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Casual Dining Elevated

Already this was a fabulous spot for casual dining, with an incredibly lush view out the bay window, an inviting stone fireplace and enviable trim and beams.  We made the space even better with new limestone floors and by lowering the breakfast bar top so … Continue reading

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The Importance of Color and Floors When Selling A Home

The sellers had the foresight to know that to sell at competitive pricing, dated wallpaper needed to come down in the dining room, all walls needed a fresh coat of neutral paint, but most importantly, they needed to focus on … Continue reading

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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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Beautiful Breakfast Bar and Overflow

As part of her kitchen update, my client lowered her breakfast bar to counter height.  The benefits include a better connection between the kitchen and casual dining area, but also more counter space for food prep, serving or dining at … Continue reading

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NIGHTWATCH: Pittsburgh Paint Color of the Year 2019

PPG Paints has named Night Watch, a luxurious deep green, as its 2019 Color of the Year. The shade, which evokes lush foliage and the soothing influence of the outdoors, will be at the forefront of next year’s design trends, … 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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PEACOCK BLUE: Kelly Moore Color of the Year 2019

Kelly Moore has selected “PEACOCK BLUE” as their 2019 Color of the Year.  From Kelly Moore:  “Could Peacock Blue be the new Black in 2019?  This classic blue with green undertones is a hands down winner in the survey, capturing 35% … Continue reading

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