Style at Home

OPPOSITE

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Just inside the front door, this view of the living room’s saturated tones and intriguing accessorie­s let visitors know they’re in for a colourful ride in Elizabeth’s home. “I wanted it to be consistent with the rest of the house, but still have a different feeling from the kitchen,” says Jean Stéphane. “A lot more light comes into this room, so the dark colour feels calming not gloomy.” Finishing the ceilings in the palest sky blue – echoed here in the fireplace surround and rug – is an easy tweak that makes these spaces look anything but ordinary.

DARK BLUE WALL PAINT,

CEILING PAINT,

WHITE TRIM

BLUE

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