Pudding Hill, an 1887 Shingle Style manor in East Hampton, New York, was restored by Penny Drue Baird.
Before The oak-paneled entrance hall. Baird stripped and refinished the woodwork and put in a new limestone fireplace.
After “We kept the furnishings to a minimum,” she says, “to enhance the room’s natural beauty.” Elizabeth Eakins stair runner.
Before The living room.
After Baird painted the room white “so it feels comfortable in both winter and summer,” she says. “The mahogany furniture keeps it warm, like an English country house.” The fabrics are from Nobilis. Stark carpet.
Before Baird converted the sunroom into a family room.
After “Faded English tea-stained fabric is very pretty in the room,” says the designer, “and practical enough so that kids can watch TV without ruining it.” The sisal rug is from Stark.
Before Baird had the whitewashed woodwork in the dining room stripped and refinished.
After She used a green-checked wallcovering and chair fabric, from Chelsea Editions. “Green can be neutral too,” she says. Lee Calicchio dining chairs.
Before “The master bedroom had blank walls and few architectural details,” she says. She added crown moldings and a chair rail.
After “Upholstered walls help make the room cozy.” The bedcovering, drapery and tattersall fabrics are from Nobilis.
East Hampton Restoration Drama: AD 100 Designers: architecturaldigest.com