Scraps of vintage floral wallpaper were found throughout demolition. In a nod to the past, wallpaper was selected with a similar theme, but a more modern pattern.
For decades, the original door and window locations were hidden by a layer of drywall. New built-in storage nooks fill the voids and bridge the gap in the original shiplap wall finish.
A custom floor to ceiling bookcase in the library adds a midcentury element to the pre-war home.
The bungalow’s exterior charm was retained by preserving original details and restoring materials, but with a new color palette.
The existing cabinets were sturdy and refreshed with a pop of mint green paint, while new oak butcher block counters complete the look. Here, kitchenware is a design element — it’s on display and accessible, but everything has its place.
Trim, Built-ins, and Cabinetry - Alan Alhades & Jeffrey Bennett of bennetthaus
Exterior & Interior Paint - DK Painting & Dennis Prestwood