Relaxed Traditional Cottage

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Release Date: August 16, 2010
Featuring: Colette van den Thillart

Learn how Colette van den Thillart, creative director of London’s NH Design, added warm, European touches to a classic Ontario cottage without losing its rustic feel. Barn boards and crockery lamps work beautifully with Windsor chairs, antiques and pretty designer fabrics.

  • Sources
    See Colette’s cottage in the August 2010 issue of House & Home. Design, Colette van den Thillart, NH Design, London, U.K. 011-44-207-730-0808 or visit nh-design.co.uk; contractor, Greg Hurrle, Cottage Property Services, Minden, Ont. (705) 286-6903; all new windows, Ridley Windows & Doors, Toronto (416) 742-3546, 1-800-538-4370, Campbellville, Ont. (905) 854-2228, 1-800-668-5156, Eastern Canada 1-877-476-9301 or visit ridley-windows.com. Page 68: Living room: Barnboard, mantel, Legacy Vintage Building Materials, Cobourg, Ont. (905) 373-0796 or visit legacyvintage.com; reclaimed brick fireplace surround, Commonwealth Brick and Building Supplies, Brampton, Ont. (905) 457-3654, 1-800-206-6191, Scarborough, Ont. (416) 293-1170 or visit commonwealthbrick.com; fire screen, Kantelberg Antiques & Interiors, Toronto (416) 964-0192 or visit kantelbergantiques.com; faux fur throw, Selfridges, visit selfridges.com; bergere chair fabric, Bergamo Fabrics, visit bergamofabrics.com; ceiling light fixtures, Sescolite, Burlington, Ont. (905) 632-8659, Toronto (416) 651-6570 or visit sescolite.com; chairs, Alfies Antique Market, visit alfiesantiques.com; sofa, Up Country, Burlington, Ont. (905) 333-3088, Toronto (416) 366-7477 or visit upcountry.com; rug, Reznick Carpets, Toronto (416) 787-7676 or visit reznickcarpets.com; fabric on antique daybed, Lee Jofa Genevieve Ticking Stripe, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada, or visit leejofa.com. Portrait: Vaison linen, Nicole Fabre Designs, visit nicolefabredesigns.com; sash ribbon (on vintage dress), V V Rouleaux, visit vvrouleaux.com. Sitting room with blue sofas and staircase: Sofa design, Colette van den Thillart, NH Design, visit nh-design.co.uk; Belgian linen sofa upholstery, Claremont Furnishing Fabric Company, visit claremontfurnishing.com; desk, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada; Flokati rug, 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; hemlock flooring, Legacy Vintage Building Materials, Cobourg, Ont. (905) 373-0796 or visit legacyvintage.com. Page 70: Kitchen: Brian Gluckstein dishes, The Bay, visit hbc.com for locations across Canada; Liebherr fridge, Tasco Distributors, Brampton, Ont. (905) 456-1700, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 275-1700, Toronto (416) 781-9145, Richmond Hill, Ont. (905) 770-3222 or visit tasco.net; light, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit ikea.ca for locations across Canada. Page 71: Dining room: Chairs, Calder’s Antiques, Norland, Ont. (705) 454-1474 or visit caldersantiques.com; slipcovers, cushion fabrication, Home Couture by Maria, Concord, Ont. (905) 738-1575; Harvest crewelwork slipcover fabric, Marvic Textiles, visit marvictextiles.co.uk; chandelier, Residential Lighting Studio, Toronto (416) 537-3138. Page 72: Breakfast sitting room: Needlepoint rug, Reznick Carpets, Toronto (416) 787-7676 or visit reznickcarpets.com; sofa, CCI Custom Furnishings, Concord, Ont. (905) 669-3963; sofa upholstery, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit designerfabrics.ca; antique beetle cartouche, Talisman Antiques, visit talismanlondon.com; crewel lampshades, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada. Page 73: Bedroom: Headboard design, Colette van den Thillart, NH Design, visit nh-design.co.uk; headboard, bedskirt fabrication, Home Couture by Maria, Concord,Ont. (905) 738-1575; Roxburgh fabric (on headboard), Bee Line fabric (on lampshades), Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; bedskirt fabric, Simon Playle, London, 011-44-207-371-0131; Cableknit carpet in Chambray, Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com; wall colour, Off White (3), trim colour, Hardwick White (5) Farrow & Ball, Toronto (416) 920-0200, 1-877-363-1040 or visit farrow-ball.com for retailers across Canada. Principal bath: Custom vanities design, Colette van den Thillart, NH Design, visit nh-design.co.uk; vanity skirt fabrication, Home Couture by Maria, Concord, Ont. (905) 738-1575; fixtures, Ginger’s, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit gingersbath.com; Vaughan Designs sconces, Primavera Interior Furnishings (to the trade), Toronto (416) 921-3334 or visit primavera.ca for showrooms across Canada, or visit vaughandesigns.com; vanity skirt fabric, Chelsea Textiles, visit chelseatextiles.com; wall and trim colour, Hardwick White (5), Farrow & Ball, Toronto (416) 920-0200, 1-877-363-1040 or visit farrow-ball.com for retailers across Canada; mirror, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada. Principal bathroom with bathtub: Bath, Ginger’s, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit gingersbath.com; chandelier, Sescolite, Burlington, Ont. (905) 632-8659, Toronto (416) 651-6570 or visit sescolite.com; wall and trim colour, Hardwick White (5), Farrow & Ball, Toronto (416) 920-0200, 1-877-363-1040 or visit farrow-ball.com for retailers across Canada. Sitting room: Sofa upholstery, Claremont Furnishing Fabric Company, visit claremontfurnishing.com; Flokati rug, 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. Page 74: Daybed: Rug, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada. Page 75: Get the Look: Serving pieces: Galvanized collection, Pottery Barn, visit potterybarn.ca for locations across Canada. Pendant: Leran pendant, 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, Etobicoke, Ont. (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. Paint: Light French Gray (720E-2), River Valley (580F-4), Twilight Gray (750E-2), Behr at The Home Depot, call 1-800-628-0525 or visit homedepot.ca for locations across Canada. Cabinet: Provençal 4-door bookcase, Grange, Toronto (416) 943-4726, Montreal (514) 843-7686, 1-800-GRANGE-1 or visit grange.fr for ordering information. Chair: Fan Back side chair, Windsor Workshop, Concord, Ont. (905) 738-8003, 1-888-397-0033 or visit windsorworkshop.com. Lamp: Balustrade lamp, Sescolite, Burlington, Ont. (905) 632-8659, Toronto (416) 651-6570 or visit sescolite.com. Sofa: Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Belle sofa, Celadon Collection, Montreal (514) 932-3300 or visit celadoncollection.com, or visit mgbwhome.com. Pillows: Crewel blue pillow; blue pinstripe pillow, Ethan Allen, Richmond, B.C. (604) 821-1191, Calgary (403) 258-2346, Edmonton (780) 444-8855, Burlington, Ont. (905) 633-9507, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 828-2264, Toronto (416) 545-0090, Thornhill, Ont. (905) 889-7761 or visit ethanallen.com. Rug: West Star rug, Dash & Albert, call 1-800-658-5035 or visit dashandalbert.com. Mirror: Marseilles mirror, Restoration Hardware, visit restorationhardware.com for locations across Canada. 
  • 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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