place, and enough room for a center table that Campbell-King keeps stocked with books. Just through a
beautiful wooden archway, where original pocket
doors still operate, stands the beautifully detailed living room, whose centerpiece is an ornamented fireplace niche.
But there was one design hiccup, says Campbell-King. “There were several layers of paint on the
woodwork—including turquoise blue, red, and white.
I sanded and painted everything white to accentuate
the trim details.”
She had the original red pine floors refinished,
added random-width pine floors to the kitchen, where
many layers of linoleum had lain, and removed the
ceiling of her second-floor master bedroom to expose
the beams and create a vaulted space overhead. Oth-
erwise, the footprint of the two-story, three-bedroom,
3,200-square-foot house was left as it was.
the living room is a showcase
of original architectural details
including the wood-banded
ceiling, paneled fireplace niche,
and built-in corner cupboard.
Campbell-King removed several
layers of turquoise blue, red,
and white paint from the wood
details before painting them a