Chr DAUER Architects
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Noe traditional-kids


A small, late 19th century Noe Valley house is comprehensively restored, re-designed, and furnished with a modern sensibility. Intact period details in the front living, dining, and bedroom spaces are uncovered and celebrated with assertive paint schemes. The kitchen and rear porch (spaces without salvageable or interesting original elements) are gutted and opportunistically reconfigured to maximize their utility and connection to the out-of doors.
Photography: John Hayes

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January 16, 2015
tinafin wrote:
what is the height of the ceiling? How long is the border color wall
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the ceilings are ±10',
the top of the picture rail (bottom of green) at about 9'
    Bookmark   January 16, 2015 at 3:23PM
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June 7, 2013
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an awesome company called Environments, its the "chroma chair". I just looked it up but it seems to have been discontinued, might try calling them to hear if it will be available in the future
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Thank you so much fit shearing, beautiful design
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January 2, 2012
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They are oak Akurum cabinets with red slide-out/under-mount red plastic bins.... all from Ikea
    Bookmark   January 2, 2012 at 10:35AM
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Thanks so much, this will work perfectly for me!
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November 6, 2011
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The Shabby Nest
Benjamin Moore's First Snowfall is a similar color.
    Bookmark   November 6, 2011 at 3:39PM
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My apologies for taking so long to respond,
the ceiling color is Benjamin Moore "Stem Green" #2029-40
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January 9, 2011
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I believe it's Ikea. However, the one available now is slightly different:

You can also get this through
    Bookmark   January 10, 2011 at 8:02AM
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It's perfectly fine to paint your ceiling with a bold color, even if the walls are white. Tip: If you have high ceilings that you want to visually bring down, take the ceiling color about one foot down onto the wall. The room will look much more cozy.

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