Jan 7, 2015
House tour: Rustic and refined home
Before the home renovationSource: Lisa Petrole Credits: Style at Home
Perhaps the biggest change was to the top floor, which was gutted to make way for a spacious master bedroom – and a dream ensuite bath – where new and expanded windows take full advantage of the outdoor scenery.
Vaulted ceiling family roomSource: Lisa Petrole Credits: Style at Home
After falling in love with a pair of handmade woven stools she found in New York City, Paula brought them home to use together as a DIY coffee table in the family room, her most-used space in the house.
Steel tiled living roomSource: Lisa Petrole Credits: Style at Home
The white painted living room's wood-burning fireplace features a dramatic Italian steel tile surround and is complimented by the sculptural triangular coffee table. "I love the modern triangular shape - it's organic and classic," says Paula, who topped it with antique shoe moulds for contrast.