A kitchen that says hugs and home-baked goodness is the heart of this custom-built farmhouse in rural North Carolina. We were delighted to partner with our client, who is an avid cook and baker, to add many special features including the brick-enclosed wood burning cook stove. Hand-painted tile, warmly stained cabinets in quarter-sawn oak, and windows with expansive views of the rolling countryside create a space that is both cozy and welcoming.
Tamara Heather Interior Design gave this homeowner’s kitchen and living room a fresh new look in a soft palette of ivory, gold, and touches of aqua blue. The kitchen underwent a full renovation, with all cabinetry and surfaces replaced, bringing light and airiness to a formerly dark and dated space. New furnishings and wall color uplift the living room and create a soft and inviting place that reflects the homeowner’s classical and feminine style.
Ready to shed their starter furniture, the young professional couple living in this contemporary home in Dilworth first called on Tamara Heather several years ago to help update their home’s look. Rich area rugs, custom built furnishings, and clean-lined window treatments were brought into the spaces along with a refined color palette, creating a sophisticated modern aesthetic that perfectly fits the couple’s style. As the young family grew, the couple again called upon Tamara. An elegant music room with a grand piano was added. Then, with twins on the way, a nature-inspired nursery rich in color yet contemporary and gender neutral in … View This Article Dilworth Contemporary
Teen Suite in Weddington
**Featured in Charlotte Home & Garden magazine** This second-level bonus room space was converted into a cozy bedroom suite for the client’s teenage son. Built-ins and window seat add architectural detail and functional storage to the room, and a custom-designed wood headboard with drop-down panels allows the queen size bed to nest perfectly into the window dormer. The suite includes a full bath, which was built out of a former closet. The color palette of slate blue-grey and aqua with orange accents keeps the look boy-friendly yet sophisticated. Photography by Stephen Wilfong
Nautical Nursery in Cotswold
This tiny room, formerly a home office, was transformed into a bright and cheerful nautical-themed nursery. The installation of bead board wainscoting and plantation shutters adds crisp architectural detail, while red accents including a weathered whale plaque lend a pop of color. A seaglass-hued paint color on the ceiling softens the overall effect.
Charlotte 1st Ward Residence
This traditional-meets-industrial style kitchen renovation was designed for an active family with three young children. Updates included removing an awkwardly-placed peninsula, and replacing it with a nine foot long island that houses the sink and dishwasher and provides a generous worksurface for food prep. New quartz countertops and mosiac tile backsplash update the look and feel of the space, along with the addition of barstool seating and stainless steel pendant lights. A custom stainless steel kitchen cart with butcher block top was also designed and commisioned for this project. The adjacent warm and inviting home study was designed to provide … View This Article Charlotte 1st Ward Residence
Dilworth Family Room
Designed for a busy family with two young children, this family room easily transitions from playtime to cocktail hour. Tamara furnished the space with stylish yet durable pieces in a palette of natural colors and materials to reflect the homeowners’ warm contemporary style. Photography by Diane Hughes