Original Art Glass Sculpture

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In the planning stage for an art glass sculpture that will be this room’s focal point … adding color and an incredible wow factor! Today we custom-selected colors and scale. So lucky to have this talented glass artist in the Dallas Design District and a client with a vision. Stay tuned.

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Guest Bath: Using “Leftovers”

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Love this bathroom and the efficiency of it all.

We combined leftover limestone floor tile from my client’s recent kitchen remodel, a remnant of fabulously veined Sea Pearl Quartzite and a price-performing subway tile to create an on-trend, soothing, spa-like “new” guest bath.

Other wow factors:  oversize pendant lights, a taller framed mirror, shower wall tile to the ceiling, transitional polished chrome plumbing fixtures, bath accessories and hardware.  The rectangular sink and drop-edge countertop add an extra element of “sleekness”.

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Guest Bath Perfectly Suited

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This updated guest bath suits the outdoorsy personalities of my client’s son and his young family perfectly.

The remnant of Cygnus granite we uncovered had the look of petrified wood, which paired perfectly with a porcelain bleached wood plank look-alike.  For extra interest, the plank was installed on the diagonal.

Additional improvements:  a taller tub for luxurious soaking; new clean-line champagne bronze plumbing fixtures, bath accessories and cabinet hardware; oversize shower wall tile installed to the ceiling with the narrowest of “Fusion” grout lines for easy-cleanup with a coordinating stacked tile accent; bronze vintage-inspired pendant lights with clear seedy glass shades; a new coordinating custom-framed mirror.

The combination comes across as rustic, yet modern; on trend and classy.  My client’s son’s response, “Mom, this is exactly me.  I love it!”

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Lakefront Laundry Makeover: More Usable and Beautiful Too

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The objective was not only to make this a more user-friendly laundry room, but to have it double-function as a beverage and service room for family gatherings and events.

By replacing a second refrigerator with both under-counter wine and beverage coolers, additional countertop space was created, handy for folding clothes, but also for food and beverage service.  The beautifully veined remnant of Fantasy Brown and the surprisingly affordable beveled subway backsplash tile add class to a typically boring space.  The stack of drawers next to the coolers store corkscrews, napkins and other party supplies while the new upper and corner broom cabinets keeps cleaning equipment and supplies concealed when the room is accessed by party-goers.

With more grandchildren on the way, this client prioritized utilizing every square foot wisely.

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Powder Bath: Keeping Up with the Kitchen

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With a newly remodeled adjacent kitchen, my client’s powder bath squealed for attention.  A beautiful Kravet wallpaper played off the kitchen tile and served as the inspiration for the other selections in her room.  We combined a remnant of leathered Fantasy Brown with a stunning and efficient vanity cabinet.  A polished nickel finish for the plumbing fixtures, lighting and bath accessories was the obvious choice given the gold and gray striated wallpaper.  Original matted art provides the perfect final punch.

 

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Let the Quilt Be the Star

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My client is a gifted quilter.  Now that her daughter’s bedroom has been calmed, her quilting talents come shining through.  What we did:  painted the accent wall a deeper shade of blue to “pop” the quilt; painted the other walls in the room a neutral taupe, so as not to compete; painted the headboard a true white to match the trim and newly installed crown mold; replaced worn shag carpeting with a luxurious plush; updated the ceiling fan; and installed new hidden tilt shutters.  Minor improvements with a significant impact.

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Trading Up with Feizy

Took advantage of Feizy’s “Trade Up” Program offered on their Fine Collection rugs to make this client’s stunning dining room even more inviting. Fresh colors. Current style. Beautiful texture.

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