About our Store

Accents for Living, a Home Furnishing Interior Design retail store in Guelph (Aberfoyle), and Oakville, 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 6,000 square foot historic atmosphere which features exquisite dining, bedroom, and living room furniture; offering an alchemy of current and timeless designs. We find distinguished designers and seasoned artisans from all corners of the world that together create and offer beautiful and rare design. Our 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. We call Aberfoyle home, but we are Creating Beautiful Spaces all over South Western Ontario.

Above all else, we value our clients, we share information, offer honest insight and love the opportunity to advise. We believe 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. Our talented Design Team at Accents for Living enjoys being that creative connection within your story.

What People Are Saying

Walking into Accents for Living was like walking into my dream home. I loved all of their products from big and small, floors to walls. The owner has impeccable taste. The store was organized, inviting, and drop dead gorgeous! After saying "I love that", to just about everything, my mother and I took a moment to sit on the comfortable couches, look around, and appreciate the concept and beauty of this amazing store! I cannot wait for our next visit to see what exciting products Accents for Living selects for this next season.

Stephanie Pinet

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Meet our Team

  • Linda Dolman-Weddel

    Owner

    Linda Dolman-Weddel is founder and owner of Accents for Living. Creating beautiful spaces is Linda’s ultimate passion. Through art and design we are able to express ourselves in a beautiful way. The creation of inspired objects and wondrous spaces are here to help us enjoy this world. The guide to living well for Linda is through the journey of beauty. “Creating beauty by making spaces exist in a new way, moves me.“
     
    For Linda, the customer experience is more important than anything else.  “I believe in a welcoming atmosphere where clients should get exceptional designs, with a positive experience from concept through completion.  From the time you enter our stores or contact one of our designers until the design installation is complete, I want our clients to have a great, memorable experience.  I want them to feel excited about coming back and recommending us to their friends and family.”
    Linda see's prospect in her clients and designers, she is here to make sure the team works with full integrity and creates spaces that clients love.

    Ultimately, Linda's progressive and innovation approach to design allows for Accents for Living to create spaces that not only meet, but exceed client expectations.

    Love your home,

    Sincerely, Linda Dolman-Weddel

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  • Rhonda Arbuckle

    Design Consultant

    Rhonda has extensive experience in managing design projects ranging from single room touch ups to full home renovations. Regardless of the scope, Rhonda is always working to create a space that is clean and joyful; one that captures the essence and style her clients desire. Rhonda's energetic approach to design comes through in the vibrant rooms and spaces. She prides herself in building relationships and truly getting to know her clients. By understanding what her clients are looking to achieve in their homes, she can always deliver to the fullest, creating a gorgeous space. She gains inspiration from Jonathan Adler, Thom Filicia and Suzanne Dimma.

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  • Danielle Brick

    Design Consultant

    Danielle loves helping her clients create beautifully decorated spaces tailored to their unique taste and style. She believes that a thoughtfully designed room can provoke a sense of well-being. Danielle does her best to understand her clients’ personal style and personality, so she can inject that into their home. She feels a great sense of accomplishment when her clients are left with a completely customized space that is designed specifically for them. Her interiors are classic, comfortable and stand the test of time.

    Beauty is all around us, inside the home should be no exception.

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  • Daniella Dolman

    Curator

    Daniella Dolman enjoys finding beauty in the hidden, giving details significance, and making life an inspiring place. Inspired by the world around her, Daniella cherishes the bond between nature and home – believing that the places we live can inspire parts of our lives we’ve yet to uncover.

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  • Cindy Gibson

    Design Consultant

    Cindy Gibson is recognized for her clean, understated, sophisticated interiors. Her creative, intelligent approach to design, provides clients with wonderful spaces designed specifically for their lifestyle. "Enhancing the lives of clients, through beautiful interiors is the goal of each design." Natural materials, clean lines, are used to develop calm, refreshed interior spaces. Featured in The Grand Magazine and Our Home Magazine Cindy's collaborative design approach with her clients, combines elements of the past, with fresh new concepts to create welcoming personalized spaces.

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  • Cristina Kirby

    Design Consultant

    A passion for European Architecture and beautiful Antiques, influenced by many years of living in Europe has given her an appreciation and ability to work with different styles including Art Deco & Mid Century Modern .Her work has been featured in Canadian Style at Home magazine. She is Inspired by Designers such as Windsor Smith, Darryl Carter & Suzanne Kasler to name a few, but her greatest inspiration is the clients she works with on each and individual project.
    "An INTERIOR is a natural projection of the SOUL”

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  • Jessica Horst

    Design Consultant

    Jessica’s favourite part of the design process is the completion of a project; the big reveal. The most rewarding part of her job is when her clients are thrilled with their new space. She loves when her clients tell her she captured their style perfectly and did exactly what they had envisioned.

    She has learned that a great designer infuses design elements into a space and not her own taste.

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  • Sandra Martone

    Design Consultant

    Sandra Martone is well known for her timelessly elegant and upscale interiors. Her passion for design and flare for decorating accomplish classic, clean and bright spaces where traditional themes meet contemporary. Sandra’s style promotes casually comfortable interiors that reflect each client’s individual lifestyle.

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  • Caroline Philippi

    Stylist & Design Consultant

    Caroline finds great satisfaction in helping her clients strive towards a home that speaks their style and creates comfort in their surroundings. Caroline also, the Merchandising Manager, ensures the store continually looks fabulous. She is always on top of the newest styles and trends. Caroline is committed to making the store an inspiring place, so with each visit clients, may find unique treasures for their loving homes.

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  • Michelle Vanrooy

    Interior Designer

    Michelle Graduated at the top of her class earning her Interior Design Diploma from Georgian College in Barrie. She knew design was her passion at a very young age and has built up a strong following of clients over the past 20 years.
    Michelle prides herself on a detailed, precise and friendly approach to design; allowing her clients to instantly feel a sense of ease.
    Whether the project is a complete home renovation, furniture, accessories, draperies; Michelle's clients are in good hands.
    Michelle's work has also been featured in the Home and Design Section of the Globe and Mail; a truly remarkable achievement. Her vast experience and knowledge of interior design trends allows her to take her client's needs and transform them into a finished project that is truly breath-taking, time and time again.

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