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Starting from scratch, this simple home turned out to be absolutely cozy and welcoming, kudos to the superb teamwork of the people behind the Jessica Helgerson Interior Design (JHID). By scratch means that all the entries to this residence are new as per clients’ request. Check them out after the jump! ♥

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Description from JHID:

A white sectional leather sofa defines the living room area and is architectural in feeling, echoing the white walls that surround it.  A buffalo-hide rug and a vintage chair give texture and warmth to the otherwise cool palette.

The dining table is a thirteen-foot-long, five-inch-thick slab of reclaimed acacia wood, with a natural woven chandelier that is similar in color and feeling to the Hans Wegner wishbone chairs that surround the table.  The abstract paintings, a series entitled ‘Momentum,’ are vermillion ink on pale grey vellum by Portland artist Heather Watkins.

The den offers a counterpart to the open and airy great room.  It is dark, cozy and comfortable with a plush silk-velvet sofa and curtains all in the same shade of deep grey as the walls.  The art piece in the den was designed by JHID designer Emily Knudsen and screen-printed here in Portland. It includes dates, initials, and places of significance  to the clients.

 

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