Saturday, August 1, 2009

Project Complete... A House Tour

As promised, for todays post I am taking you on a house tour of our latest project. We wrapped up this project on Friday.

The house itself is a 4 bedroom 2 story house situated in a park like setting here in Summerside. When we first visited the house the previous owners were still in residence and at that time we took our initial pictures and dimensions for all the rooms.
Our clients, who were an absolute pleasure to work with, supplied us with magazine pictures of rooms they liked. From there we developed a look which we felt would give them a sophisticated comfortable living space to enjoy with their family and friends. I've had pretty positive feedback from them... they love it!
This is the homes livingroom, it's located just to the left after you enter the front door.

Our colour scheme for the main floor of the house is mainly neutrals mixed with pale blues, creams, white, green and hits of dramatic red.

Let's look at the completed familyroom...

The family room. I absolutely love this area rug! It was the perfect choice to set off the patterns and colours on the main furniture especially good with the chairs. We got really lucky when we found this gem.

Next up the diningroom...

I wish the pictures came out clearer when I uploaded them. The colours seem very washed out unfortunately. The drapes are beautiful silk panels and there is no way this image does them justice. They are shimmering shades of pale cream, green and pale blue with a lovely red stripe.

On to the breakfast nook...

The kitchen ...

Initially the homeowners wanted to redo the kitchen entirely. But decided since the layout was perfect to give the room a facelift instead with new painted cabinets, hardware, lighting, and granite countertops.

On to the guestrooms...

The twin guest room. I love this great little room. We chose to wallpaper the headboard wall in a very pretty leafy print. Originally I chose this paper for another project but that client changed their mind which worked out for us to use this favorite paper on this project.

The queen guestroom.

The window bench seating in the queen room.

The double guest room.

We accessorized this dresser very minimally. I simply adore this vase! It was hard to part with but suits the double guest rooms colour scheme perfectly.

The master suite. Our inspiration here was to give this room a boutique hotel style feel.

Suite dreams...

I have to thank Anita very much for all of her hard work helping me pull this house together, along with Ashley who assisted us with ordering all of the furnishings, helping on deliveries and manning the store while we spent hours dressing the house.
I'm off to the CGTA show in Toronto this weekend to buy more lovely things for the store, Moving Designz Home & Cottage. I can't wait to see what the show will have in store for us this year.
Thanks for reading. Have a great week!


StylishHeather said...

What a beautiful job! I especially love the master suite and the queen guest room - I want to move in :)

WLurrie said...

Hi -- I'm the owner. I love everything Susan and Anita did -- top to bottom. The house is everything we hoped for, and more. Beautiful, distinctive, warm, elegant and comfortable. In a word, we adore it. Every touch is wonderful, every room a showpiece.

Judith said...

Hi, I'm Wendy's aunt and a real estate broker. Your did an amazing job. If you staged every house I could sell them in a N.Y.minute!!


DesignTies said...

Susan this is fantastic!! You and Anita have done a wonderful job!!

In reading the homeowner's comment above, it's clear that you've given them the home of their dreams!

Congrats on the completion of such a beautiful project!!

Victoria @ DesignTies

Annie said...

such a gorgeous blog, I'm glad I found it. These rooms are decorated perfectly! Love it

Jessica said...

where did you get the pillows in the living room and the office desk in the master?

love the look!

Ideezine said...


Bravo! Looks like your achieved goal, excited client, and a decor that appeals to many (portfolio). How exciting!


DesignTies said...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Susan!! After a good night's sleep on the subject, I'm definitely planning of painting out the fascia in full black. As for the red... I feel exactly like you... I can always paint it out black if it looks too busy!! As for the peak of the house... we have plans!! :-) I have a 1'x2.5' stained glass window that Brian will be installing up there... trimmed in black. I think it will make a huge difference. AND... my longer term plan is to put a pergola on top of the deck. What do you think of that??


A remarkable job. So nice to see the finished product. I'm a sucker for bench seats.

What did you like at CGTA? I'm still placing my orders and have so much to ponder.

All best from Toronto
Black Rooster