Style at Home editor-in-chief Erin McLaughlin talks with Toronto designer Ingrid Oomen on how she turned her family cottage into a country oasis.
“Cottages are a reflection of items collected over time, so it’s nice when furniture pieces exhibit that in a coherent way,” says Ingrid. The dining room is a case in point with its farmhouse-inspired table and vintage pendant lights.
EM You’ve broken the cottage kitchen mould with your industrial-chic look. Do the homeowners entertain a lot?IO
Yes! It’s amazing what they can do with just a few fresh herbs from the garden. In a matter of minutes, the island is filled with tasty dishes. This was also the inspiration for making the kitchen so central.