Wednesday, March 21, 2007

OM home on Design*Sponge and Product Sourcing

Thanks soooooooooo much to Grace at Design*Sponge for posting our apartment on her blog yesterday. We are really touched by her kind words and overwhelmed by all the positive feedback. Who knew? We certainly didn't! *blush*

As most of you already know, we're relocating to Toronto so we had Darren Curtis take these awesome apartment shots during our photo shoot for OM home's new products. Don't hesitate to contact me if you'd like more specific information on the property.
We've been getting lots of emails from people asking us about different pieces in our apartment so I thought a list of references would make it more readily available. We took a lot of trips to area second hand stores and purchased items on our travels, so my apologies for some of the vague references. If I've missed anything please contact me and I'll be sure to post it. Hope the information helps!

Thanks again to everyone for their kind words, it means a lot to us!

ENTRY
The entryway was a spur of the moment weekend project last summer. This space is on it's own floor so we kept it black and white to offset all the colors in the rest of the house. SOURCES: Coat Hooks: Harry, G Bench (spray painted black): West Elm (circa 2002), Wall mural and Bottom Framed Drawing: Me!, Chandelier: Urban Outfitters, Yellow hat: J. Crew, Top Drawing: Street artist on Queen St, Toronto, Curtains: IKEA, Walls: Benjamin Moore Simply White Semi Gloss (2143-70), Mural: Home Depot Black Enamel Paint


LIVING ROOM
The main living area is a constant evolution for us as it’s usually the initial resting space for all of our new purchases. SOURCES: Chair in the back nook: A hand me down from Sanj's folks! , TV: A gift from my folks (Both sets of parents have donated to the space so I had to get them both in to be diplomatic)! , Other furniture: A second hand store in the Mile End area, name TBA , Painting above the fireplace: Street artisan in New Delhi, India , Pillows: OM home , Photographs on Bookshelves: Sanj! , Book on the Coffee Table: Barbershops, Wedding photograph on Mantel: my sister-in-law Anita, Walls: Benjamin Moore Simply White Semi Gloss (2143-70)


DINING ROOM
We love the extra cabinetry we built into the dining room side of the kitchen counter. Because of the extra storage, we didn't have to crowd the area with a credenza. We heart the table. SOURCES: Dining Table: We've gotten some inquiries about the custom made table in our dining room. If you're interested in getting one made, feel free to contact me, Chairs: A second hand store in the Mile End area, name TBA , Clock and frame: Local second hand stores (amazing what you find if you keep hunting) , Table Runner: a piece of Americana for when I’m homesick: Antique store in New York near the Canadian border, Vases: IKEA and West Elm, Red painting: Street artisan in Buenos Aires, Argentina , Antique Cabinet: Abhishek Accessories Store, Kolkata (I think?), Walls: Benjamin Moore Simply White Semi Gloss (2143-70)


KITCHEN
By far our largest remodel, we started last year after our honeymoon and finished 5 long weeks later. We're very happy with the way the bottom cabinets soften the rest of the space. SOURCES: Cabinets: Covered with walnut veneer by a local artisan friend, a different (and fairly cheap) way to update cabinets , Bottom Cabinets: Benjamin Moore Nacho Cheese (2018-40) , White Shelves: West Elm , Magnetic Spice Holders: Bed Bath & Beyond , Lighting: Local secondhand store , Storage rack above stove: IKEA, Walls: Benjamin Moore Simply White Semi Gloss (2143-70)

BATHROOM

I freehand sketched and painted the ceiling when I first move to Montreal, I suppose as a way to mark my new territory! The vanity was custom made to match the kitchen but we added one of my designs onto the vanity and mirror to make it more fun. Now it’s my favorite room in the apartment. SOURCES: Bathroom vanity: A local artisan friend built the vanity and mirror from my designs and specs. I've actually received several emails about this piece... We can custom make a similar piece (or other piece of furniture) for you, contact me to discuss details! Walls: Benjamin Moore Simply White Semi Gloss (2143-70), Ceiling: Betonel Teal (8612 M) closest Benjamin Moore match is Teal Blast (2039-40)

BEDROOM

We love waking up in this room every morning because it’s so bright and airy. By keeping the room simple and clutter free, the warm woods are able to contrast well with any colorful accessories we put in the room. SOURCES: Wood Furniture: A second hand store in the Mile End area, name TBA, Bed: West Elm, "Peter Hvidt" daybed (closest find to what we have, the back is removed): A second hand store in the Mile End area, name TBA , Hanging Lamps: Bombay Kids , Right lamp and frame: Local secondhand stores , Handmade Paper: Au papier Japonais , Blue Mirrored light: Spoutnik , Retro Reproduction Stereo: TEAC, Walls: Benjamin Moore Mirage White Hi Gloss (2116-70)


UPSTAIRS OFFICE

This is where you’ll usually find me working on OM home, either on the drafting table or in front of the computer. Growing up, my father’s office was orange, so it only made sense to make this space orange too!SOURCES: Handmade Paper: Au papier Japonais , Antique Chinese Table: Tola , Orange Cabinets: CB2 , Orange Accessories: Hold Everything (defunct) , An original Joe Colombo Boby Storage Cart next to the drafting table, they have started production of these carts again: Spacify , Couch: A store in NYC on the SW corner of 30th and Park near my old apartment. The manager was extremely rude to his employee while I was picking out the fabrics. I’ll never go back there again and never recommend them to anyone , Mini Storage Unit on left: Target, Walls: Benjamin Moore Simply White Semi Gloss (2143-70)

6 comments:

canadian modern said...

Great job on your space-and you pillows are great-we are also in the home furnishings biz-and just launched our blog-If learn how to use it that is.
Keep up the good work

drey said...

thanks for the mention of my blog! i love love love the bathroom you've done. now i've also fallen for your bedroom. how glorious to have all that space in one's bedroom! our rental is rather squashed...

OM home said...

Thank you drey!

Anonymous said...

Keep posting stuff like this i really like it

Anonymous said...

I have a question on the 88 X 92 MIDDLETON ROW BEDDING
IN JADE GRAY

Any chance this can be made for a KING size? Absoltely love you designs, colors and products--I just wish I could get a bigger size!!! You have amazing talent.

Anonymous said...

PLEASE CREATE A STENCIL FOR THE BATHROOM CEILING DESIGN YOU DID--OR AT LEAST THE ARTWORK. I CANT STRESS TO YOU HOW GORGEOUS IT IS. I STOPPED IN MY TRACKS AS SOON AS SI SAW IT. I CANNOT FIND ANY WALL DECALS SIMILAR AND IT WOULD BE NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND ANYONE TO PAINT this LIKE YOU ;0