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help unify the living room and kitchen, which are adjacent to one another, Frances painted both in Benjamin Moore’s Chelsea Gray.
recovered in a floral fabric. In a past life, it was a set piece for a play that Chris produced. “It had white upholstery and every night, as part of the play, red wine would get spilled on it,” says Frances. Once the play closed, she was given the iconic Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed chair in exchange for her work on the set. The upholstered headboard in Frances and Chris’ bedroom, which is a converted garage, is from a furniture store where she once worked. Not a fan of its nailheads, she came up with a quick and easy fix: throwing a hide over it. For lighting, she opted for a pair of construction lamps from Home Depot. Initially, they were clipped to the top of the headboard. But the clips have long since broken and the lamps now drape over the headboard, high enough so neither Frances nor Chris bump their heads on the fixtures. The nightstands flanking the bed are wooden crates that she topped with custom-cut ¾-inch
Published on Apr 24, 2012
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