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DIGNIFIED DESK CHAIR

“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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DUPLICITOUS DUPLEX – PART IV

“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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STEP BY STEP – SOUL SISTERS

“One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” – Albert Schweitzer WENDI AND ME, 1966 Woman share an inexplicable bond with each other when they forge a deep connection whether it is by family ties or friendship.  My cousin Wendi is truly my sister from another mother.  Five […]

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DUPLICITOUS DUPLEX – PART III

“Every house where love abides and friendship is a guest, is surely home; and home, sweet home for there the heart can rest.” – Henry Van Dyke  BEFORE | GUEST BATH Upon completing Part One and Part Two of this palatial duplex, it was time to get cracking on the bedrooms and baths.  This highly trafficked […]

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DUPLICITOUS DUPLEX – PART II

“The kitchen really is the castle itself.  This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family.” – Mario Batali BEFORE | KITCHEN After remodeling the living and dining rooms, we couldn’t wait to dig into this kitchen, sink and all!  It was time to modernize not […]

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