sneak peek: brad dufton & kendra amin-dufton

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today’s first sneak peek belongs to brad dufton of color theory and his wife, kendra. along with his business partner jeremy, brad runs a full-service concierge design firm (specializing in painting, color consultations and interior styling). brad and jeremy have worked on many beautiful homes, including the boston home brad shares with his wife kendra, who is a visual manager for anthropologie (where she oversees window displays and merchandising). i was instantly smitten with the beautiful paint work on the home’s molding, but there’s plenty to love here. i’ll let brad do the talking so i hope you’ll enjoy brad and kendra’s home. be sure to click “read more” at the bottom of the post for additional, full-sized images. [thanks to brad and kendra for sharing their home with us!]

ps: click here to check out brad’s chair makeover from last week!

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[Kendra and I were killing time waiting for friend by viewing a random open house, and wouldn’t you know it, it would end up being our next home! The 1st second Kendra and I laid our eyes on the original detail and charm of this place, we had an immediate desire to live here. Now keep in mind we just bought a 439 sq ft condo 6 months prior, but it didn’t matter to us, we HAD to live here. So we put the shoebox that we lived in on the market, actually made a small profit, and
were able to buy our dream home! Kendra has worked for Anthropologie as the Apparel Dept. Manager for the past 3 years, and her responsibilities mostly include merchandising and window displays and ensuring that every item has the correct volume on the floor at all times. She really has a knack for putting amazing outfits together, and it shows in her work. Her personality is mostly reflected in our bedroom, very sererine and tranquil, yet creative. Where as the living room would reflect my personality, not so sure what that says about me.]

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[The Brownstone itself was built in 1899, originally for a prestigious doctor and his family. Our unit is on the parlor level, and what used to be the formal living and formal dining rooms, separated by sliding pocket doors, is now our entire home. The ceilings are at least 13′ high, the windows themselves are 10′ high (a very dramatic presence), the cherry hardwood floors are also original and have their 100 year old nails, all impressively in a perfect straight row running horizontally.]

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CLICK HERE for the rest of brad and kendra’s sneak peek after the jump (including full-sized images)

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  1. Mark T. says:

    I love that the sophistication and glamour of this apartment doesn’t hide the personality and fun of the people who live here.

    Can you tell me about the wallpaper surrounding the fireplace?

  2. I love the original wooden floor, and I have to say that it looks great in the kitchen too, where you wouldn’t normally find wooden floor.

  3. Merri says:

    The style of the lounge has combined everything i love into it. My favourite feature is the repitition of the white cuckoo clocks above the TV unit! Very creative and fun!

  4. The charcoal on white paint detail on your window and door trim are brilliant! Your home is truly a masterpiece.

  5. Valerie says:

    love your whole place! i keep saying our next bed should be a platform bed; the night table attachment is super cool. where’d you get the bed/table?

  6. ai says:

    I love the combination between dark and light color, and between classic and modern furniture. you put them together in a great ambience. really lovely place…:)

  7. Sara says:

    I was just about to post asking where the deer head came from, then I found it in case anyone else was wondering: $199 from Z Gallerie

    http://www.zgallerie.com/p-5014-resin-deer-head.aspx

  8. brittany says:

    Love the putty-grey walls, and the white trim helps to brighten it up. They seem like a cute couple full of style!

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