My clients had outgrown their builder’s basic home and had plenty of room to expand on their 10 acres. Working with a local architect and a talented contractor, we designed an addition to create 3 new bedrooms, a bathroom scaled for all 3 girls, a playroom and a master retreat including 3 fireplaces, sauna, steam shower, office or “creative room”, and large bedroom with folding glass wall to capitalize on their view. The master suite, gym, pool and tennis courts are still under construction, but the girls’ suite and living room space are complete and dust free. Each child’s room was designed around their preference of color scheme and each girl has a unique feature that makes their room truly their own. The oldest daughter has a secret passage hidden behind what looks like built in cabinetry. The youngest daughter wanted to “swing”, so we outfitted her with a hanging bed set in front of a custom mural created by a Spanish artist. The middle daughter is an elite gymnast, so we added monkey bars so she can cruise her room in style. The girls’ bathroom suite has 3 identical “stations” with abundant storage. Cabinetry in black walnut and peacock blue and white quartz counters with white marble backsplash are durable and beautiful. Two shower stalls, designed with a colorful and intricate tile design, prevent bathroom wait times and a custom wall mural brings a little of the outdoors in.
Photos by Mike Martin www.martinvisualtours.com
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10. Customise your wallpaperThere are wallpapers and then there are wallpapers. A paper with an oversized mural pattern can be daring without being dizzying. For example, while this floral print is definitely bold, it also serves to anchor the room.
A hanging bedWhat could be more relaxing than converting your double or a single bed into a swing? Be careful and consult with your engineer first to check whether the ceiling can take the weight. You can also consider fixing the bed permanently on one side of the wall and partially suspending it on the other and give the illusion of it being a swing.