To update the exterior of this Tudor style home, designers removed the wood accents in favor of an all-stucco exterior. New windows were installed, the panes stained dark brown to complement the neutral color of the home's exterior walls and the dark roof.
Continuing around the front, designers opted to remove the wood accents of this historic Tudor home in favor of an all-stucco exterior. To incorporate pieces of traditional flair, though, designers added decorative brick around the home's doorway and window arches to embrace the character of this historic home.
Those who live in Coronado, Calif., will instantly recognize this home as Crown Manor, a legendary Tudor-style landmark on the coast. The estate was built in 1903 and sits just steps away from the iconic Hotel del Coronado.
The kitchen in this historic Tudor home was a bit outdated, so designers brightened the space up a bit with a fresh coat of paint and new cabinets and appliances. The walls were painted bright yellow, making the kitchen reminiscent of a sunshiny day, reflecting the natural light that spills into the space through the windows above the sink. New, white cabinets replaced older, outdated ones, and new appliances update the space, while still remaining true to the historic design of the home. To add warmth to the space, dark, soapstone countertops were added for durability and style, off setting the bright colors with a darker one.
In this Tudor kitchen, designers aded aspects that would modernize the space, while make sure the new design kept true to the integrity of the historic Tudor home. The walls are painted a light yellow color that makes the space bright, while the white cabinets and black soapstone countertops help to create a unique contrast. The upper cabinets are glass paneled, creating a more modern display case, while the lower cabinets are updated and have plenty of room for storage. Wood panels cover the kitchen's major appliances to help them seamlessly blend in with the design and create a sophisticated space full of all the modern comforts with plenty of traditional charm.
The bright, sunshine yellow of the remodeled Tudor kitchen is carried through to the dining room that is directly adjacent to it. To make the space more open, designer removed the wall separating the two spaces, creating a clear line of sight from one space into another. As a nod to the historic home's Tudor style, designers kept the exposed beams on the ceiling of the dining room, and brought in dark wood furniture to complete the design.
Because this historic Tudor home has such great bones, Bria Hammel Interiors focused on increasing the functionality of each room. In the kitchen, this meant reorienting the space towards the back of the house and making way for spacious countertops, state-of-the-art appliances, an island and a dining area.
Because this kitchen is part of a historic Tudor home, the designers used materials, like a hand-glazed backsplash and aged brass hardware, to make it feel true to the time period. A pretty curved hood rage and decorative X-detail over the pantry doors only enhance the space's charm.
A light, yellow color and the new, open concept floor plan helped to modernize the dining room of this historic home, but the exposed beams and traditional furniture in the space maintain the integrity of the home's Tudor design. This elegant blend is highlighted by the natural light that pours into the home from the large French doors at the back of the space.
In a round foyer with a stone floor and faux painted dome ceiling, designer Judy Hodgens used a modern leopard print bench and petite bronze sculpture. The space, which was 12 feet in diameter in the 1928 home, was decorated for a Historic Macon Design House in Georgia.
To update the outdated kitchen, designers added new cabinets that were more functional and modern, but still remained true to the historic home's Tudor design. They then concealed the kitchen's major appliances with wood panels that made them blend in with the cabinets, creating a seamless design that is modernized, but still nods to the home's past design.