"The lines are well orchestrated without being busy or ornate," Carter says. "I'm an artist and a blacksmith, and Rachel is a floral designer, which explains our appreciation of things handmade in the traditional way." They also appreciated the team's attention to detail, including woodwork finished by the same pro who restored that soggy furniture. After the flood, Carter recalls thinking, "We could finally realize all our dreams." And today? "We couldn't be more delighted."
Shown: The 1980s bath held closets and an awkward step-up-and-in tub.