Evelyn’s Double Take: Family Room Edition

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Design and Event Editor Evelyn Eshun visited the Zilli Home showroom and designed two different looks using a neutral fabric sofa with clean lines.

The Family Room

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THE GOAL: To create a family-friendly space without sacrificing style.

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  • A CASUAL, CONTEMPORARY PAINTING adds pattern and colour to the space.
  • THIS DISTRESSED WOOD SIDE TABLE with detailed fretwork has an area for added storage or display.
  • AN UPHOLSTERED OTTOMAN with tufts is used in place of a coffee table. It is perfect for additional seating.
  • THIS AREA RUG is casual, soft and timeless. It is the perfect addition underfoot to make this space comfortable and cosy.
  • PILLOWS add glamour and texture to the clean lines of the sofa.
  • EXOTIC AND UNIQUE ACCESSORIES bring interest to the space.
  • A STYLISH THROW adds a glamorous touch.
  • BLANKETS look great and can be used when taking a nap on the sofa.

The Formal Room

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THE GOAL: To create a formal space ready to entertain guests.

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  • BLACK is as perfect in interior design as it is in fashion. In this room, it adds an unexpected glamourous touch.
  • THE USE OF BRUSHED GOLD metal finishes to accent this look brings instant glamour and formality to the space.
  • AN ART DECO STYLE SIDEBOARD is used as a bar beside the sofa.
  • A SOPHISTICATED COCKTAIL TABLE made of wood and trimmed with brushed gold metal is a glamourous centre-piece in this space.
  • LAYERING A COWHIDE RUG over a monochromatic damask area rug makes a statement.

Design & Tips by Evelyn Eshun, Photography by Larry Arnal, All furniture and accessories provided by Zilli Home

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Evelyn Eshun

Evelyn Eshun has been providing creative Interior Design solutions for her Residential Clients in the Toronto area for over a decade. Principal Designer at Evelyn Eshun Interior Design, Evelyn has participated in various Television programs over the years in addition to her Design business. With a passion for design and travel, Evelyn has translated her extensive and various experiences into a design philosophy which puts the Client’s needs and functional needs first. Always striving for a unique and personalized solution for each Client, Evelyn prides herself on creating interiors which will stand the test of time. Whether transforming an old and tired property into a vibrant home or simply finishing a home with the decorating touches which make a house a home, the goal is always to collaborate with Homeowner, Trades and Suppliers to finish the project successfully.

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Evelyn Eshun has been providing creative Interior Design solutions for her Residential Clients in the Toronto area for over a decade. Principal Designer at Evelyn Eshun Interior Design, Evelyn has participated in various Television programs over the years in addition to her Design business. With a passion for design and travel, Evelyn has translated her extensive and various experiences into a design philosophy which puts the Client’s needs and functional needs first. Always striving for a unique and personalized solution for each Client, Evelyn prides herself on creating interiors which will stand the test of time. Whether transforming an old and tired property into a vibrant home or simply finishing a home with the decorating touches which make a house a home, the goal is always to collaborate with Homeowner, Trades and Suppliers to finish the project successfully.

1 Comment

  1. I love the freshness of the Family Friendly space with the light colored rug. Could you share your source for the rug?
    Thank you

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