rom the historic, tree-lined streets of their Compton Heights neighborhood, Ron and Jessie Mueller’s 1905 three-story sits comfortably among its neighbors. But just beyond the front door of the 112-year-old residence reveals the couple’s fresh and quirky design that showcases their individual style, which Jessie thoroughly describes as indie folk with a mid-century vibe; comfortable yet eclectic; clean lines but quirky; even a bit bohemian. “It’s plant hoarder meets chickens and eggs meets babies,” she says with a laugh. Beyond having an aesthetically pleasing style, it was important that their home also take into consideration family-friendly living for their son. With the goal to fuse high quality design with comfortable living space, the Mueller’s turned to trusted interior designer and friend Jenny B with JIPSI Reclaim & Dwell, whom they worked with on a previous home and the couple’s business, to blend the diverse range of styles. Affectionately declaring Jenny their creative art director, Jessie says, ”she has an incredible style, but what takes her to a different level is how she thinks outside the box.” Evidence of her expertise include the mix of vintage and new cabinets in the kitchen, free-spirited bird wallpaper in the entry and stair risers and the whitewashed floors in the mas er bedroom. Jessie stumbled upon Jenny’s store on The Hill several years ago, and the two became instant friends after a brief conversation. Jenny, Ron and Jessie collaborated on their previous home in Lafayette Square. When they decided to move to Compton Heights three years ago, Jenny was one of the first calls they made.
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