Mia Shulman, Managing Editor
Monday, June 3, 2013 10:00 AM EDT
In honour of HGTV Canada’s premiere of Real Designing Women, we’re taking you on a tour through the home of Dee Dee Taylor Eustace, one of Canada’s leading designers and one of four leading ladies from the show.
Who: Dee Dee Taylor Eustace, architect, interior designer, contractor, columnist and star of Real Designing Women.
What: A 3000 square foot Georgian coach house in Rosedale, Toronto, built in 1910.
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HGTV: How did you come to live in this home?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: I loved the neighbourhood.
HGTV: Did you do any renovations? Briefly describe what you did.
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: I renovated the entire coach house 17 years ago and updated the bathrooms and kitchen with white lacquer by my Millwork company two years ago.
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HGTV: How would you describe your style? What are your design style preferences?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: Timeless and elegant.
HGTV: How do you create warmth in your home?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: The people in the home create the warmth in a home!
HGTV: Where did you get most of your furniture? Some store names?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: Most of it is custom furniture, made in Toronto.
HGTV: Tell us about the art in your home. Do you have favourite artists?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: David Bierk and Harold Towne are two current favourites.
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HGTV: Favourite room in the house? Why?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: The master bedroom. I love the tall ceilings and white linens.
HGTV: How do you respond to decor trends? Do you update your decor often?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: I follow a set of designer rules. You can check out Dee Dee’s design rules on iTunes.
HGTV: Anything you would change about your home and why?
Dee Dee Taylor Eustace: Move to New York!
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Tune in to see Dee Dee in action every Saturday at 4:00pm and 4:30pm ET|PT.