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Recreating a Guest Bath to be Inviting and Usable

The design goals for this bathroom update: Convert a tub/shower combo to a more user-friendly walk-in shower. Create a more easily cleaned countertop by eliminating the lip around the bathroom sink. Expand counterspace by extending the countertop under a recessed linen upper. Create more … Continue reading

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Starting with the Jack and Jill

This client has a myriad of home improvements in mind – a new kitchen, floors,  furnishings and window treatments are all on her wish list.  But with water dripping through the wall from the Jack and Jill shower through the ceiling below, … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Laundry: Tempted to Take Up Sewing

This extraordinary laundry room services the needs of a large family in short order.  It also serves as an enticing workroom for my client’s love of sewing and crafting. It wasn’t always this inviting.  New limestone floors with the tiniest of … Continue reading

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A More Beautiful and Usable Guest Bathroom

To create a more beautiful and usable bathroom: Shower Improvements: Removed the curb and created an easy step down into the shower. Replaced a shiny brass shower door with a clean frameless door with polished nickel hardware. Expanded the shower door … Continue reading

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Seriously? A Laundry with No Storage?

Seriously?  A laundry room with no storage space?  Tide, Bounce, lightbulbs, batteries,  household cleaners, brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners are not decorative items we wish to “display”. While it’s irritating that new homes for sale tend not to have all the … Continue reading

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Fireplace Update Adds Drama and Space as a Bonus

“Ornate and overdone” is not my client’s style, so the fussy fireplace surround and mantel had to go.  Clean-looking 12×24 porcelain tile from floor to ceiling lifts the eye to take in the 14′ ceiling.  By eliminating unnecessary bookcases and clutter, we … Continue reading

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Contemporary Master Bath: Living Vicariously

What’s particularly fun about my vocation is that I get to design vicariously through my clients’ projects.  This project was exceptionally fun, since these are materials I might pick for myself if I were starting over from scratch.  Projects are especially … Continue reading

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