An Eco-Friendly & Stylish Mid Century Home in Dallas

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Name: Melanie
Location: White Rock Lake — Dallas, Texas

My home is a mid century traditional built in 1950. I have lived here for three years with my husband Dalton and two pups, Addie and Mr. Cooper. It’s in East Dallas which has a bit of an eclectic vibe and really feels like an escape from the city without being too far.

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We purchased the home from Architect DJ Perkison, who designed the amazing back patio. Even though the house is only about 1,000 square feet the patio adds a ton of livable space! It’s definitely my favorite place to be!

(Image credit: Kris Ellis)
(Image credit: Kris Ellis)

DJ’s design focuses on being eco-friendly so she also added amazing sustainable features like solar panels and a rain collector. We have remained friends with the former owners and Dalton (a photographer) has done work for their business. I love that our house built that relationship! I know they loved it as much as we do.

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Dalton and I have complimentary styles – I’m a bit more bohemian to his mid century modern but it mixes well and mid century style furniture tends to be on the right scale since the house isn’t huge. I work as a photo producer at Wisteria so some of our larger pieces are from there. Our main source though it probably Craigslist – and of course IKEA!

Thanks, Melanie!

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