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Take A Look At Our Decorators From The 2015 St. Andrew’s Christmas House Tour

The Trafalgar HomeDecorated By: Michele Hatziioannou & The House Warmings Team

In 1995, Michele and her husband Leon opened a small home decor shop called “House Warmings” in the Olde Oakville Town Square. Two years later when a larger space became available on Lakeshore, Michele jumped at the opportunity and moved her shop to the main street. Michele and her husband now own two stores in Oakville. As House Warmings grew, Michele’s talents continued to shine. She has been featured in Style at Home, Good Life Magazine, The Marilyn Denis show and Cityline. With it’s eclectic taste, House Warmings has something for everyone. “I decorate with my heart” Michele says in a Style at Home article, “If I see something that speaks to me, I make it work no matter what”. It is this passion that has made Michele and House Warmings a success.

House Warmings Market: 178 Lakeshore Road East
905.339.0202 –
House Warmings West – 550 Speers Road
905.844.1000 –

The King Street Home
Decorated By: Stephanie McPherson, Shorehouse Interior Design
I alway say………”I love All things Beautiful”…….
My passion is food, although interior design is a close second. I have had professional training in the culinary field, and pursued my interest in design alongside this pastime. I have taught cooking classes from my home, as well as being a partner in a Catering business. I feel that the two are closely related, as attention to detail with an added flair can compliment the process.
I have worked with the St. Andrew’s Christmas House Tour, putting my personal touch in some of their homes as well as my own homes, which have been featured on the tour over the past several years. I would say my motto is “Less is More…….”, as it allows the fine details of the beauty in a home to stand out. For the same reasons, I also feel comfortable with neutral backgrounds throughout the house, it works for me and I feel at ease when things are somewhat “calm and inviting”.
Christmas is such a special time for me, I have a large family who gather at our home for the many festivities including a gingerbread house decorating night in which the children are involved, this has become a memorable tradition. Tradition plays an important role in my life and I’m honoured to be part of the St. Andrew’s Christmas House Tour once again.

The Pine Avenue Home
Decorated By: Allyson Steedman, Trix & Trumpet Event Styling & Consulting

Allyson Steedman is the owner and creative force behind Trix & Trumpet, a multidisciplinary firm that brings concept and style to events, parties and interiors.  Drawing on her extensive experience in planning and executing events as a corporate event planner, and her desire to take a more personal direction in her career, Allyson launched Trix & Trumpet to work one-on-one with clients to assist in any aspect of their party planning.  With her industry insight, creative ideas and personal approach, Allyson is able to provide assistance to clients where they need it the most, whether it be the initial design concept, a full party styling or anything in between. – 877.621.6046

The Second Street Home 
Decorated By: Sean Ward, Sean Ward Interior Consultant
After a long career in the food and beverage industry, six years ago Sean decided to start his own decorating company. Having renovated and decorated numerous homes of his own, Sean has always had a passion for homes and interiors.
Over the years Sean’s work has been published in both Canadian House & Home, Style at Home and also picked up by numerous blogs in both Canada and the US.
His personal style tends to be more traditional but he is most comfortable working in any direction suitable to his clients needs and expectations.
Sean has always firmly believed that residential interior decoration should be an extension of an individual and/or a families personality. A home should be representative of those who live in it, excluding warmth and comfort.
Presently Sean is working on projects in Toronto, Georgian Bay and Florida.

The Botany Hill Home 
Decorated By Elizabeth Fabrizio, Assisted By Lina Dilorio & Paula Aicklen

Elizabeth Fabrizio has a passion for helping her clients realize a cohesive design-forward, refined home that they will love to create family memories in. Elizabeth refined her interest in design with formal study at Sheridan College, continuously upgrading to stay abreast of new products and design.  She is keen to develop each homeowner’s style, and manage each project with an eye for beauty, life and value.

Elizabeth Fabrizio       905 399 9852

Lina DiIorio is a certified Interior Decorator and a graduate of the prestigious Visual Design & Interior Decorating program at Sheridan College.  She graduated with high honours and is an accredited member of the Canadian Decorators’ Association (CDECA).  She partners with a network of design professionals to ensure craftsmanship and quality at every stage of the design and construction process.

Lina DiIorio       416 844 5462

Paula Aicklen has worked as a design consultant for over 25 years in a variety of roles. Her interest is in “home making” in helping her clients to  have a homes that are reflective of the people that live in them, not based on trends. Together with Elizabeth and Lina looks forward to showcasing Christmas in this beautiful family home.

Paula Aicklen     905 849 0405

Thank you to all of our great suppliers. Please see their references at the home. Thanks as well to all of the wonderful help we had in this adventure…Narelle, Sue, MaryAnn and Lisa, you are amazing!

The Gloucester Home
Decorated By: Kathy Holford and Daniella Dolman, Accents for Living
Accents for Living, a home furnishing interior design boutique in Aberfoyle, Ontario, was founded by Linda Dolman-Weddel in 1999. Built on the founding principles of respect, passion and the desire to create something sensational; Accents for Living was born.

Accents for Living operates from a 6000 sq ft historic atmosphere that features exquisite dining, bedroom, and living room furniture; offering an alchemy of current and timeless designs. They find distinguished designers and seasoned artisans from all corners of the world that create and offer beautiful and rare pieces. Their ever-evolving collection features an exclusive mix of fine furniture, art, luxurious bedding, area rugs, lighting and lifestyle accents to inspire; turning your space into a truly unique haven.

Above all else, they value their clients, share information, offer honest insight and love the opportunity to guide their clients. Accents for Living believes in a home that is artistic and inspirational. The home is a metaphor for the self; elegant, romantic or urban, yet always comfortable and chic. The home creates an expression and a story for your life and milestones. The talented design team at Accents for Living wants to be that creative connection in your story.

Accents for Living

The Howard Avenue Home
Decorated By: Anne Aziz of Studio H Design

After two years of study in Science at University of Western Ontario Anne discovered her interest in studying business.  Western University now offers a combined degree in Science and Business but Anne claims to be one of the first graduates of the yet to be sanctioned version of this new program.  Her interests were always on the creative side of business focused mostly on marketing.  Her first real job was as Marketing director for McGinnis Restaurants in London.  From there she came to work directly for Frank Stronach at Magna in their restaurant division.  After overseeing a major renovation to one of their restaurants Anne acquired a keen interest in the architectural components of that work.  Anne then enrolled in International Academy of Design in the Interior Design program.  She was able to complete her design education while creating her greatest achievement of her four children along the way.
It has been a great privilege and honour according to Anne to assist her many clients from New York to San Francisco, China, Muskoka, Toronto and her home in Oakville to achieve their vision for living.  Anne travels extensively notably to Paris and Milan every year to bring back to Canada the world’s beautiful finds.  This year she opened Emily Quinn in downtown Oakville where she is pleased to present her design treasures with everyone.
The Alexander Drive Home
Decorated By: Alison Hodd, Catherine Alison Interiors
Catherine Alison Interiors, a central Oakville-based Interior Design firm, is owned by (Catherine) Alison Hodd. Alison’s passion for historic design was seeded by her parents who’ve been restoring and updating St. Jude’s Anglican rectory on downtown Oakville’s William Street since 1979. Her firm takes on interior and exterior design projects of all sizes; from one room decor updates to full remodels of homes, cottages commercial spaces throughout the GTA and beyond. To learn more about how Catherine Alison Interiors helps transform spaces visit:
Catherine Alison Interiors
33 Shepherd Road

The Wedgewood Home
Decorated By: Leasa Wright, Accoutrements Decor
Leasa Wright founded AccDecor about 6 years ago.  After studying Fine Arts at Brock University she completed her certification for Interior Design at George Brown College where she frequently is a guest speaker for their Building Codes Class.  She brings an Artistic perspective to the discipline of Interior Design and is able to combine different styles with a young but sophisticated look that elevate her designs to the next level.  Accoutrement Decor is focused on providing high quality Design Services to Oakville and the surrounding areas.  They offer complete service design solutions including design concept, design development, product sourcing, implementation and project management of trades people.  Their offices are located in beautiful downtown Oakville.
Leasa Wright
Principal Design Associate
Accoutrements Decor
90 Reynolds Street

Assistant Decorators from Humber College Interior Design Program

Nicole Van Wagner

Nicole is a fourth year Interior Design student, attending Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. On her free time Nicole enjoys hiking, painting and weekends away at her family cottage.

Hanspreet Kalsi

Hanspreet is a fourth year student at Humber College studying Interior Design. She is passionate about creative art and design. She is happy to use her talents for the betterment of her community by assisting in the St. Andrew’s Christmas House Tour.

Christina Celetti

Christina Celetti is a fourth year Interior Design student at Humber College. She is excited to apply the principals she has learnt in her program to the St. Andrew’s Christmas House Tour. Working with an experience designer will broaden her abilities and provide her with experience in the field.

Suzan Khalil

Suzan Khalil is a fourth year Interior Design student at Humber College. Her passion is to bring beauty to space. That spaces become extra special when the beauty of a space and function is fulfilled. Suzan enjoys drawing, painting, playing sports and being out in nature. She hopes to bring sustainability into her interior design work to help preserve the environment. Suzan is happy to be apart of the St. Andrew’s Christmas House Tour.

Dalia Elkhatib

From skateboarding to art Dalia has always been drawn to activities that let her express her creative side. She is currently enrolled in her fourth at Humber College for Interior Design. She has always found herself “people watching” in public spaces and developed a passion for analyzing how spaces are designs impact people’s behaviors. She enjoys designing and creating unique spaces that will allow others to have a memorable experience. “Our goal is always to create a place where there’s a memory.” — Laura Sartori Rimini, Designer.


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