BM Glass Slipper 1632 "I've used this color so much that the paint chip is all bent and splattered with marks, like a cookbook. When I was five years old, I made my mother paint my room this color — a pale sky blue with a little gray in it. It's strong and fragile at the same time, and that's what most people don't realize about me. As aggressive as I am, I'm really soft inside." -Phoebe Howard
Boston designer Frank Roop poses on the stairwell. Read more about his inspiration for the home here. For more details, see resources. This story originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of House Beautiful.