Monday, April 23, 2012

Cal and Pat

I am so lucky to be surrounded by such amazingly talented people. Cal and Pat have been together for close to 25 years. Cal is my cousin; he is married to Pat, who is one of the best cooks and one of the coolest people I’ve had the pleasure of knowing. The two of them have an amazing home with great ideas that anyone can pull from.
These images were taken by me a number of years ago (really bad pictures. sorry) their house was going to be featured in Country Home magazine right before it went under. I love their touches. They focus on organization and pieces that work towards that. Open shelving is everywhere. Their mostly neutral palet of Quahog paint from Martha Stewart with bright white trim makes for a calm and pleasing space.  The   furniture has great texture and presence. It’s not unusual for them to pull a piece of furniture from someone’s trash and refurbish it into an amazing find…These images will inspire you and get you out on trash day.

 
 
 


 






14 comments:

Bluebells and Lavender said...

What a lovely home. I agree - it's amazing what you can do with old furnishings etc, a great way to recycle too. Have a lovely week. Sharon:)

Kellie Collis said...

What a lovely apartment! Patio looks beautiful. Have a beautiful day, Kellie xx

Kifus said...

Love the porch and that distressed blue cabinet! A lovely home indeed, Kelly.

Hope you're having a wonderful weekend!

Kifus

Maria at inredningsvis.se said...

LOVELY PICS:) I really like your blog and I want to follow, do you have twitter or FB??

If you want some swedish decor inspiration, you can check out my blog:)
Have a great week.

LOVE Maria at inredningsvis.se
(Sweden)

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24 Corners said...

I miss Country Home. Great kitchen, the rest of the home I'm sure was just as amazing! Your pictures are just fine..they made me want to see more!
Hope you had a nice Mother's Day!
xo J~

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L o v e l y t h i n g s said...

Everything is beautiful...but you had me with that beautiful yet simple open shelving in the kitchen. I love the idea of "finding" something and making it useful. Their entire home is lovely inside and out on the deck!

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Jessica Bruno said...

I love the wheelbarrow with the flowers! Beautiful :)