At the start of the 20-month construction phase, Tom Crowley selected a Tennessee fieldstone to clad the exterior of the house. An uncommon material because of the variety of tones and hues in every batch, it turned out to be an inspired choice.
So impressed by the shadings in the stone, interior designer Kasler mined its silvery gray, buff, cream, and dusky russet hues to ply inside the house as well. In the living room, she made use of the smoky-blues, accented with bone and golden tan. “I love to use color so that its presence is felt but not dramatic,” Kasler says.
Grass cloth wall coverings tinted the color of the lake on a clear day sets an elegant mood in the dining room, and Kasler colored the ceiling shimmery gold to create a heightened aura during dinner parties.
Table: New Classics, 303/373-9536, newclassics.biz.
French chairs; black side chairs: Artistic Frame, 212/289-2100.
Chair fabric: Cortina, 800/338-6229, trade only.
Seat fabric on black chairs ("Nigel'' "LFY24026F): Ralph Lauren Home, 888/475-7674, ralphlaurenhome.com.
Sideboard: Jane Marsden Antiques, 404/355-1288.
Mirror: Mrs. Howard, 404/816-3830.
Chandelier: Grizzel & Mann, 404/261-5932, grizzelandmann.com.
Sconces: Edgar-Reeves, 404/237-1137.
Rug: Suzanne Kasler Interiors, 404/355-1035.
Wall covering: Phillip Jeffries Ltd., 800/576-5455, trade only.
Trim paint ("Acadia White'' #AC-41): Benjamin Moore & Co., 888/236-6667, benjaminmoore.com.
Ceiling paint ("Great Hall Cream'' #RM29): Ralph Lauren Paint, 800/379-7656, ralphlaurenhome.com.
Drapery ("Fern Tree'' #2643880 by Kelly Wearstler): Decorators Walk, 212/415-3955.