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Grey House: Renovating a 160-year old Victorian.
A hall with gall.

One cool staircase, a cute little landing, and a lot of dingy white walls... The center hall of our 160-year old Italianate Victorian didn't have a lot going for it, but we maximized it with color, some amazing custom wallpaper, and lighting from our line.

Ugly.

How many colors should a door be painted? Not this many, honestly.

Ugly.

A cute little landing at the front of the house had unrealized potential.

Ugly.

The stairs looked cool at first glance, but they were painted brown and in rough shape.

Ugly.

This pointless hall closet blocked the entry into the only upstairs bathroom.

Stairs. Front Door.

We added custom wallpaper from Adelphi - the amazing wallpaper company located in our village - and hung by the talented Jim Grinchis. To unify the various surfaces, we painted the stairs, baseboard heater, and handrail. The stairs were wrapped in inexpensive sisal runners to give Buck some traction.

Dunes. Photo by Alec Hemer. Green drapes and wallpaper. Dots. Photo by Alec Hemer.

An antique motel sign from Austin adorns the upstairs wall, while a unifying coat of paint ties everything together and hides wonky sloped ceilings. Our Lincoln armchair and Twiggy floor lamp are among a variety of pieces we rotate through the landing. Photos by Alec Hemer.

Buck. Photo by Alec Hemer

Buck watches for the UPS truck. Photo by Alec Hemer.

Butterfly chair.

A Butterfly Chair hangs out in the hall with our Apo floor lamp.

Shell chair. Photo by Alec Hemer

Photo by Alec Hemer.

Butterfly chair in Autumn. Looking down. Us. Photo by Alec Hemer

One of our custom light fixtures hangs above the entry. Photo by Alec Hemer.

Sources

Colors
Colors SW 7076 Cyberspace, Sherwin-Williams
SW 7015 Repose Gray, Sherwin-Williams
Professional painting, CertaPro Painters
Paper Custom Paper
Adelphi Paper Hangings
Furniture
Lincoln chair Lincoln Mid-Century tufted chair
From $1,199, Roger + Chris
Butterfly chair BKF Butterfly chair
$250, Circa50
Lighting
Apo Apo Floor Lamp
$479, Roger + Chris
Pendant Ceiling Pendant
Custom on request, Roger + Chris

What do you think of the transformation? Have questions about the projects or where we found supplies? Share your comments and questions below!

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Chris Stout-Hazard
Chris Stout-Hazard · Founder · Roger + Chris · Sharon Springs, NY
Chris Stout-Hazard leads product design and development for Roger + Chris and co-stars with Roger in Roger That. MORE ABOUT Chris Stout-Hazard

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