I have shared some of Linda McDougald’s designs here before and if you remember her name, I am sure you’re getting excited to see her newest project. Linda McDougald and her team from Postcard from Paris are ultra-talented interior designers and showing their projects here is always a pleasure for me.
When I first saw on Houzz what I like to call a “Modern Home with Elegant Interiors”, I knew it was a design that many of you would feel inspired by. The interior, to be honest, is not for those who love color. This home is for those who prefer a calmer environment to live in.
This house actually feels like a perfect place to come home to after a long day at work; a place that leaves all the noisy clutter of the world behind and welcomes you with its sophisticated zen color palette.
The design found in this home has modern influences, present especially in the crisp white kitchen and the powder room. But having said that, this home also has a very elegant approach, thanks to its stunning mix of tailored designer furniture and antiques.
Everything about this three-story, 11,000-square-foot home feels soothing yet dramatic, showcasing the highest levels of craftsmanship and design in a very stylish way.
All photos by Rachael Boling.
As soon you enter this house, you have a strong feeling of elegance and tailored design. I simply love this architectural staircase. Breathtaking! The custom-designed iron railing is by Heirloom Stair.
The home’s entry also showcases an antique rug from Italy, Lillian August credenza and a Louis Philippe silvergilt mirror. Light fixture is a Sonneman Lighting through Ferguson Lighting Gallery.
Paint Color: Wall color: “Intense White OC-51” by Benjamin Moore.
Trim and paneling: “Pure White SW7005” by Sherwin Williams.
The sculpture is from John Richard.
The home’s library showcases a suite of Century Furniture including a desk and guest chairs. The fabrics in the room are by Robert Allen and included is custom window treatments and chair upholstery. The window treatments are made by Martha Hidalgo.
Paint Color: Wall color: Benjamin Moore Intense White (OC-51).
Trim and paneling: Sherwin Williams Pure White (SW7005).
A polished nickel and onyx Hudson Valley chandelier hangs above the desk, which is set with a variety of desk accessories by Barbara Barry. The focal points are original art by Shannon Plourde and a collage of mirror-framed Trow bridge Gallery prints.
Sexy legs! 😉
Custom Rug through McAbee’s Carpets.
Grab a Book
The built-in bookcases hold a gorgeous collection of grey linen-covered books and polished nickel accessories by Michael Aram.
Do you love a crisp white kitchen? So, this one is for you!
This fabulous white kitchen is fully functional with professional stainless appliances, which include a Sub-Zero All Refrigerator & All Freezer and 48” Dual Fuel Wolf Range above which hangs a custom-designed range hood designed by Linda McDougald Design and executed by craftsman Trey Sherman. The color palette and specific fabric selections throughout the home were inspired by the specifications in the kitchen, including white and gray Caesarstone countertops and matte gray glass tiles.
Kohler fixtures are used throughout the home; selected finishes include stainless and polished nickel.
Pendants are “Parker Pendants by Jonathan Adler“.
Hood & Floors
Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Pure White SW7005
Appliances: Jeff Lynch of Greenville. Floor by Burchette and Burchette, lighting through Ferguson Lighting Gallery and tiles through Clayton Tile.
Plumbing by Kohler and cabinet pulls are by Restoration Hardware.
Cabinetry by Mullinax Woodworks.
Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Intense White OC-51
The kitchen is appointed with Vietri dinnerware, Arte Italica glassware, and with CIA cookware provided by The Cook’s Station.
The dining room features a Century dining table and chairs covered in linen.
The kitchen opens to an exquisite family room with fine furnishings.
To the Opposite Side
The focal point of this room is the towering fireplace, constructed of painted wood paneling with a limestone surround and hearth and a reclaimed wood beam mantel.
An antique French Louis Philippe silver mirror rests above the fireplace while a custom wool rug anchors the space.
Custom Rug through McAbee’s Carpets.
A Touch of Blue
Custom-made pillows in Kravet Couture Calvin Klein fabric adorn both sofas, which are separated by a Lillian August ebony mirror-top table cocktail table.
An ebony and silver Lillian August bookcase is flanked by mirror-framed botanicals from Trowbridge Gallery.
Beautifully decorated. I like how the designer brings the same color palette from room to room.
Accessories by Michael Aram; botanicals by NDI.
With shades of soft grays, periwinkle blue, and linens, the interior of this home exemplifies sophistication and refinement. This is best illustrated in the great room where an ebony Steinway piano stands out against the room’s cool color palette. As in other areas throughout the home, dark ebony hardwood floors contrast with shades of white, and walls of pale gray to create a striking aesthetic.
Upholstered linen sofas are by Lillian August and window treatments features fabric by Robert Allen. Lighting through Ferguson Lighting Gallery.
Ensuring guest quarters are equally as stylish as the master, a stunning Hickory White bed and nightstands, and Lillian August chest make a statement in this welcoming room. Bedding by Peacock Alley. Lamps are by Arteriors Home.
Beautiful linen panels on custom hardware by Robert Allen dress the windows.
The classic powder room includes a floating concrete vanity by Concrete Canvas and an eye-catching piece of art by Henry Asencio.
The wall mounted faucet and Art Nuevo and the cast bronze sink is by Kohler.
Sconces are from Visual Comfort.
The master suite is inviting and soothing, with fine furnishings juxtaposed with equally impressive antiques. The bedroom is marked by a beautiful ebony Ferguson Copeland bed upholstered in fabric by Robert Allen and fitted in luxurious bedding by SDH.
On either side you’ll find ebony nightstands by Lillian August with crystal lamps by John Richard.
On the wall hangs artworkby Elizabeth Ockford. Along another wall stands a neo-classical armoire, an antique imported from France that is flanked by Hickory White chairs.
The room’s window treatments are constructed of Larry Laslo fabrics by Robert Allen and were created by Martha Hidalgo.
Rug is an antique from Italy.
Master Bedroom Chandelier by Corbet Lighting.
The elegance of the master suite continues into the master bath. The floors in the master bath are of limestone and glazed porcelain tiles are found around the tub.
Chic Bathroom Decor
Charming decor can even be found in the bathroom.
More about the floors: The flooring is a Modern Stone Limestone tile in a brushed finish and the color is Vogue Brown.
Sconce are by Visual Comfort. The countertop is Carrara marble.
Design: Postcard from Paris
Isn’t this house a dream? I can’t get enough of its fine furnishings and the quality of materials found in this home.
Do you have a favorite room? I felt very inspired by the kitchen and also the home office. The linen-covered books are incredibly charming!
Now, you tell me what you liked the most about this home.
A special thank you goes to interior designer Megan Keisling, from Postcard from Paris, for sharing all the information above. Megan was very helpful when I asked her to share the sources of this fabulous home. Once again, thank you so much Melissa!!! 🙂
So, how everyone is doing today? Did you all have a fun long weekend? It was incredibly warm here. All you want to do is being by the water and have as many popsicles as possible! 🙂
Oh, we also went on a day trip last Thursday to a flea-market and I regret not bringing my camera, so I could share some “finds” with all of you. I found so many unique things that I wish I could bring all home with me. Unfortunately I didn’t have space in the car, since the whole family was with me — I’m talking about benches and coffee tables.
My husband said I’m the kind of person that should rent a moving truck every time I go to a flea-market…. LOL…What can I say? I love finding unique pieces for my home and for my clients.
Alright, guys… I hope we all have a very healthy and fun week! Many blessings and thank you for stopping by today!
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