Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Home Tour: Sara Tuttle Interiors

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Washington, D.C. based interior designer, Sara Tuttle maintains a feminine sensibility throughout all of the spaces she designs. Paired with a crisp aesthetic and a love of color and pattern, Sara creates rooms that feel youthful yet sophisticated. We featured Sara’s apartment in High Gloss last year and everyone loved all of the beautiful details in the space so I was thrilled when Sara reached out recently to share her most recent project. This home is located just outside of Washington, D.C. in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Originally built in 1905, much of the house had not been touched when the current owners decided that they saw enough potential in the property to purchase it. The home required a major renovation and the touch of a talented designer, which is where Sara stepped in.

In its newest incarnation, this gorgeous home is well-designed in the sense that it is both beautiful and functional for an active family with two young children and three dogs. The owners wanted the rooms to be stylish as they love to entertain, but all of the fabrics would need to withstand the wear and tear from the home’s younger and four-legged residents. As a result, all of the fabrics in the family room and living room are either Sunbrella or slipcovers that can be washed easily. The dining room chairs are upholstered in faux leather to keep from staining as well. Genius, isn’t it? sara tuttle2

{This is my favorite room in the house. The fabrics are crisp, the color palette is fun, yet sophisticated, and there are fun touches everywhere like the Lucite cocktail table, ikat ottoman, and pagoda on the mantle.}

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{The floors in the room above and in the living room are sealed with the same varnish used on volleyball courts!}

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{The home has several areas perfect for entertaining, including this sitting room.}

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{The dining room is slightly more formal and traditional than the rest of the home.}

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{The kitchen is bright and lovely. I especially love the bistro chairs around the breakfast table.}


{The family room is bright and inviting. I love the combination of fabrics in this space.}


Which room in this home is your favorite?

{Images via Sara Tuttle Interiors}


Amy said...

I love the rooms you've featured, but the color palette in the dining room is my favorite. I am still in love with the darker wood colors and the contrast with the white crown molding.

Hope your Memorial weekend went well. Cheers!

martinealison said...

Un très bel intérieur... J'aime particulièrement la cheminée...
Gros bisous

The Golden Girls said...

those floors are absolutely incredible!!! wow such inspiration :) Hugs from California! xx,
The Golden Girls

Kelly { MessyDirtyHair } said...

Great pictures! Love that yellow couch!

Andrea said...

What an amazing home! I love every single room in this apartment, most of all the bright kitchen!!
xo Andrea
Wonderful and Marvelous

ELLESSE said...

Those pictures above are so sincere and relaxing. It is a true home sweet home.

Unknown said...

LOve the whole home! The floors are absolutely gorgeous and I love that she finished it with a varnish used for volleyball floors! Pinning several images!