Lake Tahoe Retreat

This summer, we finished the second project for a family who bought a house in Lake Tahoe three months after we completed their home in Marin. Just a few hours away from San Francisco, their vacation getaway was the perfect place for weekends spent playing board games, movie marathons, and cooking delicious meals with family and friends. With a shared history and design vision, we streamlined our meetings. One of the best parts of the project was installation day because I remembered what the property looked like before we arrived. It’s a joyful time to reflect on the tremendous amount of time and effort that has taken place to transform the space. After a weekend of installing and accessorizing the furniture, I couldn’t be happier hearing my clients say, “Wow, I would have never thought of this in a million years but I absolutely love it, and it perfectly reflects me.”

 
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Neutral tones and minimal furniture evokes the simplicity and functionality of Scandinavian design.

 
 
 
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Mid-century stools and a dark wood island are grounded by matching hardwood floors which are contrasted by bright white walls, countertops, and pendants.

 
 
 
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Playful wallpaper centers the master bedroom as patterned linens of varying blues create a visual contrast.

 
 
 
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Earthy tones inside the guest bedroom reflect the lush surroundings outdoors.

 
 
 
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A playful color of green is used for the kids’ bedroom which is accented with complimentary blue throw pillows.

 
Tricia Kerr