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Reader's home - Lucy's four walls and a roof

This reader's home belongs to Lucy, and here's what she had to say about it: We've been living in this house for 5 years. It had lots of, shall we say, 'deferred maintenance' when we moved in - all hidden under layers of cream paint. It's gone from being a vanilla ice-cream-colored box filled with IKEA furniture that we bought in a single weekend (long story - we moved from England and had to start from scratch) through the arrival of our two kids, countless variations of layout and wall color, to finally becoming a family home. I blogged about the process (and other design dilemmas) at fourwallsandaroof.comThe most newly remodelled part of the house is the kitchen, powder room, dining room and family room. Love the mid-century vibe in the newly done rooms. Great job Lucy! (Some photos by Chris Gaede)


Reader Comments (17)

Beautiful! I would really love to know where the beige sectional in the first photograph came from.

3 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMolly

Looks really good.

You have some amazing lighting!

3 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTom

Where are the white pillowcases from? (That's a real question, they're perfect). And the beige sectional too. Lovely!

3 Feb 2012 | Unregistered Commentercate

Love the light fixture in the dining area, and the powder room. Pretty.

3 Feb 2012 | Unregistered Commenterchrista

Love this house and how it evolved. The kitchen and dining areas are my favourite- very modern and serene.

Love the way the floral feature wallpaper is echoed in the picture frame in the last bedroom. I also love the nursery really lovely and fresh.

LOVE this. I want that Kitchen.

3 Feb 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdana

Wow! That is an incredibly beautiful home. I love how bright the home is and the nursery is stunning!

3 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAllison

Awesome kitchen, congrats.

4 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRyan

Thank you so much for the kind comments.

Molly and Cate - the sectional is from Bimma Loft in San Francisco.
Cate - the pillowcases are from Bed, Bath and Beyond I believe. They'r e ancient but have held up well!


Seriously in love with the lighting in dining area and art on master bedroom!

4 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCata

It's beautiful but I wouldn't want to be a kid in this house. Sorry.

4 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicole

the most beautiful, warm and stylish house i've seen in a while.
Thumbs up for every little corner and every single piece.

Can you please, tell me, where is the wooden pendant lampe from ? (the one in the dining room)

Many thanks

5 Feb 2012 | Unregistered Commenterben

That is a dream kitchen.

6 Feb 2012 | Unregistered Commenterpeggy

Hello. The wooden pendant lamp in the dining room is link by luzifer. See at http://www.lzf-lamps.com/beta/products/

6 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDion

Wow!! I love every single room! What a great house :)

7 Feb 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnya

The entire house looks like a house of my dream, especially the bedroom. It is so full of light, freshness and tenderness. I guess I could sleep there 24/7 :)

9 Aug 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarilyn Dayes

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