Traditional Home With Modern Color Palette

Traditional style meets modern color in this two-story home on Lake Washington. Where antiques, crown molding and stately fireplaces give the interior a sensible disposition, pops of red, yellow and blue enliven each space and pull it into the present. The result is a home that feels approachable to all generations.

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November 29, 2018

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Photo By: Aaron Leitz

Traditional Lake House With Gardens

Lush green gardens surround this beautiful lake house. Simple stone walkways lead throughout the outdoor space, while garden walls define the flower beds.

A Welcoming Entryway

The paned glass front door pours natural light into the inviting foyer. Beadboard pairs with grasscloth for the walls, bringing texture to the room, while a patterned bench and striped rug adds color.

Cozy, Traditional Living Room

The colorful red walls are balanced by comfortable neutral furniture and textured carpeting. A trio of French doors open up to the patio and bathe the room in natural light.

Bold Red Traditional Living Room

Classic blue-and-white armchairs combine with a bright blue chaise and additional traditional furnishings for a comfortable living room. Globe lanterns illuminate the space, while a white fireplace and built-in bookshelves pop off the textured red wallpaper.

Classic White Fireplace is Sophisticated

Textured red wallpaper creates a striking contrast against the classic white fireplace. A gold mirror and sconces add traditional glam to the space.

Classic Red Living Room is Comfortable, Sophisticated

Bold red walls set the scene for this traditional living room. A globe chandelier lights up the seating area, which pairs patterned blue chairs and a cane-back armchair around a classic white fireplace.

Classic Red Living Room is Comfortable, Sophisticated

Bold red walls set the scene for this traditional living room. A globe chandelier lights up the seating area, which pairs patterned blue chairs and a cane-back armchair around a classic white fireplace.

Welcoming Classic Foyer and Hallway

Clear globe fixtures light up the traditional hallway, where classic moldings and wainscoting bring architectural detail to the space. An entryway antique dresser is topped with an ornate mirror and pretty accessories for an elegant vignette.

Open, Cottage Kitchen in Bright White

Marble clad white cabinets and island set the sophisticated tone for this mostly white kitchen, while contemporary floral valances and yellow-green barstool cushions add a note of color. Distressed wood floors add a rustic touch to the space.

Sophisticated, Transitional Eat-In Kitchen

The all-white kitchen pairs classic cabinets with marble countertops, while the traditional pendant lights illuminate the functional yet stylish island. Contemporary barstools with yellow cushions add a small dose of color to the room. A tongue-and-groove ceiling add interest overhead.

Sophisticated Galley Kitchen

Traditional black cabinets pair with gray marble countertops in this galley-style kitchen. Brass hardware and farmhouse sink add metallic glam to the room, while globe pendants illuminate the space.

Traditional Dining Room is Formal

Wainscoting and a coffered ceiling bring classic architectural detail to the yellow-green walls of this formal dining room. The traditional oval table is surrounded by comfortable navy chairs, while the space is grounded by a timeless rug.

Traditional Staircase Full of Pattern

The traditional staircase is updated with a cheetah-print runner and graphic area rug at the base. Windows bathe the space in natural light, while wainscoting adds classic architectural detail.

Cozy, Traditional Bedroom Retreat

A tufted blue headboard pairs with layers of neutral bedding and monogrammed pillows. Comfortable chairs and ottomans combine in front of the fireplace for a cozy seating area, while a floral bed skirt and sofa add a lovely feminine touch to the bedroom.

Sophisticated Gray Bathroom

This classic bathroom is full of pattern and texture from the grasscloth walls and herringbone-laid tile floor to the mix of gauzy and luxurious window treatments. The traditional vanity is clad in marble countertops for a elegant look.

Elegant and Girly Bedroom

Bright white walls create a clean backdrop for this pretty teen's bedroom. Touches of soft blue and bright pink are sprinkled throughout the space for color, and a beaded chandelier adds a fun, textured touch to the room.

Clean White Teen Bedroom With Pops of Color

A cobalt blue nightstand adds bold color to this mostly white teen's bedroom. Trimmed in hot pink, the bright white bedding pairs with a pretty tufted headboard covered by a patterned blue-and-white canopy.

Pretty in Pink and Orange Girl's Bedroom

A color palette of clementine and light pink bring an updated femininity to this welcoming bedroom. A mix of damask and polka dot fabric makes for a cozy and appealing canopy, while clean white linens dress the bed.

Cozy Window Seat is Pretty in Pink

A charcoal gray window cushion is paired with pretty pink pillows and a striped Roman shade. A tone-on-tone area rug grounds the space, while a tufted ottoman adds an extra seat.

Touch of Romance Master Bathroom

The white-on-white bathroom is a calming, sophisticated retreat. Marble tiles ground the space for a luxurious touch, while a detailed vanity is clad with marble countertops and highlighted by a Venetian mirror. Crystal knobs add a note of romance to the room.

Brilliant Blue Home Office

A floor-to-ceiling built-in desk makes for a bold statement in bright blue. Open shelves provide much-needed storage, while an orange shade brings a striking contrast to the room. A comfortable purple desk chair adds an additional jolt of color.

Cozy Blue Reading Nook

Bold blue built-ins are complemented by a bright orange tufted backing. The cozy bench with Greek key detail is paired with vibrantly colored pillows. Simple gold sconces light the nook.

Soothing Bathroom Retreat With Clawfoot Bathtub

Black hexagon tile grounds the bathroom and creates a striking contrast underfoot. Half shiplap walls flow into grasscloth, which adds texture to the space. The chrome vanity brings openness to the space and helps to visually enlarge the room.

Welcoming Patio With Outdoor Fireplace

White columns define the covered patio area, where comfortable furniture pairs with a stone fireplace for a cozy seating area. French door lead into the home, while a lantern-style pendant illuminates the space at night.

Traditional Lake House is True Getaway

The beautiful lake house has welcoming outdoor living spaces, perfect for gathering. The covered patio and pergola provides shade for the living and dining areas.

Lake House With Outdoor Living

Stone walls surround the expansive patio, which makes outdoor living a dream at this lake house. White columns define the pergolas, providing shade to the living and dining areas.

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