Wendy Blackband and Rachel Azzolina of the Blackband Design team (previously featured here – a house tour you really can’t miss!) brought this home down to the studs and fully remodeled it into a modern Mediterranean open floor plan with hotel amenities. Their focus was bringing in warmth and comfort while creating additions and new layouts to best suit the homeowners’ lifestyle – including their two daughters Annie and Abbey (Golden Retrievers). Speaking for the pups, their favorite home features would most likely be the built-in food and water dish station in the kitchen island and their under-staircase sleeping nook in the master bedroom complete with a miniature headboard to match their parents. The homeowners recognized the value of investing in quality and luxurious details that they will forever appreciate in their dream home.
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This home should impress and inspire you. The paint color throughout the house is “Simply White by Benjamin Moore” – this white paint color is often recommended by interior designers.
This home has so many impressive details and ideas. I am loving this newly-renovated kitchen with that huge island!
Kitchen Island Dimensions: about 9’6” x 6’5”
Can you believe this is the same house? The older kitchen felt dark and the “old Mediterranean” style had a heavy feel to it.
This home is located in a neighborhood where the houses feature Mediterranean-inspired architecture. It was important for the designers to respect the architectural details but they also wanted to reinvent this style and give it a more modern feel. This modern Mediterranean kitchen is a great example of that.
This custom kitchen vent hood features a rustic wood trim with a blue mosaic tile.
The kitchen cabinets are custom Rift Oak with a custom stain.
There’s no need for take-outs having a functional and spacious kitchen like this one. You have plenty storage, counter space and this kitchen also leads to an amazing pantry!
Countertops are Calacatta Eccellente – Honed, Ollin Stone.
Kitchen Faucet: Waterstone
Kitchen island pendants: Hammered Glass Pendant, Regina Andrew Designs.
This large kitchen features a very practical layout. The paneled refrigerator/freezer are located on the right, beside the wall oven.
An archway used to separate the kitchen from the dining area.
These “faux” plaster walls and the Travertine tiles were hard to look at. 🙂
The dining room was divided to create a larger outdoor area and it now features a pair of retractable patio doors.
Mirror – Restoration Hardware – similar here
Rug: Custom – similar here.
Dining Table: here
Walls and ceiling are painted in “Benjamin Moore OC-117 Simply White”.
Ceiling Treatment: Vintage wood beams, Wood Concepts LA
This kitchen island features a custom dog feeding station that comes even with a swing arm faucet (pot filler) to easily refill the water bowls. This idea deserves a pin!!! 🙂
Pot Filler: here
This floating pet feeding station was perfectly designed for the dogs’ height.
Here’s what the designer had to say about the measurements: “We recommend basing clearance dimensions on the size of your dogs. Paying attention to their height when standing, eating, etc. Just like how we pay attention to how our clients live in their space, watch out for how your dogs do!
Also, we have learned from some pet sources that a food/water bowl raised too high is not best or natural for a dog’s digestion. Could be something to consult with your vet for the best height!
Tip: Allow some space for dripping if possible. We inset the bowl shelf in the nook so that the tile underneath could catch some of the mess from the dogs and limit its reach to the wood floor. They’re still dogs so we can’t expect them to wipe their mouths, but we can try to design it best for them (and in return, the homeowners!)”
Customizing a pet food station in your kitchen island isn’t only a brilliant idea but it also very functional. It’s easy to keep the dogs’ food station fresh and cleaner with a pot filler and by being so close to a sink and the dishwasher.
Marble is Honed Calacatta Eccellente. Say it with an Italian accent. 🙂
The space had good bones but everything felt too heavy and outdated with the faux plaster walls and these ugly draperies… sorry. 🙂
Oh, much, much better, right?! It seems that you can even breathe better in this room now!
Fireplace stone is marble slab from Ollin and there’s a hidden cabinet for storage behind one panel.
The sofa, side table, ottomans, pillows are custom and available through the interior designer.
Living room table lamps: Visual Comfort & Co
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The kitchen leads to a coffee bar and fully-equipped pantry with navy blue cabinets.
This gorgeous pantry features a Stainless Steel Farmhouse Sink and honed Calacatta marble countertop.
Backsplash: here – similar
The blue cabinetry paint color is “Benjamin Moore Hale Navy”.
Artwork: This this art was made by a glass blower out of Laguna Beach named Marcus Thesing.
I am loving the color scheme found in this guest bedroom with white walls. Paint color is Benjamin Moore Simply White.
Guest bedroom table lamps: Visual Comfort & Co.
Bed and chair – Lee Industries
Ottoman: Custom Blackband Design.
The guest bathroom features a stunning Rift Oak vanity with waterfall edge and chunky white marble countertop.
Floor Tile: here – similar
Wall Tile: here – similar
The master bedroom felt dark, but I wouldn’t mind the arches.
This space feels much more inviting and current now.
Master bedroom table lamps: Arteriors
Bedroom Furniture: bed, chaise, nightstands, pillows – custom
Bedroom paint color is Benjamin Moore Simply White. Notice the beautiful built-in cabinet on the right.
Featuring a long floating Rift Oak vanity with greywash finish, a counter-to-ceiling marble slab backsplash and double sinks, this is, by all means, a show-stopper bathroom!
Mirrors: here – similar
Cabinetry is Rift oak, custom stain.
Floor tile: Walker Zanger Jet Set inset with Thassos surround.
“Benjamin Moore Simply White”.
Master bathroom ceiling fixture: Visual Comfort & Co
Accent table: Made Goods
Ottoman is Kelly Wearstler. Cute! 🙂
The large walk-in shower features thin marble herringbone floor tiles and stunning Statuario marble slab walls.
Statuario Slab – Honed, Ollin Stone.
Shower pan tile: Walker Zanger.
Built-in Cabinet Paint Color: Restoration Hardware Slate. Countertop is quartz.
Grey Laundry Room Paint Color: “Farrow & Ball Pavilion Gray 242”.
Faucet: here – similar
The mudroom features custom charcoal gray cabinets painted in “Restoration Hardware Slate”.
Architect: Stand Architects, Inc.
Builder: RS Myers Company
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