First Impression Lucky watches neighborhood comings and goings from the Lochens’ front porch. The couple made it a true outdoor living space with an antique couch and wicker furnishings. The mint-green ceiling is a cheerful contrast to the chocolate-colored shingles.
Family Hub The kitchen, once a pink ’70s throwback, received a modern revamp. It’s now a favorite hangout for the Lochens.
Custom Frame Enlarging the doorways and installing a hand-carved railing shed new light on the stairwell.
Cherished Heirlooms Antiques, including a secretary that belonged to Tara’s mother, formalize the living room.
The carved German chest in the bedroom was also handed down.
The Mexican dining table came from a thrift store in San Francisco.
Dining In Tara curated a mini gallery in the breakfast nook with still lifes painted by her mother and a weathered sign from Oddfellows Antiques.
Total Makeover A floor plan revamp transformed a closet into a creative office, made fresh with cream walls, pastel floral wallpaper, windows, and a skylight. The transom filters light into the den.