silver

We talk a lot on Design Chic about combining the old with the new. Grandmother’s silver on your tulip table, fun buffet lamps on an antique buffet, a new, shiny bar cart filled with Grandfather’s decanters. There are so many fantastic ways to incorporate the old with the new on the inside. But, on the outside? It’s harder to pull off. Perhaps that’s why we’re so enchanted with Kevin and Lee Kleinhelter’s gorgeous Atlanta home. (We’ve talked about Lee’s Good Taste before.) It’s streamlined and modern but still feels familiar. 

wood

And, inside, it gets even better.

paint

We literally love every inch. Take a peek for yourself!

steel

Steel windows are so chic to us. Love, love them!

brass

And these barstools? What a find! We can sort of picture how excited Lee must have been when she found these!

kitchen

That chandelier? Do we even have to say it? Delicate, whimsical… It’s perfect!

wood

One of our favorite things about this house is that it doesn’t “have to” anything. It doesn’t have to feel Hollywood Regency in the kitchen and then carry that through the rest of the house. It exudes the feeling that it was filled with pieces out of true love, not obligation.

bunkbeds

We bet every kid in town wants to sleep over in these bunks.

bathroom

The orange is so good. And not too matchy or contrived. 

bedroom

All that glitters… You know the rest.

gold

We want to have the guts to paint a room black. We really do. But when it’s presented as painting a room black and gold… Well, now we’re thinking we could do it!

bathroom

The floor is utter brilliance. No one needs to talk us into that!

abstract-art

Coolest ping pong table ever. We want this. And one of those lucite foosball tables. And maybe that sheep. And the painting. We could go on like this for awhile…

bedroom

Awwww! Why stop now? We want that dog too! What a gorgeous color! So simple. So chic. We mean the room. But the dog too.

closet

Swooning.

wallpaper

On the verge of needing to call the paramedics.

yellow

Yellow=love. We are OBSESSED with yellow right now.

paint

Dear Lee Kleinfelter, we know we don’t really know each other, but we’d like to move into this yellow room, please. Or any of the rest of the rooms in this house.

bathroom

This bathroom feels modern and fresh. But somehow familiar too, right? We think that’s what creating a home is all about!

Source: Atlanta Homes Magazine