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“The dining room in my old house was truly magnificent, but by far the worst room for conversation.  I’d get up from the table, a very long table, and somebody would always say, ‘Paul, I never got to talk to you.” – Paul Lynde BEFORE | DINING ROOM The dining room pictured above belonged to […]

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“When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he’s doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911.” – Erma Bombeck BEFORE | BOY’S BATHROOM Many of my friends are at a stage where the kids have gone from child to young adult in the blink of an eye.   […]

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“The living room should be a place where we feel totally at ease – temple of the soul.” – Terence Conran BEFORE | LIVING ROOM Sometimes you meet someone and you just connect right away.  It can be their persona, style, or a mutual appreciation of something.  This was the case when I first met […]

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“If it’s the right chair, it doesn’t take too long to get comfortable in it.” – Robert De Niro  BEFORE | VINTAGE SWIVEL CHAIR When we stumbled across this chair, I thought about its former life.  Perhaps a banker or a lawyer spent hours each day in this grand throne long ago and its frame […]

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“You remember some bedrooms you have slept in.  There are bedrooms you like to remember and others and others you would like to forget.” – Carl Sandburg BEFORE | MASTER BEDROOM After completing the living and dining rooms, the kitchen, and guest room and bath, we come to the denouement of this transformative makeover of […]

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