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June 29, 2014
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8'6" in the whole house! thx! Shannon
    Bookmark   June 30, 2014 at 3:21AM
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November 8, 2013
carriebeth79 wrote:
Where can I find the rug.? Thank you.
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Rugs Done Right
Here is a link to other ideas for this same style rug: http://search.rugsdoneright.com/oushak

They typically hsve soft tones and an antique or old world feeling.
    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 5:11PM
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kamilley
Thank you! Do you know if they have samples available?
    Bookmark   January 8, 2014 at 9:09AM
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March 26, 2013
ariccitelli wrote:
WHERE CAN I GET THESE CHAIRS? - WHERE CAN I GET THESE CHAIRS?
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8Foot6
They are called Fil chairs! happy shopping!!
    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 2:19AM
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January 24, 2013
wlhq53 wrote:
Where do you purchase the fireplace mantel?
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snicolenardone
Is the mantel original to the house or did you purchase it? I would love to find something similar.
    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 11:33AM
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8Foot6
original, thanks!
    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 11:36AM
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January 23, 2013
jessicahbailey wrote:
Where did you find the jars on the mantel?
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8Foot6
They are from Elte. in Toronto. Thx!
    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 7:34AM
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January 21, 2013
jyotimj wrote:
Love your sofa. I am looking for something simmlar. Where is it from?
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8Foot6
Hi there! It is mitchell gold bob williams, from elte in Toronto http://www.mgbwhome.com/Default.aspx
    Bookmark   January 21, 2013 at 11:59AM
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January 21, 2013
lindiada wrote:
Love the painting over fireplace. Where can I find it?
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Mylene Sakamoto
I also would like to know where to purchase this fireplace mantel.
    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 4:18AM
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by David Gillanders. from artinteriors.ca
    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 4:51AM
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October 27, 2011
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Autumn Fog is a similar color.
    Bookmark   October 27, 2011 at 9:37PM
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8Foot6
The entire house was painted the same colour:
para paint silver fox P2238-4

BUT, the living room, dining room, and kitchen were painted "half strength"... a lighter version of the other rooms....(I don't know what half strength is, it was a suggestion offered to us by the contractor, and we jumped at it!)
    Bookmark   October 28, 2011 at 5:54AM
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October 24, 2011
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Hi There! They are tripod lamps from West Elm
    Bookmark   October 24, 2011 at 4:26PM
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October 23, 2011
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The rug is from Elte...I don't know much else about it, except that it was on sale!!!
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Thanks, I love the muted colours. Sale or not, it looks expensive :)
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Shannon and her husband had a designer come in to help with the initial furniture selection and art in the rest of the home. The dining room and living room were her biggest projects. The designer offered her top 5 picks in terms of sofa, coffee table, dining room table, dining room chairs, light fixture and sideboard. Some things were love-at-first-sight, but in other cases it took months to find just the right piece. The two enjoyed working with a professional designer because she educated them about design, shared all her secrets and was willing to keep going back to the drawing board to capture their tastes perfectly. When the rooms were finished, Shannon was ready to infuse them with her own sensibilities and make them feel less staged and more lived in.
Start with the art. One large piece, about two-thirds the size of the mantel itself, will get you almost all the way there. Then layer on additional elements in smaller sizes, ideally in complementary colors or themes.

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