From Ugly Duckling to Sustainable Swan: A Bay Area Home

Earth plasters, reclaimed wood, wheatboard, bamboo and handcrafted décor turn a nondescript 1940s Bay Area cottage into a home full of warmth and comfort.

A smaller downstairs bedroom (made possible by the two-story addition and the redesign of the staircase) is rich with earth plasters and decorative detailing.
Photos By Barbara Bourne