COMPLETED PROJECTS

Little Blue Cottage

Before:  2-bedroom, 1-bath 1550 sqf
After:  4-bedroom, 3-bath 3100 sqft

Scope:  Demolish to the studs inside and out, raise house 10' in the air, and build a new first floor underneath.  Convert original house into large master suite, two kids bedrooms, kids' bath, and an office.  New first floor addition became kitchen, living room, dining room, library, bathroom, and laundry. 

Architect:  Jack Backus Architects
Engineer: SMW and Associates
Builder: Mueller Nicholls Builders

Duration: 10 months


SOURCING

EXTERIOR
Windows:  Mix of Marvin Clad and Marvin Wood, Wood windows and trim are painted to match clad color Stone White.
Siding:  HardieShingle Straight Edge Notched fiber cement shingles and HardiPlank lap siding by James Hardie in Boothbay Blue.
Front Door:  Simpson 7860 with Simpson 7260 sidelites.  Door is painted Benjamin Moore 538 Vienna Green and sidelites are painted to match the HardieShingle Boothbay Blue.

STAIRS
Handrail:  San Francisco Victoriana SFV 76-32, stained to match floors.
Newel Posts:  Custom made on-site.
Floors:  3/4" x 5" wide oak, tongue and groove, custom mixed walnut-ebony stain; sanded, stained, and finished in place.

Wall Color:  Benjamin Moore HC-173, Edgecomb Gray, flat finish
Trim Color:  Benjamin Moore Super White 02, satin finish
Paired Doors:  T.M. Cobb F-30 3-Panel doors
Window and Door Casings by San Francisco Victoriana:  
    Header crown: SFV 7-37
    Flat stock head casing: SFV 6-10
    Parting bead: SFV 50-1

KITCHEN
Cabinets:  Custom flush inset face frame cabinets with shaker doors by Mueller Nicholls Cabinets
Cabinet Color:  Perimeter - Benjamin Moore Super White 02, Island - Mahogany with custom stain to match floors
Cabinet Latches:  Rejuvenation Large Oval Cupboard Latch in Polished Chrome
Cabinet Handles:  Top Knobs-Nouveau II Collection M531 Pull in Polished Chrome

Wall and Ceiling Color:  Benjamin Moore 463, Woodland White, flat finish.
Box Beam, Post, and Trim Color:  Benjamin Moore Super White 02, satin finish


Range:  Wolf 48" Gas
Hood:  Viking insert with custom wood surround by Mueller Nicholls Cabinets
Refrigerator:  Kitchenaid 

Island Faucet: Grohe 20 158 000 Bridgeford Kitchen Faucet with Side Spray in StarLight Chrome

Island Pendant:  Circa Lighting Goodman Hanging Lamp in Antique Nickel with Natural Paper Shade

Tile Backsplash:  Heath Ceramics Dimensional Collection, Shape - Diamond, Color - G11.2 New Pisces Green

Countertops:  Calacatta Gold Marble with built-up 2" front edge

Bonus! How are there no outlets in the backsplash or island?:  Plugmold Strip by Wiremold is installed underneath the upper cabinets (hidden by valence) and tucked underneath the stone lip at the island.

MASTER BEDROOM
Cabinets:  Custom flush inset face frame cabinets with shaker doors by Mueller Nicholls Cabinets
Cabinet Latches:  Rejuvenation Large Oval Cupboard Latch in Polished Chrome
Cabinet Bin Pulls:  Top Knobs Asbury Collection M1300 Cup Pull in Brushed Satin Nickel

Cabinet and Trim Color:  Benjamin Moore Super White 02, satin finish
Wall and Ceiling Color:  Benjamin Moore 1577, Artic Gray, flat finish.