Displaying posts labeled "Red"

A playful farmhouse for family life

Posted on Thu, 16 May 2024 by midcenturyjo

“This farmhouse was envisioned for a young couple embarking on family life, emphasizing playfulness, vibrant colors, and the versatility to host guests. Our design process was rooted in the joy of incorporating patterns and colors, resulting in truly vibrant spaces. We creatively had to maximize the potential of irregularly shaped rooms from the original house.  Strategically placing the seating in the corner of the library, we were able to transform a small room into a versatile space suitable for hosting gatherings around the fireplace, playing cards at the game table while being surrounded by bookshelves that also incorporated a full bar. In the absence of a formal living room, we integrated a cozy U-shaped dining bench at the end of the living room.  The two wider sides double as chaises, offering cozy nooks for reading.  In creating this farmhouse, we prioritized vibrant, adaptable spaces that resulted in a harmonious home that seamlessly combined practicality with warmth and style.”

Oh the painted green floors! Beautiful! Connecticut 1860s Farmhouse by Chused & Co.

Photography by William Jess Laird.

We brought a 1970s lakeside cottage back to life with a complete gut remodel, restoring the vintage cabin feel and layering with vintage and luxury finishes to create a boutique short term rental experience for guests to enjoy. We were going for a laid-back luxury vibe bringing in lots of our favorite vintage pieces collected over time. We used handmade tile, natural stone, and textiles in rich, earthy colors and organic textures. We let the outside in with new patio doors and windows throughout. While the main room was painted with a warm white, we dialed up the mood in the bedrooms and bathrooms with deep, earthy tones. 
If I stumbled upon this cool cottage on Airbnb I’d be booking it on the spot. Not your typical cottage vibes and definitely amping up the sophistication. Designed by Meet West Studio.

Coast Road

Posted on Sun, 28 Apr 2024 by KiM

I typically share a castle on Sundays that I spend hours searching for something blog worthy, but the weather is nice today finally and I need to get my butt outside and start cleaning and prepping the greenhouse for use, and basic yard cleanup. So instead I took the “easy” way out and wanted to share this beautiful five-bedroom house in Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk that is for sale via Inigo. It is so full of character and whimsy and vintage goodness.
It has a series of sea-facing rooms with spectacular views of natural wetlands and beaches beyond. An extensive restoration in recent years has maintained the integrity of its 18th-century sensibilities. Set within a plot of just over half an acre, its expansive gardens have been designed to make the most of their elevated position, overlooking coastland and local landmarks like Cley Windmill. The house’s vernacular red-brick façade is notable for its Dutch gable detail and flint rag-stone detailing. The imposing frontage dates from the mid-18th century and sits on a small green track just off Coast Road. Entry to the house is via a gated courtyard between the main building and the coach house. Spanning some half an acre, the gardens are a veritable private oasis. The highest terrace is home to a brilliant wooden studio.

Red stove and yellow walls

Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2024 by KiM

The apartment has a clock chip in a partial enfilade and is located in the attic of a tenement house dating back to 1905. A marble fireplace constitutes the central part of the interior. A hand-painted ceiling refers to the Dutch painting. The walls are covered with wooden panels. Single herringbone pattern of the wooden floor is painted in white. The apartment is furnished with originally designed furniture and furniture systems which are tailor-made according to a design. (Some of this might not be translating correctly from Polish)
This project by Polish architect and colour designer Karolina Rochman-Drohomirecka is titled “Red Stove” but I think it really needs to be “Red Stove and Yellow Walls”. The graphic trim in the kitchen with the fun red stove, the lemon yellow central area with the gorgeous painted floral design on the black ceiling are really making a statement. Though I will admit I am 100% not on board with the white painted herringbone wood floor (whyyyyyyyyy?????).

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2024 by midcenturyjo

It’s like I say week in week out. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it helps if it’s somewhere stylish. Helbraun Levey by Home Studios.