Mar 30, 2016
A Dutch Colonial in Fort Langley becomes a calming abode for a busy family of four
Creating a calming abodeSource: Tracey Ayton Credits: Style at Home
Designer Kelley McNamara shares 10 tips to creating a serene family home.
1 Bring nature indoorsSource: Tracey Ayton Credits: Style at Home
Designer and homeowner Kelley McNamara fills vintage milk glass vases, ceramic jugs and glass jars with blooms to capture the country charm of her rural surroundings. “I always try to have fresh flowers in the house,” says Kelley. “They add an element of organic texture and colour.”
2 Embrace imperfectionSource: Tracey Ayton Credits: Style at Home
A French metal chandelier brings patina and visual interest to the dining room. “I want the house to look like it’s been here a long time,” says Kelley. The fixture ties in beautifully with the sun-bleached oak table, mix-and-match seating, white oak plank floors and salvaged antique barn door.