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Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Anti McMansion traditional living room
 

Classic Coastal Colonial Renovation - the Anti McMansion

An area off to the side of this great room was set aside for the kids' play space. Brightly colored foam tiles delineate the space, and serve as a soft landing spot, without competing with the room's decor. A vaulted bead board ceiling, left with a natural finish, further isolates the two spaces, giving it a cozy separate feel.
Photo by Mike Mroz of Michael Robert Construction
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elenachristopher wrote:
Can you please tell me what type of wood and stain these floors are? - Just love these rooms!
   Comment   March 15, 2014
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These are white oak, #2 (that's the cut- we did that for extra variation and some visible knotting), with 3 coats of water based poly.
March 16, 2014 at 3:44pm        Thanked by elenachristopher
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laceyjc wrote:
how is the bead board ceiling attached? Love the look of it.
   Comment   October 18, 2013
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pennygill2
cant t find this phots u r talking about
March 22, 2014 at 8:54pm   
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Here is a link to all the photos from this project.
March 23, 2014 at 5:50am   
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kiiahlo wrote:
what kind of bead board is used? Does the old ceiling need to be remov
   Comment   July 10, 2013
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Michael Robert Construction
These were bead board sheets. Yes, id recommend removing the ceiling. This part of the house was new construction though so not an issue.
July 11, 2013 at 12:14pm   
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Suzanne Kenreigh_Eichmann wrote:
AMAZING interior! Would you please tell me the size of the play room?
   Comment   July 6, 2013
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Are you referring to the entire room? Or the play area seen on the right of the photo? The room dimensions should be listed in the photo's other questions. Let me know if you need some more information! -Ellie
July 8, 2013 at 8:30pm   
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mcchrissycat wrote:
What color paint was used for the bead board ceiling and trim?
   Comment   March 16, 2013
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Wimborne White by Farrow & Ball.
March 16, 2013 at 11:15am   
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marley4417 wrote:
Size of Room? - What are the dimensions of this space - including the kitchen area?
   Comment   December 3, 2012
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The kitchen area is approx 17x17. The living room is 17'7"x25'2".
December 3, 2012 at 4:27pm   
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lulunote wrote:
Where can I find the rug?
   Comment   December 1, 2012
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This rug was from Home Goods but there is a similar one available at Pottery Barn: http://www.potterybarn.com/products/malika-rug/?pkey=crugs-by-style&cm_src=rugs-by-style||NoFacet-_-NoFacet-_--_-
December 1, 2012 at 3:46pm   
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mzamani
Also handmade ones available at www.zamanicollections.com
January 18, 2013 at 8:07pm   
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soleil0024 wrote:
Ain't color - What is the paint color in this room?
   Comment   October 30, 2012
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It is Farrow and Ball's skimming stone.
October 30, 2012 at 3:17pm   
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valeriegaven wrote:
What type of floors are these and what color?
   Comment   June 10, 2012
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These are oak floors, 4" planks, with a water-based polyurethane. We used water-based instead of the more popular oil based so they ended up with a paler, whiter appearance instead of the typical yellowed hue. We also went with a slightly lesser quality (I think it was a 2, instead of the "1" or "select" grade) so we would have more variation and knots in the boards.
June 10, 2012 at 5:14pm   
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pickyvicky
Oak....looks like a natural finish.
June 10, 2012 at 5:27pm   
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ngcurt wrote:
could you tell me the brand and design of the end table? thank you!
   Comment   May 30, 2012
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They are chrome and glass, from Crate and Barrel. These are from several seasons ago, but I'm sure they have something current that is similar. Good luck!
May 30, 2012 at 1:39pm   
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ngcurt
thanks for such a prompt response!
May 30, 2012 at 1:47pm   
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kristenhardy wrote:
where was the rug purchased? i love it!! its just want i had in mind. thanks.
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Carol Bratton
I have a very similar rug that I got from Pottery Barn. Also ..try Ballard's.
February 20, 2012 at 10:00am   
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thank you:-)
February 20, 2012 at 11:04am   
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One of Ellie's favorite features is the ceiling she designed in the great room. The ceiling is a glossy white beadboard with flat beams (the room didn't have the height for dropped beams). The area right next to the living room is the kids' play area. Here, the couple decided to make the ceiling a bit higher and left the beadboard in a natural color. The difference provides a subtle sense of distinction between the two spaces, and helps the play area feel warmer. Couches: Baldwin slipcovered couch and chair, Macy'sPlay area carpet: Skip Hop Playspot

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