Embracing a Touch of Character

Lovely Living Room

Cozy Fireplace Detail

Text by Whitney Law • Photography by Mac Jamieson

A few pops of color and a smattering of unique elements give this home’s neutral palette just the right amount charm.

When Michael and Jenny Crump moved from their circa 1950s house to their home built in 1931, they quickly realized that the further they moved back in time the more character their cottage contained. As an added surprise, this old house had the modern conveniences to suit their family.