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“We removed an open fireplace from the bedroom, allowing us to reorient the space more effectively,” says Keller. “For this master suite, one owner wanted a feminine, floral look and the other, some design punch. We were able to cater to both. The feminine side comes through in the furnishings, rug and drapery, while the bathroom is in a strong, punchy blue. This contrasts with the predominant white of the mosaic floor tiles, the marble countertops and the cabinetry. The chandelier and a clawfoot bath add to the resort-like feel of this space.” Outwardly refined, the house now offers gracious functionality on the inside too, say the owners. Once gloomy spaces are now light, bright and open to the surroundings, and the wall of windows at the rear of the kitchen draws the eye through the home. “The banquette seating area is a favorite spot for family and friends. Whoever comes into the kitchen seems to automatically gravitate to this inviting corner.” To view plans and an image gallery online go to Top and above: The new master bathroom is more clearly opulent in style. Wall sconces are from Waterworks and the ceiling fixture is from Currey & Company. Tiny hexagonal floor tiles add to the classical appeal, as does the freestanding tub. The W Van Deusen Blue color is an exception to the white walls elsewhere in the home, and provides the drama that one owner wanted. more renovations at 29