Strong Artistic Design
The designer was able to bring the strong, simple lines of this house back using a variety of textures and materials including cedar trim, cultured stone and a stainless-steel sculpture.
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Bill Leffler’s house was a mix of arts and crafts and Mediterranean influences. He decided to give it a single personality with a groovy style update straight of the 1960s. It was obvious that this task was going to take a lot of hard work.
Bill called in the cavalry in the form of designer and longtime friend Mike Weber.
- Remove landscaping and create new beds in front yard.
- New horizontal cedar trim on cantilevered boxes on façade.
- Paint brick portion of house and upper level different shades of gray.
- New glass front door and sidelights.
- Cover existing brick pillars flanking the entryway with cultured stone
- New roof.
- Power-wash and stain driveway to match roof and trim color.
- Stainless-steel sculpture near entryway.
- New house numbers, light fixtures and mailbox
Claudia and Stewart Burns need professional design help to turn their bedroom into a retreat where they can wind down.
Redesigners Kelly Edge and Judy Anderson take a large family room and make it both adult- and kid-friendly.(2 photos)
A combination family room and dining room is revamped in a traditional, casual style.(4 photos)