House Tour: How To Refresh A Traditional-Style Home

Designer Olivia Botrie of Dart Studio shows how to update a trad home for modern living. She completely overhauled this dark and dated space, breathing new life into every room. See how the front entrance got a much-needed overhaul with a fresh coat of white paint, refinished stairs and a quaint bench. The dining room’s dramatic transformation will also leave you in awe (and inspire you to add color to your ceiling). Plus, you’ll adore the charming vintage details, like the original wooden fireplace mantel and the homeowner’s antique secretary.



Trades: Provenance Painting, TEB Interiors, Allan Rug, Somerset Kitchens, Joe Nigrini Woodworking, Spindel Electric, Foyer/Front Entry: Allan Rug : Stair runner, Peter Island graphite, Elte: Randolph small flush mount fixture, Circa Lighting, Pottery Barn: Samantha entry bench, Tonic Living : Entry bench cushion fabric, Eldon Stripe, TEB Interiors : Entry bench cushion fabrication, Crate & Barrel: Eva botanical Pillow, Living Room: Rowe Furniture: Bristol sofa and Juliet accent chairs, Crate and Barrel : Elke rectangular marble coffee table, Cane white table lamps, Eva botanical pillows, TEB Interiors : Custom window bench upholstery, custom window valances, Pottery Barn: Leona cube side tables, Elte MKT: Aquarius wool rug, Home Smith Interiors: Set of 2 paper prints, Belmore Admiral pillows, Jill Rosenwald West Palm Cooper Bowl, CB2: Infinity brass mantel mirror, Anvil Fireside Accessories: Custom arched fireplace screen, Etsy: Throw pillow, Tonic Living: Throw pillows, Upper Canada Hardware: Sideboard & window bench hardware, Somerset Kitchens: Custom millwork, Kitchen: Roman Bath: Polished nickel Baril single hole pullout faucet, Home Smith Interiors: Linen striped tea towels, Elte: Randolph large Semi Flush Mount, Circa Lighting, Solid Stone: Quartex Calcutta Vogue countertop, Mettro Source : Backsplash tile, Somerset Kitchens: Custom kitchen millwork & custom hood cover, Ecarpet Gallery: Indigo Runner, Homesense: Wood boards and pitcher, Breakfast Nook: Joe Nigrini Woodworking: Custom banquette base with storage, TEB Interiors: Custom upholstered banquette cushion with tufting & roman blind, Kravet: Banquette cushion fabric, Tonic Living: Throw pillows, Etsy: Schumacher Beatrice Bouquet Blue pillow, Upper Canada Hardware: Banquette hardware, Wayfair: Woodward dining table, Matthew Solid Wood Dining Chairs, Crate & Barrel: Mercer denim mugs, Mercer denim appetizer plates, Lina blue stripe pasta / soup bowl, Dining Room: Rejuvenation : Linear Berkshire 48″ 4-light pendant linen & brass, Worlds Market: Antique gold rectangular Emma wall candle sconces, Philips Jeffries Wallcoverings: Woven petals, hydrangea, Pottery Barn : Leona console table, Upper Canada Hardware: Sideboard hardware, Lew’s disc knob in brushed brass, Elte MKT: Tabbie Dining Chairs, Home Smith Interiors: Zig Zag bone boxes, Crate & Barrel: Mercer denim large serving bowl, Powder Room: Wayfair: Wall sconce, Philips Jeffries Wallcoverings: Woven petals, hydrangea.

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