Winter Warmth

Exterior
Exterior
The Shoemaker family’s Wyndmoor home has thick stone walls and symmetric black-shuttered windows. It has sweeping stairs, original fireplaces, dark cherry floors and crown molding for days. To most decor observers, such traditional 110-year-old bones would cry out for a pale palette of Williamsburg colors and stoic period furnishings. But to owner Alison Shoemaker, an artist, a mom and a design-it-herself-er, the house seemed deserving of a fresher outlook. “Antiques by themselves can be a bit boring, stuffy,” she says. “I like modernity and color. I like to bring in textures, to mix new with old.”

 
 

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