Paint Box Prettiness
Bright and bold hues interplay on the furniture, art, and accessories in the family room. “I’ve always liked color,” says Molly. Her preference for the primaries shines all around the room. With designer Susan Lankenau of Charlottesville, the Hoods chose fabrics in clear shades of red, yellow, and blue and accented them with contrasting pillows. The carriage house’s original exposed-stone fireplace adds a rugged presence to a room filled with refinements. Contemporary still life and figure paintings, turned out with wide mats and gold frames, echo the palette. Dramatic full-length patterned draperies accentuate the four tall windows.