DIY Folding Screen
Design editor Joel Bray gave a simple folding screen a serious upgrade by covering its panels in a pretty abstract fabric. He also painted the trim a sunny yellow colour for some unexpected contrast.
Learn this DIY project in our January 2015 issue.
Chair, Avenue Road; lamp, Primavera; glass dish, L'Atelier; wall colour, Brinjal (222), Farrow & Ball; folding screen, Walmart; floral fabric, Nani Iro Freedom Garden Japan by Naomi Ito for Kokka, The Workroom.
House & Home January 2015 issue
Airy Dining Room
This two-storey dining area — designed by Design for Living host Kimberley Seldon — features a stunning stone fireplace surround, timeless colour palette and cluster of mod Tom Dixon pendants that double as sculpture.
House & Home April 2014 issue
Contemporary Family Room
In this inviting living room, timeless mid-century modern furniture complements a collection of vintage floral artwork. An oversized aged-brass fixture is a nice finishing touch, casting a cosy glow over the seating area.
Wall colour, Brittany Blue (1663), mantel colour, Deep Space (2125-20), Benjamin Moore; pendant, RH Restoration Hardware; sofa, coffee table, Knoll; green bowl by Martha Sturdy, Hollace Cluny; pillows, floor lamp, Anthropologie.
House & Home May 2014 issue
Warm Wood Ceiling
Architect and homeowner Steve McFarlane installed cedar ceilings throughout his minimalist North Vancouver home. "It helps give the house a continuous feeling," he says. This warm treatment also stands out beautifully thanks to crisp white walls and lighter floors.
House & Home June 2014 issue
Soft Neutral Sitting Room
A classic palette of linen, grey and off-white gives this Calgary living room a soothing vibe, while a modern mix of seating and accessories keeps it from feeling stuffy. Designer Nam Dang-Mitchell also installed sophisticated, full-height drapery to highlight the room's soaring 14-foot-tall ceilings.
House & Home March 2013 issue