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
"We're incredibly fortunate," Pattinson adds. "Everything I hoped for when I wrote that letter is true: This is the house my kids will remember when they think back on their childhoods, and it will help foster in them a real sense of place. It's going to be tied to all of their fondest memories."
Kathy Pattison and Dave Strickler with their children, Grayson and Hailey.