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Updating an older darker house

This couple searched a few different neighborhoods in Waco and knew The Brick House was the one for them.

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Beauti-Tone: Loving it 3C2-8Like finding that perfect shade of lipstick, this is the red that commands attention in all the right ways.8. In other words, they should be a strong, dramatic, bold shade.Usually, your front door colour should not be repeated anywhere else on your house although I have seen some exceptions to that rule.The kitchen was one of my favorite spaces in the Craft home.The original red brick column is easily the main focal point of the kitchen, so I decided to go with classic white subway tile as backsplash so attention wasn’t detracted from that piece of original character.I also had the bar built around the column to create a clear boundary between the two spaces, dining room and kitchen, without blocking the natural light and keeping with the open floor plan.

I imagined this would be the perfect space for the Crafts to sit in the mornings and drink their coffee together before heading off to work.

In the dining room, I wanted to curate a space that was easily accessible, casual and inviting.

We refinished the original wood floors, and continued the same paint color and trim.

Beauti-Tone: Direct Line 436When purple is perfect it is downright majestic5.

Beauti-tone: French Navy Blue SC007Like a uniform or a great business suit, this colour commands respect. Beauti-Tone: Gitano FD038There’s nothing seventies about this brown.

This renovation began in the living room, where we were able to save the home’s original hardwood floors by simply refinishing them.