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Annie Brahler chocolate wall paint with white tile from House Beautiful

Chocolate Bath

Now that I have your undivided attention – no melted chocolate, just paint! The master bath in this Illinois Victorian is contrast of brilliant white and creamy brown.  The paneled lower walls and crown moulding are painted bright white.  The upper walls, even the ceiling, are painted a dramatic dark chocolate – a bold move […]

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mahogany sideboard made into a double sink master bath vanity For the Love of a House blog

Sideboard Turned Vanity

Repurpose an antique sideboard into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece for the bath. DD2′s master bathroom remodel has been put on hold while we play the waiting game – the vanity is on backorder until mid-April.  Although I keep revisiting the option of repurposing a vintage piece, I don’t think it’s the right choice for her house.  […]

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antique marble sink on black lacquer console table by Melanie Pounds

Black Lacquer Console Sink

The desire to create an illusion of more space should never override function. I was enamored with interior designer Melanie Pounds’ home when it was featured in a local Birmingham, Alabama magazine – especially her White Oak Cottage Kitchen.  Despite having two children and two pets, the couple purchased a small cottage and relied on […]

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top hinged hutch door with chicken wire insert

Chicken Wire Chic

Finding its way from the barnyard into the main house, this material has some homeowners crowing. When we were building our cottage, I mentioned using chicken wire on two hutches in our kitchen.  I was met with a blank stare.  Would it have sounded better in French or Italian?  Probably not in my southern accent.  […]

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blue double soaker tub and oriental rug bathroom by Mary Watkins Woods

Red White and Blue Bath

Use an unexpected color scheme and furnishings to add personality to a space. This Fourth of July baby usually shies away from red, white and blue interiors, but this master bath soaker has me searching for my Mr Bubble.  The deep blue double slipper tub is an unanticipated color choice by designer Mary Watkins Woods.  […]

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