This pair of angel's wings was picked up from a local flea market. It's made from scrap wood attached to a frame made of wire that was bent to shape. A similar look can be achieved with wooden shims or with driftwood remnants.
Doors offer another chance to play up architecture and add rich texture and tone. After several decades with a lackluster fiberglass door, the entry was updated with a glass-paned door with an organic walnut look.
Existing wood used to frame the house was whitewashed and used for the cladded wall and charming bench area. An active gear closet stores all outdoor clothes for quick and easy pick-up before exiting the house.
The kitchen’s island features a rich darkly stained wood top that offers contrast for the white Shaker cabinets and drawers and other light finishes in the room. Previously the kitchen had builder-grade cabinets with an oversized island that impeded traffic flow.