Shabby chic and serene is the theme of this guest bedroom with its white plank wall, star-shaped wall art and ruffled bed. The black and crystal chandelier and pops of robin's egg blue in the bedding and end lamp add a subdued element of glamour to the space.
The wallpaper behind the bed in this romantic bedroom features a nature-inspired print, aqua vines climbing a cream-colored background. The rug picks up the same palette, a chic layer in a larger-scale pattern.
This sunny guest bedroom is painted with cream tones, which harmonize with the pink and pastel green florals used throughout the room. The twin beds have padded headboards upholstered in a floral pattern that matches the bed skirts and shams. Floral prints on the wall complete the look.
The antique secretary was the design inspiration for this bedroom's aqua-and-cream palette and feminine feel. Wallpaper in the same pretty hues decorates the wall behind the bed. And lots of curves layer in softness.
Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the stairs. Victorian, square section columns supporting the lantern transform to octagons with a wink to the Roman Doric Order.
All of the trim, brackets, balusters and columns were custom designed and then fabricated by millwork craftsman.
This completely custom guest cottage was built in only eight months time.
Alternating courses of brick and stone at the foundation initiate a theme of layering and wrapping the building envelope that continues up through the terrace and chimney. This detail is carried further through variation in clapboard siding and culminates in the colors and patterns of the slate roof crowned by ridge-cresting.
The field stone was all found on site.
The stairwell and skylight occupy the center volume of the house, allowing natural light to filter throughout the interior. Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the staircase.
The "triple bead" beadboard paneling was inspired by paneling found in an old structure on the property.
The stairwell and skylight occupy the center volume of the house, allowing natural light to filter throughout the interior.
The design of the central stairwell as an atrium allows natural sunlight to penetrate through the interior of the entire home.
The interiors reflect a strong connection to history and place, drawing upon the past for inspiration. Custom, Pennville cabinets complement the simple, painted wainscot paneling and hexagonal mosaic floor tile. All of the vanities in the home were designed as free standing furniture.
Custom-designed, Pennville cabinets, combined with playful, Moroccan mosaic tile and exaggerated brackets and screens make this kitchen both modern and traditional.
The mosaic tile was found on a trip to Morocco and imported back home.