A Seattle Bungalow's Decor Makes Chic Look So Comfy

Photos by Haris Kenjar
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Seattle's active Phinney Ridge neighborhood, just north of Downtown, is known for its beautiful array of Craftsman and bungalow-style homes. One such home, a 2,800-square-foot house, owned by a real estate investor and a stay-at-home mom, was personalized for the family by interior designer Heidi Caillier of Heidi Caillier Design, who was brought in to create a look that harmonizes the home's historical details with the client's style.

Caillier chose to emphasize classic craftsman details; instead of painting the wood trim, she left it bare to stand out against crisp, white walls. Since the wood trim has a very yellow tone, the design team used cooler colors — blues, grays — to balance the hue. The result is a livable and relatable space that feels curated yet comfortable.

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The end tables were custom created by the firm. Between the two white modern tables, a plethora of natural materials — including the wood floors and original wood trim — provide warmth.

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The firm redesigned the living spaces and master bedroom. In the living room, more contemporary pieces were mixed with vintage pieces and modern classics — the coffee table is by Room and Board and the vintage chairs were reupholstered in Templeton fabrics.

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A modern table, also custom designed by Heidi Caillier Design, is adorned with an Arteriors Home lamp. A vintage Moroccan rug adds texture to the space.

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The kitchen, while not huge, still appears spacious thanks to light colors and an open space for bar seating. Brass pendant lights by Workstead give the perfect amount of overhead light for cooking in the kitchen.

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In the kitchen, window treatments were custom-created with Zak and Fox fabric. Cabinets were painted in Benjamin Moore Gravel Gray.

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Bold colors are a chic way to marry brass tones and silver tones. Framed by dark blue cabinets, the silver-toned appliances and Trinsic Kitchen Collection by Delta Faucet are mixed with other metallic kitchen details, including the Workstead brass pendant lights.

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The dining table is surrounded by Wegner Wishbone chairs. The client's collection of framed pieces, collected and inherited throughout the years, connects the modern space to the family's history.

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The window treatments feature Casamance fabric. White wall paint in Benjamin Moore's Simply White provides the perfect backdrop to make the home's iconic trim stand out.

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A minimal white wall, adorned with a framed art piece and white wall lamp, allows a blue patterned chaise to pop. A planter by Design Within Reach houses a fiddle-leaf fig.

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In the bedroom, a playful mix of prints gives the space character. The Serena & Lily bed is outfitted in Coyuchi linen bedding.