A Photographer’s Breathtaking Sunday House


Ever since Kate Zimmerman Turpin started sharing images of her Sunday home renovation, the complete Camille Kinds crew has stood by, watching in awe as our good friend and her husband labored true magic on a small nation cottage. The result’s a blissful two-bedroom oasis in Hunt, Texas that anyone of us would fortunately transfer in to tomorrow.

A celebration of pure supplies and a lesson in perfected minimalism, it’s virtually arduous to consider that such a classy area might come from a pair so younger.

But when Kate and Luke have taught us something, it’s that design has no age, and it definitely doesn’t have a price ticket. With out additional ado, I carry you the Hunt Sunday Home.

pictured: couch from Marketing campaign; espresso desk from Room & Board

What precisely is a Sunday Home?

Traditionally, Sunday homes have been second dwellings for Texas farmers and ranchers who lived in locations too distant to commute to Sunday companies. They’d come keep at their Sunday home every weekend to are likely to enterprise on the town and attend church. This little visitor home really serves the other objective, because it’s our house away from busy life, however my dad simply began calling it a Sunday home, and I believed it sounded cute.

Nicely no matter you need to name it, we’re obsessed. Inform us the backstory of this particular little house.

The visitor home is on our household property within the Hill Nation in a small city referred to as Hunt, TX. It sits atop a hill, coated in tall, golden grass surrounded by oak and cedar timber and rolling hills within the distance. My household constructed the principle home about 10 years in the past and as our household continues to develop, we would have liked just a little additional wiggle room, so we constructed a visitor home, tucked within the cedar woods to the west of the principle home.

What’s your favourite spot in the home?

The open open kitchen and residing area!

You have got such a expertise for creating areas that really feel open and alluring. What are your ideas for holding the design of an area easy?

Much less is extra! At all times! Don’t overcomplicate with an excessive amount of furnishings and decor, let the strains of the home present.

What are your favourite design assets?

Remodelista, EST Residing, and journey!

What was your design inspiration for the Hunt Home?

Provencal farmhouse meets trendy minimalism. I liked the thought of recent clear strains juxtaposed with aged and textural accents.

For a lot of, filling an area with solely neutrals can really feel chilly or uninspired. What are your ideas for designing largely impartial interiors?

Add texture to assist heat up the area. Woven rugs and woven baskets are a necessity (for me at the least) for actually clear and minimal areas.

Because you talked about it, I feel you’ve got extra baskets than anybody on the planet.

I name myself the basket girl.

pictured: metal door from Atelier Domingue

Did you and Luke have any design challenges when engaged on this area?

We had initially wished do work with adobe brick as a result of we liked the thought of thick natural partitions and it’s vitality effectivity, however we’d’ve needed to ship the bricks in from Arizona, blowing the funds. As a substitute, we mimicked the look with 12 inch thick partitions which made it attainable so as to add double the quantity of insulation so it’s a bit extra energy-efficient and we obtained the thick partitions we wished!

Fill within the clean: “A well-designed house ought to _______.”

Make you are feeling calm and relaxed, in addition to impressed.

pictured: bed room sconce from Dwelling Depot; bedding from Good in Mattresspillows from Sarah Sharp

How did you method looking for the Hunt Home?

Tremendous thrifty. We really had a really small funds for this undertaking so I sort of needed to hold my eyes peeled for good offers. Nothing will get me extra excited than a very good second hand store, that are fairly common within the hill nation space. I additionally used numerous “hand me downs” from my mum or dad’s home in Houston.

You make me need to give my house a minimalist makeover. Do you’ve got any ideas for holding your house clutter-free?

Use baskets with lids on them! That is my cheat trick. I’m not tremendous organized so I like to simply throw chargers, books, and all of the leftover belongings you don’t need like seeing round the home in a single place in a basket… with a lid so nobody sees the mess.

Do you’ve got a favourite approach to loosen up on the Hunt Home?

Lengthy mornings are my sanctuary out in Hunt. I like sleeping in and dragging the morning on till 11 earlier than doing a lot.

I begin most days on the porch with a cup of espresso within the firm of hummingbirds and the hill nation views and studying a morning devotional or simply sitting nonetheless.

After some time, I’ll both go on a brief hike or do a 30 minute yoga session. It’s my sort of heaven 🙂

Describe your house in 5 phrases or much less:

Serene, open, minimal, rustic, earthy.

pictured: linen sheet set from The Seashore Folks; bedside desk from Room & Board


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