Removing a wall and storage closet opened up the space providing a clear view to the dining room and leaving space for the addition of a large kitchen peninsula and plenty of lower-cabinet storage. A small pass-through window opens onto a newly updated breakfast nook.
Exposing the brick chimney helped completely change the aesthetic of this space and exposed one of the home's key architectural features. A vintage rug, simple rustic bookshelves and comfy chairs complete the change, turning an underutilized space into a welcoming retreat.
The fireplace becomes a new focal point with boldly patterned tile and coordinates with carefully selected and colorful framed art by famed Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson. The fireplace tile would actually become Erin's touchstone for the color palette used throughout the renovation.
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