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House & Home February 2019 - The Essentials: Decorating Must Haves!

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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winning formula

My current door colour: Venezuelan Sea (2054-30), Benjamin Moore.Future door colour? Studio Green (93), Farrow & Ball.I loved the unexpected yellow plinth in Denise Zidel’s home. Story, page 50. “How can I update my rooms?” It’s the number-one question you ask us, and though we aim to answer every month, this issue we’re giving the topic special attention. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution that I can share, but I can offer a hint or two. The secret is to dig deep and develop your own formula — a must-have list of the things that suit your style today and will years from now.Lynda Reeves’ column on her top essentials (page 38) is a great example of someone who’s a student of her own signature look. Some of the things on her list…

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contributors

HEATHER ROSS Photographer, “Style Files: Check-in” (page 23)Raised on the West Coast, Heather has also lived in Paris and still visits Europe often when buying for her Vancouver boutique. She’s also a painter and book author. Dream winter getaway destination? Baja, Mexico … the warm rustic desert with surf close by. Cosiest room in your home? My living room. I wrap up in hand-knit alpaca throws on velvet floor cushions by the fire with tea and a book.PHIL CROZIER Photographer, “Change of Scene” (page 60)Phil brings a timeless tone to the people (Naheed Nenshi, Jann Arden, Kaillie Humphries…) and interiors he shoots for clients from Hermès to The Home Depot. Your decorating must-haves? Leafy modern plants are uplifting during our winters. Dream winter getaway? A couple weeks on a beach…

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your letters

I really enjoyed reading “Coastal Celebration” (December). I earmarked a couple of decor ideas to use in my own home for the holiday season. The homeowners showed that you don’t have to overdo the decorating to feel festive. Simple fresh greenery scattered around is just perfect!— WENDY BERNIER, London, Ont.When I read Beth Hitchcock’s reaction to Eshun Mott’s “just salad” lunch (“Best of the Best,” December), I immediately thought of my daughter’s salad-making talents. Like Eshun, Alyson makes spectacular salads with stuff she finds in the fridge. Your magazine is a page-turner; thank-you for creating anticipation at the beginning of each issue.— PEGGY GRANT, Port Coquitlam, B.C.I was utterly dismayed to read Lynda Reeves’ column (December) advocating for “ordering weed online along with beautiful bongs and designer accessories.” Maybe instead…

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h&h tv

LYNDA REEVES TOUR AN ADDITION THAT FEELS LIKE A MODERN TREE HOUSE BETH HITCHCOCK SEE A TORONTO HOME FILLED WITH BOLD DESIGN IDEAS NEW VIDEOS MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS ■…

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style files

GOTTA HAVE ITUpgrade plain walls with graphic black and white art prints that deliver a gallery-level look in any space.1. Stardust cabinet knob in Polished Brass by Stephane Parmentier for Maison Vervloet, $270. 2. Small Rene knob in Blue Anodized Aluminum by Jean-François D’Or for Maison Vervloet, $71. 3. Door lever in Teak by Jean Nouvel for D Line, by special order. Casson founders and partners Megan Cassidy (left) and Jane Son. Casson’s collections include hardware in brass, bronze, concrete and rubber. “HARDWARE IS A GREAT WAY TO REFLECT YOUR UNIQUE STYLE”—Megan CassidyCasson’s recent pop-up showroom in Toronto. PROFILECASSON HARDWAREWHO: Architects and founders Megan Cassidy and Jane SonWHERE: TorontoCONNECT: cassonhardware.com, @cassonhardwareTHE SCOOP: After meeting at architecture school and spending several years working on interiors, Megan and Jane focused their big-picture thinking on one of design’s smallest…

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insider trading

WALLPAPER WITH A DARING PRINT“THERE’S A REAL RETURN TO A BOLD LAYERING OF PATTERN ON PATTERN. WALLPAPER ALLOWS THE CHANCE TO BE ADVENTUROUS AT ALL PRICE POINTS”—Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Los AngelesZellige wallpaper by Martyn Lawrence Bullard for Cole & Son, approx. $274/roll. Through Lee Jofa (to the trade). PAINT SOMETHING GREEN“Deep shades of green are definitely having a moment, and they look great with all the millennial pink and light grey everyone bought last year!”—Nancy Mayerfield, NM Design House, New York, ChicagoAmazon Green (2136-30), Benjamin Moore. Derbyshire (SW 6741), Sherwin-Williams.—Anne Hepfer, TorontoCalke Green (34), Farrow & Ball.—Philip Mitchell, New York, TorontoDutch Door Green (3015), Fine Paints of Europe.—Julie Charbonneau, TorontoSWITCH TO SOFTER LIGHTING“We’re moving toward more diffused lighting such as lanterns, rattan shades and opal blown glass and away from exposed bulbs…

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