Napoleon Ave.

This 1980s traditional style family home is 4,000 square feet, with unique and generous architectural features such as multiple built-in bookcases, hardwood floors and high ceilings. We warmed up the large rooms with a mix of modern and traditional furniture and elements, added pops of bright color, and rearranged room layouts for maximum functionality to meet the needs of today's modern family.
Eclectic Family Room Design
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Updated and fresh family room in an Oak Park, CA home. We worked with some of the homeowner's existing furniture and brought in our own accent pieces and accessories.
“bar in background, desk area in entrance” — LaDonna Coates
Modern Great Room Design
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Our client originally had a pool table in what should be the living room. We convinced her that the living room should be staged as such. She whole-heartedly agreed as soon as she saw the finished product.
“Flooring” — riolerma
Modern Living Room Design
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The original living room housed a pool table -- and little else. We convinced the homeowner to let us stage it as a true formal living room. We brought in the sofa they had placed in what was supposed to be the dining room, accented it with soft color throw pillows, and added modern and metallic accents throughout the room.
“Like the sofa” — lknross
Teen Girl's Bedroom
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The Girl's Bedroom in this home is treated to a fresh white headboard, bold graphic zebra print chair and white Parsons desk. Soft yellow and ice blue accents soften the look.
“simple” — fijimclaren
Regency Zen Master Bath
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The slightly dated Master Bath was updated by convincing the homeowner to paint the lower cabinets black and add two black-framed matching mirrors. By treating the light salmon tiles as a neutral, and accenting with a bold black and white damask pattern, we were able to make the pink color recede. Realtors and prospective buyers who viewed the home all loved the uber-feminine b...More
“Tiles” — shellbellperth
Regency British Colonial Dining Room
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We recovered the homeowner's dining room chair cushions in Pottery Barn's Pinecone fabric and set the table for a casual buffet or brunch, with red linen hemstitch napkins, red and white Moorish tile pattern plates and lazy tropical fronds in a clear glass vase.
“Very nice for dining room” — breakwater65
Regency British Colonial Dining Room Decor
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Boldly patterned red and white dishes in a Moorish-inspired tile pattern stand out against the dark wood of an antique Regency breakfront in the Dining Room. Black and white dishes and curvy ceramic vases in black and gray accent the piece further.
“Hutch” — christydraper
Modern Living Room Decor
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We softened the sectional sofa with richly colored textural pillows, added a white Chinese drum table to each side of the credenza and topped it with two white ball lamps with black shades. The nesting tables are bronze metal rounds from Crate and Barrel. On the credenza, a large bell jar covers a tropical plant.
“Lamps on sofa table” — rinfoster
Modern Living Room Decor
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A large bell jar on a glass plate covers a tropical succulent with white ball lamp in the background.
“Bell tower with plant idea” — johliatay
Eclectic Entry Foyer
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The atrium-style Entryway of this home features a butterscotch leather bench, a large traditional standing mirror, an architect's lamp and colorful pillows in front of a small round table holding large tropical fronds.
“Very simple chaise if that's direction of living” — rmillerdesign
Traditional Fireplace Master Bedroom
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We pulled the traditional wing chair close to the fireplace in the Master Bedroom, and tossed a geometric framed pillow on it. A leather ottoman holds magazines. Modern curvy vases update the scene without detracting from its traditional charm.
“like the leather armchair” — azizaali27
Eclectic Wet Bar
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The wet bar in the Family Room of this home was missing some seating, so we brought in two windowpane-back bar stools to create a black silhouette in front of the all-white painted bar paneling. We styled the white built-in shelves with bright orange accents and staged the top of the bar with wine bottles sporting interesting labels and a modern red lamp.
“wood molding for bar” — lindacess
Nature Inspired Guest Bath
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We styled the nature-inspired Guest Bath with a bamboo ladder to hold earthy-colored leaf pattern towels.
“powder” — Wendy Clavin
Turquoise and Red Powder Room
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This detail shot in a Guest Bath shows an apothecary jar with sea sponges, light Robin's egg blue vase, red accents and imported soaps on a black Asian-inspired corner shelf unit. It's all displayed against a wall with white paneling below and dark brown above.
“Frasco” — miriamrt
Eclectic Family Room Design 2
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In the Family Room we added lots of color, not holding back from bold choices since this was a large, light-filled space with plenty of architectural features and built-ins. The original soft red tile in the kitchen started out being a perceived minus for the homeowner, but we turned it into a plus by working with it and repeating it in the rug, pillows and accessories.
“living room” — Leighanne Meade
Transitional Guest Bedroom
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In the Guest Bedroom, a single bed was painted black for contrast, and dressed in crisp navy, white and black Hollywood Regency style bedding. We paired the bed with a tufted velvet side chair, an architect's floor lamp and a small glass-topped end table.
“simple bedroom for guest apt.” — chuey
Modern Fireplace Decor
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Detail of the Living Room fireplace shows metallic accents with a silver Chinese drum stool, a matching metallic silver vase, mirror atop the mantel, and traditionally styled strongly profiled candlesticks.
“Mirror and tile in floor for hearth” — mrsbiggern
Transitional Family Room Decor
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Reflected in the nailhead-trimmed octagonal leather mirror is the bar, with orangey-red accents and windowpane-back bar stools. The sectional sofa sports Pottery Barn's assertive ikat pillows, while atop the mantel, a simple display of framed photography and traditional candlesticks warm the space.
“Mirror” — tracyhodge
European Style Patio
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The side Patio off the dining room features French style seating and a marble pedestal table. Accented with a simple green plant centerpiece, this space is all about shade and European charm.
“lattice” — kepc1
California Traditional Pool Area
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The Pool area at nighttime. A fabulous traditional home, ample enough to accommodate a large family.
“Backyard” — cpozzi
Traditional Kitchen Design
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The open kitchen with a large center island features white painted cabinetry and warm red tile counter tops. The butcher block-top-island base cabinet was painted black for contrast. Two schoolhouse-style black bar stools and a round red globe lamp provide complementary colors and shapes.
“kitchen idea” — Sue Aucoin
Red and Robin's Egg Blue Bathroom 2
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Detail in the Second Bath shows unique color scheme of fresh white, Robin's egg blue, deep red and dark brown.
“I like the table in the corner. the brown color” — awestrip
Blue and Yellow Bathroom
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We kept the ice blue and yellow color scheme in the Bath that we'd established in the Girl's Bedroom. Light blue towels, fresh flowers and charm.
“Color” — frizzell4
Traditional Bedroom Decor 3
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“i love those printed black n white pillows” — Dani Jackson
Teen Girl's Bedroom 2
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Detail showing the West Elm Overlapping Squares headboard and fabulous Dwell Studio for Target Peony pillows.
“Back of bed” — afoltyn21
Transitional Family Room Decor 2
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The sofa is accented with bright ikat pillows from Pottery Barn. In the background, the white paneled bar and a peek through to the eat-in kitchen.
“walls” — rosannaconners
Powder Room
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Traditional powder room with dramatic color scheme, including touches of aqua and red to balance the dark and light contrasts.
“Half bath” — dailyvalue
Pillowscape I
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A selection of interesting pillows, including faux fur and damask.
“This pattern with the fur” — lindzi1987
Pillowscape II
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In the guest bedroom, a group of pillows sourced from Target complement the traditional furniture.
British Regency Dining Room Detail
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Traditional British Regency dining furniture is treated to an update with Pottery Barn's Pinecone fabric upholstery and modern tabletop accessories.
“Like our dining room chairs and table. Really like the different fabric on the chairs.” — bamamom
Patio Table
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A teak outdoor table was the perfect place for us to set blue and white dishes and some greenery.
Home Office Desk Detail
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A tableau of books, a lamp, a simple vase and a horse sculpture on a desktop in the Home Office.
Updated Traditional Powder Room
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Detail in the Second Bath shows unique color scheme of fresh white, Robin's egg blue, deep red and dark brown.
“Brown and white” — pippi8561
Dining Room - Traditional Meets Modern
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View from the dining room into the living room, showing a mix of styles easing into contemporary from traditional. We recovered the homeowner's dining room chair cushions in Pottery Barn's Pinecone fabric and set the table for a casual buffet or brunch.
Minimalist Dining Space
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Sometimes the simplest form of design is minimalism. This transitional space lay between the kitchen and entry and served as an eat-in kitchen for our staging purposes. A simple bowl atop clean-lined modern furniture was all this space needed. The table is a discontinued Crate and Barrel copper-topped pedestal version.
“chair” — Ashley Ross
Color Coded Bookshelves I
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For a unified and organized look, we color coded these white bookshelves.It makes bookshelves appear more pulled together.
“I like the magazine holders for my bookshelf.” — coak
Color Coded Bookshelves II
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For a unified and organized look, we color coded these white bookshelves. It makes bookshelves appear more pulled together.
“Storage” — emmalouharris
Color Coded Bookshelves III
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For a unified and organized look, we color coded these white bookshelves. It makes bookshelves appear more pulled together.
Color Coded Bookshelves IV
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For a unified and organized look, we color coded these white bookshelves. It makes bookshelves appear more pulled together.
Wine Bottle Labels
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We styled the traditional bar with bright happy colors, keeping in mind that the wine bottle labels also needed to fit into our color scheme.
Bar Styling Detail
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We styled the traditional bar with bright happy colors, keeping in mind that the wine bottle labels also needed to fit into our color scheme.
Manzanita Branch in Bookcase
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A manzanita branch serves as a reminder of the natural world in this bookcase styling
Modern Traditional Organized Office
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A neat and tidy office with plenty of room for decorative display in this eclectic modern-traditional space.
Modern Traditional Organized Office II
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A neat and tidy office with plenty of room for decorative display in this eclectic modern-traditional space.
“Storage” — Angela Rogne_Ellingson
Modern Traditional Organized Office III
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A neat and tidy office with plenty of room for decorative display in this eclectic modern-traditional space.
Family Room with Colorful Accent
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Family room with colorful and cheerful accents. like Pottery Barn Ikat pillows, a Cat's Eye rug from West Elm and a Crate and Barrel Halo coffee table. In the background, window-back barstools cut a dramatic silhouette against the traditionally detailed bar.
“I like the style couch” — Becky Bennett
Apothecary Jars in Bathroom Display
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Apothecary jars star in this bathroom styling.
“Like this idea” — jessiec
Simple Yet Modern-Traditional Mantel Display
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A simple mantel display combining touches of traditional and modern.
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