The entire back hall, ceiling and all, is covered in shiplapped, washed cypress. It smells divine and takes me back home to Louisiana every time I walk through.
This is the space opposite the barn door. I think I'd like to add a narrow table under the window for a lamp and a key drop. I've been playing around with the burlap on the windows, and think this will look mo bettah with finished edges and some coordinating fabric on the ends. You can see a little bit of the light fixture in here down in the kitchen photo. It's a blue-green outdoor lantern and is cute as a button.
The lockers are to the right of the window. Stag head coat hooks are from Anthropologie.
Wasn't loving the mirrors here, so I swapped them out tonight for the antique rooster engraving (found on ebay) and the French oil painting, which was a gift from a friend whose mother is the artist.
On we go. The butler's pantry is on your left. The cabinets in here, as well as all the trim in the house, are Benjamin Moore November Rain. The countertops, as well as those in the kitchen, are soapstone. They look black in these pictures, but are actually a beautiful dark green.
Who knew I had so much white stuff?!
Other side of the B.P.
Kitchen looking back toward the rear entry hall. These cabinets are also November Rain, but with a gray glaze on top.
See this countertop? It's black walnut and our granite supplier wanted to charge us $3000 to make one just like it. B made this one for $50 out of some wood we already had. Love that man. The prep sink is hammered copper and the faucet is bronze to match the one on the big sink.
The bar stools are some of my favorite things in the house. They are leather made to look like alligator (fauxligator?) and are oh so comfy.
You've seen this part of the room in my Christmas post, but here it is again. Backsplash is plain old white subway tile in a herringbone pattern. In case y'all didn't know, I luvs me some herringbone! The thing on the back of the range is an antique French madeleine pan, I think.
The breakfast area. More washed cypress on the ceiling. If I remember correctly, the light fixture is Currey & Co. By the way, I'm still waiting patiently for the window treatment fairy to show up. Now let's all pretend we don't see that ugly lamp cord hanging down off the counter over there, shall we?
The sink is a Shaws. The faucet is oil rubbed bronze. The cabinet guys still need to bring the glass shelves for the buffet cabinet. All hardware in the kitchen is from Lowe's.
This is the view every morning from that window over the sink. So peaceful.
Leaving the kitchen, we're going to skip the family room because it is so far from done it's not funny. This is where the really cool stone fireplace with the Nascar mantle is, though. That's kind of an interesting story for another day.
Powder room. The sconces are vintage 70's lamps that I found at the Metrolina and had our electrician hardwire. These very same lights were on 1st Dibs for $2600 (!!) Did I pay that? Idon'tthinkso. The huge mirror is from Lee Lighting and the vessel sink was a $99 special from Homegoods. The brass and glass cabinet hardware is from Anthro again.
If you stand at the front door, this room is what you see. My cozy little Mickey D's room. I love this room, and the fact that you can see all the way from the front porch to the back yard here. You can't see it very well, but the piece over the sofa is an antique railroad map of Louisiana.
Part of the itty bitty box collection.
The fireplace surround is a grayish green granite with fossils and shells in it. I have a thing for seashells, and picked this out right after we came back from Edisto this summer. So lovely. Guess I was still on a beach high then. The floors in here are black walnut.
More Louisiana fleur de lis, my $5 mint julep cup that I wrote about here,
and more itty bitty boxes...
The only part of the foyer I can show you right now. My Oly chandelier is still on back order and it's starting to tick me off a wee bit. Remember these lamps? The yellow shades just did. not. go. The big gold mirror from our bedroom will go above this table after I get around to painting it black. The coral looking candlesticks are from Z Gallerie.