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house guest: family stone.

house guest: family stone.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL ROBINSON

The first time I heard the story of Hansel and Gretel, I wasn’t scared. I was ecstatic. I spent a long time imagining the witch’s candy house, thinking about what kind of goodies I would choose if I could build one of my own (milk chocolate for the doors and marshmallows as mattresses). For some reason, when I saw this handsome cottage on Lake Geneva by Culligan Abraham Architecture, the childhood tale came back to me, and it’s made me realize what a long way I’ve come. Licorice roofing is no longer a residential must-have; instead, this home’s soothing neutral palette courtesy of designer Glen Lusby and rustic wood beams go a long way in satisfying my appetite, and I don’t even have to worry about someone making a meal of me after. 

candalivSources: Sofas from Hickory Chair | Pearson; coffee table from Summer Hill; rug from Oscar Isberian.

candadinSources: Chandelier from Glen Lusby; chairs by Bausman & Company.

candaextSources: Landscape by Artemisia Landscape Architecture and Mariani Landscape; exterior lighting by Jack Gabriel Di Clementi.

candahallSources: Bench by Minton-Spidell; table from Evan Lewis.

candabedSources: Sconces from New Metal Crafts; nightstands from David Iatesta; cabinet from Delleman & Company.

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Posted by Cooke Furniture on 11/19/2012 5:35:00 PM

Nice use of the fireplace during the summer...