Sunday, June 21, 2009

A Perfect Match

(All photos Dallas News unless otherwise noted)
The team of interior designer, Shannon Bowers and long time friend and homeowner, Stacy Hyde was a match in made in heaven. Talented friends working together to create light filled renovation of a 1920's Mediterranean Revival home in Dallas.
The home in the Greenway Parks section of Dallas was originally constructed in 1920 with steel beams from a bank down the street that was being torn down.
The foyer is warm and inviting with it's hand stenciled floors and Swedish and French antiques. Notice the lovely iron work on the staircase which was original to the house. The Bergere chair is lovely covered in linen and the basket adds a unique juxtaposition with the entry table.
The stenciling on the floor was done very lightly so you can still see the wood grain through the stain. The detail is magnificent. The sunroom's linen covered Swedish settee and antique column table make a lovely vignette.
The formal dining room also has an interesting table. The antique column capitals were refitted with new bases to make the table the correct height for dining. A limestone top was custom made and the floor reinforced to support this one of a kind piece. Antique mirror and chest enhance the look. Notice how soft the room still feels even with the lack of a carpet.
The living room's slip covered linen settee sets the mood for this room. The Swedish table, antique chest and pale aqua urns add texture and color.
In the kitchen hang vintage industrial pendant lights which were re-wired for home use. The Lucite stools are slipcovered to add softness. White cabinets, marble and stainless steel add to the classic look.
A dark wine room was renovated into a light, airy butler's pantry. After a long search, the perfect wine racks were located at West Elm.
Charcoal drawings add a punch to the breakfast room. I love the zinc table and with the white washed chairs.
A den filled with texture including linen slipcovers and twisted grapevine floor lamp.
The master bedroom headboard was custom designed by Bowers in a crisp linen. Swedish bench and chest are illuminated by antiqued turned wood chandelier.
Hyde's daughter's room is painted a pale lilac. White linens and custom canopy make it a room fit for a princess.

Material Girls
Through out the redecorating process Hyde found herself traveling outside of Dallas to find the look she was after. This inspired her to open her wonderful home and garden store, Stacy Hyde, on Henderson Avenue. If you are in Dallas plan to visit, as her store inventory mirrors her home style.

To see more photos of Hyde's beautiful home here. And to learn more about the Stacy Hyde shop click here.

Tell me what you think about this renovation and and its interiors.

Please stop by Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch!


  1. Hi Gina,
    I absolutely love this home. The right mix of elegance and a certain leisure and laisser faire in a wonderful composition so that it does not look stiff but cosy and homely and ready to use. One does not get the feeling of "intouchable" as in a museum. The only thing I actually do not like so very much is the lamp with the vine foot - this appears too heavy too me, too rustic to fit in a home like this.

    And of course I especially like the charcoal drawings - they blend perfectly with the delicate zinc table :-)

  2. * What a lovely way to start Sunday a.m.~~~ thanks!

    The crisp, clean and uncluttered, along with the basic "non-colors", is sooo appealing here~~~ especially the living room with just the aqua urns~~~ d-i-v-i-n-e-l-y simple.

    Linda in AZ

  3. Wow! How gorgeous. I need to get back so I can take a closer look at all of the details. Thanks. Rhon

  4. this is one of my favorite houses. I adore it. Shannon did a great job - but that's no surprise.

  5. What an amazing home! That twisted grapevine lamp is fabulous. Great post Gina.

  6. Beautiful light filled rooms, thanks for sharing with us.

  7. A very talented duo, the home is beautiful. Thank you for sharing today!

  8. Oh this is one of my favorite homes!
    The upholstery is amazing and the whole look is so fresh and pretty!

  9. Yeah, extremely good interior and exterior design

  10. I think this is one of the prettiest homes I've ever seen. I could move right in. I like so much the inviting yet elegant feel. Every room is perfect. And you're so right about the DR; no rug need. Very soft. I'm glad you stopped by my blog; it's good to know you're here. I'll visit again! best, -susan

  11. Gina, I love this home, light airy, and yet a comfy cozy feel. Like Joni's posts I need to spend time looking more closely at the unique details.

  12. Gorgeous home, Gina! Thanks for your visit and comment - love your blog!

  13. Fabulous photos -
    I LOVE Dallas and used to shop there often when I lived in Tulsa - Now I'm in Florida.
    Your blog is awesome - thanks for commenting on my blog or I wouldn't have found yours!
    Isn't blogging great fun -

  14. Oh you are always a girl after my own heart. This is such a lovely post and all of the images show a truly well designed home and interior. The stenciled floor is amazing(!) and of course I love all of the Swedish antiques. They did such a nice job of creating a warm and light environment.

    Tricia - Avolli

  15. Let me begin; the skirted barstools, settee, wooden droftwood lamp, and the wonderful wine room / storage! I love these looks.

  16. What a wonderful space, it's elegant, classy, comfortable, livable, relaxing, sophisticated and gorgeous. Who could ask for me? Thanks for sharing.

  17. This space is just so wonderful in every aspect. It feels elegant, gorgeous, stunning, livable, relaxing and inviting all at one time. Who could ask for more?
    Thank you for yet another wonderful post.

  18. Wow, the house is gorgeous. I love all of the white that was used. Haven't seen something like this in awhile!


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