The kitchen strikes a balance between modern and traditional with its leaded-glass-front cabinets painted a rich green. A Dunes and Duchess chandelier in an unexpected bright red illuminates the island.
In the living room and throughout the house, paintings by Stein, an artist, enliven the walls.
The kitchen is a simple, modern, tactile marvel, with metal-trimmed leather upper cabinets and backsplash tiles of textured antique mirror.
The living room is the apartment in microcosm: all contours and texture,
mixed materials, muted jewel tones, water references, and modern moments—carefully composed in a painterly way.
Green-as-malachite wallpaper revs up the powder room.
Bee drawings in the sunroom are mounted on wallpaper intended to represent the insects’ busyness.
A bold green bed stands in contrast to a bedroom’s sedate white walls.
A faux bois mirror in the powder room is the perfect partner to the Tropical Isle wallpaper from Schumacher.
A border of reclaimed wood along the base of the vent hood ties in with the kitchen’s new beams.
The chandelier came from the owners’ previous home.
A game table and upholstered chairs claim a quiet corner.
Cleaning revealed the deep green tones of the room’s original marble fireplace
Nailhead trim on the upholstered dining chairs and Conrad handwoven shades at the windows introduce an extra layer of subtle texture.
Mismatched chairs from Theodore Alexander surround a David Michael table in the dining room. “I don’t like cookie-cutter chairs,” Burke says. “I like to mix and match.
Zeytoonjian’s Bahamian roots are reflected in the Amos Ferguson paintings over the bar; elephant heads supporting the brass rail honor the home’s original owner, Republican governor Henry Roberts
The pale palette is broken only by an accent wall in green, a custom color chosen to reflect a bit of the outdoors.
The table in the eat-in kitchen juxtaposes a distressed antique wood column base with a sleek cast-iron top.
The eye-catching triptych above the sofa is by Darien artist Andrea Bonfils.
To tie the color palette together in the living room, Deb Nicoud designed a custom, hand-woven rug.
A custom bench is reflected in a mirrored dresser in the bedroom.
In a departure from the homeâs cooler tones, Ouellette designed this bedroom around a floral pattern she loves.
Ouelletteâs collection of art glass is housed in specially designed wall niches.
The homeownersâ dog, Chloe.
Other hues, such as the shell-pink accents, are also drawn from nature.
With an eye toward geometric shapes, Ouellette painted all of the artwork in the house.
Homeowner/designer Margo Ouellette chose a palette of blues and greens to represent the ocean and sky.
Dining room furniture features fabric from Loro Piana and William Yeoward.
Cheerful, bright colors furnish the downstairs family room.
The new family room, outfitted with contemporary pieces, anchors the addition to the historic home.
The straight lines of the upholstered master bed make a masculine counterpoint to the loveseat's feminine floral.
The dining room wears playful wallpaper, a Venetian glass mirror and a silver-finish gilt wood chandelier for a decidedly feminine look. Green fabric chairs by Jonathan Adler bring it all together.
An antique lamp in the corner inspired the living room’s green accent color.
Varying shades of green bedeck the curtains, chairs, coffee table and pillows, and the apple green of a small wall nook makes an abstract painting pop.
Pomeroy designed the L-shaped banquette in the wifeâs office, adding soft fringe along the bottom for a feminine, romantic touch.
Twin slipper chairs add a note of color in the living room.
Emerald-green grasscloth complements a painting reflected in a powder room mirror.
The expanded master suite includes linen-clad walls and a custom upholstered bed with a pop-up TV hidden in the footboard.
Lights above the kitchen island are kept slightly high so as to not impede the view.
The breakfast nook sounds a wake-up call with walls of tequila lime, a geometric-patterned rug and vivid toss pillows.
Salk painted the backs of the built-in shelves chartreuse to give them definition and make the books pop. The window seat is upholstered in fabric from Ballard Designs.
The dark cherry library was made more feminine with a jolt from green-lacquered walls and rich velvet accent chairs.
Waverly’s La Belle Campagne cotton toile transforms the guestroom, where a favorite portrait of an unknown woman hangs. "I just fell in love with her," says Bell.
The rear parlor offers echoes of its front-room neighbor, but conveys a more casual feel.
The chandelier from the owners’ previous home proved a perfect match for the Thomas Pheasant table from Baker. The custom chairs guarding the table’s ends wear a lush Cowtan & Tout fabric.
Color, pattern, and texture happily mix in the living room. Above the fireplace, double-armed sconces flank a painting by local artist John Vinton. The custom-cut and -bound rug hails from Faber’s Rug Company in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The graphic throw is by Jonathan Adler.
The living room flows seamlessly into the dining room, where the large light fixture and rich dark-blue chairs add a dose of drama.
Twin Lucille floor lamps by Oly bring an additional measure of symmetry to the open and airy living room. The lively Christopher Farr drapery fabric inspired the bold green wall color.
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