Home Depot, visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; tubing, Richelieu Hardware, visit richelieu.com; Carrara marble counter, Ciot, visit ciot.com. Bathroom tub: Wall tiles, The Home Depot, visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada; honed limestone floor tiles, Stone Tile International, call 1-866-669-1103 or visit stone-tile.com for showrooms across Canada; towels, bath salts, Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit gingersbath.com; bergere chair, Hillmore Wood Products, Toronto (416) 251-2412 or visit hillmorewood.com; pillow fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; pillow design (throughout), by Qummunicate, Toronto (416) 487-8684 or email qummunicate@ rogers.com; pillow sewing (throughout), Gail Leger, Toronto (416) 461-6683 or email thesewingstudio@hotmail.com; wood flooring, Mundell Lumber Company, Erin, Ont. (519) 833- 9375. 

  • 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 ADMINISTRATOR
    Scott Polley

    ONLINE DESIGNER
    Jessica Piekarski

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