Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Living Vintage

With two bulldogs and plenty of snowy boots, I've always wanted to have a mudroom! This one designed by Kim Whitley-Gaynor of Living Vintage would be a dream to have! You would have thought the space had been around forever, but Kim and her husband Mark just recently added the new room to their home! As devotees of everything vintage, they used reclaimed lumber from their very first old home salvage project to cover most of the material costs. I am in love with the old beadboard ceiling. Can you believe sanding it revealed that lovely blue paint underneath?! Looks beautiful with the walls (painted Topsail from Sherwin-Williams)! Tons more to read about this inspiring space as well as lots more 'before' photos, so head over here next!

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Katherine said...

The colourful side of reclaimed wood! Great idea to use, it rather than toss it.
Couldn't help but notice the floor vent in the kitchen in the most awkward placement. I'd be jamming my toe on it daily {and cursing at hubby to move it}.

Sophie said...

Love the mud room! It flows so well into the kitchen too, they did a wonderful job!

Betsy said...

Love this! Very practical and sexy.

Sara said...

THIS IS GORGEOUS!!!!! ;) This could be MY house...totally beautiful!!

Vintage Home said...

crazy for everything here!

Nikki Ehlers said...

I read your blog every day. Today I feel you let me down.....you can't casually mention owning bulldogs with out sharing a photo!

Erin {House of Turquoise} said...

Nikki, LOL so sorry about that, you can see a pic of them right here! :)

Claudine said...

Hi, Erin!
Adorable!!! I love the ceilings, too!
And that bench/storage !!!
I'm going to see the details on their page!
Thank you for sharing!

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