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“There were so many different ways
we could have gone with the space,” says
Upton. “But we wanted to create a func-
tional area the owners could use when they
The owners are Peggy and Pat Patalino,
clients of Huggard’s who agreed to turn
their 1910 rambling Cape Cod–style vaca-
tion house over to the roster of ShowHouse
designers for several months for a top-to-
Huggard, who owns Osterville home
furnishings shop Margo’s, and Upton,
whose firm, Jeanne Upton Interiors, is also
in the village center, revitalized the space
with a bright palette and a touch of bling.
Huggard and Upton brought an elegant,
cheerful feel to the room, which now serves
as both a butler’s pantry and a laundry
room. The washer and dryer were replaced
with new front-loading machines and relocated from the left side of the space to the
back wall, where they are tucked under the
counter and hidden behind bi-fold doors.
With the laundry out of sight when not in
use, the room becomes a hardworking storage and serving station with a sink, making it an ideal wet bar. Chartreuse acts as
the central hue. An eye-catching green-and-white trellis-pattern wallcovering by
Thibaut gives the space an inviting vibe.
The existing cabinetry was
repainted high-gloss white,
and new square jeweled
knobs add sparkle. A white
The old pass-through is now an attractive nook that promotes lingering, whether
it’s party time or laundry day.
when the space is used during a party, 1. the
Silestone-topped counter can be utilized as a
bar or food station. 2. Bi-fold doors open to
reveal the washer and dryer. 3. The original
wood floor was stained dark ebony. A woven
vinyl Chilewich rug from Huggard’s shop,
Margo’s, is impervious to stains. The trellis-pattern wallpaper by Thibaut gives the room
energy and provides a bright contrast to the
saturated blue walls of the dining room.