interior designer melanie coddington’s “girly modern” style is is a feminine but unfussy combination of antiques, vintage and flea-market finds – here all set against a dreamy blue and cream palette. today we’re lucky to have her show off her charming turn of the century cottage in a sneak peek. melanie has been in the place since 2007 and her main challenge has been editing in order to really showcase her favorites in the 1,400 square foot space. [thanks melanie and alice for coordinating!] –anne
[image above: Kitchen Alcove – This little breakfast nook features a photo from brad austen and a vintage loveseat upholstered in Holland & Sherry wool. The curvy chair is upholstered in black neoprene, a material normally associated with wetsuits.]
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Living room – Features a 1940 Swedish inlaid cabinet, fabulous beaded wallpaper from DeSousa Hughes, and a vintage sofa recovered in gold velvet. The wing chair and swivel chair are also vintage with new upholstery. The oversize fabric shades echo the pattern in the wallpaper.
Master bedroom- Custom mirrors, headboard and bedding all designed by Melanie. Nightstands are parchment, wall sculpture and console are vintage.
Master closet – Features berry and bubble gum pink walls. Vintage crome chair upholstered in faux snakeskin.
Dining room- Features a custom mirror designed by Melanie, a dining table (a fave flea market find) paired with 18th century Swedish dining chairs with spaced chrome nailhead detail. Oil on canvas painting by Heather N. Hutchinson.