Renovating a home built in 1912 can be a challenge. When the home was purchased the new homeowners found the floor plan not functional for their needs. This Huntsville Alabama Bungalow needed an update to make it a true home.
Mixing neutrals with pops of color was a focal point in this beautiful home. The main putty color used throughout the home created a backdrop ideal for pops of apricot and orange throughout the home.
Renovating A Bungalow
A home like this Huntsville Alabama Bungalow comes with a unique set of issues. Homes like this grew in popularity in the early 1900s due to the American middle class sought an affordable, quality home design. However, these homes tend to be small and have small, separate rooms. These characteristics don’t lend themselves well to today’s homebuyer which is why a renovation was required.
This renovation included updates to the kitchen and master bathroom to make the home more functional for the family. The renovation not only included structural changes but also design updates to create a style that reflected the homeowners’ personality.
One characteristic of the home that the owners wanted to keep was the fireplace. As a nod to the family-centric era in which this Huntsville Alabama Bungalow was built, most of these homes featured a large fireplace in the living room where the family gathered on a regular basis. The hearth in this home became a focal point for the living room.
A Huntsville Alabama Bungalow To Love
Overall, designing this Huntsville Alabama Bungalow to meet the needs of the homeowners was a wonderful challenge. We worked to incorporate original elements of the historic home while also updating the home to meet the desires of the new owners. By using neutral colors consistent with the era in which the home was built and accented with pops of color, we were able to create a home that the owners will enjoy for years to come.
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