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Home Town:

The Guay House. Small Town Life Awaits.

Peggy and Patrick vacationed in the South last year from Quebec, Canada and fell in love with the culture and warm weather. They are excited to purchase a vacation home that will one day become their retirement home. With an all-in budget of $140,000, Ben and Erin show them two craftsman cottages: The Chandler House with great curb appeal and The Key House, hidden behind years of neglect. Fans of craftsman design, Ben and Erin restore the classic architectural features. The design includes lots of charm to give these way out-of-towners a true southern experience.


Decking: SW 6208 Pewter Green Sherwin Williams

Railing | Beams | Corbels | Columns: 6001-1A Tea Stain Valspar

Shutters: SW 6207 Retreat Sherwin Williams

Front Door: Fruitwood Stain Minwax


Planters | Potted Plants & Herbs Laurel Nursery & Garden

Hammock Wayfair

Landscaping Four Seasons Lawn & Landscape

Rattan Side Table | Pitcher Anthem Style Co.

Herringbone Sisal Rug | Pillow Tuesday Morning | Pier 1

Front Door Hardware: RS05EM-4212OT-US10B-2-3/8 House of Antique Hardware


Walls: 5006-1B Notre Dame  Valspar

Ceiling | Trim | Windows | Doors | Builtins: CW-15 Harwood Putty Benjamin Moore

Ceiling Fan: 20160 | 40107 Harbor Breeze Calera Lowe’s

Fireplace Sconces: 5271-04 Sunbelt Lighting


Console Table JParker Reclaimed

Antique Rug Wall Hanging | Artwork Above Fireplace Adam Trest Home

Lamp on Console Tuesday Morning

Wall Baskets | Driftwood | Candlesticks Anthem Style Co.

Framed Botanical Gallery Wall | Tribal Accent Rug | Woven Wood Shades Shotgun Design Group

Blue Side Table Woodworkings

Sofa Today’s Furniture

Blue Accent Chair | Decorative Bottle Set Lott Furniture

Leather Accent Chair | Yellow Plaid Throw | Olive Jar on Coffee Table Southern Antiques

Throw Blankets | Accent Pillows Target

Coffee Table European Antique Auction Gallery

Artwork Above Leather Chair | Laurel Brick Laurel Mercantile

Drapery Panels Ballard Designs

Floor Lamp World Market


Walls: 5006-1B Notre Dame Valspar

Ceiling | Trim | Windows | Doors: CW-15 Harwood Putty Benjamin Moore

Chandelier: 2155-RBZ Sunbelt Lighting


Woven Wood Window Shades Shotgun Design Group


Tobacco Basket Southern Antiques

Drapery Panels Ballard Designs

Dining Table | Wood Side Table JParker Reclaimed

Host Dining Chairs Shotgun Design Group

Dinnerware World Market

Dining Chairs | Counter Stools | Table Runner | Glass Urn Target

“Storm’s Brewing” By Susan Wellington The Caron Gallery


Walls: 5006-1A Comet Dust Valspar

Upper Cabinets | Beadboard Backsplash | Trim: CW-5 Harwood Putty Benjamin Moore

Base Cabinets: CW-680 Mopboard Black Benjamin Moore

Appliances (all from B&S Appliance)

Refrigerator: 21TFR Big Chill Retro Fridge

Gas Range Downdraft: RC30DG60PS

Microwave: FFMO1611LS

Dishwasher: FFID2426TS

Cabinets | Countertops | Hardware | Tile

Cabinet Construction Greg Bell Cabinetry

Cabinet Door & Drawer Fronts Morgan Bros. Millwork

Kitchen Door Knobs: R-08BM-43252 Oak House of Antique Hardware

Countertops: Maple Butcher Block Scotsman Co.


Sink: K-5827-0 Kohler

Faucet: K-6131-3-CP Kohler

Light Above Sink: VS23401CH Sunbelt Lighting


White Cannisters World Market

Antique Side Chairs | Kitchen Watercolor by Erin Napier Laurel Mercantile


Master Bathroom Walls: 5006-1A Comet Dust Valspar

Trim | Windows | Doors: CW-5 Harwood Putty Benjamin Moore

Master Bedroom Walls: 5006-2B Porcelain Shale Valspar

Plumbing | Lighting | Tile

Sink NBI Drainboard Sinks

Faucets: K-8892-RP Cannock Double Lever Kohler

Toilet: K-3940-0 Kathryn Kohler

Vintage Clawfoot Tub Old South Farm Supply

Tub/Shower Faucet & Ring: CCK2181PL K&B Distributors

Mirror: GRCS2894 Cadbury Metal w/ Accent Shelf Wayfair

Vanity Light: K-72582-CP Kohler

Floor Tile: White Hex w/ Charcoal Grout City Home Center



Soaps | Loofas | Bath Accessories Goodness Gracious

Perfume Bottles Laurel Mercantile

Shower Curtains | Bath Mat over Tub | Basket with Towels World Market

Area Rug Adam Trest Home

Walter Anderson Print Frames Unlimited


Bed & Nightstands Scotsman Co. by Vaughan Bassett

Bedding Target

Artwork Above Bed | Area Rug Adam Trest Home

Drapery Panels Ballard Designs

“Western Lake” by Peyton Hutchinson The Caron Gallery

Antique Dresser Anthem Style Co.

Side Chair Renaissance Interiors

Canada Map Wallhanging Laurel Mercantile