Shona tries to shop locally as muchas possible, and worked closely with designer Christy McGeachy of Nest Designs and Katy Gagnon of Tampa’s Blue Moon Trading Company. Most of the living room furniture, including the sofa, side table, tree trunk coffee table, lighting and decorative accents, are from Gagnon’s shop.
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Chaise: Deconstructed French Victorian Right-Arm Chaise, Restoration Hardware; wall and floor paint: Ultra Pure White PPU18-6,Behr
An area Shona uses as her home office is visible through the French doors. “It’s where I gather my thoughts and organize my days,” she says. She converted a former garden table into a desk by adding a custom glass top.
Mirror, wooden vase, vintage oar, wire light fixture: Blue Moon Trading Company; desk base: Anthropologie (no longer available)
Curio cabinet: Blue Moon Trading Company
Table: Sequoia Dining Table, Z Gallerie; dining chairs: Marshalls; mirror, lighting: Blue Moon Trading Company
The overall cost of the kitchen renovation was $20,000, including appliances and materials.
Shelves: Ekby Mossby/Ekby Bjärnum, Ikea; island: Blue Moon Trading Company; tin ceiling tiles: eBay; decorative items: T.J.Maxx and Marshalls; backsplash tile: The Home Depot
Double vanity: Ikea; bed: Italian Campaign Canopy Bed, Anthropologie; metal hanging letters: Blue Moon Trading Company; wall paint: Ultra Pure White PPU18-6, Behr
By the time the couple found thishome, both of their daughters were grown and had moved out of the house. (One of them, a real estate agent, helped them locate this property.) The Bayshore Beautiful house is smaller than the Carcarys’ previous place, so Shona tries to keep things as clutter free as possible. “Now we have less wall space and storage, so I only have things out that mean something or that I use,” she says.
Oversize mirror: Summer House Marketplace; birdbath: Lowe’s
The number 7 is particularly meaningful to Shona, as her brother passed away on December 7. This numerical accent is a small way of honoring and remembering him in one of her favorite spaces.
Sectional: Karlstad, Ikea; coffee table: Blue Moon Trading Company
Wicker seating set: HomeGoods
Exterior paint: Ultra Pure White PPU18-6, Behr
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