After a long search for a house with the magic combo of spaciousness, charm, and a good floor plan, this couple took a leap of faith and took matters into their own hands.
Like what you see in this story? As of 2006, the items featured in this story were available from these manufacturers.
Console table - Arhaus; 866-427-4287; www.arhaus.com. Light fixture, mirror - Williams-Sonoma Home; www.wshome.com. White lamp - Hold Everything; 888-922-4117; www.holdeverything.com. Vases - Target Stores; 800-800-8800; www.target.com (product line varies). Rug - IKEA; in the United States: 877-345-4532; in Canada: 888-932-4532; www.ikea.com. Sofa - Design Within Reach; 800-944-2233; www.dwr.com. Coffee table, nesting tables Thomas O'Brien - Target; 800-800-8800; www.target.com (product line varies). Rug Morocco Window, Rug in Ocean and Espresso - West Elm; 866-428-6468; www.westelm.com. Silver lamp - Williams-Sonoma Home; www.wshome.com. Aqua vase on mantel - Crate & Barrel; 800-996-9960; www.crateandbarrel.com (product line varies). Bonsai in window - RedEnvelope; 877-733-3683; www.redenvelope.com. Wall paint Gauntlet Gray - The Sherwin-Williams Co.; 800-474-3794; www.sherwin-williams.com.