“It felt like it tripled our space,” said Dana.
Lately they’ve also worked to create cozy spaces, like the seating nook in the living room, a circular kitchen table and drapes between the family room and the living room.
“This last year has been about making this house a home for all of us and adding in those special things that brings that warmth in,” said Dana.
Residents: Dana and Angelo Spinola with their four children, Hudson, Lincoln, Ryder and Asher, and their two dogs, Cowboy and Vader. Dana is the owner of fab'rik boutiques, and Angelo is an attorney.
Size: Five bedrooms and seven bathrooms
Year bought: 2012
Renovations: Wall removal on the ground floor to create an open floor plan in 2018.
Consultants: Interior design by Anne Williams, paint and construction by Pro Painting and Remodeling and landscaping by Green Seasons Landscaping.
Architectural style: Cape Cod
Interior design styles: Modern farmhouse
Favorite interior design elements: Black-and-white palette, art from Dana's father, Myott, the dress that Dana was wearing the night she started her business and met Angelo and dress art by Todd Murphy in the living room.
Favorite outdoor feature: The bocce court that Dana worked with Green Seasons Landscaping to put in as a gift to Angelo.
Resources: Furniture and decor from BoBo Intriguing Objects, RH, Ballard Designs, Cost Plus World Market, Ikea, Joss & Main and Stock & Trade Design Co. Art by Myott, Todd Murphy and Greg Lotus.
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