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pull out storage. Not shoes. Maybe books or t-shirts for Zeke. Lovely!
sink! Hands free? Foot pedal?
wood cabinets with white subway tile & grey grout
glass doors on top
rolling blinds are cleverly disguised: They are recessed into their own alcove just above the window frames
steampunk!!!!!! copper pipes, light bulbs, toilet! This is MAGNIFICENT!
The door to the office, seen at the left, is actually an early-1900s bronze door from a bank. To the right is a closet door that has been given a porthole and an operating valve wheel to open and close the door. Between them is a 1930s copper still.
windows, ceiling, light. Two kitchens? Is one a bar?
CURVED CEILING & fretwork
curved porch roof from outside.
art deco tile
tiling pattern! NICE!
sliding+wood+patio+doors - just want one slider & one beside it. But multi-paned glass.
Sliding french door!
Dark wood doors & hardware/handles. NICE!
butcher block, white, high faucet with spray
butcher block & bowl sink?
. Hang portieres in open doorways. Floor-length drapes hung between rooms, called portieres, are an old tradition well worth reviving. They keep drafts in wide halls or unused rooms from making their way into warm spaces.
windows & roof line of porch
Choose awning or casement windows. There is a lot of talk about choosing insulated windows (which definitely helps!), but did you know that the style of your windows can affect how drafty they are? Some of the most common window types, including single- and double-hung and sliding windows, tend to leak a bit of air. Awning, casement and fixed windows provide the tightest seal.
above new hearth?
color ambiance with all that wood & glass!
Low eaves over the door. Bed is crosswise to peak of ceiling and under rafters. I don't know that I really like this, but it seems to work OK here.
rug & pillow interplay. Love the fireplace & kitchen too! Good light.
pot rack - linear!