Designer Elizabeth Metcalfe shows off her family's 1845 farmhouse in Caledon, Ontario. Learn her tips for renovating an old home without compromising its character, layout and original features. Plus, see how she turns common design principles on their heads with an oversized island in a small kitchen, dark walls in a tiny room and wallpaper on four walls in an upstairs bedroom.
See how designer Cameron MacNeil updated a cramped kitchen and dark dining room into one open-concept space. Moving the location of the back door allowed him to install two walls of clean-lined cabinetry, a large island topped with white quartz and an eight-foot walnut dining table with kid-friendly Eames chairs.