Good morning, chic readers! We hope your week is going great. We’re halfway to the weekend already! Take a break from your busy day and wander through this gorgeous Buckhead cottage featured in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles.
The renowned architect William B. Litchfield with the exquisite touch of designer Jackye Lanham transformed this quaint cottage for a mother and her young daughter. It boasted a timeless appeal, yet with the passing years, it was yearning for some updates and a sprinkle of newfound charm.
The cottage’s bones, with its dormer windows, elegant archways, and cozy nooks, remained intact. Yet, the interior awaited a breath of fresh inspiration. Together, they retained the classic elements – the rustic wooden beams, the charming fireplace, and the intricate woodwork, which whispered stories of a bygone era. These foundational features were carefully restored and accentuated, serving as a homage to the home’s original allure.
A delicate palette of soft pastels and earthy tones was introduced, breathing new life into the living spaces. Elegant furnishings were chosen to complement the cottage’s scale, ensuring the rooms felt both cozy and spacious, while a delicate balance was struck between vintage elegance and contemporary comfort.
Cozy spaces with plenty of light give this cottage a distinctively homey feel, perfect for curling up and relaxing.
A mix of old and new lend a collected, finished feel to each of the homes stunning spaces.
The kitchen, once quaint and outdated, was transformed into a chef’s paradise, adorned with marble countertops, state-of-the-art appliances, and black iron hardware, maintaining a touch of tradition.
Grass cloth in a light shade is cozy and just a tiny bit reminiscent of the coast.
Textured fabrics, lush rugs, and carefully selected lighting fixtures bring a sense of coziness and sophistication to every corner.
Art pieces, each with a story to tell, adorn the walls, celebrating both local artisans and renowned creators.
Architectural details take center stage in this home.
The duo’s approach was not to erase the past but to enhance it, creating a space that felt familiar yet invigorated with newfound life. They added personality and character to every detail.
Chic finishes and a spa like tub make this master bathroom an oasis.
Simple and clean, this is an enviable vanity.
A sweet window seat makes this bedroom feel even cozier.
The Buckhead cottage was reborn, a graceful fusion of old-world charm and contemporary elegance, a testament to the transformative power of vision, creativity, and a deep respect for the legacy of a home. In this reimagining, the mother and daughter didn’t just update a house; they crafted a timeless sanctuary, a place where memories can be made, stories shared, and the beauty of the past was embraced with open arms.
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