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It was adore at to start with sight for artist Stephanie Dillon when she and her husband, Reilly, toured a model household in Eden Prairie. They fell for the exterior’s mix of whitewashed shiplap and shakes that felt timeless and airy. Inside, an unfolding of light-weight-stuffed communal spaces—each with its have character—left much more common floorplans in the dust.

From the interior palette’s calming charcoals and paler neutrals to its moody greens and loaded terra-cotta, the vibe feels much more European than suburban. “My inspiration for the kitchen was a French pastry shop,” notes the model’s designer, Kelli Fontana Vogelgesang, who owns West Bay Residences with her spouse, Rick.

Layer on layer of resources, finely in-depth, also hint at European style and design. In actuality, the designer infused inspiration from her visits to Paris throughout the 5,000-sq.-foot residence. She suggests the model is French up to date farmhouse.

In the kitchen, 3 distinct glazed tiles costume the backsplashes. “The smallest hexagon draws light in and is virtually reflective,” suggests Vogelgesang. “The combine results in an elevated sense of sight.”

Combined media is also a signature of substantially of Stephanie’s art—no ponder she and Vogelgesang shared an artistic eyesight. Stephanie, who turned to painting to specific her feelings though battling most cancers, is identified to paint what she feels. The designer equally follows her coronary heart. “Every working day, I do what I enjoy,” Vogelgesang claims. “Parting with a home is like giving up a kid.”

Stephanie held Vogelgesang on board to complete the interior design and style. “We’re equally passionate about design and style,” Vogelgesang provides. “I was thrilled to use Stephanie’s killer rug assortment throughout.”

Exterior components like shiplap and painted charcoal gown the basement’s hearth wall as effectively as the vaulted ceiling in a lounge place off of the kitchen. Charcoal-colored sq. tiles protect a kitchen area backsplash from the counter to the ceiling. The color’s repetition weaves rooms collectively. “I like every thing to be cohesive so that it’s a holistic development with all of the natural environment relating,” Vogelgesang says.

So numerous elements could really feel busy, even cluttered, but Vogelgesang artfully incorporated them, akin to how Stephanie blends the colors on her canvases. Some options pop, other people recede, a couple of shimmer to define a temper. Like a done portray, the elements in the end occur together in a composition at any time mindful of harmony and proportions. The final result: a property match for an artist.

“I like earning spaces glimpse timeless and elevated with no becoming valuable or unaffordable.”


– Kelli Fontana Vogelgesang


Structure + Establish: Kelli Fontana Vogelgesang and Rick Vogelgesang, West Bay Residences, 612-770-6433, westbayhomes.web

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