As families evolve, so do families. House.it is Why was Marcia Page looking for a new living space to house her grown children who had moved away? It’s not too complicated and it’s a place to make new memories with your future grandchildren in mind. “Our three daughters are scattered across the country, and they wanted a home that would welcome their growing family when they visited,” says Page.
A project like an interior designer Tara Skogmo and jennifer zirkelbach I like working on it. The mission is twin city Lakeside retreat originally built in 2019 John Kramer & Sons. The 6,100-square-foot mansion had strong bones and bright light, but it had to be adjusted to fit Paige’s new lifestyle. “We were given a beautiful blank slate of material that was part of the original house.” Scogumo says. “This house provided a wonderful space.” artworkAnd our palettes quietly enhance the simplicity of your home. ”
The sun-drenched living room exudes simplicity. An entire wall of windows frames the tranquil lake just outside. Here, understated furniture blends seamlessly into the surrounding environment while keeping views open. Natural world. “This seating is suitable for large groups as well as small intimate gatherings, business meetings and social functions.” Scogumo Note. “Outdoor living spaces are an extension of the living room and contribute to family enjoyment.”
In fact, family fun was a big part of the design.inside summer, endless lawn and water activities, and a cozy theater room that hosts regular movie nights.But a special passion for strategic leadership Board game like Catan Driven important decisions. “This is a family that plays games,” he explains. Scogumo. “The dining room table needed to accommodate not only eating but also gaming. Keith Fritz The dining table was tested by rolling the dice. ”
It is precisely this kind of thoughtful, highly personalized service that Interior design by Tara Skogmo Especially. Founded in 2004, award-winning company Offering something classic and timeless interior To clients all over the country. For Skogmo, it all comes down to the client’s specific needs and desires. Her team then tailors the design to each residence, whether it’s an urban loft or a log cabin.
One of the smallest rooms in this vast mansion turned out to be my favorite. Existing research felt a little too masculine, so the team brightened it up with: benjamin moore cloud white We added a modern wing chair that was painted and upholstered in creamy white. Pierre Frey Bouclé. Glass doors provide privacy while facilitating interaction with the rest of the house. “This desk is positioned to enjoy stunning views of the lake and main level,” Page explains. “And then there’s the surprising feature: its own cozy fireplace at eye level. Some days it hardly feels like work.”
That attention to detail is evident throughout the home. Dinesen White oak floors add warmth. Colors are muted with a palette of light textured greys, dusty blues and warm yellows, a nod to the family’s Scandinavian heritage. Then, to balance out the soft hues, strong pops of black in the light fixtures and door metal create a striking contrast.
Still, sometimes the things you can’t see can make a big difference. “This house is technically outstanding,” Page says. “From the lights to the music to controlling the awning to opening and closing the garage, we literally connect to each function via our phones. Surprisingly, even for some baby boomers, we actually It’s very easy to manage.”
Experience its functionality. kitchen, it’s all about enjoyment. A generously sized center island defines the space and provides space for guests to gather and share. Cocktail Before dinner. Directly above, the original basket lighting has been replaced with stunning glass bulbs that complement the entire room.
On the upper floor, sleep Each quarter brings a surprise. The primary suite is the ultimate tranquil retreat with the best views of the lake. Simple white textiles soften the space, accented by a beautiful custom bed and walnut nightstands. And just down the hall is a bedroom ready to accommodate future grandchildren. The guest bedrooms have also been carefully thought out, with hidden play spaces built into each room.
And a new chapter begins. This light-filled lakefront home is ready for this family to create new memories and welcome the next generation. “We are happy that our customers love their new homes and that we were able to meet their goals for how empty nesters can live,” Skogmo sums up. “This home will grow with them, their families and friends.”
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