House & Home December 2018 - The A-List + Entertaining

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CELEBRITY STYLE A light interior with vibrant pops of colour gives Meryl’s apartment a fresh feel. We have three exclusive recipes from Together: Our Community Cookbook, which features a foreword from the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. Buy the book to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. NEW H&H TV EPISODES Join Lynda Reeves and designer Richard Ouellette for an inside look at the Montreal atelier of Les Ensembliers. HOLIDAY DIY 20+ holiday wreath ideas for indoors and out. DECORATING & DESIGN Browse cosy spaces you’ll want to curl up in this winter. Apple, the Apple logo, and iMac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Photography courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate (Meryl’s home)/Dick Thomas Johnson via Wikimedia Commons (Meryl’s portrait)/by Jenny Zarins from Together: Our Community Cookbook, Clarkson Potter, 2018 (cookbook)/Jason…

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best of the best

A few days into Eshun Mott’s first week in the office, I noticed — swooned over, actually — our new Food editor’s picture-perfect lunch. It was “only” a salad, but there was something irresistible about the way she composed the ingredients. I shouldn’t have been surprised. After culinary school, Eshun did a stint in restaurant kitchens before working with food columnist and cookbook author Lucy Waverman for 12 years. After that, she set out on her own as a recipe developer and food stylist, her work gracing the pages of almost every top magazine in the country. Though I was sorry to see Kristen Eppich leave us for a two-year adventure in the U.K., I was excited about what Eshun would bring to the table. “Oh, this?” she said when I…

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JAMES MCDONALD Photographer, “English Translation” (page 48) Based in London, U.K., James’ work has been featured in House & Garden and World of Interiors. One designer whose style you can’t get enough of? I look to Copenhagen brand No Nationality — now called NN07 — for its boiled wool jackets. Best thing about the holidays? Being with my family and helping my mother make our traditional Christmas Day lunch. GRACE TOBY Writer, “Coastal Celebration” (page 54) A Toronto writer with a passion for style and travel, Grace has written for enRoute, Canadian Living and more. How do you entertain for the holidays? Every few years, my husband and I throw a Chrismukkah party where we serve food from both of our backgrounds. Best thing about the holidays? We make cartellate, a sweet from…

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your letters

OUR READERS HAVE THEIR SAY. I’m officially in love with J Gibson’s gorgeously traditional home (“Love Story,” October). It’s sentimental, on trend, eclectic and humorous all wrapped up in one. My favourite piece is the photograph over the bed; the juxtaposition with the rest of the home shows that J is fun and not stuck on keeping up with the Joneses. — BRENDA RUSSELL, Newmarket, Ont. I have to admit that I noticed a significant increase in ads in the October issue. I know that times are tough for magazines but, as a reader, I sure had to wade deep into the magazine to get to the design. — JODI, Chestermere, Alta. Publisher’s reply: Bless you for noticing that we are alive and well! Thanks to all of our loyal advertisers for ensuring…

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going the distance

GRACE CASTANEDA Toronto interior designer and mother of two SOPHIE BURKE Principal designer of Sophie Burke Design in Vancouver and mother of three Book a CX-9 test drive today at! PLUS, VISIT HOUSEANDHOME.COM/MAZDA TO SEE GRACE AND DESIGN EDITOR KAI ETHIER TOUR A SLEEK SPACE AND TALK FAMILY-FRIENDLY STYLE! * Standard on the GT and Signature models with complimentary 5-year trial subscription. Distracted driving is dangerous and illegal. Drivers are responsible for safe driving practices. Only use connected devices when it is safe and legal to do so. Photography by Leigh Tynan (Grace’s portrait, living room)/ (entrance bench)/Ema Peter (dining room)/Whit Preston (Austin house by Bade Stageberg Cox Architecture)/Janis Nicolay (Sophie’s portrait)/Unclesam, Adobe Stock (pepper berries)…

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windsor smith

There are so many enticing finishes in this collection. How do they all work together? The burnished metals, reflective amber and copper mirroring are all of the same ilk. It’s less about contrasts and more about unison — all of it being subtle and connected. The mirrors look like jewelry for walls. Where do you imagine them? These mirrors can really elevate a small, often unthought-of space. One of these at the end of a hallway changes the experience. I think of them as odd little reflective windows. What inspired the basketweave design of the suede Elis bench? It felt vintage to me, like a great suede jacket or handbag from the 1970s. The mixture of the texture with the rose gold is a nice juxtaposition that brings it into the present day. The Apparatus sconce…