Yasmin’s Victorian Attic Suite

published Mar 16, 2015
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Name: Yasmin
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

My apartment is a 590 square foot attic suite in a Victorian Townhome. After living abroad I returned to Toronto for graduate studies, bringing with me a collection of textiles from my travels. Most of the textiles pictured are from Turkey and Estonia, my living room carpet is a 1930 Baltic design handwoven by a relative of mine.

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The art work scattered throughout are mostly gifts from friends and artists, I work for a contemporary art gallery. When I moved into this cosy light filled space I knew I wanted a warm and low lying mid-century modern style with a modern flair.

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All of the mid century modern furniture is second hand, including a desk that actually belonged to the tailor who originally owned the house.

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My father and I did some DIY projects: we re-purposed pallets to make the bed, and salvaged wood from my grandmother’s house for the nightstand.

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My favorite things about my home are definitely the light, plants and the patio! And having a well-stocked home bar means I am always set for spontaneous entertaining.

Thanks, Yasmin!

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