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House & Home February 2018 - Best Looks for Layered Rooms

Each issue, you'll tour beautiful homes, discover exciting new stores and products and be inspired by decorating advice from design authority Lynda Reeves, editor Beth Hitchcock and a host of talented designers and stylists. Get House & Home digital magazine subscription today for DIY projects, recipes and tips on entertaining, and meet the hottest designers making news.

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CELEBRITY STYLEJon’s 1,000-squarefoot penthouse has a tailored and luxurious look.MUST-TRY RECIPESIconic chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh share recipes from their cookbook, Sweet, including these meringue-topped Mont Blanc Tarts.LATEST HOME TOURNEW H&H TV EPISODESSee how designer Allison Willson of Sarah Richardson Design gave a drab, dark kitchen a bright facelift.DIY ARCHIVESFind our top DIY headboard projects for adding style on a budget.DECORATING & DESIGNGet 25+ stunning standalone tub ideas for your next bathroom reno.Apple, the Apple logo, and iMac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.Photography courtesy of Corcoran (Jon’s home)/by Rachel Sklar, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia (Jon’s portrait)/Peden+Munk (tarts, cookbook)/Jason Stickley (kitchen)/Angus Fergusson (DIY)/Virginia Macdonald (tub) ■…

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playing favourites

The colour in Amoryn Engel’s favourite room, page 42, is inspired by the deep hues she discovered on a trip to Morocco.One easy way to turn a neglected room into a favourite? Lush layers of velvet. See our story on page 74 for new ways to use the classic fabric.Quick, what’s your favourite room? No “hmmms…” or second-guessing. When you think about your home, what’s the one space that stands out from all the rest? Maybe it’s the kitchen, where the island is a magnet for family and friends. Maybe it’s a spa-like bathroom that starts your day on a serene note. Or, it could be the living room simply because a new rug or reupholstered sofa makes you smile.After six years and four renos at my house, it’s tough…

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HEIDI CAILLIER Designer, “Colour Spotlight” (page 34)Heidi spent years travelling the world before settling in Washington state with her husband and twin boys. She launched her eponymous design studio four years ago. Your favourite room in your home is… My dining room.There’s nothing better than a table filled with people you love. What’s your dream winter escape? Anywhere with a beach. I’ve been itching to go to Bora Bora or the Maldives.CATHERINE SWEENEY Writer, “Pitch Perfect” (page 60)A former features editor at House & Home, Catherine now works as a freelance writer and editor. What’s your dream winter escape?A cosy week at a snow-covered cabin, making snowmen with my son and reading by the fire with a glass of vino. Your favourite room in your home is… The open kitchen–living…

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your letters

Brian Gluckstein has designed another beautiful home (“Open Invitation,” December), but I think he’d do well to think about how families live and change. Next year, I’d love to see a house with a nanny/in-law suite, designed with accessibility in mind. I know Brian could do this subtly and elegantly!— J. DUNBARI was struck by the French polished walls in one of your features (“Designer of the Year,” December). In my Scottish shipbuilding hometown, some ladies had the trade of French polishing the onboard woodwork by this beautiful process. Thanks for the lovely photographs and memories.— J.M. JARDINAs an off-and-on subscriber over the last few years, I thought I saw a move toward colour in House & Home, so I re-subscribed. But the December issue was a disappointment. I don’t…

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MOST-SHARED GALLERYHOW TO DECORATE LIKE SARAH RICHARDSONMOST-PINNED PHOTOA DIY, no-sew canopy by senior design editor Stacey Smithers.MOST-LIKED INSTAGRAM POSTLynda Reeves’ luxurious and light-filled principal bathroom.Photography by Stacey Brandford (Most-Shared)/Angus Fergusson (Most-Pinned)/Alex Lukey (Most-Liked) ■…

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what’s cooking

For the Monogram Design Centre showroom in Toronto, designer Sarah Richardson took a contemporary approach to nautical blue, white and brass. Cabinets, AyA Kitchens and Baths; countertops, Caesarstone.Panels conceal a Monogram 24 Integrated Column freezer ($8,299) and 30 Integrated Column refrigerator ($8,999).Monogram 30 Electronic Convection Single wall oven, $5,799; Monogram 30 Induction cooktop, $4,699.Monogram 30 pizza oven, $14,999. At select Monogram dealers across Canada.Despite her busy schedule, design celebrity Sarah Richardson still finds time to cook and entertain. “I learned from my mom, and now my nine-yearold loves to cook, too,” she says. “My entertaining style is relaxed, but I like a kitchen with all the perks, including lots of counter space and proinspired appliances.” Her own homes have appliances by Monogram Canada, inspiring Sarah to partner with the brand…