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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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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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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Eclectic Edge-Foyer

“I love creating a bold entry,” one that also connects with clients’ personalities, designer Antoinette Allande Anderson says. Eclectic, playful and welcoming, this foyer strikes a visual balance of old […]

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Tricks of the Trade-Dining room

In the living-room-turned-dining-room, designer Valerie Grant retained the panel detail on the walls. “I love rooms where you paint the walls and trim the same color. It’s a really clean, […]

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Tricks of the Trade-Bathroom

The refurbished master bathroom features honed silver wave travertine tile, which is reflected in the stainless steel bathtub. Grant notes, “Sheer drapery panels provide a subtle frame for the gorgeous […]

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