we first got a glimpse into the home life of jacqueline and george schmidt of screech owl design this summer with a charming look into their summer cottage in michigan. it’s great to see the different sytles reflected in each place – summer getaway versus modern, urban living – and it’s no wonder their ideas stay fresh and inspired. in case you missed it, click here for their first sneak peek, and here to view more, full-sized images of their fantastic brooklyn place. stay tuned for a second fabulous sneak peek at 1pm. for tons more inspiration, click here for over 170 sneak peeks! [thanks geroge and jacqueline!] -anne
[Above: Here is the dining room with some pieces that I made for Jacqueline and I. The dining room table is a sort of temporary place holder that I threw together while we’ve been waiting for some cherry planks that I had milled to season properly. ]
Also in the Kitchen is our collection of books – we’re both certified bibliophiles, and the thing is getting a little overstocked, but we read a lot, and enjoy having them right here were we can reach them. My cousin (who is a welder, among other things) made the shelves for us as a wedding present! Awesome! I helped a little.
These are some vignettes of the foyer. The painting is my own, the cabinet and the mirror I also constructed myself. The mirror is inspired by one that I saw downtown at BDDW. It’s got a bentwood frame.
This is the Kitchen, which, like most homes, is where we spend most of our time. The print above the sink is my own, and well, it’s just pretty much the perfect kitchen. Lots of room for friends to hang out, lots of counter space, and plenty of cabinets.
Here is a little vitrine where Jacqueline has collected some bones – one of our favorite places is the Museum of Natural History, so I think we’re trying to recreate it here, just a little bit. Animals and Nature are our abiding interest.
The wall unit is made out of a thrown away piece of particle board – the whole thing is made of one 4 x 8, and has nice drawer pulls I got from a friend at Netto Collection, They really spruce it up and take it to the next level.