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Porcelain Pendants for Vintage-Inspired Kitchen Reno

Kitchen renovation checklist:
Create more space
Match the style of the home
Add seating
Add storage
Add American-made lights

Sounds like a tall order, but Sean Lewis, senior designer for Airy Kitchens in Philadelphia, was up to the task. This 1920s-era home suffered from a small kitchen and small laundry room. By removing a wall between the spaces, Sean was able to add more space and light.
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Featured Customer | Kitchen Island Right at Home in Laundry Room Reno

Like many properties in Tucson, Arizona’s Sam Hughes neighborhood, a registered national historic district, Katherine Ferguson’s home endured many changes through the years. The compound, called La Casa Catalina, features an original adobe structure built in the late 1920s, a main house added in 1935, and an enclosed porch added in the late 1950s.
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Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look

We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting design blogs, and our latest discovery — House 214 Design — is a visual delight. Writer Melinda McCoy uses her background in teaching and love of design to inspire readers to look at every design decision, no matter how small, as an opportunity to make an impression.
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