Project: Complete living room make-over
The Goals: Built-ins, a newly tiled fireplace, new flooring, paint colors, hallway closet and furnishings
The Initial Design Consultation:
These new Seattle, WA clients contacted us because of our track record in designing compact spaces in Craftsman houses. They were looking for a complete remodel of their living room – ho hum they described it. As this hard-working couple said they spend most of their at-home time in this space, they wanted to get this particular room right True to the spirit of Craftsman-built homes, we decided our overall inspiration would be nature. We decided on cherry wood throughout – trim, entry closet, fireplace mantel/surround, flooring and built-ins.
The Results: Before and After
The featured fireplace design included handmade Blue Slide field tiles, laid in a simple pattern, and featuring Metaphor Bronze tiles from Norberry Tile in Seattle. Cathy Fleury from The Mantel Shoppe, executed our fireplace and built ins from our design drawings with expertise and skill, and all of the metal finishes were oil rubbed bronze, down to the register covers from Acorn. Thank you to Aldrich and Son Fine Carpenters, for realizing our design, and bringing this long term vision to life!
Below is a photo series of before to after:
Review for Belltown Design
In the end, Paula transformed our living room into a truly lovely place –so much better than we had ever hoped.