Before and After: A DIY Kitchen Makeover
This Country Life: "I wanted the house to blend with the surroundings," Christine Hoffman says, "and to have some excitement too." Tour this colorful, fall-inspired home. By Jane Dagmi. Kitchen Items: "I love collectibles in multiples. It elevates an everyday object into a statement. Or so I tell myself to justify buying more!" says Christine. Photo Credit: Lucas Allen
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The juxtaposition of humble and fine materials creates intrigue and keeps a room feeling interesting and attractive.
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