We’ve shown some pretty inspiring houses in 2017, but now it’s your turn to pick your favorite. Vote for the home you think had the most wow factor, tell us why in the comments and we’ll reveal the winner in our December issue, on newsstands from November 13.
Voting is now closed. Thank you to all who participated!
The Homeowner: Architect and designer Darcie Watson
Why We Love It: A former bed and breakfast gets a new lease on life with a bold renovation, which injects modern energy to the traditional home with dramatic stone slabs and sculptural furnishings. Click here for more of this striking home by architect Darcie Watson.
Photographer: Naomi Finlay
Source: House & Home January 2017
Designer: Darcie Watson
The Homeowner: Designer Scott Yetman
Why We Love It: Scott creates a relaxed, art-gallery feel in his open-concept condo by mixing antiques with contemporary art. Watch a tour of his carefully appointed condo here.
Photographer: Drew Hadley
Source: House & Home February 2017
Designer: Scott Yetman
The Homeowners: Ana Lopes and Don Tapscott
Why We Love It: This couple didn’t need to make any compromises after downsizing to a two-unit condo, which houses their art collection and cherished traditional furnishings. For a video tour of Ana and tech guru Don’s space, designed by Neil Jonsohn and Lesley Macmillan, click here.
Photographer: Angus Fergusson
Source: House & Home March 2017
Designer: Neil Jonsohn and Lesley Macmillian
The Homeowners: Merle Alexander and Tamara Napoleon
Why We Love It: Gudewill Estate may be situated in Victoria, British Columbia, but this renovated bungalow’s Moorish ironwork and tile accents make it seem like it was plucked straight off a Hollywood hillside. See more of this home, designed by Kyla Bidgood and Mary McNeill-Knowles of Bidgood + Co., here.
Photographer: Janis Nicolay
Source: House & Home March 2017
Designer: Bidgood + Co.
The Homeowners: David Sword and Lise Anne Gougeon
Why We Love It: Vibrant color and painted-out wood panelling bring fresh life to a renovated Arts and Crafts home loaded with playful accents. Click here to see more of this bright, airy home makeover, which was a collaboration between Stephanie Pellatt of Pivot Design and Leanne Tammaro and Adolphina Karachok of Designtheory.
Photographer: Valerie Wilcox
Source: House & Home April 2017
Designer: Stephanie Pellatt, Pivot Design; Leanne Tammaro and Adolphina Karachok of Designtheory
The Homeowners: Mark and Skye Maclean
Why We Love It: The traditional Georgian symmetry of this new home is timeless, but inside the decor displays a youthful spirit (and contains a lust-worthy kitchen) that’s ideal for a young family. See more of this stunner by designer Nam Dang-Mitchell here.
Photographer: Colin Way
Source: House & Home May 2017
Designer: Nam Dang-Mitchell; Architecture, Phase One Design
The Homeowner: Karine Borris
Why We Love It: A gracious century home in Lachine, Quebec, gets a major dose of French flavor with pretty crystal chandeliers and belle epoque checkerboard floors. Click here to see the results of this Victorian home’s $800,000 renovation by designer Mélanie Cherrier.
Photographer: Maxime Desbiens
Source: House & Home June 2017
Designer: Mélanie Cherrier, Blanc Marine Living
The Homeowner: Designer Kelly Anderson
Why We Love It: A cabin in Taymouth, New Brunswick, is lovingly refurbished with sustainable salvaged finds and lots of maritime blue accents, nodding to its location. Browse this gallery to see the rest of this quaint rural home by Kelly Anderson.
Photographer: Robin Stubbert
Source: House & Home July 2017
Designer: Kelly Anderson, Refreshed Designs
The Homeowner: Sloane Klevin
Why We Love It: Mid-century finds feel right at home in the spare architecture of this Manhattan film executive’s vacation home, designed by Selina van der Geest. The black and white palette enlivened by striped textiles is as calming as the home’s woodsy surroundings.
Photographer: John Gruen
Source: Hose & Home August 2017
Designer: Selina van der Geest
The Homeowner: Genevieve Mackinson
Why We Love It: This home’s designer wallpaper, art, vintage furniture and flowers (homeowner Genevieve is a florist) embody a quirky, Brit aesthetic full of eclectic character. See the rest of this warm home in our October 2017 issue, on newsstands now.
Photographer: Michael Graydon
Source: House & Home October 2017
Designer: Lesley Macmillan, Trianon Design