Get The Look: Colette van den Thillart’s Home
Products that capture her style.
Rich details make this lamp a standout.
A plain lampshade and pure white palette allow the intricacy of the lamp base to shine.
Drake Table Lamp. 25″ high x 6.5″ wide, $465. Shine by S.H.O., available at retailers across Canada.
Elevate furniture with a slipcover.
This striped, skirted armchair features a rolled back and graphic appeal.
Lindsay Chair by Hickory Chair in Medium Mahogany and fabric 2605-21. 37 1/4″ high x 25 1/4″ wide x 30 1/2″ deep. From $1795, available at Cocoon Furnishings.
Invest in a timeless piece.
Hanging over a dining table or kitchen island, this bronze-finish hanging lantern adds rustic appeal.
Sussex Hanging Lantern. 26″ high x 12 1/4″ wide. $1295.00, available at Sescolite.
Mix and match classic patterns with graphic takes on old favourites.
Traditional velvets and florals come to life when bold stripes are introduced. Pair a black-and-white stripe with green velvet, or a muted floral with subtle cream and blue stripe.
Fabric, from top: Heritage Velvet by Ralph Lauren in Cypress. 100% cotton, $171.60/yd, through Kravet. Richloom Kashgar by JoAnn Fabrics in Celestial Blue. $54.99/yd, through JoAnne Fabrics. Sofia by Ikea, black/white stripe. 100% cotton, $6.99/yd. Through Ikea. Garren/D by Kravet Basics in Colour 1617. 55% linen/45% cotton, $54.00/yd. Through Kravet.
Try this alternative to a gilded frame.
This antique mirror, outlined by mirrored panels, makes a striking addition to any entryway or living room. Similar baroque mirrors and frames are found throughout Colette’s home.
Sazerac Mirror by Currey & Company. 28″ wide x 33″ high x 1″ deep, $993. Available at retailers across Canada.
Timeless patterns look modern when mixed.
Whether you chose a graphic update on the eternally chic floral paper or an understated, tone-on-tone damask, wallpaper is an easy way to inject pattern into any space.
Superfresco EASY Vogue Wallpaper by Graham & Brown in Black/White, $34/double roll. Available at The Home Depot. BC1581066 Wallpaper by Blue Mountain Wallcoverings, $60/double roll. Available at Blue Mountain Wallcoverings.
Classic furniture sets a mood.
This pedestal table with matching cane back chairs features a hand-rubbed grey finish. Beige linen seats complete the upscale look.
Gustav Foldover Table and Chairs. Table, $1998; armchair, $699. Available at The Art Shoppe.
Create interest with a unique bed frame.
A headboard with a strong silhouette turns any bed into a focal point.
Cisco Brothers Silk Bed, shown in Quixote Oatmeal and Eco-Charcoal Stain. 65″ wide x 75″ high x 85″ deep, from $3,860. Available at retailers across Canada.
Punch up a traditional space with a graphic rug.
This rug adds a fun hit of texture, yet is subtle enough to work with any decorating scheme.
Faux Bois rug, by Martha Stewart for Safaveih. In Lichen. 5’6″ x 8’6″, $2,524. Available at retailers across Canada.