Chic Retreat-Playroom

The multipurpose playroom is a “fun yet transitional space” that can grow with the kids, designer Veronica Pluta says. For now, the chalkboard wall with its removable letters and shapes […]

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Chic Retreat-Bar 2

The bar is adjacent to the playroom, visible through the open door at right.

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Chic Retreat-Lounge

A coffered ceiling with charcoal-painted insets distinguishes the lounge area. “The seating arrangement was meant for conversation and TV viewing,” designer Veronica Pluta says. Bold grass-cloth print wallpaper on the […]

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Chic Retreat-Basement with pool table

“I wanted to create an experience when walking down the stairs,” designer Veronica Pluta says of the stairwell’s gold metallic geometric patterned wallpaper. It sets the stage for the basement’s […]

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Woof Worthy-Dog room

Portraits of the owners’ four-legged family members hang above the wainscoting. Brass hooks — some topped with sculpted heads of different dog breeds — hold leads and toys used on […]

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Woof Worthy-Dog bath/laundry room

Rebel, the homeowner’s Australian Shepherd, surveys the new dog bath/laundry room. A new stackable washer and dryer allowed room for the dog bath (far left), a generous amount of cabinetry […]

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Woof Worthy-Dog bath room

The plaid-patterned porcelain tile backsplash is owner Kristine Nograles-Hugo’s favorite thing about the room. Cubbies above the dog bath store towels and grooming supplies.

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Personality Plus-Kitchen

One of the distinguishing features of this Chatham kitchen is the blue ombré backsplash on the range wall.

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Classic Refresh-Bathroom

“We love how the traditional, moody space is lightened by the brass elements and the airy window treatment,” designer Ellie Mroz says.

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