By Rose Bennett Gilbert Sunday, May 01, 2011, 08:28 AM EDT
Our architect gets it, but I need inspiration about choosing colors and such.
A: Look no further for inspiration than the pictured "light and airy" bedroom. These homeowners did your homework for you: They researched the Arts & Crafts period personally, including visits to the real thing -- "exemplar houses," as author Frank Shirley puts it. His book, "New Rooms for Old Houses" (the Taunton Press), yielded this photo of a new "old" addition similar to the one you are considering.