THE JH SHOP

Jilly’s Favorite Things

Meet Team Jilly

Girls just want to have fun! Meet Jillian and the girls (plus one guy and two dogs) behind the brand and get to know the team behind JillianHarris.com

Meet Jilly + The team

Shop My Latest

COLLABORATIONS

Shop Now

SEarch

Artboard 2

shop the presets

#JILLYPRESETS

And edit your photos like Jill - in just one click!

get the insta-famous

Stay in the loop on all things Jilly! Be the first to receive exclusive content, hear about upcoming collaborations, sales and much more!

Get the Jilly Newsletter

New Post Updates

Collaborations

VIP-Exclusive Content

Visit the shop

navigate

all things LOVE, fashion, family, food, and home decor since 2009

15

Sep

2015

Jillian Harris

by

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Stephanie & Darrell

The Love it Design Team always wants the homeowners to stay in their home – we do everything in our power to get them all that they are hoping for – and then some! With Stephanie and Darrell there was no exceptions! They were in desperate need of a functional kitchen, a functional and accessible deck and a proper space for the family to hang out in the family room – I think we delivered!

LOLV EP3063 - After - Kitchen 3

First up was the kitchen: though the previous owner had recently renovated it, it didn’t function for a family of five with a live-in nanny. We rearranged some windows and took the wall down between kitchen and dining to make the most of what the space had to offer. Merit Kitchens outdid themselves with the white shaker cabinetry and the walnut veneer accent cabinetry – not only does it satisfy all the storage requirements one could have, but it’s a pleasure to be in this space.

LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Kitchen 2

Brushed gold hardware and white hex tile backsplash give the space a mid-century nod.

LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Kitchen 6LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Kitchen 4

Now open to the dining room, the kitchen and dining spaces lend themselves to gatherings. We moved the deck access to off of the dining room – not only does it improve flow on to the deck but it lets in a lot more light in to the dining space, making the dining area feel larger than it is – we use all the tricks we can!

LOLV EP3063 - After - Dining Area 3

Northshore Windows supplied us with stunning black vinyl sliders to maximize the light and access onto the deck – without making the deck any larger, this improved circulation makes the deck part of the space. And now Stephanie and Darrell can keep an eye on their kids playing in the cul-de-sac.

LOLV EP3063 - After - Deck 1

We continued with the mid-century look with the dining lighting – generously provided by Design Lighting, this brush nickel pendant really makes a statement without over-powering the room.

LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Kitchen 5LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Dining Room 4

Gold accents are always great for warming up the space!

Half way through the renovation, Stephanie and Darrell approached us with a teeny tiny request: to VAULT the ceiling! Not usually something to tackle part-way through a project, our amazing construction crew didn’t even flinch – and what a statement it makes with those exposed collar ties!

LOLV EP3063 - After - Living Room 2

We updated the fireplace feature (it was a dated white stone with black mortar!) thanks to Valor Fireplaces who supplied this stately linear gas fireplace. A simple modern surround makes this feature a focal point without drawing the eye too much.

LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Living Room 5

Understated colour in the pillows and furniture make this space fun and family-friendly but still elegant.

LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Living Room 1LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Living Room 4

Another gorgeous light fixture from Design Lighting is a stately accent to the vaulted ceiling.

LOLV EP3063 - Detail - Living Room 6

We think the family will love their new spaces – they certainly function so much better than they used to and – ahem – if we do say so ourselves… They LOOK so much better and function + beauty is what we aim for!

A big thank you to David Strongman for the gorgeous photos!!

Visit the W Network for more on this Love It Or List It Vancouver episode! To watch the full episode, click here and for more before and after photos, as well as a full resource list please click here!!!

Francesca Albertazzi

Add Comment

10

show / 

 hide comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. I love that first scrabble picture! Too cute!

  2. Amy says:

    What material did you use for the kitchen countertops? It’s so pretty and I’m redoing my white kitchen so I’d love to know – thanks!

  3. Erika W. says:

    Can you, please, tell me about the wood floors?! Brand/style/etc. Thank you!

  4. Such soothing colors! Happy for the lucky tenants.

  5. Jaclyn Ungerman says:

    Where is the art from over the fireplace? And the gold hardware in the kitchen!

  6. Kathleen Sawchuk says:

    I’ve looked every where for these sort of Hex Tiles, where are they from? Also I clicked full resource list and it does not come up, goes to WNetwork but no listing.

  7. Kathleen Sawchuk says:

    found the listing no tile

  8. OUTINON says:

    That light fixture! Love, love, love it!

  9. Louise says:

    I would like to find the source for the art above the fireplace.

  10. Rachel Ann says:

    Please come and design my home. Im so bored with it.

Previous Post

NExt Post

binge ALL the latest JH posts

THE JH SHOP

Jilly's Favourite Things

see more in the shop

Artboard 2

Sort by:

life

Food

Fashion

HOME

Travel

Beauty

All

All-Time Favourites

Baby

Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer Cookbook Tour

View the post

Hey everybody! I will keep this post short and sweet because all of the best parts are highlighted in the vlog below. I’ve been (not-so!) patiently waiting for over 6 months to show you the behind the scenes footage from our cookbook tour and I am SO excited to finally share it with you today!! […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Coffee Whip Recipe

02

Team Jilly at Quails Gate

03

04

Jillian Harris Disneyland Recap

05

Tipsy Tequila Margarita Popsicles

View the post

In honour of Cinco de Mayo and my LOVE for tequila (LOL! 🤪), we thought it would be fun to whip up some Tequila Lime Margarita Popsicles to share with you. Since we have been social distancing and we haven’t been able to play around with these recipes together (usually we like to experiment with […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Coffee Whip Recipe

02

Jillian Harris Cauliflower Gnocchi

03

Jillian Harris Harvest Kale Slaw

04

Jillian Harris Vegan Bacon Sourdough Sandwich

05

How to style a spring jacket 5 ways

View the post

Happy Wednesday everyone!! I hope your day is off to a wonderful start. I am so excited to welcome today’s blog contributor, Holly Horvath from Teach Me Style. Holly and I have become really great (Insta!) friends over the years. Yes, we have become friends over Instagram and have yet to meet in person! LOL! […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Jillian Harris Favourite Loungewear

02

Team Jilly at Quails Gate

03

04

Jillian Harris Wedding Dress

05

Annie's Nursery

View the post

Good morning everyone! I was so excited and honoured to take over the LIKEtoKNOW.it IGTV account last week to share an exclusive tour of a few of my favourite rooms in our home! I received so many questions on my personal account that I thought it would be a great idea to recap the video […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Jillian Harris Cinco De Mayo Watermelon Pinata DIY

02

Wayfair Save Big Give Back Event

03

How to Celebrate a Birthday During Quarantine

04

DIY Floral Wooden Easter Eggs

05

Jillian Harris Hawaii Recap

View the post

Aloha!!! Whenever I travel, I tend to get a ton of questions coming in on my social platforms so I thought I would round up a few questions that were most frequently asked and answer them here! PLUS, I took so many videos while we were in Hawaii that I also decided to share a vlog […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Jillian Harris Travel Tips

02

03

Jillian Harris Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

04

Jillian Harris One Piece Swimsuits

05

Jillian Harris and Family

View the post

Good morning everyone! I don’t know about you, but Leo and Annie have been attached to mine and Justin’s hip for the last month and a bit! Don’t get me wrong, I am LOVING this time that I am able to spend with them!! But I would be lying if I said I wasn’t worried […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Leo & Annie's Book Club: Bedtime Favourites

03

Sibling Fighting: Just as painful as nails on a chalkboard!

04

05

Kaitlin Does My Makeup: Her Favourite Tips, Tricks, & How-To's

View the post

Kaitlin and I are SO EXCITED to finally share this tutorial with you today!! As many of you know, Kaitlin Hargreaves is my Makeup Artist on set of Love It Or List It and on our big shoot days! I’ve known Kaitlin for seven years now and she’s the only one that I trust to […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Jillian Harris Natural Deodorant

02

Jillian Harris Every Day Cruelty Free Makeup Tutorial

03

Jillian Harris Eyebrow Update

04

Jillian Harris Young Living DIY Body Scrub

05

Tips on How to Manage Your Money

View the post

Good morning everyone! It’s Jennifer here from Team Jilly. I am so excited to share with you today some of my tips and tricks for helping you manage your money! 1. Create a budget It can be overwhelming losing a job or owning a business that slows down. To help understand where you stand financially, […]

01

FEATURED POSTS

Jillian Harris Wedding Dress

02

Jillian Harris Headquarters Update

03

04

Leo & Annie's Book Club: Bedtime Favourites

05

GET THE
JILLY NEWSLETTER

Stay in the loop on all things Jilly! Be the first to receive exclusive content, hear about upcoming collaborations, sales and much more!

New Post Updates

Collaborations

VIP-Exclusive Content