Building Beautiful on a Small Lot in Cape May

A designer captures the heritage as well as the changing vibe of Cape May, New Jersey, in her new family-friendly home “I didn’t need the house to be grand—just lovely,” […]

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Something Lovely – Children’s Bedroom

Bright, cheerful and childproof was the homeowners’ goal for a bedroom designed with their grandnieces in mind. Beds dressed in turquoise and white, a window seat offering toy storage, whimsical […]

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Something Lovely – Children’s Bathroom

White subway and penny tiles keep this Cape May, NJ, bathroom neutral so it will grow with the grandnieces as they do. An aqua and white architectural fragment hung on […]

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Something Lovely – Master Bedroom

Personal touches in the master bedroom include a mink bear named Maria by homeowner/designer Janis Schmidt’s grandnieces (in front of pillows). The chair, the top of which is seen in […]

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Something Lovely – Master Bathroom

Floor, counter and shower tile are all cream marble, as is the frameless walk-in shower in designer Janis Schmidt’s Cape May, NJ, home. The two-sided fireplace adds warmth and elegance, […]

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Something Lovely – Office

Mullioned windows above plantation blinds flood Joe Schmidt’s office with light. His mahogany desk and turquoise leather chair are backed by a stunning blue alcove wall echoed in a chenille […]

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Something Lovely – Passageway

A built-in unit serves as a storage and display area for Janis and Joe Schmidt’s collection of fine art objects in their Cape May, NJ, home, adding colorful interest to […]

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Something Lovely – Guest Bedroom

White pieces of coral on navy fabric are framed in white and displayed on a navy blue grass-cloth wall above a white linen headboard in this Cape May, NJ, guest […]

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