If you have read my blog for a while you know my heart beats a little faster when I see a shingle-style home, right? Does yours do the same? I think that you simply can’t beat the charm of a shingle home.
This one is no different! You see how carefully designed this home was from the stunning exterior architecture and craftsmanship found inside.
The difference between this shingle-style home from most of the ones I often post here is this one has a more modern approach. The interiors, designed by Jill Litner Kaplan Interiors, are full of life and color, which is a nice change for this kind of home. She also added a interesting mix of contemporary decor with more classic ones, making this home a well-balanced space perfect for any family to live.
Take a little break and let’s dream together!
Modern Shingle-Style Home
You’ll find soothing paint colors in this home.
Wall Paint Color is Cement Gray 2112-60 by Benjamin Moore.
Trim and spindles paint color is Benjamin Moore White Dove OC-17 in semi-gloss.
Striking millwork is found in many places in this house.
The wallpaper adds some drama to the power room that’s located by the foyer.
Dining Room Design
The dining room feels more traditional than the rest of the house. It’s feminine and elegant!
Paint Color is Santorini Blue 1634 by Benjamin Moore in Eggshell.
The butler’s pantry is very small, but also very stylish!
A gorgeous color pallet can be found in the formal living room.
Paint Color is Woodlawn Blue HC-147 by Benjamin Moore.
You can never get bored in this family room. There are many interesting pieces to look at!
Coffee table is a customized JS Duncan coffee table purchased from the “Profiles” showroom in the New York Design Center.
Paint Color is San Antonio Gray AC-29 by Benjamin Moore.
The fabric for the blue and white pillows is Quadrille purchased from Furn & Co., and the fabric for the other pillows is Lee Jofa. The rug was made by “Niba Rugs” and the console table was purchased from Baker.
Even though I often prefer a more traditional kitchen, I can’t deny how much I like this one. This kitchen is full of personality and great ideas.
The light fixture is a Lindsey Adelman and the barstools were purchased from Plexicraft.
The designer added some sparkle in this white kitchen with the vintage mirrors and mirrored backsplash. What do you think of this look?
This island legs add a contemporary touch to the space. It was custom-made by McIntosh & Tuttle Cabinetmakers.
The contemporary decor blends well with the traditional architecture of this house. This eating nook is comfortable and playful.
The trim paint color is Benjamin Moore OC-17 White Dove, semi-gloss and the wall paint color is Benjamin Moore Cement Gray 2112-60, in eggshell.
Mudrooms can get messy and cluttered quickly. This one has plenty of storage to keep everything organized, and the floors are fantastic for this kind of space.
This light fixture was purchased from Oly and floors are linen patterned porcelain tiles.
This staircase is unique and very inspiring. The spindles were custom-made by the designer.
This bedroom has plenty of color and texture and it still feels relaxing and very inviting.
The wall treatment is grasscloth wallpaper.
What an elegant bathroom! I love the design on the cabinets.
Paint Color is Silver Fox 2108-50 Benjamin Moore.
The showers was perfectly done and the space is also wonderful… nothing too overwhelming.
This is how a little girl’s bedroom should be decorated: with color and age appropriated.
Room Dimensions: 16′ x 14′ 11″.
A comfy place for reading.
Wall Color is Woodlawn Blue HC-147 by Benjamin Moore.
This room is simply lovely!
Sweet and colorful!
Give the space they need.
What kid wouldn’t like to have a bathroom like this? Even I would! 😉
Mirrors are by “Queen Anne mirror” by Jonathan Adler.
Paint Color is Blue Angel 2058-70 by Benjamin Moore in eggshell.
This is a very refreshing color for shower tiles.
The boy’s bedroom is more serious and masculine, but there’s nothing boring in this space!
Great desk space and high storage.
If you have kids you know this would be a dream. There’s plenty of space to get creative in this craftsroom!
Kids Basement Area
This whole part of the basement is devoted to the kids. Here, they can play and watch some TV. Notice there’s plenty of storage for toys.
This home is exceptional inside and out.
How can you not fall in love with this house? Even the outdoors were meticulously designed.
Another look at the patio area and the architectural solarium.
What a fun lacquered blue coffee table!
By the Fire
This solarium is the perfect place to be when it’s cold or raining outside.
Pool & Patio
If the sun in shinning, you know where to go!
Notice the dressing area at the back.
The backyard is spacious and private.
Fenced Pool Area
This is a great — and beautiful — way to add a fence around your pool. Safety is necessary, but beauty is fundamental.
Here, the homeowners/designer added hedges and beds of plants to make the space feel more natural.
If you could live in this house, would change anything? I ask you this because, usually, no matter how much I love a home, I always get the best parts of it, and “redecorate” other things I feel it’s not really my taste. Is there anything in this house you would do differently?
So, did you have a good weekend? Were you able to take it easy and relax?
I hope you had a fantastic time, but if you didn’t, make sure to put all of your energy towards what’s coming to you this week.
I always say that we don’t have what’s in the past. That’s gone, done. All we have is now, this moment. The more we understand this, the less we complain about things that happened and the more we’ll focus on what is happening right now.
The past is the past, and whatever happened in the past belongs to it. Everything that has been in our lives and continues to be now, had to pass through the same things we passed. They had to evolute with us to be with us where we are at this moment. What didn’t make to our present, wasn’t supposed to be here.
Letting it go of what’s not here can make you walk towards what happiness means to you at this moment of your life.
Embrace this moment, embrace today, because this is the biggest gift you have.
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Lead me in Light and Love”.
Have a wonderful day, my friends and we’ll talk again tomorrow.”
Luciane from HomeBunch.com
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