Entire Home Update
Empty Nesters Welcome Family and Grandkids
Design No. 1388
Life didn’t slow down for these high-powered, family-oriented clients but their needs changed once they became empty nesters. They requested an update that was clean-lined and channeled Ralph Lauren for the home where they had raised their family. At the top of their list was a dining room for entertaining that was elegant yet grandkid-friendly and a deluxe master bathroom perfect for two busy people. Our priority was to paint the oak trim white throughout the house and stain the hardwood floors. We softened the family room with muted tones and upholstery, including tufted window cornices and a round ottoman to serve as both coffee table or extra seating. For impact, claret made an appearance on pillows and hair on fur seating stools tucked under a reptilian finished Parsons side table. Two metallic chandeliers and black, snakeskin wallpaper beneath the chair rail added drama to the dining room. The master bath was transformed into deluxe retreat with his and her commodes, back-to-back vanities and customized dressing areas.