Sweet Dreams Evie’s palace is the largest room in the house. Art by Lauren’s friend Way Way Allen blooms over the mantel, and Evie originals make another gallery,
Baby Hugh’s nursery (above, right) features a mid-century dresser, handsome grass-cloth ceiling, and vintage airplane prints.
Small Serving The tiny kitchen lives large with new marble counters, a classic coat of white, and glass-front cabinets. Floor tiles in a herringbone pattern add fun contrast.
Mixed Mod A cozy mix of a neutral palette, playful patterns, and family-friendly furniture, the Lails’ living room is ideal for all generations, including the ancestors featured in the artful framed collage.
HIGH PROOF A repurposed highboy with mirrored back is well-stocked with all-things Kentucky, i.e. bourbon.
Sun Central The breakfast nook is a bright perch, with wraparound glass windows and heaps of ligh
In good weather, says Lauren, the family lives out on the porch.
Youthful Impression Stodgy striped wallpaper was replaced with a breezy, happy pattern in Lauren and David Lails’ foyer, immediately announcing that this century-old abode has spunky new life.