Eclectic Edge-Kitchen2

For better visual flow between rooms, formerly dark walls and yellow cabinets were refinished in a light gray/blue palette.

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Tricks of the Trade-Study

The study is furnished with many of the homeowners’ existing pieces. “The desk came from the former living room. We reupholstered the chair to give it a fresh look,” Grant […]

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Tricks of the Trade-Kitchen Dining area

A single door to the sunporch was replaced with two tall, slim doors flanking a solid wall in the kitchen dining area. “The transoms above the doors help to open […]

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Eclectic Edge-Front Exterior

Built in 1902, the Dutch Colonial Revival-style home—located in Montclair’s historic Marlboro Park area—is full of ornate period details such as Ionic columns, dormer windows and graceful symmetry.

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Playing to Strengths-Custom Built-ins

Custom built-ins maximize the narrow space. Striking hard­ware completes the look. “We added glitzy knobs for sparkling glamour,” designer Karla Trincanello says. “A small refriger­ator stores wine for when girlfriends […]

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Cutting-Edge Cozy-Basement

Designer Maritza Capiro transformed the basement of the townhouse into an all-purpose space. One wall in the basement features storage, a sitting area and an another place to sleep.

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Shingle-Minded-Exterior Front

This classic shore home — swathed in cedar shingles — features an expansive front porch and a variety of architectural elements that add interest.

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Character Traits-Dining/living area

In the combined dining/living area, “the orientation of the furniture and lighting clearly defines each room,” Vacca says, but one large area rug unifies the two in a space-enhancing way.

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