These ideas from our first-ever renovation of a historic home offer inspiration for floors, ceilings, and everything else—including the kitchen sink!
Start at the top.
A chandelier gives the living room a visual center.
Use the full range of neutrals.
From white fabric to dark wood, a neutral room is made more interesting when you mix various tones.
Choose a statement sofa for a large room.
A tufted chesterfield sofa covered in family-friendly Sunbrella fabric adds scale and traditional style. Tip: A large sofa needs large pillows—ours are 26 inches square.
Reinvent vintage finds in a new setting. Here, an old flat file cabinet works as a coffee table.