A family thoughtfully adds on to their Orleans, Massachusetts, jewel box home while preserving its original cottage charm.
Photo: Annie Schlechter; Styling: Jennifer Kain Defoe
With the difficult construction behind them, Strickler and Pattison next gave plenty of thought to what they wanted from their interiors. First and foremost, the house would have to be great for entertaining and be able to accommodate a nearly nonstop rotation of weekend guests, both adults and children. So they outfitted a room with six custom bunk beds with nautical accents, like rope pulls on the built-in drawers and sea-worthy sconces.