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House & Home June 2020 - The Money Issue

Each issue, you'll tour beautiful homes, discover exciting new stores and products and be inspired by decorating advice from design authority Lynda Reeves 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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1 min.
housebound

1 min.
contributors

PATRICK BILLER Photographer, “Natural Instincts” (page 42) Before shooting interiors, Patrick worked at botanical gardens in Ontario’s Niagara Region and in Tofino, B.C. Best bargain buy? Designer linen bed sheets from a big-box store — I’ll take my luxury lying down. How would you spend $10,000 to refresh your home? I’m an enthusiastic home cook, so I’d buy a new gas range to please my plant diet. MÉLANIE CHERRIER Designer, “Daily Rituals” (page 66) Mélanie’s design mission is to create spaces that are durable and have a warm, timeless ambience. Something that’s worth the splurge? An impressive chandelier that makes a bold centerpiece in any room. Piece you’d rather refinish than replace? My vintage Louis XV–inspired canapé settee. I’m thinking of reupholstering it in velvet. CHRIS NUTTALL-SMITH Writer, “Kitchen Stories” (page 76) When the Top…

3 min.
your letters

These are definitely uncertain times that have many of us anxious and unsettled. Fortunately, I’ve been able to social isolate at our cottage. Thankfully, my wicker basket full of House & Home magazines dating back to the Summer 2003 issues have me engrossed. As I was perusing, I realized the photos and articles have been quite impactful on our cottage life throughout the years. When we decided to renovate the interior, I immediately went to my stack of H&H magazines. The idea of turning a sofa table into a kitchen island in the July 2007 issue helped us achieve our new layout. I was also inspired by a Canadian flag pillow in the July 2013 issue to sew my own, and it was this same issue that inspired my family…

1 min.
style files

GOTTA HAVE IT Bold floral print bedding gives the cosiest room in the house a quick and easy makeover that’s far from garden variety. BACKYARD BLISS More than ever, we need our outdoor spaces to feel like a fresh-air escape and a comfortable extension of our everyday living areas. Lounge comfortably together but apart on Manutti’s Flex outdoor seating. The low-slung teak and aluminum furniture is offered in a range of pieces, including corner end seats with plenty of room to stretch out. Connect them with a coffee table that keeps snacks, sips and summer reads close at hand. Frames are available in Black and Brushed Teak Nero (shown) or creamy Flint and Teak. SUSTAINABLE DESIGN Happy Feet As feel-good designs go, it’s hard to top Ikea’s new flatwoven Tiphede rug. Made with 100 per cent…

1 min.
full bloom

PALE PALETTE Peonia Grande bedding bursting with oversized blooms in soft shades of petal pink, coral and white is both dramatic and demure. U.K.-based Designers Guild digitally prints its signature patterns on 300 thread count cotton sateen to ensure a luxe feel that lasts. Duvet cover, $465; sham, $135; deco pillow, $320. At Au Lit Fine Linens. SATURATED SHADES Interior and fashion designer Lisa Corti’s fearless use of colour took root during her childhood in Ethiopia. Her workshop in Milan and frequent trips to India infuse her textiles with a fabulous-anywhere flavour. She doesn’t hesitate to combine bright pink with lime green, and neither should you. Bedding, from $92 to $616 per piece. At Hopson Grace. Au Lit Fine Linens (Full Bloom, Pale Palette). Lisa Corti (Full Bloom, Saturated Shades)…

1 min.
jane charron

MOOD YOU LIKE TO CREATE IN A HOUSE: One that, whenever you come home, you think, This is where I want to be. KEY INFLUENCE ON DESIGN IN 2020: More conscious design. DESIGN MOTTO: It’s always about the client… and then taking them further with a little edge that surprises them. INTO: Tibet Small Scale fabric by Clarence House. I include something from this series in most of my project presentations. OVER: Overdone shine and cold grey walls. HOT SPOT: Cape Town, South Africa. I would stay in a fabulous local hotel or cottage with ocean views, then top it off with a safari. Life-changing! IF YOU COULD ONLY BUY ONE MORE THING FOR YOUR HOME: Oversized art that goes right through you and is powerful in the space. Some of my favourite pieces are by…