Gillian Gillies Interiors (GGI)
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Laundry Room

This project was initially a main floor renovation – the kitchen was old and dated and the layout was poor for entertaining.

Sounds simple enough, but it was only achieved by removing a trap door and the original external basement stairs and building a new side entrance to the lower level. From our first meeting I knew that the trap door was going to be the boss of the renovation – sometimes it’s the oddest things in a home that determine the course, size and scope of a project. We increased the size of the main floor by levelling of the back of the house; this increased the foot print in the kitchen and brought in much more natural light. Custom millwork and plaster mouldings were designed and installed in every room. Lighting was updated and new furniture and soft-furnishings were designed and sourced. On the second floor we renovated the master bedroom and the dressing room. In the basement we dug down, greatly improving the head height and formed a cozy media room and a lux laundry and mudroom.
Before and after photographs can be found on our website.

Photography by Tim McGhie

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September 14, 2014
JoLynn Sundstrom wrote:
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Hi JoLynn - the tile is Slate in a 12 x 24" tile, its laid in a brick pattern. The colour is California Gold. There are huge variances in quality and colour of slate available for purchase. The less expensive the tile the more variance in colour and tile thickness. A tile that is very uneven in thickness can add $$$$'s to the installation costs. Its a beautiful material but you need to be aware of the variances and purchase accordingly - let your designer / installer know that you plan to use slate so that they can price accurately . I use it frequently in basement, kitchen and bathroom renovations and love the organic nature of the tile. Hope this helps!
    Bookmark   September 15, 2014 at 5:22AM
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February 15, 2013
ckrispy wrote:
Could you please tell me the name of the paint on the trim. Thanks for your help.
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The selected wall colour is one of my all time favourites - Benjamin Moore Sag Harbour Grey from their heritage collection HC-95. The trim is Benjamin Moore Acadia White OC-38.
Thank You.
    Bookmark   February 24, 2013 at 7:59AM
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Thank you so much for your help.
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October 6, 2012
Lynda wrote:
Tile manufacture and make
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The tile is slate in a natural finish.
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September 19, 2012
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what color of paint is on the wall?
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Carol Czajkowski
can you please tell me the colour of paint on the walls?
    Bookmark   June 11, 2013 at 6:36AM
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Sure, this is Benjamin Moore Sag Harbour Grey.
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April 16, 2012
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not at this time, thank you for your enquiry.
    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 3:44PM
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Wow! This looks nothing like the BM Sag Harbour gray that I have. The lighting in a room changes the look!
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