Motivated by her parents’ style then and now (“Imagine if the ’90s were done right!” she jokes), the Chicago designer carried the color mauve throughout the great room, while a saturated green is set against a grand four-poster bed with its own chandelier in the sleeping area.

In lieu of a formal dining table, Brooks added a banquette and breakfast nook with bonus storage underneath; the cozy outdoor couch near the fireplace is another desirable spot for sharing a bite.

Room for Two This petite kitchen is big on storage and style, maximizing every square foot with an abundance of cabinetry and unexpected texture.

Open Air A separate outdoor veranda with a dramatic fireplace off the boomer great room offers an intimate spot for friends to gather.

Lighting: Circa Lighting. Wallcoverings: Phillip Jeffries. Custom metalwork: Architectural Grille. Appliances: Signature Kitchen Suite. Fixtures: Elkay. Countertop: Caesarstone. Cabinetry: Avalon. Sofa: Kristin Drohan Collection. Stools and bench: Fabricut. Coffee table and additional furniture: Made Goods. Art: through the Weingarten Art Group. Tile: TileBar. Paint: Farrow & Ball.