Historic Bungalow Receives Modern-Day Makeover

A bungalow receives a fresh update that includes a neutral color palette, interesting textures and eye-catching details. Designer Susan Brunstrum designed a plan to bring the home into the modern day while keeping with the home's historic character.

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Photo By: Susan Brunstrum

Transitional Kitchen With Contemporary Lighting Feels Glamorous

A cream kitchen island among dark gray cabinetry stands out in this beautiful open kitchen. Stainless steel appliances add a high-end feel while the contemporary glass lighting above the island is a surprising twist.

Gray Kitchen With Marble Counters Feels Fresh, Chic

Neutral marble counters surrounding this kitchen sink combine with the scroll-patterned Roman shades for a luxurious space. The pendant lamp adds elegant lighting while the distinct faucet gives the sink a modern-day vibe.

Gray and White Contemporary Dining Area Feels Feminine, Chic

This gray and white contemporary dining area feels feminine with the addition of scroll-print Roman shades. A contemporary white table placed against the windows maximizes the space while the neutral pendant lamp adds elegant lighting.

Neutral Dining Room With Pendant Lamp

The calm gray tones of this dining room feel luxurious when combined with a dramatic pendant lamp and contemporary animal-print-upholstered dining chairs. A vibrant yellow urn adds color and spice to the space while a gray-and-yellow area rug defines the dining area.

Neutral Family Room With Custom TV Cabinet

A custom cabinet to display the flat-screen television is the focal point of this transitional family room. A zebra-print rug and lime-green leather ottoman add texture and color to the otherwise neutral space, while the large sectional sofa provides seating for the whole family.

Casual Family Room With Brown Sectional

A large brown sectional provides comfort and seating for a crowd in this neutral living area. A leather ottoman adds a hint of color, while a small end table cozies up to the sofa.

Soothing Tones in Transitional Lounge

Tropical pillows pop against the soothing gray and white tones in this historic bungalow's lounge. The black-and-white zebra rug adds an exotic touch, while matching chaise longue chairs invite relaxation.

Neutral Gray Living Room With Cream Sofas

The neutral color scheme of this transitional living room feels glamorous and chic. Matching cream sofas and white dressers add symmetry to the space, while a modern glass-and-metal coffee table adds a refined touch.

Calm Cream-Colored Bedroom Feels Like Serene Retreat

Warm cream and gray tones in this bedroom create a calm, serene retreat while the velvet-upholstered stools and fur throw add a soft, textural touch. The upholstered headboard adds to the luxurious feel while the cream area rug adds warmth and texture to the bedroom.

Cream Vanity With Lucite Chair Gives Neutral Bedroom Glamorous Touch

A clear Lucite chair with a white fur seat feels funky and glamorous against a classic cream vanity in this renovated bedroom. The cream upholstered chair adds extra seating while the neutral Roman shade in a floral pattern keeps the feminine feel alive in the space.

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