Old is New Again-Foyer

Interior designer and homeowner Tracey Butler relocated a staircase to create a dramatic foyer with a gallery feel for her art. The 18½-by-5-foot oil drawing on parchment, bought at auction, […]

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Old is New Again-Powder Room

POWDER ROOM | Butler converted a first-floor closet into a powder room. The bronze sink is flanked by a pair of midcentury candlesticks that were electrified. The wiring is hidden in […]

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Old is New Again-Master Bath

MASTER BATHROOM | The walls, floors and vanity countertop of the master bathroom are made of Calacatta gold marble. The vanity was originally an antique mirrored bar using an eglomisé technique […]

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Old is New Again-Master Bedroom

MASTER BEDROOM | A single continuous color—used on the grass-cloth wall covering, bedding and carpeting—envelops the master bedroom in warmth and sophistication.

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Old is New Again-Dining Room

DINING ROOM | A black and white oil painting makes a statement in the dining room against a cream palette that includes asymmetrically hung macramé light fixtures. The midcentury table and chairs are […]

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Old is New Again-Bedroom

BEDROOM   A pair of bronze and glass arched-top double doors that Butler found at the Brimfield Antiques Show in Massachusetts years ago lead from the master bathroom to the master […]

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Orderly Conduct-Closet1

Watches and rings stay snug in spaces specifically designed to keep them organized and visible.

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Old is New Again-Family Room

Although this is called the family room, Butler says all rooms of the home are considered family rooms. Comfort is key. Here, the eye goes to the vibrant green chairs […]

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Old is New Again-Lounge

LOUNGE | Butler designed a kind of lounge where people could hang out while she’s in the kitchen. The wood sculpture of a female torso at right, carved from an […]

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