Living Room Before

Kitchen Before

Kitchen Nook Before

Exterior Before


What looked to be a scraper, this cabin in Seaside, OR was ripe for rescue-with rooms enveloped in bead board, a large wraparound porch and light coming in on all sides.  What it lacked was coziness, structural stability, and important basics like heating and operable windows.  All of that changed with a whole house remodel.  We made sure there were plenty of sleeping areas by adding built-in bunks, and turned the attic into a new master suite with wraparound windows.  Vintage and second-hand design details add an authentic patina to the house, including the old stove and fridge in the kitchen.  And all beach cabins need space for a group feast, but the original enclosed porch felt cold and empty.  With a few design strokes it was re-envisioned as a “captain’s quarters” dining room.

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Top 5 – Best Kitchen Space – Professional Category – Remodelista Considered Design Awards

2015 DeMuro Award – Excellence in Preservation, Reuse & Community Revitalization