Tricks of the Trade-Dining room2

The tile fireplace surround adds another textural element to the dining room. “It was nice that there was an existing detail that really worked with the new design,” Grant says.

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Eclectic Edge-Kitchen

The cabinetry and marble countertops in the kitchen and pantry were in good shape, and the penny tile floors “are amazing,” Allande notes. A new bistro chandelier complements the vintage […]

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Eclectic Edge-Dining Room

Whitewashing formerly dark millwork in the dining room and adjacent living area reflects light and breathes new life into the home. The homeowners purchased the vintage crystal chandelier, table and […]

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Tricks of the Trade-Butler’s Pantry

While the kitchen is predominantly light with dark accents, the butler’s pantry is primarily dark with light accents. “We knew that we wanted consistency between the kitchen and the butler’s […]

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Alfresco Fairytale-Entry

The entry to the driveway is bordered by pennisetum ‘Hameln’, spiraea ‘Gold Mound’, rhododendron ‘Yaku Prince’, buxus ‘Dee Runk’ and a helleborus hybrid.

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Alfresco Fairytale-Pool

The slate roof shingles, stucco walls and whimsically shaped wings lend a fairytale aura. The house and patio are bordered by ilex Gem Box® shrubs. Globes of purple allium ‘Gladiator’ […]

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Tricks of the Trade-Family Room

“Elegant forms and subdued colors enhance the natural beauty of the property and the spectacular views,” Grant says of the family room.

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Tricks of the Trade-Kitchen

Grant calls the revamped kitchen “the centerpiece of the house.” It has a modern aesthetic, with neutral tones alongside metallic finishes.

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Eclectic Edge-Living Room

The living room—used for reading, piano playing or just relaxing by the fire—is adjacent to the dining area and opens to a screened porch with backyard access. Like the millwork […]

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