[Lindsey Christie / Edgewood / Epic Homes]
Story by Lindsey Christie, Lindsey Grace Interiors
Photography by Dan Francis Photography
As an interior designer, I am so fortunate to partner with many great local homebuilders. When one of our favorite builders, EPIC Homes, came to us with the Edgewood Refined Farmhouse, I knew this was going to be a fun project. We had recently completed a neighboring home in Edgewood with EPIC Homes, so we were really able to seamlessly flow into this new build.
Refining Modern Farmhouse
Upon meeting the clients for the Edgewood Refined Farmhouse, I knew there were going to be really fun and unique elements throughout their spaces. These homeowners, having moved and lived in several homes, came to the table knowing exactly what they wanted as far as functionality and purpose. They were also very trusting and open to ideas that we presented them.
Finishes + Design
The house plans started out as a slab on grade. The homeowners knew that they wanted to finish the existing concrete, exposing this as the flooring throughout the entire main level of the home. This set the tone for bringing in pops of color throughout the main level living area. We opted for a clean white perimeter in the kitchen, while finishing the island in Sherwin Williams Cascades. The hardware and fixtures are a combination of brass and black metals.
I always encourage my clients to invest in unique cabinetry and millwork details throughout their new construction homes. We decided to panel the island, add beams to the dining room and great room, as well as panel the dining room ceiling. One of my favorite features that really gives this home the character it deserves is the arched built-ins anchoring the fireplace.
The homeowners built this floor plan with the goal for each bedroom to have it’s own adjacent bathroom. This gave us a lot of design opportunities. We wanted each bathroom to feel cohesive with the surrounding elements in the home, but each to have their own unique style. We wanted each vanity to have it’s own unique feel, so we played with the finishes and paint color. We also had fun with the tile flooring. The plaid check floor is a cement tile and brings a lot of texture to the space.
To bring warmth into the space, we partnered with Dakota Timber to create the mantle, foyer bench, mudroom bench top along with the vanity in the main powder bathroom. The powder bathroom turned out to be one of my favorite spaces in the home. It’s extremely simple yet beautiful.
We are so fortunate to work with homeowners and builders, working together to create beautiful spaces. The Edgewood Refined Farmhouse was a true collaboration with EPIC Homes and the amazing homeowners. I truly feel that makes the best projects come to life.
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