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Sellwood Library House Craftsman Living Room, Portland

This turn-of-the-century original Sellwood Library was transformed into an amazing Portland home for it's New York transplants. Custom woodworking and shelving transformed this room into a warm living space. Leaded glass windows and doors and dark stained wood floors add to the eclectic mix of original craftsmanship and modern influences.
Lincoln Barbour
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Arts and crafts dark wood floor and black floor living room library photo in Portland with a hanging fireplace, no tv and white walls — Houzz

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scottg123 wrote:
What is the make of the sofa?
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Cindy Karlin
ditto. Great room.
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The sofa was custom made.
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Santos Young wrote:
What material was used for fireplace floor and wall protector?
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Montauk Black Slate . Hope that helps!
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Santos Young

Your body of work is so well done. Artisans for sure!

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Bd123 wrote:
Can you tell me were the great colorful floor pillows came from?
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Sorry, we are the contractors and do not have the design information!
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danirun4

Have u decorative painting ideas pls share us

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tanem wrote:
Where's the console from?
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The console is a custom made piece.
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california88
By which company is the console from?
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emjennett wrote:
I'd also love to know the beam & trim color please. Beautiful house!
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Hazel Owens

I love these windows since they have the diamond design on the top portion of it. My windows are old and need to be replaces since cold air keeps getting in, so I would love to have this. Would you happen to know where I could get these windows or what the deign is called? http://www.schererwindowconsultants.com/InstalledReplacementWindows.html

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loriheyer wrote:
Where is the transom from? If it is custom, who can I contact?
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Kolbe and Kolbe is the manufacturer, they were custom made.
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Maysa Namakian wrote:
Where is the beautiful rug from?
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Sorry, we are the contractors and do not have the design information!
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Dorothy Grinolds wrote:
Can you share the wall paint color? Thanks!
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BM Mascarpone, a really great warm white!
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Dawn Bentley wrote:
Love the sofa! Where is it from?
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Custom made
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avrilb wrote:
Your work is great! Can you come to California please!
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quamhouse wrote:
Amazing! - I am a houzz freak and this is my all time favorite design ever!
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ciao8 wrote:
The shelves are beautiful are they wood or plywood? Cost per foot? Thx
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K TJ wrote:
Could you share the beam/trim color? - I would like to know the paint color for the interior trim, windows, beams and baseboard please. Thanks.
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Becky Harris added this to Houzz Tour: An Old Oregon Library Starts a New Chapter
AFTER: The interior is still mostly one large room. The suspended ceiling and fluorescent lights were removed, opening the space to its full height. "Once the dropped ceilings were gone, the design team thought the space felt like the underside of a boat," Mitchell recalls. They enhanced this look by adding fake boxed beams. "By using the boxes, we were able to do a few sneaky things, like hiding a cold-air return right into one of them," he says. A window seat conceals storage and the television, which is on an automated lift. French doors, sidelights and a transom have replaced windows and connect the main living space to a deck in the backyard. Chair, ottoman: Grande Papilio, B&B Italia; woodstove: Fireorb
Becky Harris added this to New Strategies for Hiding the TV
A similar system is in place in this home. The window seat on the left side of the room contains a TV and all of its components. The push of a button brings the TV up on an automated lift.
Bryna Howes added this to 12 Spaces That Prove There’s Always Room for Books
2. Around an entryway. If you have space to spare around a large entryway, a built-in shelving system at the edges may be just the thing to give it purpose.
Becky Harris added this to 20 Book Lover’s Spaces That Will Make You Want to Read
This entire house once served as a public library branch, so it certainly makes sense that books are prominently displayed. See more of this home

What Houzzers are commenting on:

mollyberan added this to Living Room Ideas
I love how this feels like a library!
Mechelle added this to Rentals
see what they did to the old fireplace...
bridgette_naik added this to bridgette_naik's ideas
For living room doors and windows

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