House Tours: A Colorful Cottage

HGTV Magazine gives a surprising room-by-room look inside designer Karen Bow's colorful home, jam-packed with personality.

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Photography by Max Kim-Bee; styling by Frances Bailey and Karin Lidbeck-Brent

Classic Exterior

Luckily the whole family was on board with her gutsy vision. Drive down the Darien, Conn., street where Karen lives with her husband Tom, and their 16-year-old daughter, Melanie, and you probably wouldn't think twice about the lovely Dutch barn Colonial. Outside, it's a classic white charmer.

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