High/low: Breakfast nook
Asplund oak Sandra table with lacquered top by Thomas Sandell, 55" x 31-1/2" x 29", $2,250, Mjölk, mjölk.ca. Black acrylic Azure chairs, $340 each, Barrymore Furniture, barrymorefurniture.com. Large aluminum dome pendant light, $500, Universal Lamp, greatlighting.com. Hand-carved basswood Blesbuck animal bust, $748, Morba, morba.ca. Sheer polycotton Cherry Blossom Burnout curtain, 48" x 84", $44 per panel, West Elm, westelm.com. Woven jute/sisal Island Chevron rug, 6' x 9', $449, Crate and Barrel, crateandbarrel.ca. Crystal Gaby vase, $125, lacquered bamboo tray, $45, Elte, elte.com. Stoneware Eva Zeisel Granit Collection teapot, $60, stainless-steel Almoco flatware, $60 (5-piece set), Design Within Reach, dwr.com. Kaj Franck mouth-blown glass Kartio tumbler, $24 (set of 2); Kaj Franck vitro porcelain plates, $28 (dinner), $16 (bread-and-butter), Mjölk, mjölk.ca. Linen/cotton Leaf Embroidered napkin with silk embroidery, $49 (set of 6), Pottery Barn, potterybarn.ca. Ceramic pig salt & pepper shakers, $15 per set, HomeSense, homesense.ca.
Gus Design Group oak Span table in Natural, 72" x 36" x 30", $1,395, Stylegarage, stylegarage.com. Stackable plastic Forest chairs with chrome-plated legs, $148 each, Design Republic, mydesignrepublic.com. Metal industrial pendant light $99 (large), $29 (cord set), $15 (conversion kit), West Elm, westelm.com. Carved wood Reed Buck animal bust, $500, Fresh Home & Garden, fresh.ca. Sheer polyrayon Martha Stewart Living Daydream curtain in Picket Fence White, 54" x 84", $33 per panel, The Home Depot, homedepot.ca. Hand-woven jute/wool Vejen rug, 5' x 7', $179, IKEA, ikea.ca. Glass vase, $7, acrylic tray, $15, ceramic teapot, $15, HomeSense, homesense.ca. Stainless-steel Charmig flatware with plastic handles, $35 (20-piece set), smoked-glass Diod tumbler, $3, IKEA, ikea.ca. Glazed-porcelain Organic Shaped plates, $6 (dinner), $4 (salad), West Elm, westelm.com. Polyester Pintuck napkin, $4, Pier1 Imports, pier1.ca. Ceramic Pig salt & pepper shakers $8 per set, Urban Barn, urbanbarn.com
Beautiful bread plate Break bread on this deliciously cheerful accent plate at Sunday brunch this spring. Fun and affordable, it's perfect paired with white for a fresh, neutral look, or black for bold high-contrast appeal. Choose patterns to add depth and layers, or solids and transparents to make this plate the focal point of your table setting. Stoneware yellow bird plate, $5; pier1.ca.
Sun-friendly sheers "Windows have such a huge impact in any space, it's such a shame to cover them up!" says stylist Andrea McCrindle. "Sheers aren't what they used to be - there are so many modern grahpic prints to choose from." Sheer polyester rod-pocket Kent curtain, $40; bouclair.ca.