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Paige also had the egg-dart design and brass finishes mimicked throughout kitchen cabinetry to match the design characteristics of the antique pieces. Past the formal living area is the kitchen and family room, where cream cabinetry punctuates itself among rich Brazilian cherry flooring and vivid red walls. Devan warmed up the kitchen’s original contemporary look with new Moroccan-style lighting, bar chairs, granite countertops and hardware. Checkered and floral prints give the room and eat-in kitchen a laidback cot-

tage feel, while the faux-finished fireplace and unique green-varnished coffered ceiling make striking statements. Of t h e t h r ee m u r a l paintings within the home, the collective favorite is of the Holy Spirit featured in the peak of the north wall overlooking the living room. Laid upon the walls in soft pastels, the art comes to life in the afternoon sun that casts through the rooms’ floor-to-ceiling windows. The mural was something that Paige and Mike sketched out together. “Our Catholic faith

is important to us, and we liked the idea of having something spiritual in our home,” she says. Other murals in the home include an MU Tiger and a charming rock and ivy embellishment along the entryway of the downstairs wine cellar door. In addition to the living areas and kitchen, the main floor includes the office, laundry room and master suite. Finished in soothing lavender tones, the suite is Paige’s retreat area, complete with a dual fireplace and sitting area. Through a set of French doors is her personal office, which features Jefferson City Magazine | 29

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