Grand Entry and Living Room
This couple wants the entry and living room of their dream house to make a grand statement.
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Not long ago, Russell and Tess Jones moved to Woodinville, Washington to be closer to family. Located just 20 minutes east of Seattle, the community is surrounded by forest and home to several wineries. The couple is building their dream house and they want the entry and living room to make a grand statement.
The homeowners chose designer Sheri D. Orts, who uses rich fabrics and a few tricks with paint to capture an old world-style. Venetian plaster on the walls and ceiling add warmth and richness. Orts adds an area rug to complement and enhance the new colors in the room. After the final touches are added, the Jones have a traditional entry and living room that make them feel like they're king and queen of their castle.
mural - The Mural Works
custom hand-tufted area rug - Carpets by Design
Marquesa chair (MA67), Marquesa ottomon (MA68), Loire game chair (LE40), fire screen (8080), crystal & dark brass chandelier (3151) - Rosebank Design Showroom/Seattle Design Center
oversized mirror (LM 1762) - Beacon Hill Showrooms/Seattle Design Center
Directoire round side table (GE397) - Grange Furniture Incorporated/Seattle Design Center
drapes (Sargent Silk Taffeta, Color: Gunmetal) - F Schumacher/Seattle Design Center
drapes (Sheer Illusions: Pattern 6025, Amalfi Color: Cornsilk) - Pindler & Pindler/Seattle Design Center
Interior redesigners Cynthia Ann Hughes and Kristie Moore create a much-needed entryway for a living room.
Design student Amanda Oldroyd helps busy couple update their '80s living room.