"We wanted to infuse a bistro vibe to our dining space that promotes sharing during the meals - for the food we eat as well as the stories everyone brings to the table," explains Melissa. Their historic, 19th century brownstone was selected for a redesign by LOWE'S as part of their fall makeover program. Your home is one of the most beautifully styled spaces ever. Oh my! "We wanted a muted space that allows us to recharge at the beginning of each day and to decompress at its end," says Melisaa. Thanks! Farrow & Ball paints give that flat, powdered effect. Brilliantly done. Do you happen to know if they’re familiar with the 203k process? Their contractors did an amazing job on the old doors and IKEA cabinets. Do you mind providing the countertop details? Brownstone Design Renovations Eclectic Kitchen New Brownstone Design Renovations Eclectic Kitchen New 17. I too am dying to know where that globe cut glass pendant is from. Designer and project manager for gut renovation of a Brooklyn Brownstone. The floor tile was chosen for its hardwood look to tie the room into the rest of the home. would you be able to share your contractor info. Well-priced townhouses in move-in condition are selling in record time Bed Stuy Brownstone With Mantels, Plasterwork, Solar Panels Asks $2.1 Million I love the bleached floors and the tile that matches that look in the master bathroom. The limewash we used is a power based product by KalKlitir, a small family company in Sweden. Sorry…..just now reading the tags and answered the cabinet questions! Thanks for sharing and thanks to Design*Sponge for the platform! Hi Mimi, do you know what the tile is called? Thanks! They seem to have some texture. Spain’s latest narrative is set within the walls of an 1899 brownstone in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, near Prospect Park, which, after having been divvied up into smaller units, he and architect Douglas Kocher unified into one three-story home for a young family with three kids. Is that something straight out of a can, or is it more of a technique/process by the painter? I’m in love with that kitchen! Reminds me of our bohemian farmhouse in chicago (100y old too!) I love the muted palette and how well the study contrasts the rest of the house. Originally, there was a wall between the living room and the kitchen (shown furthest). Your house is beautiful. The main floor full bathroom features a doorless walk-in shower to make the limited space feel airier. Hi! Thanks so much Melissa! I’m curious about the reclaimed wood floating shelves in the kitchen; where were they purchased? Thank you so much for sharing this project. Hi. :). What color are the kitchen cabinets? The limewash was also applied to these walls to give a stone villa-like appeal. 7 Best Brooklyn Brownstone Neighborhoods To Buy In For 2020 This definitely brings in a lot more light through the front door. Our posts will include renovation ideas, design ideas, Brooklyn real estate, and home buying tips. Their old IKEA dresser, which survived all of their moves sits below a wall mirror from Brimfield and grapevine wreath from previous holidays. A photographer friend of Melissa and Keye's, MIho Aikawa, took this photo of the Brooklyn Bridge this past winter during a snow storm. The foyer leads to the stairs to the main floor of the triplex. What I like: the blue kitchen cabinets, the blue walls in the office/den (see a theme developing?) it just speaks to me like one friend to another. Thanks. "We left the beams exposed for its different texture, together with the concrete countertop juxtaposing with the chandelier and calacatta marble backsplash - there's a certain oxymoron that creates a balance between rough and refined, masculine and feminine," says Melissa. Can you point us to something similar. It looked magical then but our family did not go on vacations no less fancy international ones to play in the snow so I filed it away in the back reaches of my brain. Would love to know where those bed linens are from. What is the secret to the floating shelves in the kitchen?! Apostle Island brownstone. Love everything about this space. This is unreal! Hanging light that has all the reflection on the walls. Thanks! Hi – I love the light in your entry way (the textured glass globe one). Hi, where can I purchase the black ball ceiling fan? They are inward focused and allow the designer to use certain illusory design techniques. Would you mind sharing the name of your contractor? I continue to learn, explore and understand the many factors of Brownstone design, how to highlight the historical beauty of these buildings while implementing a client’s personality and aesthetic. Design ideas for vintage inspired and interesting spaces. If you ever need an assistant, that office space puts my current corporate cube to shame… will work for design advice! An interior designer’s small Brooklyn brownstone apartment is filled with collected treasures and smart space-saving solutions. In the 19th century, Basswood Island, Wisconsin, was the site of a quarry run by the Bass Island Brownstone Company which operated from 1868 into the 1890s. Absolutely beautiful home. "Of course, it will be re-decorated when the holiday comes this year!" Been looking for something that casts light like this for years. The dining table, chairs and wall lights are from Restoration Hardware. Sorry, see above now. laughs Melissa. Could you tell me the paint color used? As opposed to the majority of the house, the room has a saturated palette and is filled with scattered objects: "A library that holds curiosities," says Melissa, "that's what we had in mind." ... MRS, and “the paint color they had chosen was something very similar to what we use at work,” says Boudreau of her design studio’s top-secret signature hue. It’s lovely. The side door is an emergency exit for their tenant's duplex unit. Hi melissa, The chandelier was sourced on eBay and the cabinets are all from IKEA with custom fronts from Semihandmade. They asked us to be very bold with color and playful with the design and we had fun doing just that. Their cat, Monkey, relaxing on her favorite spot in the house. "We love the journalistic side of this photograph as well as how the bridge appeared unusually still and silent in the snow," says Melissa. hehe ;). "Eddie truly was the nicest gentleman," says Melissa, "He helped us look through piles and piles of giant old doors and measured many of them for us. Thank you!   The Moroccan cement tiles on the floor were found at Clé tile in California. Thank you! http://komedalroad.bigcartel.com/category/kalklitir. When interior designer Delia Kenza visited her aunt as a kid, she never imagined she’d be the fourth woman in her family to call the Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, brownstone home. “There were phone calls from the crew every other day about some unforeseen issues inside of this over 100-year-old house,” Melissa says. I love this limewash effect. This place is magnificent! The bar cart is from Roost. Thank you for sharing your space! Where did you find it? Where did you buy it? See more ideas about brownstone, townhouse, architecture. I think you can find these online as well. Is that photo taken in regular lighting or long exposure? Also all the black is really stunning. Thanks! Great place. “This is the first non-apartment they’re in as a family, so I felt super privileged be a part of creating their first true home,” … We got ours from Overstock.com which has a nice selection of cement tiles at a discount. By Kelsey Miller. Their contractors stripped the paint off the doors, fixed the old lock holes, and had them repainted and they couldn't be happier with how the restoration turned out. I’m debating between a hood that might be more like yours and a more commercial-looking GE Cafe one. They are gorgeous. I have read over all comments twice and cannot find the answer! Were other walls in the home, specifically the Railing color on the wall of the kitchen area, lime washed as well? Specializing in brownstone garden designs. Brownstone Design Interior Business Residential 15. Thanks! Thanks so much! Design This Brooklyn Brownstone Was Inspired by the Caribbean. Feel free to send me an email and I can share the info with you. hi! Their contractors also installed moldings to create a custom look to the otherwise simple closets. An Impeccably Renovated Brooklyn Brownstone by Urban Pioneering Architecture ... First up were the clients: The wife is a design writer who’s covered the … Gorgeous! I love mirrors above sofas and beds!. (The house also belonged to her grandmother and, before that, her great-aunt.) It needed a lot of work and, just when they were becoming overwhelmed with it all, Melissa and Keye were lucky to find Sarah Jacoby from Sarah Jacoby Architect to help them turn it into the home of their dreams. Where did you purchase this one? Styling and furniture by owner. The kitchen with the darker blue cabinets and the reclaimed wood looks great. The wall mirror made of an old sand casting mold was from Totally Bruce in Red Hook. “Roof leaks, unexpected load-bearing walls, electrical that was not up to code, the kind of renovation horror stories that we all have seen on TV — you name it and we had it.” Though the six-month-long process was stressful and had them crashing on family members’ couches most nights, the process wasn’t without some unforeseen perks as well — they learned patience and the value of living more simply. Brooklyn continues to defy conventional wisdom about the residential real estate market during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oh goodness I just found where you so gracefully shared that information about the light. Many thanks! We've been slowly restoring our 130 year old Brooklyn Brownstone and helping our clients restore their historic properties. Hey Matt – our contractors custom built the bench. Everything in it is just right, great palette, a bit of contrast and drama and perfectly styled. We were lucky to find a set that was the perfect size that matches our front door opening." "We also discovered a hidden old window that was once sealed behind drywall," says Melissa, "Why anyone would seal off only one out of six windows remains a mystery!". 6. Is it possible to know where you purchased the beautiful lamp on your desk. © Design*Sponge LLC, 2007-2020. It was a splurge, but worth it for the little sanctuary it created. Erin – the kitchen knobs & pulls are from House of Antique Hardware. Kathryn Scott’s gracious Brooklyn Heights brownstone is not what most people think of when they imagine a “starter home.” But strictly speaking, it is. And I also see that you were kind enough to reply to your readers’ question, which is lovely too. Beautiful! Is it the length of table ie length of the wall? Beautiful place! What’s the paint color on those kitchen cabinets? Hi Melissa! 1) I think the pendant light was from here –> Rothschild & Bickers. From the graceful curving handrail of the stairway to the serene guest bathroom…. Joanne – the mirror is a little over 4 ft dia. A wall-to-wall bookcase offers display and organization at the same time, and the built-in window seats have become their favorite reading nook. The tiles are a traditional Moroccan tile pattern. I couldn’t be happy in something with all the pizazz of a concrete parking garage. This place is beautiful. Streets Runways Decorating Ideas Brownstone Brooklyn Streets Runways Decorating Ideas Brownstone Brooklyn 16. thank you. I love the study. and the cement tiles in the entry. And congrats on getting to live in such a dream space. Oh where do I start? What a gorgeous house. Selina – they are carrera marble tiles sourced in a local tile showroom in New York. All the wall closet systems are from IKEA and the doors are from Semihandmade. Do you recall here it’s from? Look forward to your reply! Would make me so happy to come home to those reflections. 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