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“After purchasing a new high rise home in Panama City Beach, my husband and I wanted a designer who knew the area and could appreciate our beach setting but with a unique twist. We wanted a clean, elegant look that would be timeless but current. After interviewing several designers in the area, I chose Cara McBroom.
From the very start, I felt comfortable with Cara. Her pleasant attitude and sense of responsibility are only exceeded by her skill and talents. I’ve worked with numerous designers and without hesitation I would say she is, by far, the very best I’ve ever had the pleasure to know. My husband is an engineer, and he’s amazed at the documentation, attention to detail, and organization she shows with every job.
Cara taught me what having a vision for a design plan actually means. She took each of my desires, my picky details, my weird requests and knit them into a whole cloth, using her own sense of flair. Even when I wasn’t convinced something would work, I learned to trust her, and each time, the result was far better than I could have imagined. This wouldn’t have happened if she hadn’t had that vision that ‘wholeness’—firmly established.
As wonderful as Cara is, what she doesn’t have is even better. She isn’t a diva; my visions are her visions, only much, much better. She doesn’t consider the sky the limit; my budget is always respected. She isn’t stuffy; we have code words now for everything, including things-we-can’t-do-without and things-we-would-never-consider! Most importantly, she isn’t inflexible; when I want to display my own bad taste, she lets me and still, miraculously, manages to make it look good…
Out of all of this information, however, the bottom line is the most telling. Cara has done three residences for us, one of which was a year-long total remodel of a high rise apartment six hundred miles away from her office. She made one on-site visit and did the rest by phone, text or email. And I absolutely could not be more pleased. It’s the most wonderful home we’ve ever lived in. I only have one regret; it may be a awhile before I get to work with her once more. Then again, my real estate agent is begging me to let her sell the unit because it’s so fabulous. Cara, are you up for number four?”

~Carla Luan–Houston, TX

“Gosh Cara, I wake up every day pinching myself in my beautiful home—your ideas and project direction were nothing short of amazing and totally transformative! I still cannot believe what you accomplished in a single month on our most recent project… on time and on budget!
Working with you has been a pleasure from start to finish– you are such a great listener! Somehow you really understood the feeling we wanted for our interiors and took our initial input and ran with it. The end result was not only what we love, but more beautiful than we could have ever envisioned! (Guess that’s why people hire great designers like you!)
I can’t tell you how much I appreciate all the options and great ideas you presented and your attention to the fine details! You came up with so many creative solutions for all the architecturally challenging issues in our condominium…they are now dim memories!
Cara, we’ve really put some miles on together…from rugs to paint to kitchens, bars, bedding, furniture, accessories, window treatments…and I can honestly say, there is nothing I would change. It has truly been a pleasure working with you…and I look forward to our next project!”
~Tammy Pierce– Scottsdale, AZ

“Harry and I were beyond pleased with your remarkable talent. You made our home sparkle and your ability to listen to our choice of color palette and our desire for beach contemporary was beyond measure.
You, young lady, have put a tremendous smile on our faces and we were both so delighted with your choices. Your professionalism clearly was demonstrated in our home.
Thank you again for bringing the joy to our home.”

~Harry and Nina Avant–Shreveport, LA

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Exterior Facade

Exterior Facade

When I first laid eyes inside this home, I was so excited for how beautiful the home is, and for how I could imagine it looking after I got my hands on it! I knew my clients loved contemporary and rustic, as well as ice blue! All the wood on the floors, walls and ceiling set the tone for a dark, rustic, natural environment. I aimed to lighten this up and add a modern, sophisticated flair through the use of light fabrics, modern furnishings, reflective finishes and well-placed unique accent lighting. Except for the occasional organic or sculptural wood piece, the main furnishings are light, clean and modern to contrast nicely with all the dark wood. I added some lightening sparkle through the use of glass, and chrome and silver leaf accent pieces. Shimmering, plush area rugs provide a light, inviting anchor for each furniture arrangement, and also provides a dramatic contrast from the dark pine floors. I used mostly natural grays and creams in my color scheme, with splashes of cool, ice blue that complement all the wood so nicely, as well as bring the coast to mind.

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room Wet Bar

The reflective shag rug provides a plush base for the clean-lined furnishings and ice blue vinyl ottoman.

The reflective shag rug provides a plush base for the clean-lined furnishings and ice blue vinyl ottoman.

In the corner, I added a unique murano glass leaf floor lamp by Global Views for ethereal light and a sculptural element.

In the corner, I added a unique murano glass leaf floor lamp by Global Views for ethereal light and a sculptural element.

The organic root console table added a rustic element, and some visual interest that helps separate the two seating areas.

The organic root console table added a rustic element, and some visual interest that helps separate the two seating areas.

With Afternoon Light

With Afternoon Light

With Sunset Light

With Sunset Light

Secondary Seating Area

Secondary Seating Area

The long layout of this room called for a second seating area--one that enjoys the fireplace, and promotes conversation. The modern gray leather club chairs are centered around a round, Century Furniture mother of pearl table.  The floor lamp has an exaggerated arch that allows the light to be centered over the arrangement, while not taking away from the view, or the lines of the room.

The long layout of this room called for a second seating area–one that enjoys the fireplace, and promotes conversation. The modern gray leather club chairs are centered around a round, Century Furniture mother of pearl table. The floor lamp has an exaggerated arch that allows the light to be centered over the arrangement, while not taking away from the view, or the lines of the room.

Living Area

Club Chair Kitchen

Here you can see how beautifully the lighting around the wet bar glows and complements the blue accents.

Here you can see how beautifully the lighting around the wet bar glows and complements the blue accents.

I used some contemporary Vanguard counter stools, covered in a blue vinyl, to bring some color to the kitchen area.

I used some contemporary Vanguard counter stools, covered in a blue vinyl, to bring some color to the kitchen area.

Kitchen

I decided that the shape of the room called for a square Dining table.  It seemed to fit the space nicely.  I counteracted all the square shapes and straight lines with some curvilinear klismos chairs, covered in an off-white linen, with white raffia outbacks.

I decided that the shape of the room called for a square Dining table. It seemed to fit the space nicely. I counteracted all the square shapes and straight lines with some curvilinear klismos chairs, covered in an off-white linen, with white raffia outbacks.

The resin pedestal base was molded to resemble a tree root,  and painted white. I thought this would look wonderful contrasted against the dark floors.

The resin pedestal base was molded to resemble a tree root, and painted white. I thought this would look wonderful contrasted against the dark floors.

I love how the light upholstery just glows against all the dark floors, when the natural light hits it.

I love how the light upholstery just glows against all the dark floors, when the natural light hits it.

The original builder left me a few stunning, unique pieces of furniture. made from beautiful slabs of pecky cypress and other woods.  This table made a great cocktail table on the balcony!!  The color complements all the greiges and neutral colors.

The original builder left me a few stunning, unique pieces of furniture. made from beautiful slabs of pecky cypress and other woods. This table made a great cocktail table on the balcony!! The color complements all the greiges and neutral colors.

I placed a low, modern sectional by Brown Jordan against the railing.  This arrangement utilizes the space the best, without blocking the view of all the gorgeous pines, and western lake.    In front of the sofa, is another table made by the builder that I happily utilized!

I placed a low, modern sectional by Brown Jordan against the railing. This arrangement utilizes the space the best, without blocking the view of all the gorgeous pines, and western lake. In front of the sofa, is another table made by the builder that I happily utilized!

The slipcovered swivel chairs, with large contrast welt, make great versatile seating around the glass top Lane Venture dining table.

The slipcovered swivel chairs, with large contrast welt, make great versatile seating around the glass top Lane Venture dining table.

Master Bedroom: On the third floor, the Master bedroom is furnished with a king mirrored Century bed, with a glass bead fabric on the headboard.  I kept the colors cream and neutral, with powder blue accents.  The three convex mirrors take advantage of the high celings, and draw the eye upward to the rustic ceiling details.

Master Bedroom:
On the third floor, the Master bedroom is furnished with a king mirrored Century bed, with a glass bead fabric on the headboard. I kept the colors cream and neutral, with powder blue accents. The three convex mirrors take advantage of the high celings, and draw the eye upward to the rustic ceiling details.

Master Bedroom

This linen-covered dresser kept the feel of the room light, and helps to counteract the dark floors.  Since taking these photos, we have added a gorgeous silk area rug that reflects the light even more.

This linen-covered dresser kept the feel of the room light, and helps to counteract the dark floors. Since taking these photos, we have added a gorgeous silk area rug that reflects the light even more.

Master Bathroom:

Master Bathroom:

This is a stunning bathroom, with its marble floors and walls, the large open windows and recessed ceiling detail.

This is a stunning bathroom, with its marble floors and walls, the large open windows and recessed ceiling detail.

I commissioned local artist, Mary Hong, to design us some beautiful eye-popping artwork in this room.  These are acrylic panels, to which she added glass and dye, then a finishing resin.

I commissioned local artist, Mary Hong, to design us some beautiful eye-popping artwork in this room. These are acrylic panels, to which she added glass and dye, then a finishing resin.

Master Vanity

Master Bathroom

Through this arched entrance, you are looking at our Master Sitting Room.  This may be my favorite room in the house!

Through this arched entrance, you are looking at our Master Sitting Room. This may be my favorite room in the house!

I furnished the main part of this room with a pair of gray chenille chair-and-a-halfs, and round, reflective shag rug and a unique root cocktail table.

I furnished the main part of this room with a pair of gray chenille chair-and-a-halfs, and round, reflective shag rug and a unique root cocktail table.

Over the two chairs, is a piece of art I commissioned local artist Allison Wickey to paint. This art is flanked by some fabulous nickel twig sconces by Global Views.

Over the two chairs, is a piece of art I commissioned local artist Allison Wickey to paint. This art is flanked by some fabulous nickel twig sconces by Global Views.

Master Sitting Room

This desk used to be a counter-height dining table on the second floor.  I had the legs shortened to desk height, and then silver leafed and sealed to protect against rusting.    Placed against these windows, this desk provided an ideal area to work!

This desk used to be a counter-height dining table on the second floor. I had the legs shortened to desk height, and then silver leafed and sealed to protect against rusting. Placed against these windows, this desk provided an ideal area to work!

Master Sitting Room Desk

Master Sitting Room Desk Area

Master Sitting Room

This is a rare cocktail made from tree root that I had stained dark like the floors, and then painted ice blue on the insides of the roots.  This acted as an artistic sculpture, as well as a cocktail table.

This is a rare cocktail made from tree root that I had stained dark like the floors, and then painted ice blue on the insides of the roots. This acted as an artistic sculpture, as well as a cocktail table.

Sitting Room Fireplace

When the sun sets, this room is transformed!  What a great place to sit and enjoy the view.

When the sun sets, this room is transformed! What a great place to sit and enjoy the view.

Auxillary Master Bathroom:

Auxillary Master Bathroom:

Guest Bedroom, First Floor: I furnished this room with a tall custom bed in off-white leather, and long ice blue linen drapes.

Guest Bedroom, First Floor:
I furnished this room with a tall custom bed in off-white leather, and long ice blue linen drapes.

Guest Bedroom

Second Guest Bedroom: I lightened this room with a white mirrored bed, a cream silk area rug, some cream drapes, green glass nightstands and some reflective glass and mirrors!

Second Guest Bedroom:
I lightened this room with a white mirrored bed, a cream silk area rug, some cream drapes, green glass nightstands and some reflective glass and mirrors!

I designed this custom art glass installation above the bed to add color to the room, and take advantage of the high ceilings.

I designed this custom art glass installation above the bed to add color to the room, and take advantage of the high ceilings.

I chose this drape fabric, because it has small rhinestone accents that subtly glint and sparkle when the lights are on!

I chose this drape fabric, because it has small rhinestone accents that subtly glint and sparkle when the lights are on!

I brought some color and life to this room with custom bedding and vibrant art.  I fell in love with the plaid fabric first, made coverlets, then designed the other fabrics around that.

I brought some color and life to this room with custom bedding and vibrant art. I fell in love with the plaid fabric first, made coverlets, then designed the other fabrics around that.

Watercolor Bunk Room

If you need any help furnishing your home, please contact me:
cara@lovelaceinteriors.com

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This is a 2000sf 3-bedroom condominium in Silver Shell’s St. Barth tower. This unit had some great bones to work with! The application of stone everywhere, including all Carrera marble bathrooms, along with interesting ceiling details and a great view, of course, made this unit fun to work with. The first thing I wanted to get my hands on was the colors! The client loved gold, but the yellow-gold color that was on the walls everywhere was just not current, bright, or chic. In fact, all of the inspiration photos the client gave me consisted of NO color–taupes, creams, browns and golds! Very neutral, very rich, sophisticated and elegant. This is what I strived for in redesigning this unit.

BEFORE

BEFORE

When the walls were gold, everything in the room will had a yellow tint.  The new gray walls neutralized that effect, and allowed my gold accents to have more impact.

When the walls were gold, everything in the room will had a yellow tint. The new gray walls neutralized that effect, and allowed my gold accents to have more impact.

BEFORE

BEFORE

Sometimes you don't realize how small a space really is until you start putting furniture in.  One way to counteract this is to use large leaning mirrors that reflect the room and make it appear larger.  These ostrich leather, studded greek key mirrors reflect the ocean and light, while adding some graphic pizazz!

Sometimes you don’t realize how small a space really is until you start putting furniture in. One way to counteract this is to us large leaning mirrors that reflect the room and make it appear larger. These ostrich leather, studded greek key mirrors reflect the ocean and light, while adding some graphic pizazz!

Living, Wet Bar, Kitchen

BEFORE

BEFORE

The cabinets were finished in a unique pinkish taupe before.  Once the gold walls were not there anymore to reflect off of them, the pink hue stood out even more, so we fauxed them an antique white, with a more neutral base.  The rust marble counters were replaced with a beautiful White Ice granite, with shimmering graphite pieces in it.  The backsplash was replaced with a gold basket weave glass tile.  Instead of doing mirror on the wet bar backsplash, I updated it by adding tile, but installing mirrors behind the cabinet doors.

The cabinets were finished in a unique pinkish taupe before. Once the gold walls were not there anymore to reflect off of them, the pink hue stood out even more, so we fauxed them an antique white, with a more neutral base. The rust marble counters were replaced with a beautiful White Ice granite, with shimmering graphite pieces in it. The backsplash was replaced with a gold basket weave glass tile. Instead of doing mirror on the wet bar backsplash, I updated it by adding tile, but installing mirrors behind the cabinet doors.

I replaced the chandelier with a larger, more elegant gold wood chandelier, with brown silk shades.  The glass front of the t.v. console has a gold hue of its own, that blends nicely with all the colors.

I replaced the chandelier with a larger, more elegant gold wood chandelier, with brown silk shades. The glass front of the t.v. console has a gold hue of its own, that blends nicely with all the colors.

The corner of the room was best furnished with a luxurious Century chaise lounge, covered in velvet! The fretwork pillows tie in the greek key pattern in the mirrors.  To help balance the gold of the wool Oushak rug and accents, I covered the sofa in a plush, matte gray velvet. Behind the sofa, I chose to use a glass and acrylic sofa table that added a modern touch, while remaining simple enough to not take away from the lines of the sofa.

The corner of the room was best furnished with a luxurious Century chaise lounge, covered in velvet! The fretwork pillows tie in the greek key pattern in the mirrors. To help balance the gold of the wool Oushak rug and accents, I covered the sofa in a plush, matte gray velvet. Behind the sofa, I chose to use a glass and acrylic sofa table that added a modern touch, while remaining simple enough to not take away from the lines of the sofa.

I furnished the dining area with an industrial pedestal table by Drexel Heritage, then added some side chairs with wood inlay.  The large, gold Murano glass chandelier added some drama that helped provide weight to this area.

I furnished the dining area with an industrial pedestal table by Drexel Heritage, then added some side chairs with wood inlay. The large, gold Murano glass chandelier added some drama that helped provide weight to this area.

This table top is all set up for elegant entertaining, with its gold and white "bling."  The pearl and stud chargers anchor the white Waterford dinner plates and gold-rimmed ruffle Annie Glass dessert plates.  In the center, the mercury glass Moroccan vase is just waiting for some fresh flowers!

This table top is all set up for elegant entertaining, with its gold and white “bling.” The pearl and stud chargers anchor the white Waterford dinner plates and gold-rimmed ruffle Annie Glass dessert plates. In the center, the mercury glass Moroccan vase is just waiting for some fresh flowers!

BEFORE

BEFORE

Here you can see the dramatic change in the kitchen! In the upper cabinets, the glass shelves and mirrored backs help open them up and add depth.  The strange placement of gold paint on the inside of the ceiling tray was replaced with an extension of the new ceiling color.  The crown was painted off-white, and I added a gold shimmering grasscloth to the ceiling, inside the recessed tray.  This provided drama and emphasis to this ceiling treatment, but in a more natural, aesthetically-pleasing way.

Here you can see the dramatic change in the kitchen! In the upper cabinets, the glass shelves and mirrored backs help open them up and add depth. The strange placement of gold paint on the inside of the ceiling tray was replaced with an extension of the new ceiling color. The crown was painted off-white, and I added a gold shimmering grasscloth to the ceiling, inside the recessed tray. This provided drama and emphasis to this ceiling treatment, but in a more natural, aesthetically-pleasing way.

Kitchen After

BEFORE

BEFORE

I brightened this hallway up with a new paint color and some plush seating!  The sconces were hung at an odd height, so I lowered them to a more balanced position.  I gold-leafed the inside of the wall niche for some added glowing warmth, then hung a light, but rich canvas painting on the wall to the right.  This painting kept the feeling light, but still rich.  The owner of this unit is a lamp and lighting designer, so I thought this brown and gold lamp fabric was just perfect!!

I brightened this hallway up with a new paint color and some plush seating! The sconces were hung at an odd height, so I lowered them to a more balanced position. I gold-leafed the inside of the wall niche for some added glowing warmth, then hung a light, but rich canvas painting on the wall to the right. This painting kept the feeling light, but still rich. The owner of this unit is a lamp and lighting designer, so I thought this brown and gold lamp fabric was just perfect!!

BEFORE

BEFORE

Master Bedroom After: Having started with quite the blank slate, I began my design of this room with a subtle printed wallcovering on the bed wall.  I painted the walls taupe, like the background of the wallpaper.  I covered the grand, tall custom headboard in the same taupe taffeta as the drapes.  The gold striped sheers add a subtle gauzy layer of warmth to the room. The lines of the new chandelier emulate the ribbon-work pattern of the wallpaper.

Master Bedroom After:
Having started with quite the blank slate, I begun my design of this room with a subtle printed wallcovering on the bed wall. I painted the walls taupe, like the background of the wallpaper. I covered the grand, tall custom headboard in the same taupe taffeta as the drapes. The gold striped sheers add a subtle gauzy layer of warmth to the room. The lines of the new chandelier emulate the ribbon-work pattern of the wallpaper.

Here you can see how I mixed textures and finishes for an opulent, inviting feel.  Cut velvets and dark taupes counterbalance shimmering silks and taffetas, glittering crystal and reflective mirrored vanity.  The foot blanket shines and reflects light, almost like water!

Here you can see how I mixed textures and finishes for an opulent, inviting feel. Cut velvets and dark taupes counterbalance shimmering silks and taffetas, glittering crystal and reflective mirrored vanity. The foot blanket shines and reflects light, almost like water!

I hung some beautiful cream modern art on the side wall to add some contemporary flair, and to brighten up the walls.

I hung some beautiful cream modern art on the side wall to add some contemporary flair, and to brighten up the walls.

This beautiful Henredon chest added some warm woods to the room. I flanked the t.v. with some gold-leafed Currey and Company sconces to add some needed extra light and provide some extra "jewelry" to the room.

This beautiful Henredon chest added some warm woods to the room. I flanked the t.v. with some gold-leafed Currey and Company sconces to add some needed extra light and provide some extra “jewelry” to the room.

BEFORE

BEFORE

Guest Room After: Again, I got rid of the gold walls, and replaced them with a cream paint, and embroidered cream wallcovering on the bed wall.  The tall upholstered bed by Hooker Furniture provided adequate drama and "curve" appeal. I installed some new sconces, replaced the chandelier, and added some tone-on-tone draperies in cream.  The gold-splattered cowhide at the foot of the bed adds some warmth to the room.

Guest Room After:
Again, I got rid of the gold walls, and replaced them with a cream paint, and embroidered cream wallcovering on the bed wall. The tall upholstered bed by Hooker Furniture provided adequate drama and “curve” appeal. I installed some new sconces, replaced the chandelier, and added some tone-on-tone draperies in cream. The gold-splattered cowhide at the foot of the bed adds some warmth to the room.

Guest Room

I mixed velvet with linen and decorative trims.

I mixed velvet with linen and decorative trims.

BEFORE

BEFORE

I decided to choose a design that is slightly more masculine for this room.  With taupe as the backdrop, I added in layers of gray, peacock blue and brown. The new mirrored sconces highlight the silver flecks in the fabric wall covering.

I decided to choose a design that is slightly more masculine for this room. With taupe as the backdrop, I added in layers of gray, peacock blue and brown. The new mirrored sconces highlight the silver flecks in the fabric wall covering.

The striped fabric is a great faux silk by Maxell Fabrics, and the blue floral and geometric is by Clarke and Clarke Fabrics.

The striped fabric is a great faux silk by Maxell Fabrics, and the blue floral and geometric is by Clarke and Clarke Fabrics.

Please contact me if you need any help furnishing your home!
cara@lovelaceinteriors.com

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This condo in Miramar Beach’s Grand Dunes is a model that I had a blast getting to furnish and redesign! I wanted to go for a bright, fun and contemporary design, with some natural elements to ground it. I wanted to use my current favorite color (because this changes often): chartreuse! I love the citrus, or tropical flavor it adds! When paired with aqua and green, then contrasted with white, it creates a refreshingly vibrant color palette. This model is currently on the market and up for grabs, so if you are interested, call one of the numbers I’ve listed at the bottom of this post! SOLD!!!

Living Room:

One great way to decorate a large, intimidating blank wall is to create the illusion of wall panels with simple wood trim pieces.  Then, you can add a contrasting color or pattern to the center-here I painted them a rich aqua color! The panels not only break up the wall; they also frame the driftwood sculptures and help to liven up the focal wall! The glass chandelier adds some bling to the room, and mimics the round cocktail below it.

One great way to decorate a large, intimidating blank wall is to create the illusion of wall panels with simple wood trim pieces. Then, you can add a contrasting color or pattern to the center-here I painted them a rich aqua color! The panels not only break up the wall; they also frame the driftwood sculptures and help to liven up the focal wall! The glass chandelier adds some bling to the room, and mimics the round cocktail below it.”

I accented all the heavier upholstery with these two contemporary wing chairs.  I absolutely love these chairs!  They are so comfortable, too!  I chose a colorful Ikat print that pulls together the blue, green and yellow I've used throughout the unit. You can also see here what a great vantage point a person lounging on the chaise lounge will have, with a view of the beach, the television, the goings-on in the kitchen, and the other living room seating.

I accented all the heavier upholstery with these two contemporary wing chairs. I absolutely love these chairs! They are so comfortable, too! I chose a colorful Ikat print that pulls together the blue, green and yellow I’ve used throughout the unit. You can also see here what a great vantage point a person lounging on the chaise lounge will have, with a view of the beach, the television, the goings-on in the kitchen, and the other living room seating.

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room
Kitchen:
This kitchen was given a simple facelift, with a paint job, new hardware, and new lighting.

Kitchen Before

Kitchen Before

I chose these bar pendants, because they resemble jellyfish!

I chose these bar pendants, because they resemble jellyfish!

Painting the cabinets a pale ice blue brightened the kitchen and created pleasing contrast with the black granite countertops.  I replaced all the bronze knobs with stainless contemporary knobs and pulls for a fresher look.

Painting the cabinets a pale ice blue brightened the kitchen and created pleasing contrast with the black granite countertops. I replaced all the bronze knobs with stainless contemporary knobs and pulls for a fresher look.

I believe it is important for connected rooms to maintain visual unity, so that when doors are open, everything flows together.  Here you can see how the colors in my guest bedroom shine right along with my Living and Lounge.

I believe it is important for connected rooms to maintain visual unity, so that when doors are open, everything flows together. Here you can see how the colors in my guest bedroom shine right along with my Living and Lounge.

Dining Room:
I dressed my dining area with more painted wall panels! I hung a large giclee art piece in the center, with silver leaf driftwood sconces on each side. For my finish palette, I mixed white lacquer, with raw teak wood, burlap and bright color pops.
Lounge / Dining Rooms

Lounge / Dining Rooms

My white lacquer parsons table allowed the vibrant colors around it to stand out.  The dining chairs are raw teak, with white patent vinyl seats.  I covered the host chairs by C.R. Laine in an exciting shade of chartreuse, which was supported in the artwork and bowl centerpiece!

My white lacquer parsons table allowed the vibrant colors around it to stand out. The dining chairs are raw teak, with white patent vinyl seats. I covered the host chairs by C.R. Laine in an exciting shade of chartreuse, which was supported in the artwork and bowl centerpiece!

For my centerpiece, like many other details in this condo, I decided to go big or go home!  For a vibrant color pop, I found a lot of antique glass bottles and congregated them on my burlap table runner.  When entertaining, these bottles would look beautiful with the occasional daisy , and the bowl would look great with floating candles!

For my centerpiece, like many other details in this condo, I decided to go big or go home! For a vibrant color pop, I found a lot of antique glass bottles and congregated them on my burlap table runner. When entertaining, these bottles would look beautiful with the occasional daisy , and the bowl would look great with floating candles!

Dining looking into Living Room

Guest Bedroom 1

Guet Bedroom 1

I made this niche special by giving it a refreshing splash of color!  The hombre pattern of the Designers Guild wallpaper looks hand-painted!

I made this niche special by giving it a refreshing splash of color! The hombre pattern of the Designers Guild wallpaper looks hand-painted!

Master Bedroom:
This room is the epitome of sand and sea to me! The walls, bedding, headboard, and wallcovering are all a tone-on-tone soft sand color. Then, I came in with some bright splashes of turquoise with my pillows, foot blanket and pillow trimmings. Finally, I added a rich pool of turquoise to the ceiling for an element of surprise! Because the room is so white, the bright color on the ceiling serves to liven the room up and add some tropical flavor. Sometimes you have to just go for bold color!

Inset into some trimwork, the geometric metallic wallpaper acts almost as contemporary artwork.  I love how the pattern on the pendants plays against the pattern on the walls!

Inset into some trimwork, the geometric metallic wallpaper acts almost as contemporary artwork. I love how the pattern on the pendants plays against the pattern on the walls!

Here you can see how I repeated the metallic geometric wallcovering in the niche across from the bed.

Here you can see how I repeated the metallic geometric wallcovering in the niche across from the bed.

Master Bedroom

This king chrome canopy bed by Bernhardt has the stunning look and importance that I wanted for this room.  It uses the space well, without looking too heavy.  I also loved the simple, uncomplicated lines.

This king chrome canopy bed by Bernhardt has the stunning look and importance that I wanted for this room. It uses the space well, without looking too heavy. I also loved the simple, uncomplicated lines.

Master Bedroom Vignette

Guest Bedroom 2:
This room has a view of the bay and San Destin Marina. I chose a color palette with darker color accents that complements their window view. The star of the show is the Schumacher printed fabric I used on the Queen shams. The accent blue color on the bed wall was pulled directly from this fabric, as well as the varying shades of green and blue used on the striped bolster, wall bowls and accents. The off-white upholstered bed, coverlet and duvet allow these colors to shine!

I painted these walls a pale aqua color, then gave the bed wall a dramatic "punch" of blue that contrasts well with the bed and wall décor.

I painted these walls a pale aqua color, then gave the bed wall a dramatic “punch” of blue that contrasts well with the bed and wall décor.

I decided to go for an asymmetrical layout.  The colorful wall bowls and star mirror are sprinkled in a way that balances the tall beside shelf.

I decided to go for an asymmetrical layout. The colorful wall bowls and star mirror are sprinkled in a way that balances the tall beside shelf.

I jazzed up this small bathroom by papering the walls in this fun, blue and white wallcovering and hanging a chic mirror above the pedestal sink.  I flanked the mirror with two white coral Regina  Andrews sconces.

I jazzed up this small bathroom by papering the walls in this fun, blue and white wallcovering and hanging a chic mirror above the pedestal sink. I flanked the mirror with two white coral Regina
Andrews sconces.

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I am working on individual photos of this design, but I could not resist sharing this virtual tour made by MoonCreek Studios!

I would describe the design style as rustic modern with a coastal flair.
All the wood on the floors, walls and ceiling set the tone for a dark, rustic, natural environment. I aimed to lighten this up and add a modern, sophisticated flair through the use of light fabrics, modern furnishings, reflective finishes and well-placed unique accent lighting. Except for the occasional organic or sculptural wood piece, the main furnishings are light, clean and modern to contrast nicely with all the dark wood. I added some lightening sparkle through the use of glass, and chrome and silver leaf accent pieces.
Shimmering, plush area rugs provide a light, inviting anchor for each furniture arrangement, and also provides a dramatic contrast from the dark pine floors.
I used mostly natural grays and creams in my color scheme, with splashes of cool, ice blue that complement all the wood so nicely, as well as bring the coast to mind.
I am so proud of this design, and I hope you all like it, too!

Here is one sneak photo:
Living Room

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This condominium was a delightful project that I had the pleasure of working on with fellow designer, Joey LaSalle! Our mission was to take this beautiful condo, which had some rather generic finishes and features, and remodel it in a way that would play up its best features (mainly the views!) and update the rest. We wanted to remain in keeping with the architecture of the building, which is more modern, and bring in some coastal elegance, with touches of rich luxury! The result is very beautiful, rich and restful…

Living Area:

Welcome to the Living Room!  We aimed for a cool, natural, relaxing environment with color accents to tie the water in, as well as some touches of richness and luxury.

Welcome to the Living Room! We aimed for a cool, natural, relaxing environment with color accents to tie the water in, as well as some touches of gold.

This large sectional provided some sophisticated and inviting seating to this large living area.  We layered a plush blue wool area rug on top of a large woven jute.  The oval white-shell top cocktail table by Oly was the perfect size and shape for the arrangement.

This large sectional provided some sophisticated and inviting seating to this large living area. We layered a plush blue wool area rug on top of a large woven jute. The oval white-shell top cocktail table by Oly was the perfect size and shape for the arrangement.

 

We anchored the lounge area with a large cow hide.  In the media niche, we built a floating modern console on a backdrop of a green painted accent wall.

We anchored the lounge area with a large cow hide. In the media niche, we built a floating modern console on a backdrop of a green painted accent wall.

 

Two Century chaise lounges add some "swag" to this sitting area.  Plush gray croc chenille fabric adds some richness against the blue and white backdrop of the ocean!

Two Century chaise lounges add some “swag” to this sitting area. Plush gray croc chenille fabric worked great juxtaposed against the blue and white beach!

 

This corner is cozy with its Century Furniture contemporary wing chair, covered in a charcoal velvet and shimmering gold linen welt.  The gold velvet zebra pillow and glowing gold of the driftwood sculpture, along with the candle light radiate nicely out from all the gray and green.

This corner is cozy with its Century Furniture contemporary wing chair, covered in a charcoal velvet and shimmering gold linen welt. The gold velvet zebra pillow and glowing gold of the driftwood sculpture, along with the candle light radiate nicely out from all the gray and green.

Lounge / Dining

Dining Area:

We defined the Dining Area with a large oval dining table and fabulous Caviar chandelier by Arteriors.

We defined the Dining Area with a large oval dining table and fabulous Caviar chandelier by Arteriors.

Modern Dining Room

The side chairs are slipcovered in a green textured linen, and the host chairs are upholstered in a fresh pale aqua leather! The drapes and sheers give this area intimacy and drama!

The chairs are slipcovered in a green textured linen, and the host chairs are upholstered in a fresh pale aqua leather! The drapes and sheers give this area intimacy and drama!

Contemporary Dining Room

Kitchen / Wet Bar:

This shows an overall view of our remodeled kitchen and wet bar!

This shows an overall view of our remodeled kitchen and wet bar!

We gave the cabinetry a facelift by removing the upper doors and replacing them with stainless steel-framed glass doors.  The rest of the cabinet doors and bases were painted a warm gray.  The backsplash was uplifted with the pale aqua horizontal glass tiles.

We gave the cabinetry a facelift by removing the upper doors and replacing them with stainless steel-framed glass doors. The rest of the cabinet doors and bases were painted a warm gray. The backsplash was uplifted with the pale aqua horizontal glass tiles, which were repeated on the vertical portion of the tray ceiling.

The upper cabinets above the wet bar were removed and replaced with these contemporary stainless steel-framed cabinets and shelves.  The l.e.d. lighting helps to accent the new, fresh tile.

The upper cabinets above the wet bar were removed and replaced with these contemporary stainless steel-framed cabinets and shelves. The l.e.d. lighting helps to accent the new, fresh tile.

Entry:

Entry

This entry console was the only original piece of furniture we kept by the end of the remodel.  We think we breathed in it some new life here!

This entry console was the only original piece of furniture we kept by the end of the remodel. We think we breathed in it some new life here!

This shot allows you to see the Entry and Powder Bath entrance.  The walls here are a silver linen textured faux finish, and the columns were given a pearlescent finish.

This shot allows you to see the Entry and Powder Bath entrance. The walls here are a silver linen textured faux finish, and the columns were given a pearlescent finish.

Master Bedroom:
This room definitely makes a statement, with its grand cream leather king bed, whose lightness is emerging out from the almost 3-D faux finish on the walls. Thank you, Krista and Cindy with Ufauxrea for all the wonderful work you do for us! This bed wall finish is a soft charcoal geometric pattern, with highlights in glass beads that help to create the illusion of depth. The chrome chandelier adds some excitement to the room, while the traditional rug and beautiful damask foot blanket help to ground the design for a more transitional feel.

The Swan chandelier by PLC Lighting provided the perfect touch of uniqueness and "bling"! At 42" round, it definitely made a statement!

The Swan chandelier by PLC Lighting provided the perfect touch of uniqueness and “bling”! At 42″ round, it definitely made a statement!

This stately bed is a custom bed by Mario & Marielena.  The bench is by Drexel Heritage and the bedding is all custom.

This stately bed is a custom bed by Mario & Marielena. The bench is by Drexel Heritage and the bedding is all custom.

Master Bathroom:
To update this bathroom, we completely gutted the vanity area, but left the shower and tub area as-is, except for the fabulous tub chandelier and beautiful window treatments!

Rather than match the existing travertine underneath the cabinets, where the old cabinets were removed, we ran the green glass tiles down below.  This helped reinforce the floating effect we were going for!  The three bubble glass sconces were ideal, and looked as if they were meant for exactly this bathroom!

Rather than match the existing travertine underneath the cabinets, where the old cabinets were removed, we ran the green glass tiles down below. This helped reinforce the floating effect we were going for! The three bubble glass sconces were ideal, and looked as if they were meant for exactly this bathroom!

The old cabinetry was removed and replaced with this floating double vanity.  The green glass bubble tiles on the backsplash are divided by one long horizon mirror at eye level.

The old cabinetry was removed and replaced with this floating double vanity. The green glass bubble tiles on the backsplash are divided by one long horizon mirror at eye level.

Master Bathroom

Bunk Room:

The clients wanted a fun room for their kids to sleep in and use that was whimsical, functional, but also sophisticated. We used peacock blues and chartreuse to create this nautical hide-out! Each bunk has its own nautical wall sconce in chrome finish. Due to the unique layout of the room, we did not want to place a central light or fan; we opted for something more organic and versatile. We designed this bendable track lighting in a sweeping “S” shape, with alternating accent lights and urchin pendants. The result was very beautiful and sculptural. Since photographing, we have added a peacock blue grasscloth on the back wall of the built-in bunk beds! The rich contrast on that wall helps create depth and aids in making the bunk bed stand out more. (I will try to take another picture soon, but it won’t turn out as beautifully as these professional photos!)

Custom built-in bunk beds: We utilized the length and unique shape of the room by building a double twin-over-full bunk wall.

Custom built-in bunk beds: We utilized the length and unique shape of the room by building a double twin-over-full bunk wall.

This blue printed wallcovering brought weight and emphasis to the other side of the room.  It was the perfect backdrop for the chaise lounge and white built-in desk.

This blue printed wallcovering brought weight and emphasis to the other side of the room. It was the perfect backdrop for the chaise lounge and white built-in desk.

Built-In Bunk Beds

Guest Bedroom:

This room is calm and natural, with warm glowing pops of coral.

This room is calm and natural, with warm glowing pops of coral.

In the corner, we created a cozy nook with a plush settee underneath a set of four framed hand-colored prints.  The shell chandelier by Currey Company adds a beautiful touch of coastal.

In the corner, we created a cozy nook with a plush settee underneath a set of four framed hand-colored prints. The shell chandelier by Currey Company adds a beautiful touch of coastal.

Professional Photo

Professional Photo

Guest Bedroom:

This guest room was furnished with a tall bed, upholstered in a gorgeous Schumacher fabric. Bedside shelves and apricot beaded sconces finish off the bed wall.

This guest room was furnished with a tall bed, upholstered in a gorgeous Schumacher fabric. Bedside shelves and apricot beaded sconces finish off the bed wall.

Contact me if you are in need of a designer to help you renovate and update your home!
cara@lovelaceinteriors.com

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You may remember my former post on this house, that showed all of the professional photographs taken. Click here if you have not. They are a must-see! Anyhow, I am posting some more pictures, as promised! I was able to photograph all of the bathrooms and all of the bedrooms! There were too many things I wanted to show you!

Let’s start with the kitchen again:

Here you can see how beautifully the Ipe wood floors contrast with the coolness of the Poggen Pohl blue glossy cabinets.  Notice the island, with its white countertop waterfalling down the sides for a modern and lightening effect.

Here you can see how beautifully the Ipe wood floors contrast with the coolness of the Poggen Pohl blue glossy cabinets. Notice the island, with its white countertop waterfalling down the sides for a modern and lightening effect.

This is the Kitchen, the heart of any home!  This one is particularly beautiful and inviting.

This is the Kitchen, the heart of any home! This one is particularly beautiful and inviting.

This is what you a see upon entering the front door.  Dazzling!

This is what you a see upon entering the front door. Dazzling!

Dining and Kitchen

This wine storage and display area was custom designed to serve, not only as functional storage, but also a clever way to separate the Kitchen from the Entry, without feeling closed off.  The warmth of the wood and the accent lights radiates out into the room.

This wine storage and display area was custom designed to serve, not only as functional storage, but also a clever way to separate the Kitchen from the Entry, without feeling closed off. The warmth of the wood and the accent lights radiates out into the room.

Here you can see the texture that the copper patina panels add.  The vertical stainless rack is backlit so that the wine labels are highlighted.

Here you can see the texture that the copper patina panels add. The vertical stainless rack is backlit so that the wine labels are highlighted.

Dining Area:

In the Dining area, there is a round disc suspended from stainless bars, with recessed glowing lights.  It appears to hover over our 72" dining table.  The chairs bring in some warmth with its leather seats and gray printed Romo fabric outbacks.

In the Dining area, there is a round disc suspended from stainless bars, with recessed glowing lights. It appears to hover over our 72″ dining table. The chairs bring in some warmth with its leather seats and gray printed Romo fabric outbacks.

I love this dining chandelier, with its swirling rows of glass balls.  Here you can also see the ceiling treatment we used in the Kitchen.  It is a product called White Ice, which is a man-made version of white thassos granite.  We loved the reflective quality it has, and the way it mirrors the lights from the kitchen windows.

I love this dining chandelier, with its swirling rows of glass balls. Here you can also see the ceiling treatment we used in the Kitchen. It is a product called White Ice, which is a man-made version of white thassos granite. We loved the reflective quality it has, and the way it mirrors the lights from the kitchen windows.

Living / Dining Areas:

This photo shows how important it is to think about your ceiling plane when designing.  Adding a contrasting treatment, a soffit or recessed cove can emphasize an area, and be aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

This photo shows how important it is to think about your ceiling plane when designing. Adding a contrasting treatment, a soffit or recessed cove can emphasize an area, and be aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

Here you can see how the lightness of the room can handle the darkness and weight of the charcoal gray leather sectional.

Here you can see how the lightness of the room can handle the darkness and weight of the charcoal gray leather sectional.

This is a view of the Living and Dining areas, as they appear from the Entry/Stairwell area.

This is a view of the Living and Dining areas, as they appear from the Entry/Stairwell area.

Watercolor Living Room

Here is my original design sketch.

Here is my original design sketch.

I designed this media wall to be asymmetrical, with mantle, shelves and t.v. console at varying depths.  It is made from quarter sawn maple in a walnut finish.  Instead of trying to make the t.v. the focal point, we succeeded in making that whole area a large sculptural feature.

I designed this media wall to be asymmetrical, with mantle, shelves and t.v. console at varying depths. It is made from quarter sawn maple in a walnut finish. Instead of trying to make the t.v. the focal point, we succeeded in making that whole area a large sculptural feature.

The fireplace surround is covered in horizontal pieces of Carrera marble with varying depths and alternating polished and tumbled finishes.  The hearth is made from slabs of Carrera marble.  This white helped balance all the wood tones in the room.

The fireplace surround is covered in horizontal pieces of Carrera marble with varying depths and alternating polished and tumbled finishes. The hearth is made from slabs of Carrera marble. This white helped balance all the wood tones in the room.

Powder Bathroom:

Here is my original design sketch for the room.

Here is my original design sketch for the room.

This Powder Bathroom has custom floating cabinet, black granite counter top, glass backsplash and accent pendant light.

This Powder Bathroom has custom floating cabinet, black granite counter top, glass backsplash and accent pendant light.

This picture shows the different curves and lines, as well as the palette of textures I used in the Powder Bathroom.  The walls are a blue-gray grasscloth.  The main tile on the vanity wall is a glass herringbone mosaic tile, separated by bands of smoky mirror staggered tiles.

This picture shows the different curves and lines, as well as the palette of textures I used in the Powder Bathroom. The walls are a blue-gray grasscloth. The main tile on the vanity wall is a glass herringbone mosaic tile, separated by bands of smoky mirror staggered tiles.

The top of this vanity wall curves out and ends in a recessed cove that lights up the wall tile and shows off the architecture.

The top of this vanity wall curves out and ends in a recessed cove that lights up the wall tile and shows off the architecture.

Auxiliary Bath:

This is the coolest auxiliary bathroom I have ever had the pleasure to design!  This bath is accessible near the kitchen and garage.  The slanted countertop provides more open space, looks light and airy, and gives more counter space.  The walls are blue glass Lunada Bay penny round mosaic tiles.

This is the coolest auxillary bathroom I have ever had the pleasure to design! This bath is accessible near the kitchen and garage. The slanted countertop provides more open space, looks light and airy, and gives more counter space. The walls are blue glass Lunada Bay penny round mosaic tiles.

Built-in Office:

This is an open desk area just off of the kitchen.  Although this is an open room, it felt very cozy and intimate.  I accented the walls with a champagne mica wall covering that reflects the light.

This is an open desk area just off of the kitchen. Although this is an open room, it felt very cozy and intimate. I accented the walls with a champagne mica wall covering that reflects the light.

I covered the desk chair in a shimmering ice blue vinyl that picks up on the blue cabinets in the kitchen.

I covered the desk chair in a shimmering ice blue vinyl that picks up on the blue cabinets in the kitchen.

Master Bedroom:

The ostrich leather king bed contrasts nicely with the smoldering charcoal gray wall finish.

The ostrich leather king bed contrasts nicely with the smoldering charcoal gray wall finish.

This custom wall design features overlapping lines and planes, a built-in dresser, pearlescent mosaic tile fireplace surround and marble hearth. I love the asymmetry.

This custom wall design features overlapping lines and planes, a built-in dresser, pearlescent mosaic tile fireplace surround and marble hearth. I love the asymmetry.

Master Bathroom:

As you enter the Master Bathroom, the first thing you see is the inviting bathing area.

As you enter the Master Bathroom, the first thing you see is the inviting bathing area.

White Ice slab walls, a Waterworks tub, reflective Carrera marble mosaic floors and accents of silver!  Turned out beautiful!

White Ice slab walls, a Waterworks tub, reflective Carrera marble mosaic floors and accents of silver! Turned out beautiful!

Here you can see a glimpse of the stainless penny round tile we placed on the ceiling above the tub.  They twinkle against the chandelier, and help define the space, making it more intimate.  The silver-thread sheers do this, as well, while adding an ethereal quality.

Here you can see a glimpse of the stainless penny round tile we placed on the ceiling above the tub. They twinkle against the chandelier, and help define the space, making it more intimate. The silver-thread sheers do this, as well, while adding an ethereal quality.

Here is a perspective drawing I did of this area before the area was built.

Here is a perspective drawing I did of this area before the area was built.

The Vanities consist of custom floating cabinets, shimmering glass "waterafalling" tiles, backlit mirrors, and a floating fireplace!

The Vanities consist of custom floating cabinets, shimmering glass “waterafalling” tiles, backlit mirrors, and a floating fireplace!

We designed the cabinets so that there would be no hardware, just a stainless reveal with hidden recesses above and below to open drawers.

We designed the cabinets so that there would be no hardware, just a stainless reveal with hidden recesses above and below to open drawers.

White Carrera Bathroom

Modern Bathroom Watercolor

Stairwell Custom Chandelier:

Here is my drawing of the custom stairwell light fixture.

Here is my drawing of the custom stairwell light fixture.

During Construction

During Construction

During Construction

During Construction

From the first floor

From the first floor

I designed this custom stairwell light to suspend through three stories!

I designed this custom stairwell light to suspend through three stories!

Custom 3-story Chandelier

Custom Stairwell Chandelier

Theater Bath:

Here is my original design idea and drawing, from which this area was designed.

Here is my original design idea and drawing, from which this area was designed.

This is the bathroom and accesses the Theater Room.  I designed this custom mirror to balance the offset window, and to rotate for flexible viewing.

This is the bathroom and accesses the Theater Room. I designed this custom mirror to balance the offset window, and to rotate for flexible viewing.

Guest Bedroom 2nd Floor:

This Guest Bedroom is furnished with a modern King wing bed by Hickory White, a coordinating nightstand, and small round table.  The plush shag area rug anchors the room and provides a soft cushion for the toes!

This Guest Bedroom is furnished with a modern King wing bed by Hickory White, a coordinating nightstand, and small round table. The plush shag area rug anchors the room and provides a soft cushion for the toes!

These modern slipper chairs are by Kravet Furniture, and covered in a geometric fabric.  The t.v. console is killer!!!  It is by Global Views.  It is constructed of ebony wenge wood, with organic silver legs and applied sculptural branches.

These modern slipper chairs are by Kravet Furniture, and covered in a geometric fabric. The t.v. console is killer!!! It is by Global Views. It is constructed of ebony wenge wood, with organic silver legs and applied sculptural branches.

Solid wood sliding barn doors separate the bedroom and bath.

Solid wood sliding barn doors separate the bedroom and bath.

Guest Bathroom:

My original design elevation and idea for space.

My original design elevation and idea for space.

This polished nickel double vanity fit perfectly in this space!  The reflective White Ice walls, horizontal staggered glass and marble tile, and polished metal all twinkle from the lights of the two fabulous "Caviar" pendants by Arteriors.  The mirror/shelves are by Waterworks.

This polished nickel double vanity fit perfectly in this space! The reflective White Ice walls, horizontal staggered glass and marble tile, and polished metal all twinkle from the lights of the two fabulous “Caviar” pendants by Arteriors. The mirror/shelves are by Waterworks.

Guest Room 1 Third Floor:

This room belongs to the daughter who preferred a "bohemian beach" décor.  The twig sconces, reclaimed wood platform bed, and wicker hanging egg chair embodied this look.

This room belongs to the daughter who preferred a “bohemian beach” décor. The twig sconces, reclaimed wood platform bed, and wicker hanging egg chair embodied this look.

Bohemian Beach Bedroom

Guest Room 2 Third Floor:

This is one of the daughters' rooms on the third floor.  This one's taste was that of high glamour, but grounded enough for the beach!  The bed from Oly emphasized just this, with its intricately carved frame and raffia upholstery. The crystal chandelier in the corner created some drama.

This is one of the daughters’ rooms on the third floor. This one’s taste was that of high glamour, but grounded enough for the beach! The bed from Oly emphasized just this, with its intricately carved frame and raffia upholstery. The crystal chandelier in the corner created some drama.

Modern Glam Bedroom

Third Floor Guest Bathrooms:

My original design drawing and elevation.

My original design drawing and elevation.

Both girls' rooms have the same bathroom design, except they are mirror images of each other.  The vanity is a furniture piece that we added a thick solid surface top to so that it looked built-in.  We laid the Bliss stone and glass mosaic tiles all along the backsplash, all the way up to the vaulted ceiling.

Both girls’ rooms have the same bathroom design, except they are mirror images of each other. The vanity is a furniture piece that we added a thick solid surface top to so that it looked built-in. We laid the Bliss stone and glass mosaic tiles all along the backsplash, all the way up to the vaulted ceiling.

Third Floor Hallway:

The hallway ceiling on the third floor was a barrel vault, with stained wood for warmth against all the white.  The crown molding hides cove lighting that accents this architectural detail.  This is yet another very cool way the ceilings were shown some "love" on this project!

The hallway ceiling on the third floor was a barrel vault, with stained wood for warmth against all the white. The crown molding hides cove lighting that accents this architectural detail. This is yet another very cool way the ceilings were shown some “love” on this project!

Ceiling Detail Hallway

Ceiling Detail Watercolor House

Second Floor Hallway:

My original design perspective drawing with notes.

My original design perspective drawing with notes.

I do not have a very great picture of this, but I am so proud of this design detail!  This was another detail constructed straight from my drawings!  The cubes are backed with mirrors for depth, and faced with stainless steel.  I loved the graphic element.

I do not have a very great picture of this, but I am so proud of this design detail! This was another detail constructed straight from my drawings! The cubes are backed with mirrors for depth, and faced with stainless steel. I loved the graphic element.

Laundry Room:

Laundry rooms usually get the cold shoulder in most houses I encounter, but this one is definitely different!  The walls are treated with penny round Ann Sacks tiles with slight gray-blue rims.  The slight color creates a gray color contrast for the walls that looks great against the white trim and pale gray cabinets.  Accent pendant lights add to the charm.  This is the perfect little coastal modern laundry room!

Laundry rooms usually get the cold shoulder in most houses I encounter, but this one is definitely different! The walls are treated with penny round Ann Sacks tiles with slight gray-blue rims. The slight color creates a gray color contrast for the walls that looks great against the white trim and pale gray cabinets. Accent pendant lights add to the charm. This is the perfect little coastal modern laundry room!

Thank you all for visiting my blog! Stay tuned, as I have more complete designs I want to share, with photographs in the works!

If you need a designer, please contact me:

cara@lovelaceinteriors.com

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