In order to make the Stillmans’ home of 35 years functional for the needs of their family today, Rose Praino of YDC Design worked with her Scarsdale, NY-based clients to clear out rooms full of memories before her process could even begin. “I do believe this was harder than they foresaw,” she admits. “On the flip side, because of the renovations, all three kids are rushing to call dibs on rooms for weekends and holidays.”
Designer Solana James and her husband are huge fans of fixer-uppers. So much so that, when looking for a new home, they only considered options they could really sink their teeth into. The more outdated, rundown and “ugly,” the better. Luckily for this couple, they found the perfect option in Northampton, MA. Wood paneling, dingy carpet and a general lack of cheerfulness were the name of the game in this house before the pair flipped its nursery and their bedroom.
Liz Lidgett’s clever entryway re-do earlier this year had all of us at Design*Sponge wanting more. Liz’s background lends to art being the forefront of any room she decorates. The art advisor and founder of Adore Your Walls has turned her own living room into a beautiful display of favorite pieces. When she and her husband, Nick Renkoski, moved back to Des Moines, IA from Los Angeles last year, they had a specific neighborhood in mind — the same one Liz grew up in.
Paige plus Todd Hooper‘s took 6 months to modernize their kitchen with did most of the labor on their personal. They tore elsewhere the top with lower cabinets, broke down a wall plus reconditioned what was left. up to date fixtures, cabinets, countertops, ,tiling (that Todd scholarly to gash himself, which is astonishing), flooring with devices went in. They left the pantry also colored it plus the walls white to unlocked up the kitchen even additional. The feeling in this room is so tempting with fresh. It is present—day in conjunction lived—in plus lovely.