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Keith Phillips

Happy New Year

special sections editor

Laura Kruty special sections art director

Andrea Ratcliff photographer

Everyone knows that the new year starts January 1— if you go by what the calendar tells you. In my mind, the new year actually begins sometime in March. There’s no exact date, and it’s not ushered in with a rowdy sequin-and-champagne– filled celebration. Instead, the new year kicks off when you can sense that winter mercifully, finally is over. When lazy days on the deck, drives with the windows down, and Saturday trips to the farmers market are soonto-be realities instead of far-off cruel teases. And when I pack away the heavy sweaters and hang up the snow shovel. Good riddance. Spring may have arrived later than normal this year, but my “new year” is finally here. This is the season when I feel most inspired to make some changes, especially when it comes to the home. If you’re also in the mood to switch things up, inside this magazine you’ll find plenty of inspiration and ideas for spaces both inside and out. In “Old World Retreat” (page 64) we show you a colorful Southern Indiana home that conjures up a sun-soaked Central American villa. On the flipside, the contemporary space featured in “Modern Appeal” (page 72) sports a mostly neutral—but never boring—color scheme, not to mention a great outdoor space I wouldn’t mind calling my own. Speaking of which, if your yard could use some help, on page 80 local landscaping pros share the most popular features in al fresco living. With such tricked-out amenities as misting systems and pizza ovens available, you may never go inside. And if you want—or really desperately need—better windows, updated countertops, a non-sagging sofa, or advice on how to decorate your living room, turn to page 87 for dozens of local home businesses and professionals ready to lend their expertise to make your space the best it can be. We hope you enjoy this issue of Indianapolis Monthly Home. You’re part of an exclusive group who has received it as a special addition to your regular subscription. So happy new year—no matter when and how you celebrate its arrival.

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contents I N D I A N A P O L I S M O N T H LY H O M E

2013 RESOURCE GUIDE

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HOME F R O N T

D E P A R T ME N T S

F E AT U R E S

Spring style

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21 Ring Bling

28 Color Theory

53 Five Great Rooms

Vibrant cloth napkins and glitzy napkin rings take your place settings to the next—more fashionable­—level. hot buys

22 Green Scene

This vibrant hue, capturing attention as Pantone’s Color of the Year, can turn your home into an Emerald City.

24 Outdoor Details

Usher in the warm-weather months with colorful and functional garden and patio accents.

26 Tile Style

Today’s varieties, whether glass, metal, or ceramic, are anything but square.

Freshen up your home with these designerendorsed hues.

32 Walls that Wow

64 Old World Retreat

36 Design of the Times

72 Modern Appeal

Modern versions of wallpaper add texture and interest without the fuss.

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Warm colors and stunning views accent this Spanish hacienda in Bloomington.

Need a fresh look? Try one of these interior trends.

Contemporary details dominate an efficient Bridgewater home.

Updates

80 Take it Outside

40 Better with Age?

Historic homes can present challenges for potential owners.

44 When Old Meets New

Heed these tips for a smoother remodeling experience. The great outdoors

[ON THE COVER] Modern and eye-catching details permeate this Bridgewater home, page 72. Photography by Tony Valainis.

Unique spaces found in five different Central Indiana homes.

48 Nature and Nurture

These plants and flowers will have birds and butterflies flocking to your yard. object of desire

160 Bright Idea

A dazzling light fixture sure to draw attention in any room.

You’ll want to be outdoors all year long with these in-demand details.

RESOURCES At your ser vice

88 Helping Hands

Professionals to guide you through homebuilding, landscaping, and more.

104 Finishing Touches

Features that make the room, from flooring to countertops to windows.

136 Home Accents

Where to buy furniture and other decor.

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Ring Bling The napkin’s job is far from glamorous. Yet elegant cloth versions kept in place by sparkling Swarovskiencrusted rings seem to elevate the napkin’s status to more of a centerpiece than a bland necessity. With a setup this pretty, you may not even want to dirty them. Deborah Rhodes napkins, $54 for two; L’Objet napkin jewels, $200 for four. All from Charles Mayer & Co., see listing, page 150.

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Green Scene

This vibrant hue, capturing attention as Pantone’s Color of the Year, can turn your home into an Emerald City. By Laura Kruty

Display spring blooms in the Saba (left), $119.95, or Floreana, $129.95, vases. Crate and Barrel, see listing, page 140.

Imperial Paisley (left) and Sketchbook printed fabrics, $11/yard, lend a graphic element. The French Seam, 3909 E. 82nd St., 841-1810.

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Clear and green beads dress up basic spreaders by Simply Designz, $32. Saks Fifth Avenue, The Fashion Mall, 816-0171.

Chips and dip stay separate yet together with this nifty bowl, $29.95. M.G. Tates, see listing, page 152.

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Usher in the warm-weather months with colorful and functional garden and patio accents. By laura Kruty

Bright, summery pots, $8.99 each, make for a spot-on home for flowers. Sullivan Hardware, see listing, page 154.

Hummingbirds won’t be able to resist the sweet nectar in this dual feeder, $26.95. Backyard Birds, 2374 E. 54th St., 255-7333.

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This whimsical platter, $24.95, makes for a “tray chic” way to serve food al fresco. M.G. Tates, see listing, page 152.

A purple-mosaic lantern, $28.95, creates soft outdoor ambience. Wild River Nursery, see listing, page 158.

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Tile Style Today’s varieties, whether glass, metal, or ceramic, are anything but square. By laura kruty

Above: Neelnox Z-15X tile with clear-diamond accents, $195/square foot, Santarossa Mosaic & Tile, see listing, page 128. Far left: Patria Coverings Co. Trend Foil Metal Mix, $35.87/square foot, EF Marburger, see listing, page 106. Near left: Solistone Micro Aluminum in brushed copper or brushed silver, $44.90/ square foot, Architectural Brick & Tile, see listing, page 106.

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DESIGN + DECOR

Chocolate brown and apricot come together for a cozy look.

Color Theory Freshen up your home with these designer-endorsed hues By Lori D. Roberts

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ChoosE the right color wisely, and your room can look modern and fresh. But take a bad spin on the color wheel, and you may find yourself starting the process all over again. Quit guessing. We asked local designers to share their favorite hues and hints for adding them to your home.

Going gray Gray is the new go-to hue for interior designers. The versatile color changes shades depending on lighting and the colors that surround it. Nikki Sutton, principal and owner of Level Interior Architecture + Design, gravitates to a cooler gray hue. Jill St. Claire, project designer at Mitsch Design, likes to pair a warmer gray with whites and caramels. “Gray has become what chocolate brown was 10 years ago,” St. Claire says. Not a gray type? Lu Olp, senior interior

designer with Kittle’s Design Studio, still loves beige and off-white. “They’re always in style,” she says. “You can add any accent color and make them flexible forever.”

Accent marks Punctuate those neutral tones with vivid accents, or calm a room with soothing watercolors. Julie Boutilier, owner of Cornerstone Interiors, reaches for earthy colors like oatmeal and brown and then adds a pop of rich chestnut or apricot

with upholstery fabric, draperies, pillows, or rugs. In a bedroom, she might add gossamer blue for a Nantucket flavor. St. Claire creates an urban feel with chartreuse and violet accents. Sue Ellen Jourdan, an interior designer with Luxe Home Interiors, says vibrant orange is squeezing its way onto the scene. She likes to use it in pottery, pillows, or throws. “Tangerine orange is a color that’s become very popular because it really warms the space,” she says. Sutton likes pale green, teal, and aqua. But her favorite color right now is white— bright, stark white to contrast with furniture and accessories. She might pick up quirky secondhand pieces and paint them white, like the amber-gold owl figurines she repurposed for a client. “I feel like white rooms set off the design of the furnishings and let them be the contrast,” she says. Use those accent colors wisely, Olp says. Too many together will create a clash. “Every piece in the room doesn’t have to be a ‘lead singer,’” she says. “You need a backup band.” n

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Wallpaper’s back, and it’s not the stuff that left permanent marks on the walls, the decor you vowed never to use again. Newer versions are removable and reusable. And instead of froufrou florals, today’s styles lean toward oversized designs, geometric prints, and textures such as grasscloth or linen. “I think people are getting tired of just paint because that’s been in style for so long,” says Heather Martin, store manager at Carmel Design. Bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens, and baths are likely wallpaper targets. Martin reports a lot of grays and neutral wallpaper colors, with greens and citrusy yellow adding accents. Navy is on its way up as well. Manufacturers are even offering a non-woven wallpaper option that will come off in neat sheets rather than the little slivers that can drive homeowners to tears during the removal process.

“I think people are getting tired of just paint because that’s been in style for so long.” Wallpaper can add depth and texture, whether it’s the grasscloth look mentioned above or from wall flats offered by Inhabit in Indianapolis. These 3/4-inch modular tiles come in 12 different patterns such as “seesaw” and “stitch.” On the wall, they create movement and depth, changing with the light and shadows. Most wall tile clients cover the whole wall and paint them to match the room, says Jennifer Tuttle, who owns Inhabit with her husband, Mike. Some will display a few tiles in an accent color for a pop of color and texture. “I’ve seen people make headboards out of them or wall decorations where they just put a few up,” Tuttle says. n

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Walter Knabe at work in his Indiana Design Center studio.

Paper Pointers We asked Walter Knabe, owner of Walter Knabe Studios, for a few ideas for using wallpaper. The artist, whose studio creates custom wallpaper in addition to carrying ready-made versions, offered these suggestions: 1. Cover only one wall. The accent wall anchors the room and adds to the story, Knabe says. 2. Like the print, hate the color? Most prints come in different color combinations that may speak to your tastes. Always ask, and consider custom wallpaper designs if your favorite combo isn’t available. 3. Consider a large-scale print, no matter the size of the space. “I’ve done a lot of oversized bathrooms with oversized prints that were very dramatic and exciting and unexpected by hitting that scale in the bathroom,” Knabe says.

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One popular design feature is reclaimed wood, used here in this room’s floors.

Design of the Times Need a fresh look? Try one of these interior trends By Lori D. Roberts

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Clean lines. Oversized designs. Warm textures. Cool colors. Local homeowners are reinventing their spaces with updated features and furnishings. They’re adding spa elements to their master baths and glossy colors to their cabinetry. They’re stimulating the senses with new shades and surfaces. “There’s a real focus on texture right now,” says interior designer Marika Klemm, owner of Marika Designs. “I’m seeing really glossy cabinets. There’s definitely a strong trend with wood—reclaimed wood, raw wood that’s textured or distressed—and a lot of nubby fabrics.” Soft grays, browns, and whites create a versatile backdrop for almost any design. Klemm sees deeper accent colors, such as smoky blues and deep purple, popping up in accessories and artwork. Julie O’Brien, interior designer and owner of Julie O’Brien Design Group, says brighter, fresher colors are replacing yesterday’s yellow undertones. Bold patterns are making their own statements. “Patterns are becoming very important again,” she says. “For a long time, patterns ceased to exist, or if they did exist, they were very traditional.” Furniture design is leaning toward clean and crisp. Lacquered wood has quietly come back in whites and grays, although the styles haven’t yet reproduced the lacquered yellows, oranges, and reds that were so popular in the ’60s. Mirrored furniture is enjoying a new life in simple, streamlined designs. “The trend is not traditional, not contemporary, but it’s that big transitional area where you can mix those styles together,” says Linda Mordoh, an interior designer and owner of Savvy Decor. “So you might have simple lines in furniture with one antique piece thrown in.” Lucite is gaining popularity, Mordoh says, with the clear material showing up on doorknobs and cabinet pulls. Dining room chairs may feature Lucite legs for a modern, sleek effect. Homeowners are also harnessing the power of technology to pamper themselves at home. To create a spa feel in their master bathrooms, they’re piping in

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Designer Marika Klemm opted for blue and purple furnishings to accent this room.

music and choosing showers that create moods with colors and multiple spray options, Klemm says. Adding glass to interiors continues to be popular. O’Brien sees a lot of glass light fixtures with elegant teardrop or round shapes. Slumped glass, in which glass has been molded or shaped, adds texture and weight to furnishings and windows. “They’re using slumped glass to make tabletops and replace interior windows

and doors,” O’Brien says. The women of the home are finally carving out some space for themselves. For years, moms have been asking for study areas where they can catch up on bookkeeping while the kids do homework. Klemm recently did what she terms her first “lady cave,” a room designed with happy colors and comfortable furnishings. “Women deserve a retreat also,” she says. n

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AFTER A bay window restored by Brown Remodeling.

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Getting older can seem like a mixed blessing. That is, unless someone loves you—wrinkles, sags, peeling plaster, and all. “Anyone interested in purchasing a historic home should approach the situation with their eyes wide open,” says Chad Lethig, Indianapolis preservation coordinator at Indiana Landmarks. “Hiring a knowledgeable contractor to provide estimates will help buyers identify renovation costs and negotiate an offer on a house.” Scott Brown, owner of Brown Remodeling, agrees. “[Specialists] know what to look for and how to advise people in dealing with the issues found in 150-year-old houses.” Here are some things to keep in mind with older homes:

Brown Remodeling used fresh paint and a new railing, among other improvements, to spruce up the exterior of this Franklin home.

Brown says water management tops the list of inspection concerns. “Many historic houses have built-in gutter systems,” he explains. “When they leak, they create rot from the inside out, which is difficult to detect.” Lethig likes to start at the bottom and work his way up. “Moisture on basement floors and water stain marks on foundation walls will

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usually necessitate drainage work around the foundation,” he says. Basements can reveal other problems. “It’s common for entire floor joists to be cut out to accommodate duct work for modern air-conditioning systems or to run additional plumbing,” Brown says. “Over time, floors sag, door frames shift, and walls crack. Those essential parts must be replaced to ensure the integrity of the home.” Outdated electrical systems can pose serious dangers. “The old knob-and-tube wiring in older homes is rarely problematic,” Lethig explains. “Problems result from improper splices and alterations. Plus, today’s homeowner requires a much heavier electrical load, so budgeting for a complete electrical replacement makes sense.” Living up to today’s environmental standards can be a challenge for an older house. “In most cases, we need to drill holes in either interior or exterior walls to install insulation,” Brown says. “Plaster walls are designed to breathe, so it is important to know what type of product will prevent moisture buildup.” By law, lead-based paint, common in older homes, will require handling by a specialist. Veteran homes are eccentric by nature and, at times, a bit cranky, but Lethig insists the benefits far outweigh the trouble. “Older homes do possess some interesting quirks and funky squeaks, but when I walk across a floor and it talks back to me, I consider that to be one of the richest experiences I can have as a homeowner.” Renovating a historic home is preserving a piece of history, Brown says. “The quality of material used in historic homes is far superior to anything being used today,” he says. “If well maintained, they can last a hundred more years.” n

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Giving your home a facelift doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some tips from the pros to help you accomplish your goal with less pain. Do your research. For a realistic bid, be prepared to discuss your project in detail from the get-go. “If you have a good plan and a good understanding of the bid, then everything else goes a lot smoother,” says Brad Bowman, owner of Homes by Design. Ask for references and work samples to gauge the quality of their work and to ensure they specialize in projects the same type and scope of yours. It’s also important to feel comfortable with your renovator. “When you are remodeling, you are inviting a lot of people into your house,” says Steve Gray, owner of Steve Gray Renovations. “Keep interviewing until you find someone you can trust.”

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“The happiest homeowners are the ones who are the most flexible.” Make final decisions on materials and products as soon as possible. It can take several months for some items to be delivered, Bowman points out, and you want to avoid unscheduled interruptions once work begins. Have realistic expectations. If you’ll be living in your home during the remodel, discuss what that will mean for everyone involved. What time does the remodeler typically begin? Will you have time to get the kids off to school? Timing must be carefully coordinated so disruptions to your family are minimized while allowing the project to progress efficiently. Be sure to address any concerns prior to the project’s start, such as how your belongings and flowerbeds will be protected. “Another thing that is extremely important to our clientele is cleanliness,” Gray

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says. “What will your house look like each night after they leave?” Keep the communication going during the project. According to Gray, a lack of communication at this point—the crew doesn’t show up when scheduled or your remodeler doesn’t return your phone calls—should raise a red flag that the project may not be going well.

Be adaptable. Remodeling projects, especially in older homes, are notorious for “scope creep.” Necessary fixes that weren’t covered in the bid may be revealed, and materials may not arrive when promised. Although things may not always go according to plan, Bowman says, “the happiest homeowners are the ones who are n the most flexible.”

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The buddleja davidii, or butterfly bush, is a favorite of monarchs and other butterflies.

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No garden is complete without graceful butterflies and colorful songbirds. To attract them to your yard, give them a steady source of food, water, and protection. Consider adding these plants that have earned the bird-and-butterfly seal of approval and see what a difference they make in your backyard.

1. Salvia guaranitica (black-and-blue salvia) The color red may attract hummingbirds, but it’s nectar they crave. This showy annual boasts nearly black stems and seed casings that contrast with its purple-blue tubular blossoms. “Hummingbirds are attracted to flowers with a tubular shape,” says Dottie Wright, a greenhouse manager with Dammann’s Lawn and Garden Center. “If you plant this salvia next to your feeder, it’s the flower they’ll be fight-

ing over.” Other hummingbird favorites include geraniums, hostas, bee balm, pineapple sage, and honeysuckle.

2. Asclepias (butterfly weed, swamp milkweed, or common milkweed) “This is the monarch’s host plant—the only plant it can lay its eggs on and that its caterpillars can later feed on,” says John Lane, landscape designer with Noll Landscape Group. “It’s also the monarch’s final

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destination on a long, difficult migration from Mexico. Without this plant, there are no more monarch butterflies.” Plant this fragrant native Indiana flower in an undisturbed area of your garden near protective shrubs and trees. You’ll enjoy butterflies all summer long as their eggs hatch right in your backyard.

3. Buddleja davidii (butterfly bush) This fast-growing shrub attracts and provides nourishment for mature monarchs, other butterflies, and hummingbirds. It comes in a variety of colors, blooms from summer to fall, and requires little maintenance.

4. Cornus racemosa (gray dogwood) A native shrub, the gray dogwood does double-duty, offering both shelter and edible berries for birds. Its late spring–flowering white blooms yield berries in summer. In fall, its leaves turn a brilliant purplered. Other berry-producing food sources include crab apples, hollies, hawthorns, and viburnums, but don’t stop there. “Birds seek out food sources from different plants at different times of the year, so a variety of plant life is necessary for their survival,” Lane says.

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(purple coneflower) A dominant seed head is surrounded by drooping petals on this striking native perennial. A favorite for seed-eating birds, it also attracts monarchs, painted ladies, swallowtails, and various other butterflies. Other perennials that provide food for seed-eating birds include black-eyed Susan, goldenrod, and coreopsis. “You want to avoid pesticides and chemicals to make sure the birds and butterflies get a n healthy snack,” Wright says.

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Bathroom Bliss Though the exterior of this home was designed to blend in with its historic downtown-Zionsville surroundings, inside, the master bathroom proves to be a worthy modern counterpart. The design started with the spacious 5-foot–by–6-foot shower, says Michele Boggs, interior designer and owner of MB Designs. A transom window helps achieve the homeowners’ wish for an open, airy feel, while a mix of travertine and glass tiles in square and rectangular shapes adds visual interest to the shower. A free-standing tub proved to be a better fit for the overall layout and is accented with a custom stainedglass window-hanging from Fox Studios. The same shower tiles are used on the backsplash for the vanity area, which features stainless-steel fixtures and a large custom-cut mirror. To prevent unwanted clutter, everything from towels to hair appliances has its place in the custom-made cabinetry by Miller Maid Cabinets. Even the placement of the electrical outlets was carefully considered so that they remain mostly out of sight. 54

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Good, Clean Fun The pros at Hoskins Interior Design are strong advocates of a pretty laundry room. “You spend so much time in there, it ought to be beautiful,” says Kathy Hoskins, senior interior designer. “Most of our clients love that idea.” The owners of this Carmel home, which underwent a nearly total renovation, were no exception. The room’s design started with the slate floors, which are easy to maintain. “We like natural products, and slate is a great one,” Hoskins says. The room wasn’t quite big enough for an island, so the Hoskins team instead The towering brick wall, painted designed a movable table made by Zionsville Custom black for high drama, separates a Cabinets. The chandelier, from Currey & Company, feaformal living and dining area (above) tures real beads—an earthy fromwooden a hearth room (opposite, top) element that works nicely and with the slate tiles. The colors adjoining kitchen and breakfast in the wallpaper and window treatments by Thibaut area (opposite, bottom)—but just Wallpaper & Fabrics also complement the flooring, barely. It was purposely left open and on custom cabinets sides so that feel above both the washer andguests dryerwould add plenty of storage. The to meander from room “She to room. ownerfree adores her new space. loves spending time in there,” Hoskins says. 56

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Water World When their daughter moved into a room that was once a library with dark-wood bookshelves, these homeowners called upon decorative artists at Blice Edwards to make the room more suitable for a little girl. Her wish? A tropical underwater mural on the walls. After drawing in each line with pencil, the team went to work. From start to finish, the whole project took about one week and was painted directly on the wall, as opposed to a removable canvas, says Chris Blice, principal and project manager. With seashells, tropical fish, a dolphin, and coral, the room now has the desired effect. But there’s also a 3-D element thanks to various rhinestones and pearls glued on to the wall, which glint when the light catches them. Hanging from the skylight is a light fixture composed of two salad bowls, a glass globe, and rickrack decorative trim. Created to look like a jellyfish, the makeshift accessory catches visitors’ attention. “Now [the homeowners] have people wanting to know where they got the light,” Blice says. 58

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A basketball hoop in a driveway or tacked to the side of a barn is quintessentially Hoosier. In-home courts, on the other hand, are still largely an exclusive feature. Carl McIntyre, owner of Carrington Homes, estimates he’s built about a dozen such courts, including the one in this Indianapolis-area home. The owners wanted a large enough space for their grandkids to play and to host family functions. They also thought it would help increase resale value, McIntyre says. The space measures in at 35 feet by 29 feet and features a red paint scheme. Impact-resistant fluorescent lights stand up to errant high-flying toys, and a commercialgrade urethane finish protects the floor against wear and tear. Thinking of creating your own Bankers Life Fieldhouse? To avoid any technical fouls, you’ll need ample space, and ceilings of at least 17 feet are a must, McIntyre says. Sound-dampening panels to lessen echoing are also a smart choice.

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Bottle Service Initially built for a Homes of Distinction tour, this Zionsville residence was designed to be something people hadn’t seen before. That idea extended down to the basement. The home, built by Chris Carnell and Scott Bates of Christopher Scott Homes, has a rustic look, Bates says, both inside and out. In conjunction with Zionsville-based decorative painters PJD Creations, the pair designed the 12-foot–by–6-foot wine cellar to reflect that same style. Though the shelves look like stone, they’re actually concrete that PJD shaped, scored, and colored by hand. The bottle-holders are fashioned from cylindrical ceramic drain tile, and the ceiling is a rustic plank wood with curved track lighting. As is common with wine cellars, the space is insulated with greenboard drywall and conditioned windows and doors to steady the temperature around 55 degrees. The room stores about 300 bottles, Bates says. n 62

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retreat Warm colors and stunning views accent this Spanish hacienda in Bloomington

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Iron fixtures punctuate the front hallway, at the end of which is a display niche with colorful decorative tiles.

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in Bloomington, this secluded property evokes the feel of a 19thcentury Spanish hacienda. Upon entry into the warmly lit main artery of the home, one can’t help expecting Don Quixote to burst through one of the doors on the way to his next adventure. “We worked on this plan for over three years,” says Savvy Decor owner Linda Mordoh, allied ASID. “The homeowners were very specific about what they wanted, and the outcome speaks for itself.” It’s Old World style at its best. Wood, metal, and the warm palette of the Southwest dominate the home, whether in the handmade rough-hewn beams stretched across the ceiling; the colorful walls handglazed by decorative artist Gina Rosenow; or the custom-made, handforged iron banister by blacksmith Jack Brubaker. Having scoured the Internet and design catalogs in search of the perfect items for the house, the homeowner eventually

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sourced many of the light fixtures, ceramic tiles, and accent pieces from Mexico and Guatemala. Much of the furniture features the same heavy-wood feel of the doors with embedded nails. “We really wanted a lot of details that would reflect the Spanish look we wanted to achieve,” the homeowner says. Those include selections from Pittsburgh Paints’ Hacienda Style Color Palette on the walls; multicolored tiles from online retailer Tierra y Fuego; and artwork by painter Simon Silva, who is from the same Southern California hometown as the homeowner’s husband. The kitchen is truly the heart of the home. Family dinners are a very special part of the day, and on any given night, the owners and their children may gather around the massive honed-granite island with large cutting board featuring built-in shelves that house a microwave, blender, and mixer. Or, they’ll meet around

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Intricate tiles line the rise of each step (this page). The dining room table is from Guatemala (opposite page).

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the casual banquette table that boasts a view of the lake, as well as the kitchen TV. The homeowner fell in love with a large, hand-forged light fixture from 2nd Avenue Lighting, featuring a swirled pattern on the bottom and red glass beads on the sides. It became a central part of the kitchen. “That fixture looked like art to me, and I loved the jeweled look on the sides,” says the homeowner. “It was the first piece I picked out.” “The kitchen is really where the design plan started,” Mordoh explains. “From there, we created this lovely upholstered eating area, cabinetry, and layout that set the stage for the rest of the home.” The homeowner also had a strong hand in choosing the 68

colors and designing the patterns that are featured in the tiled backsplashes in the kitchen, laundry room, and along the curved staircase. Though much of the Pittsburgh Paints’ hacienda palette includes muted colors, the pottery and tile were places she felt she could kick up the color a notch and offer something bright and shiny to complement otherwise soft hues. The two kitchen sinks, as well as the vessel bowl in the mudroom bathroom, are hammered copper. The powder bathroom features a Talavera-style bowl sink from Mexico. “I think that offers another one of those unique touches that we love,” the homeowner says. Just off of the kitchen is a walk-through pantry that’s sure to be any chef ’s dream. Open to both the hallway and the kitchen, its nearly triangular shape is non-traditional but keeps the feel

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of the Spanish villa alive with its antique red doors complete with wrought-iron inserts, baskets, and open shelving. The living-room area is another warm space that’s separate from the kitchen, yet it feels accessible thanks to two large windows that enable conversation and connection. The living room uses many of the same heavy wooden Mexican and Guatemalan furnishing styles found in other areas of the home but also comfortable sofas and a mix of leather and fabric textures that invite everyone to curl up and sit a spell. “One thing we did differently in the living space is that we didn’t do window treatments,” Mordoh says. “They have no neighbors nearby, so why bother? And this way, they can really enjoy the lake, the change of the seasons, and use nature’s colors as part of their home’s design plan.” The master suite is a sparsely decorated area with muted colors that inspire rest and relaxation—the only pop of color comes from a Tiffany lamp on the nightstand. The homeowner chose to stick with traditional earth tones when considering a palette for her bedroom and master bath, which includes a walk-in shower, crystal chandelier, and handpainted cabinetry. Though the homeowner has dedicated nearly four years of her life to the project, it’s still a work in progress. Mordoh says she appreciates working with someone who was not afraid to use color and who cared about the craftsmanship and culture of each piece that was selected. “She chose every element thoughtfully and didn’t rush it,” Mordoh says. “I think that made all the difference in the end result.”  ■

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Appeal Contemporary details dominate an efficient Bridgewater home

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transitioning to life beyond the nest, Brian and Kelly Smith were ready to make a few changes of their own. When contemplating their Bridgewater ranch, the couple not only wanted to downsize, but create a contemporary space in which to enjoy the next phase of their lives. They worked with Homes by McKenzie to craft an open floor plan that would transition well from room to room and make use of the natural light streaming through the windows, and tapped Cynthia C. Walker—allied ASID, RID, and owner of Walker Designs—to develop an interior-design scheme. The Smiths also began streamlining their possessions and choosing what would best fit the new digs. Texture, efficiency, and architectural detailing were the dominant elements of the overall design plan. The Smiths wanted the limestone fireplace to serve as the centerpiece of the main floor, balanced by the 7-foot Baldwin grand piano and “command center” kitchen island that enables family and guests to gather in a single space. “Everything was well thought-out,” says Walker, who notes that there are no sharp edges in the kitchen and that every curve, arch, and line was given due consideration. “Each detail was taken into account.” In the Smith home, the ordinary becomes the extraordinary, whether it’s the geometric mixed-media chandelier above the dining-room table, the Eames chair and sectional sofa in the living room, or the slab-vessel sinks that sit atop

NEUTRAL TERRITORY | Eye-catching details are abundant, including the living-room fireplace (above), dining-room chandelier (below), and the staircase, fireplace tile, kitchen lighting, and master bathroom (opposite page).

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“We really do love the entire space, but our absolute favorite part is the outdoor porch and patio area.”

AL FRESCO LIVING | Pops of color and cushy furniture make for an inviting outdoor space.

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the counter in the master suite. In addition to the gathering areas and guest suite on the main level, there’s also an efficient home-office space tucked behind the kitchen that allows Kelly to multitask when she needs to and close it off when she’s finished. “We created a space behind the kitchen that did not remove her from the rest of the house,” Walker says. “For the day-to-day things, this small space is perfect for her computer and printer.” The Smiths love to entertain—indoors and out—so the open floor plan also provides an opportunity to segue to the outdoor patio hardscape. Designed by both Walker and Hittle Landscaping, it includes a fountain, a fire space, an entertaining area, an outdoor TV, and a large, custom-designed buffet by RL Hahn that lets Kelly set up a food station without running back and forth. “We really do love the entire space, but our absolute favorite part is the outdoor porch and patio area,” Brian says. “The fact that it flows directly from our main living area to this outside room to a beautifully landscaped private patio area, and it is equipped with great furniture, lighting, and audio/visual, makes us want to spend as much time there as possible.” Beyond the gathering area inside is the laundry room and master suite. The latter is a tribute to minimalism and offers a sense of sanctuary at the end of a long day. A custom-designed, oversized padded headboard complements the bed, as well as two nightstands and a desk that belonged to Brian’s grandmother. “While they didn’t take a lot of pieces from the old place with them, this one was very important, and he wanted to make sure to find a

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“Cynthia is our dear friend and had a strong sense of how we live.”

SLEEK STYLE | The basement’s gallery-style wall displays family treasures (above). A colorful Kravet bench provides end-of-bed storage in the master bedroom (right). Opposite page: Entertaining is easy with the basement wine cellar and bar.

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place for it,” Walker says. “The shimmery bench at the end of the bed has a lot of color in it, but it is still subdued and blends well with the warm grays that serve as the neutral foundation for the main floor.” The master bathroom features a floating tub, a clear shower, a walk-in closet (complete with a charging bay for electronics), a towel warmer, chrome fixtures, and edgy, dark-metal hardware that matches the room’s two curved, contemporary overhead light fixtures. “Lighting is always a big deal for me, and we certainly committed lots of time and thought and resources to the lighting design,” Brian says. With everything clean and serene on the main floor, the Smiths opted for a pop of color and some traditional elements in their basement family room. The warm, rich colors of the area welcome guests to the secondary kitchen space and a family area perfect for impromptu gettogethers. There’s also a wine cellar just off the kitchen that can hold 500 bottles in the racks, with an additional 200 in the wine chiller. The room is sealed to preserve the collection using the basement’s natural coolness. A lighted gallery-style wall along the basement bedroom wing creates a display for the family’s precious mementoes, including Brian’s awards and a collection of Herend bunnies from Hungary that Brian has given Kelly over the years. The two bedrooms are connected via a Jack-and-Jill bath and are located across from the craft room, in which Kelly can spread out supplies to create props and other accessories for high-school show choirs. Also nearby is the utility room, which contains the works for the sound system and high-efficiency HVAC unit. Walker says she was thrilled to be given the opportunity to work with the Smiths in order to create a functional and fashionable living space that would meet their lifestyle needs. “Cynthia is our dear friend and had a strong sense of how we live,” Brian says. “She had a bird’s-eye view that gave her great insights. We all know and trust each other so much that it was easy to be direct about the ideas we loved and those that we didn’t—she knows us so well.”  ■

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Homeowners can dive into a slew of options, including pools and kitchens, to upgrade their outdoor spaces.

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take it outside You’ll want to be outdoors all year long with these in-demand details

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Lush plants make an enticing invitation to head outside.

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No one’s forgotten last summer’s super-hot drought conditions. So it’s no surprise that keeping cool is among the top requests for outdoor spaces. “Pergolas and shade have become more pressing as the climate has become warmer,” says Rob Delaby, owner of Shane’s Outdoor Living & Landscaping in Fortville. He’s also installing a lot more outdoor fans this year. Lowell Rolsky, president of Pro Care Horticultural Services in Carmel, notes an upswing in requests for misting systems, similar to the cooling stations offered at Disney parks. If they’re tied into an existing irrigation system, they can be conveniently winterized at the same time as the irrigation system.

incorporating nature Last year’s weather has also influenced plant selections. “Folks want us to incorporate a greater amount of drought-tolerant materials in the landscape,” Delaby says. “Flowers take a lot more water, so people are trying to get more color variation using shrubs like green velvet boxwoods and junipers or blue fescue grass. This year, it’s all been focused around the extreme variations in the climate and trying to ensure that whatever investment they’ve made will be protected.” Water features are always in demand for their cooling effect and soothing sound. “It doesn’t have to be something ornate or overly expensive; it can be as simple as a bubbling rock,” Rolsky says. “Waterless” fountains, which contain the water

A fun way to cool off, pools are just one water feature homeowners can request. Often more decorative than functional, fountains, such as those that contain water underground, are a popular choice for their soothing sounds.

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underground, are an especially good choice for families with small children or animals. There’s also less maintenance with a waterless fountain—no leaves or other debris to clean out of the basin.

fully functional kitchens and more Hot items for the kitchen include pizza ovens, warming drawers, smokers, kegerators to keep home brews and beer on tap, and built-in blenders. Trash containers can be built into countertops and covered with a sliding cutting board for easy access. “People are becoming more aware of the possibilities,” Rolsky says. “Anything under the sun can be utilized outdoors.” As homeowners are putting more money into their outdoor spaces, they want to be able to use them well into the fall. Built-in heating elements can accomplish that. There’s also the ever-popular fireplace and fire pit, bowl, or table to create a comfy gathering space during the cooler months. Try adding interest in a gathering area with a metal or multimedia sculpture. Rustic, natural stone is the material of choice to tie everything together, but pavers and aggregate concrete are also popular.

planning for the big picture With outdoor spaces, multipurpose is out, and designated areas—grill/kitchen, cocktail, nature, gathering, or game—are in. You can create a plan and carry it out in phases to get the space of your dreams. n

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Kitchen Aid Sleek and modern, like this Meridian-Kessler kitchen, or stately and traditional, the home you want can be yours with the help of Central Indiana’s experts. Guidance on designing a new bathroom or choosing light fixtures and flooring is just a page-turn away. Kitchen by Nathan Alan Design, see listing, page 96.

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Custom Homebuilders and Architects A3design 423-0718 a3studio.com The Anderson Corporation 867-2880 theandersoncorporation.com Axis Architecture 264-8162 axisarch.com Bedrock Builders 770-3900 bedrockbuilders.com

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Maple Road Construction 283-2040 mapleroadinc.com Maxson Remodeling & Construction 769-6696 maxsonbuild.com Ooley’s Custom Remodeling 881-5524 ooleyscustomremodeling.com

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My favorite thing in my house, besides my dogs of course, is my fireplace. It sold the house to me because I’ve always  pictured having a real fireplace like my Mom and Dad did in their home. It makes the house more ‘homey.’ We use it year round and actually chop our own wood. We have an old house and still have oil heat, so we have literally needed it for warmth when we’ve accidentally forgotten to fuel up our oil during the winter. It’s in the main room we hang out in and really is my favorite thing in our home.”

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Finishing Touches Appliances Best Buy Amid its aisles of smartphones, video games, and laptops, Best Buy’s got you covered in the kitchen and laundry room too, with all the appliances you’ll need. And if a store doesn’t carry something, have it shipped to a location near you for no charge. Multiple Central Indiana locations 888-237-8289 bestbuy.com Clark Appliance Clark is more than just an appliance store. Yes, you can find an updated refrigerator or an energyefficient washer or dryer at the 100-year-old company, but you can also take a cooking class or two while you’re there. 8251 S. U.S. Highway 31 885-0646; 5415 E. 82nd St. 863-0542; Clearance Outlet 8767 Boehning Ln. 898-0135 clarkappliance.com

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Fry’s Electronics At this northeastside megastore, you’ll find all the familiar brands to outfit your kitchen or laundry room in style, such as Whirlpool, Maytag, Samsung, and GE. 9820 Kincaid Dr. Fishers 594-3101 frys.com Hh gregg Fine Lines You’ve installed your countertops and cabinets; now it’s time to complete your luxury kitchen with appliances. HH Gregg Fine Lines carries brands such as Sub-Zero, Jenn-Air, KitchenAid Architect, and more. 4161 E. 96th St. 888-877-3463 hhgreggfinelines.com Sears Whether you want to replace just one item or the whole shebang, Sears can help with more than a dozen appliance brands available. 5425 E. Thompson Rd. 791-0279; 10400 E. U.S. Highway 36, Suite 600 Avon 271-9392; 11728 Fishers Crossing Dr. Fishers 841-9173 searshardwarestores.com

Flooring Adam’s Flooring At Adam’s, you’ll find plenty of brands of carpeting; hardwood, vinyl, bamboo, and laminate flooring; and area rugs. 1063 S. Range Line Rd. Carmel 575-9967 adamsflooring.biz Albert Griffith & Sons The family-owned business specializes in everything hardwood, including installation, sanding and finishing, and repairs. It also has environmentally friendly bamboo and cork flooring. 10080 E. 121st St., Suite 103 Fishers 841-9365 griffithfloors.com America’s Floor Source Get a feel for texture as you browse through a selection of carpet, hardwood, laminate, and other flooring options at this Indianapolis showroom. 9228 E. 33rd St. 356-3181 americasfloorsource.com

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Architectural Brick & Tile Beginning as a brick distributor, this 45-yearold company has since expanded to include numerous materials, including stone, porcelain, hardwood, glass, tiles, clay and concrete pavers, and more on display in its sprawling showroom.

Brown’s Flooring The brother-sister duo of Bob Workman and Janice Lilly can walk you through their showroom, which features many familiar flooring brands, such as Armstrong, Shaw, and Mohawk.

8610 E. 106th St. Fishers 842-2888 archbricktile.com

Burton’s Flooring Center Tired of walking on freezing hardwood or tile floors in the middle of winter? Along with its many flooring options, Burton’s Flooring Center also offers radiant heating underneath the floor to keep your toes toasty.

Blakley’s Flooring The first-generation Blakley began in 1895 as a carver of granite cemetery markers. With a long history working with marble and tile, it now offers hardwood and laminate floors, tile, carpet, and area rugs. 8765 Hague Rd. 576-8200; 2184 E. 116th St. Carmel 575-0440 blakleysflooring.com Brewer Custom Floors and More Starting with only 150 square feet of space, the company has grown to a 5,000-square-foot location featuring myriad flooring types, including rock carpet and epoxy flooring, amid the usual offerings. 166 Vista Pkwy. Avon 272-4010 brewercustomfloorsand more.com Brothers Floor Covering Green for more than a decade, Brothers offers Forest Stewardship Council– certified hardwood, cork, bamboo, glass tile, natural linoleum, and air-friendly carpet brands, among its various other flooring options. 1025 E. 54th St. 251-0350 brothers-floorcovering.com

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565 Banta St. Franklin 738-0001 burtonsflooringcenter.com Carpet Country You can get more than just carpet and area rugs at this family-owned store. Visit its showroom for ideas for hardwood, tile, vinyl, and laminate flooring. 280 S. State Road 135 Greenwood 888-3501 carpetcountry.net Claghorn Custom Flooring Located in Zionsville’s village, Claghorn Custom Flooring provides a variety of hardwood, vinyl, cork, bamboo, carpet, and tile flooring to suit any lifestyle or pricing need. You’ll also find custom blinds and cabinetry and bathremodeling services. 100 N. 1st St. Zionsville 873-6202 claghorncustomflooring.com Clay’s Flooring of Indianapolis Clay’s Flooring hasn’t restricted itself just to floors. Though it offers a

variety of carpet, hardwood, stone, and tile flooring, it also sells window treatments, wall coverings, and custom furniture. 16525 Southpark Dr. Westfield 804-2263 claysflooring.com Custom Floors If your mind is a blur on whether you should install carpet, hardwood, tile, or another type of flooring, check out Custom Floors’ website, which explains the benefits and maintenance of each. Or head over to its 60,000-square-foot facility to talk in person. 11777 Exit 5 Pkwy. Fishers 844-7740 customfloors.com Downing Flooring & Design The Carmel store offers more than 60 brands of carpet, hardwood, and vinyl, as well as decorative surfaces and countertops. 411 N. Range Line Rd. Carmel 846-3700 dandowning.net Drexel Interiors Go online to Drexel’s Virtual Room Designer to test out which flooring will look best in your home. Or stop by its spacious showroom to check out the samples in person. The company can also help with cabinets, windows, and countertops. 3217 N. Shadeland Ave. 545-2174 drexelin.com EF Marburger Celebrating its centennial this year, EF Marburger has stayed in the family since the beginning, offering a variety of flooring options from carpet and natural stone to hardwood and luxury vinyl. Check out its brand-new showroom and

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its countertops, cabinets, and sinks. 9999 Allisonville Rd. Fishers 841-7250 efmarburger.com Flooring Expressions Visit the showroom for a selection of carpeting and hardwood, vinyl, laminate, and tile flooring. They can also help with carpet cleaning; odor removal; and drapery, upholstery, tile, and grout cleaning. 4529 E. Edgewood Ave. 979-0620 flooringexpressions.com Floortech Floortech can repair your floors, or you can choose from a selection of carpet, vinyl, laminate, tile, and hardwood flooring for a brand-new look. 1280 W. Southport Rd. 887-6825 floortechcorp.com Full Circle Hardwood Floors Restore your current hardwood floors via sanding and refinishing, install new floors, and keep yours looking great with services from Full Circle. 8481 Bash St., Suite 600 596-1777 fullcirclefloors.com Henry’s Flooring Visit its Greenfield showroom to be greeted by a trio of four-legged friends and to browse a variety of hardwood, laminate, and vinyl flooring; ceramic tiles; and carpet. 1302 W. Main St. Greenfield 467-1620 henrysflooring.com ICC Floors Although its main focus is flooring, such as cork, bamboo, and luxury vinyl, ICC Floors also offers a few home extras in its showroom, such as

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Benjamin Moore paint, countertops, area rugs, and window accessories. 7226 E. 87th St., Suite D1 813-0931 iccfloors.com Jack Laurie Home Floor Designs Since 1950, Jack Laurie Home Floor Designs has focused on selling, installing, and maintaining floors that accent its customers’ homes. Its Carmel showroom features a variety of flooring options, from carpet to tile to cork. Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 124 Carmel 569-2095 jacklauriegroup.com

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Allison Melangton President of the Indiana Sports Corporation

Just Floors This relative newcomer to Westfield stocks carpeting, hardwood, laminate, tile, stone, and green flooring products for any room of your home. It specializes in Mohawk products. 3126 E. State Road 32 Westfield 896-9900 justfloorshome.com Kerman’s Fine Flooring You’ll find a showroom of hardwood flooring and tile, as well as Indiana’s only Karastan Gallery of Design featuring the manufacturer’s entire offering of carpet and rugs. 4505 E. 82nd St. 842-5700 kermans.com Mainstyle Flooring Check out either of Mainstyle’s Central Indiana locations for a variety of brands of carpet, wood, laminate, and more flooring, and browse its online design ideas to see flooring installed in a range of rooms. 5505 S. Meridian St. 782-1213;

Our home has a large, lifesize painted portrait of my husband’s great-grandfather, W.A. Kennedy of Martinsville, Indiana. Mr. Kennedy was well-known across the state for building the Martinsville Country Club. The Kennedy family also owned the prestigious Home Lawn Mineral Springs in Martinsville, where this portrait hung for many years. Mr. Kennedy’s father-in-law passed the leadership of the Home Lawn down to him in 1916. Guests from all over the world—the East Coast, Europe, and South Africa, among many others—came to enjoy the mineral springs to treat arthritis ailments. Notable guests included Phyllis Diller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and J. Edgar Hoover. The painting has so much family history associated with it that we have chosen to display it in our home, and it is always a topic of conversation with our guests.”

1601 E. Main St. Plainfield 839-2986 mainstyleflooring.com McCool’s Flooring Outlet From a small venture to one of the country’s largest independent Mohawk retailers, McCool’s has you and your floors covered with various styles of carpet, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and tile. 598 W. Carmel Dr. Carmel 843-2655; 8105 Kingston St. Avon 272-9435 mccoolsflooring.com

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Tish Flooring Need to compare flooring choices with your furniture? Tish will bring flooring samples to you so you can see the whole picture. 7998 N. Georgetown Rd., Suite 500 879-8474 tishflooring.com Vogt Carpet One Floor & Home Whether you’re looking for exclusive brands or trying to stay environmentally friendly, Vogt can help. It offers brands such as Relax, it’s Lees; Forever Hardwood; and Green Select products made from recycled materials. 11230 Allisonville Rd. Fishers 849-0606 vogtcarpetone.com

Glass and Mirrors Carmel Glass & Mirror Dirty shower door? Head to Carmel Glass & Mirror for ShowerGuard glass that helps resist damage from hard water, humidity, and soap. The company also provides window-glass replacement, glass edging, and custom-cut mirrors.

difficult-to-find pieces, such as heat-strength glass for fireplaces and woodburning stoves and safety glass for workshops. 5703 W. Morris St. 241-9344 cooksglass.net Designer Glass Solutions Turn a plain window into an enviable work of art. The pieces from Designer Glass Solutions serve as more than just eye candy; its decorative-glass work can also provide a solution for privacy concerns or bothersome sun glares. Chateau Design Center 301 E. Carmel Dr. Carmel 223-7569 indyartglass.com Dr. Shower Door and Mirror Dr. Shower Door and Mirror can cure all your bathroom-glass ailments. Limited space? Go with its bifold shower doors, one of several styles it offers. Need a new bathroom mirror? Browse its showroom or order a custom design in the shape you need. 7936 E. 46th St. 545-6767 drshowerdoor.com Kelly Glass & Mirror Glass doesn’t have to be restricted only to showers, mirrors, and windows. Kelly Glass & Mirror can place it anywhere inside the home, from tabletops and shelves to handrails and intricately patterned cabinet fronts.

500 E. 106th St. 846-4864 carmelglass.com

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Cook’s Glass & Mirror Family owned and operated since 1950, Cook’s Glass & Mirror offers custom glass for showers and mirrors but also some of the more

Mirror Concepts Despite the name, there is no need to have a fully fleshed–out idea when visiting the Mirror Concepts showroom. Once there, employees can help you

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figure out a mirror or shower-door design that will work the best for your home. Other services include custom mirror frames, etching and tinting, and safety glass. 950 3rd Ave. SW Carmel 843-1204 mirrorconceptsinc.com Northside Glass No glass need is too big or too small for Northside Glass, whose services include custom fully mirrored walls, insulated glass replacement, glass picture framing, and window repair. 7206 N. Keystone Ave. 252-8244 northsideglass.com Tremain Shower Doors & Mirrors Part of the Tremain Corporation that does bathroom and kitchen remodeling, Tremain Shower Doors & Mirrors focuses just on the glass needs in the home. And if you’re not quite sure what you want, you can meet for free with a designer from the 90-year-old company. 9337 Castlegate Dr. 849-8453 tremaincorp.com

Home Technology Systems Advanced Residential & Commercial Electronics Though Advanced works with auditoriums, sports bars, and other commercial clients, it can also create

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Theater installation by Digitech Custom Audio and Video

electronic home systems specific to your needs, whether you want a home theater, media room, or music throughout the house. 8742 Robbins Rd. 876-3753 avdesigners.com Custom Audio Design Whether you’ve dreamed of viewing your favorite movie in your own personal theater or pumping music into every room in your house, Custom Audio Designs has the setup. Though not as dreamy, it also installs security systems and vacuum systems. 7994 E. U.S. Highway 36 Avon 271-7940 customaudiodesigns.net Digitech Custom Audio and Video With the click of a button, you can dim the lights, lower the shades, turn down the temperature, and turn

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on the theater equipment with Digitech’s new homeautomation technology. Link several actions to create different moods within your home, or individually control certain lights, fireplaces, garage doors, and more from one location. 612 Station Dr. Carmel 580-1922 digitechcustom.net Exceptional Home Technologies EHT President Jim Kluka has taken his 17 years of aerospace-design experience and transferred them to creating carefully designed home theaters where every seat can see the screen and walls prevent the sound from waking up the kids past bedtime. 1630 S. Green St., Suite A Brownsburg 520-3268 exceptionalht.com

Millennium Sounds This Warsaw, Indiana–based company shows hometheater seats that rock and rumble with the action on screen, Klipsch lights that double as speakers, and systems that let you control your home’s audio, video, lighting, and security—all from an iPhone. 3949 E. 82nd St. 845-9484 millenniumsounds.com One-Touch Automation Simplify life by combining all your home’s systems into one. Check security, turn on lights, and control the temperature—even when you’re not at home. 200 Range Line Rd., Suite 207B Carmel 896-1393 one-touchautomation.com

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Ovation Audio-Video Customers get down to business here about big TVs, subwoofers, surroundsound, and whole-house audio systems. Hamilton Town Center Noblesville 225-5585; 6609 E. 82nd St. 849-7729; Greenwood Park Mall 885-1888 ovation-av.com The Premier Group Play around with new electronics at Premier’s showroom in the Indiana Design Center, where you can learn more about its services in home theaters, multi-room audio, and outdoor entertainment, among others. Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 118 Carmel 580-1032 premier-group.com Technology Interiors Having installed more than 6,000 home-theater systems around Indianapolis since its creation, Technology Interiors specializes in creating the cinema experience right in your own home. 10130 Brooks School Rd. Fishers 284-1084 technologyinteriors.com Tri-Phase Technologies Having provided systems for several Colts players as well as team owner Jim Irsay, Tri-phase Technologies knows how to throw a touchdown when it comes to home theaters, lighting control, audio systems, and security systems. 1041 W. Main St. Carmel 845-0236 triphase-tech.com

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cabinets, install flooring, and replace countertops.

Kitchens, Baths, Cabinets, and Closets Accent Cabinet Whether it’s a single cabinet that needs replacing or a complete kitchen overhaul, you can find a way to upgrade the style in your home with Accent Cabinet Co. Choose from seven brands at one of its five Central Indiana locations. Outlet and warehouse: 3220 N. Shadeland Ave. 541-8296 Showrooms: 1950 E. Conner St. Noblesville 800-434-1324; 725 E. Main St. Greenfield 467-0710; 247 S. State Road 135 Greenwood 800-434-1324; 1038 E. Main St. Brownsburg 852-3404 accentcabinet.com ADS With seven cabinet manufacturers from which to choose, ADS can help you build a new kitchen or upgrade your current one. While there, you can pick out hardware and countertops to complement your cabinet selection. 221 E. Main St. Westfield 867-0483 adscabinets.com The Affordable Companies Completely redo your kitchen and bathroom in one stop. The Affordable Companies can reface

1000 3rd Ave. SW, Suite 120 Carmel 575-9540 the-affordablecompanies.com Barber Cabinet As a family-run business, Barber understands that the kitchen is the gathering place of the home, which is why it values the mix of style and functionality needed for a successful cabinet. 2957 S. Collier St., Suite A 247-4747 barbercabinet.com Beehler Kitchens Instead of focusing on factory-produced cabinetry or expensive brand names, Beehler offers pieces built-to-order by Amish craftsmen. 745 W. Hawthorne St. Zionsville 716-1851 beehlerkitchens.com Cabinetry Ideas The company turns ideas into reality with six brands of custom and semi-custom cabinetry available, as well as countertops, hardware, sinks, and faucets to accompany them. 6113 Allisonville Rd. 722-1300 cabinetryideas.com California Closets So much time is wasted each day digging through jam-packed closets to find what you're looking for. Take those piles of clothes and stacks of boxes and reorganize them into a California Closet, whether it’s a walk-in or a separate wardrobe. Design consultants can also help with garages, entryways, and home offices. 4507 E. 82nd St., Suite 9 849-1000 californiaclosets.com

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Carmel Kitchen Specialists Whether you’re looking for durable kitchen and bathroom cabinets or stylized ones for a wet bar or an entertainment center, Carmel Kitchen Specialists offers six brands of cabinetry for any room, as well as several types of countertops. 606 Station Dr. Carmel 844-3975 carmelkitchenspecialists.com Carter Cabinet Company Bring a piece of Old German–style craftsmanship into your home. Each piece from Carter Cabinet Company is custom-made by Amish craftsmen from Southern Indiana. 5839 S. 600 West New Palestine 861-8922 cartercabinets.com Chateau Designs Envisioning your dream home but can’t find the cabinets pictured in your head? Chateau Designs can create them for you as it custom-designs and handcarves your piece, whether it be for a kitchen, a bathroom, an entertainment center, or a bookcase. Chateau Design Centre 301 E. Carmel Dr. Carmel 818-0497 chateaudesignsllc.com Closet Concepts Closets are just part of the repertoire of Closet Concepts. Entertainment centers, laundry rooms, home offices, and kids’ rooms are all places that can be made far more organized with the company’s help. 9402 Uptown Dr. 849-8444 closetconceptsinc.com

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Closet Connection If clothes are suffocating your closet, Closet Connection offers both wire and wood solutions to get the space under control. And if it’s your garage that’s overcluttered, cabinets, wire shelves, and long rails with attached hooks can corral your things. 4515 Combs Rd. 440-8920 closetconnectionin.com Concepts The Cabinet Shop An authorized dealer of KraftMaid Cabinetry, Concepts also offers several other brands, such as Aristokraft and Kitchen Jewels, at its two locations. It also has various countertop options to complete your design.

7599 E. U.S. Highway 36 Avon 272-7430; 709 Maple St. Greencastle 765-653-1080 conceptsthecabinetshop.com Conceptual Kitchens & Millwork Looking for the brands William Ohs Kitchen Cabinetry, Premier CustomBuilt, or Neff Kitchens? This is the only place in Indiana you’ll find them, as well as award-winning designer and owner Rob Klein. Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 116 Carmel 846-2090 conceptualkitchens.com IM home | 2013

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The Corsi Group The Corsi Group owns no storage facilities and has no prefabricated products. Its two companies, Corsi Cabinet Co. and Greenfield Cabinetry, offer custommade solutions to suit your home’s unique personality and needs. 6111 Churchman Bypass 800-999-7606 corsicabinets.com Distinctive Kitchen & Bath A top Koch Cabinets dealer, Distinctive works solely with Amish craftsmen who make each piece. Custom cabinets and vanities are just two products the company offers. 1480 Olive Branch Park Ln. Greenwood 882-7100 distinctivekb.com Elizaville Cabinetry Formerly Bricker Custom Woodcraft, Elizaville continues to focus on high-quality custom-made cabinets for kitchens, bathrooms, entertainment centers, or any other location its customers desire. 7330 N. 550 East Lebanon 716-7006 elizavillecabinetry.com Fremont Interiors Fremont Interiors doesn’t restrict itself to cabinetry. Its custom creations include wine cellars, bedroom sets, and table bases. 998 3rd Ave. SW Carmel 843-0237 fremontinteriors.com Hoosier Closets The only authorized Indiana dealer of ORG Home, Hoosier Closets can provide organization solutions for your closet, laundry room, home office, basement, or garage.

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440-6964 hoosierclosets.com Indiana Kitchen Company At their full-service design and installation company, the pros at Indiana Kitchen can draw up a new kitchen or bathroom design as well as help you choose the right cabinetry, countertops, appliances, flooring, and hardware. 925 Conner St. Noblesville 773-4000 indianakitchencompany.com Innovative Cabinets and Closets At its showroom in Westfield, you can see the various solutions, colors, and hardware available for your closet, home office, garage, or media center. Innovative can also provide built-in cabinets. 17401 Tiller Ct., Suite H Westfield 846-2018 inncorp.com Kilpatrick Traditions Kilpatrick offers custom cabinets by Schrocks by Walnut Creek and Mullet Cabinet for your kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, or other area in your home. It can also help if you want a new front door or grandfather clock. 301 S. Range Line Rd. Carmel 753-7971 kilpatricktraditions.com Kitchen Master Two Central Indiana showrooms spotlight products, such as cabinetry, countertops, decorative hardware, and flooring, to help improve your kitchen, bathroom, basement, or other space that needs an update. Brands include KraftMaid, Merillat, and Cambria. 14250 Clay Terrace Blvd. Carmel

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For me, it would be the wedding certificate of my great-great-grandparents from the 1800s. I have it framed. It’s on the left side when you walk in. It’s a great conversation piece about my heritage and where I come from, even though I never knew them.” Andrea Morehead Eyewitness News anchor at WTHR-13

8100 E. U.S. Highway 36 Avon 843-1500 gokitchenmaster.com The Kitchen Wright In its showroom, you’ll find nearly 70 cabinet doors in various styles and finishes; samples of granite, quartz, and laminate countertops; and knobs and pulls to finalize the look. 912 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 100 Carmel 848-1111 thekitchenwright.com Kitchens by Design At Kitchens by Design, designers strive to create a kitchen that best fits its clients’ habits and needs. You can accent your cabinetry with lighting, plumbing fixtures, countertops, flooring, and other home accessories from its showroom. 1530 E. 86th St. 815-8880 kitchensbydesign.net

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Kitchens by Teipen Kitchens by Teipen focuses on a personal experience through its studio-sized showroom. It offers two custom cabinet lines, Grabill Quality Cabinetry and Kitchen Jewels, and one semi-custom cabinet line, Medallion Cabinetry. 1035 N. State Road 135 Greenwood 888-7345 kitchensbyteipen.com Kline Cabinetmakers Though it’s based in Indiana, Kline’s referrals have stretched into Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky. It works with five main types of wood: premium cherry, white hard maple, red oak, pecan hickory, and lyptus, with additional woods available. 16 S. Main St. Maxwell 326-3049 klinecabinetmakers.com Limpus Cabinet Sales The 65-year-old, familyowned company features 20 kitchens on display in its Indianapolis showroom. It also has a separate room for vanity cabinets. 8606 E. Washington St. 897-0373 limpuscabinets indianapolis.com Madison County Cabinets The family-owned and -operated business puts its primary focus on custom cabinetry. They’ll work with you to design, build, and install cabinets and furniture based on your home’s specific needs. 9592 W. County Rd. 650 S Pendleton 765-778-4646 madisoncountycabinets inc.com Miller Maid Cabinets Founder Paul Miller started out by making custommade kitchen cabinets for

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his friends and neighbors in the 1920s. The tradition of creating stylish and functional cabinets continues on through his son, son-in-law, and now grandson. 6815 S. Emerson Ave., Suite D 780-8280 millermaidcabinets.com Myers Cabinets Over the past 18 years, Myers Cabinets has grown from a one-person operation to a 30-man shop. Although it creates custom cabinetry, it also carries the Merillat, Timberlake, and Aristokraft brands, as well as solid surfaces and hardware. 4954 Fieldstone Dr. Whitestown 769-5323 myerscabinets.com N-Hance Wood Renewal If you still love your cabinets or floors despite their obvious wear and tear, look to reface, not replace them. N-Hance Wood can look old cabinets look new again with basic renewals or color shifts. 1601 Country Club Rd., Suite A 273-8500 nhance.com Pioneer Kitchens The 35-year-old company displays Haas and KraftMaid brands in its showroom, and provides refaced cabinetry and accessories needed to complete your project. 5755 S. Belmont Ave. 784-8006 pioneer-kitchens.com Reese Kitchens, a Ferguson Enterprise With eight brands of cabinetry, 16 brands of countertops, and 19 brands of decorative hardware, Reese offers a multitude of design combinations to make the kitchen your

favorite room. Its Michigan Road location will move to the Indiana Design Center this summer. 1057 E. 54th St. 253-1569; 2801 Fairview Pl., Suite A Greenwood 859-7574; 11145 N. Michigan Rd., Suite 120 Zionsville 873-3969 reesekitchens.com Trillium Cabinet Company Want to create a hidden door in a wet bar or an appliance garage in your kitchen? Trillium goes beyond the standard cabinet, incorporating custom details to meet your specific needs. 4357 W. 96th St. 471-8870 trilliumcabinet.com Zionsville Custom Cabinets Owner Ron Wagle designs, builds, and installs each custom cabinet himself for kitchens, bathrooms, wet bars, basements, or whichever room or application you choose. 10830 Bennett Pkwy., Suite E Zionsville 339-0380 zionsvillecustomcabinets.com

Outdoor Materials Cutting Edge Hardscapes The outdoor hardscapes of your home are just as important as the landscape.

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Whether it’s for a patio, poolside, or driveway, Cutting Edge Hardscapes provides several different colors and patterns of paving stone.

make it easier, Stone Center has an Outdoor Living Oasis with a two-story, 100-yardlong “great wall” of stone and brick samples, along with an interior showroom.

8930 Bash St., Suite H 577-1019 cuttingedgehardscapes.com

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Edgewood Building Supply Add a touch of elegance to your home with cut limestone, or create an etched mantel, stone windowsill, keystone, arch, or other architectural detail. Edgewood also has a variety of brick and stone in supply. 430 W. Carmel Dr. Carmel 846-6060; 1580 E. Epler Ave. 786-9208 edgewoodbuilding supply.com General Shale This 85-year-old company loves its brick, offering more than 250 types in a rainbow of colors, textures, and shapes. A brick muralist in Virginia can create original pieces of art based on your concept or photo. 105 W. Carmel Dr. Carmel 846-2566; 148 Sycamore Ln. Mooresville 831-4614 generalshale.com Indiana Brick Corporation Despite the name, you’re not limited to bricks with IBC. It has the resources to create walls of natural stone, glazed tile, glass block, and more. 734 E. 196th St. Westfield 896-1600 ibcbrick.com Stone Center of Indiana Sometimes picking the right stone can be tough. To

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Plumbing and Lighting Fixtures The Elegant Bath No matter your room’s style, you can pick up the right kitchen sink, bathtub, or faucet at this subsidiary of Central Supply Company, an Indy staple for more than 100 years. You’ll also find less-fun—but important— necessities such as sump pumps and water heaters. 8740 E. 30th St. 898-3200 theelegantbath.com Exciting Liting Need a shade for that vintage lamp or a lamp for that perfect shade? Bring it in, and Exciting Liting can help you find a match from its large inventory. They can even turn beloved objects, such as toys, musical instruments, and sporting goods, into a lamp that reflects your personality. 1738 E. 86th St. 846-9516 excitingliting.com Ferguson Whether your style veers traditional, contemporary, or somewhere in between, Ferguson’s expansive showroom has hundreds of plumbing and lighting

fixtures on display for your kitchen, bathroom, or any other space. Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 101 Carmel 705-0794 ferguson.com HomeStyle A company of Economy Plumbing Supply, HomeStyle’s two kitchen-and-bath showrooms offer plumbing, cabinetry, countertops, hardware, towel bars, and many other supplies for the kitchen and bath. 625 N. Capitol Ave. 264-2240 9755 Hague Rd. Fishers 841-6444 epshome.com Indiana Lighting Center Providing lighting fixtures and inspiration since 1973, the Indiana Lighting Center can help you light up any area of your home, including its exterior. You’ll also find accessories such as ceiling fans, mirrors, and decorative accents. 3790 Lafayette Rd. 293-9333; 8060 N. Shadeland Ave. 915-7000; 645 N. U.S. Highway 31 Greenwood 888-5025 indianalighting.com Lee Supply With dozens of plumbing suppliers, Lee Supply is bound to have what you’re looking for. But it’s more than just a plumbing company and can take care of all your bathroom and kitchen needs, including appliances, shower doors, countertops, and cabinets. 3025 Madison Ave. 783-4161 415 W. Carmel Dr. 844-4434 leesupplycorp.com

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Plumbers Supply Co. Its Fishers and Franklin showrooms feature the latest in kitchen-and-bath design and fixtures from brands such as Delta, Kohler, Brizio, and Moen. 8761 E. 116th St. Fishers 842-8787; 2785 N. Morton St. Franklin 738-2777 plumbers-supply-co.com Westfield Lighting The showroom not only offers lighting fixtures from more than 50 manufacturers, but it also features the work—from pottery to blown glass— of 10 local artists to complement whatever your decor may be. 3440 E. State Road 32 Westfield 896-3033 westfieldlighting.com Zionsville Lighting Center Located in the historic Zionsville firehouse that was renovated by the business’s owners, Zionsville Lighting Center specializes in antique-lighting repair and restoration, custom-made lamps and lampshades, and recovering and relining existing shades. You’ll also find new lampshades and finials. 85 E. Cedar St. Zionsville 733-0233 zionsvillelighting.com

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Surfaces and Countertops Allure Marble & Granite Explore the different options of marble, quartz, granite, and other stone surfaces at one of its five Central Indiana showrooms. In addition, discover flooring, appliances, lighting, and hardware possibilities to create a cohesive design. 725 E. Main St. Greenfield 467-0710; 3220 N. Shadeland Ave. 541-8296; 247 S. State Road 135 Greenwood 800-434-1324; 1950 E. Conner St., Suite A Noblesville 800-434-1324; 1038 E. Main St. Brownsburg 852-3404 alluremarbleandgranite.com Artistic Marble and Granite Whether you want a new top to your vanity or full marble walls, Artistic Marble and Granite has more than 100 individual stone materials in stock for kitchens (both indoor and out), bathrooms, and fireplaces. 1308 W. Troy Ave. 780-4422 artisticmarbleandgranite.net Axis Granite From subtle neutral swirls to fiery hues, Axis Granite offers a wide variety of granite and marble to complete any home’s needs. Each piece has been hand-selected by the owners during their trips to India, Italy, China, Brazil, and Spain.

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Caledonia Stone and Tile In addition to stone and porcelain tiles, Caledonia also works with metal and a glass rainbow of colors to create a unique design on your home’s surfaces. 8661 Bash St. 849-6815 caledoniastoneandtile.com Cathedral Marble & Granite Beginning in a single-car garage, Cathedral Marble & Granite has since grown to offer a wide variety of marble and granite, some excavated from India and Italy. Each slab is sliced with a diamondblade saw and handsmoothed to perfection. 208 Trout St. Whitestown 769-5900 cathedralmarble.com Carmel Countertops Professionally trained in Denmark, Carmel Countertops owner Per Laigaard brings a touch of Old World Danish craftsmanship to every project. You can complete your desired look in any room with hundreds of colors of granite and quartz, as well as a variety of marble and tile. 904 3rd Ave. SW Carmel 843-0331 carmelcountertops.com Century Marble Though it offers marble for the kitchen and fireplace, Century Marble also focuses on outfitting the luxury bathroom. It features vanity sinks, ranging from rectangular to shell-shaped, and several sizes of whirlpools. 3525 W. State Road 32 Westfield 867-5555 centurymarble.com

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Chance Brothers Marble & Tile Inspired by their father’s work as a tile-setter, the Chance brothers started their own company in 1969. From only installing ceramic tiles, the business now offers granite, natural stone, and marble for countertops, islands, fireplace hearths, or anything else you could dream up. 114 W. McCarty St. 635-7531 chancebrosmarbleand tile.com Circle City Copperworks A copper countertop? It can be yours with Circle City’s smooth or hammered styles in a variety of finishes. You can also outfit your kitchen or other area with a copper range hood, sink, or backsplash. 9325 Uptown Dr., Suite 500 284-0684 circlecitycopperworks.com Cutting Edge Concepts From the countertops to the floors, choose from a variety of surfaces to accent your home. Cutting Edge Concepts focuses on more than just granite, marble, and quartz; it also works with concrete tops and terrazzo tile. 3220 S. Arlington Ave., Suite H 352-1630 cuttingedgeconcepts.biz Global Granite & Marble Global Granite & Marble lives up to the name. Its purchasing team regularly travels to handpick natural stone pieces from Spain, Italy, Brazil, India, and China. In addition to granite and marble, it also offers a wide variety of designer tiles and mosaics. 8138 Woodland Dr. 228-9952 globalgranite.com

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Granite Transformations Go green with Granite Transformations’s Trend Glass, a recycled-glass countertop made through a process that produces low-carbon emissions. Other options for a home makeover include granite countertops, mosaic tiles, cabinet refacings, and acrylic bath surfaces.

My Favorite Thing [ Locals dish on the item they love most in their homes ]

My favorite space is the small den off of our master bedroom. It’s this cozy, neat little room. I love to go in there and just get away from the day. No TV, nothing. It’s a great place to read magazines, books, and just catch up on things—get rebooted, so to speak.”

3880 Pendleton Way, Suite 200 454-0454 granitetransformations.com Greenwood Marble & Tile Pick any surface in your home that you can imagine, and Greenwood Marble & Tile can most likely get it covered. Choose from a variety of granite, marble, and tile to install anywhere from bathroom, kitchen, and entryway floors to fireplaces and kitchen and bathroom countertops. 248 Market Plaza Greenwood 881-4180 greenwoodmarbletile.com Indianapolis Granite & Marble Whether you need new countertops, tabletops, fireplace fronts, or shelves, Indianapolis Granite and Marble offers a rainbow of natural stone colors from which to choose. Pick from granite, marble, limestone, travertine, slate, onyx, and more. 5360 Winthrop Ave. 259-4478 indianapolisgraniteand marble.com Interior Design Surfaces Surface designers of Lucas Oil Stadium’s private suites, Interior Design Surfaces boasts durable solid-surface products no matter whether you pick from its natural granite or its array of engineered stone.

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1341 W. 29th St. 829-3970 interiordesignsurfaces.com Just for Granite The 30-year-old company stands by natural stone’s durability and timeless look, offering a variety of granite, marble, quartz, and other options for kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, and vanities. 5277 Emco Dr. 842-8255 justforgranite.com Louisville Tile No, you don’t have to travel across the Ohio River. The business’s Fishers showroom displays porcelain, ceramic, stone, glass, and metal tiles. 9906 North by Northeast Blvd. Fishers 570-8453 louisville-tile.com Marble Uniques After selecting your desired granite and marble countertops, let Marble Uniques help you pick out a sink, faucet, or surface edge

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to perfectly complement your choice. 815 W. Jefferson St., No. 4 Tipton 596-9786 marbleuniques.com Natural Stone Specialist Whether your design style is modern or traditional, Natural Stone Specialist is up-to-date with all the trends. It works with ceramic, glass, natural stone, and porcelain, taking tips from design styles in Italy and artisan studios around the world. 8875 Bash Dr. 846-2660 nssindy.lepilot.com Natural Valley Recycled Granite This Brownsburg business specializes in 100 percent recycled granite and marble split-stone tiles made from scraps that traditionally would end up in a landfill. They’re usable for any vertical surface in your home. You can also pick out a fire pit and landscaping rocks. 6310 E. County Rd. 350 N Brownsburg 509-3577 naturalvalleyrecycled granite.com Olympia Stone No matter if you want new kitchen countertops or an outdoor bar, Olympia Stone has you covered with its variety of natural stone slabs and can also help select a new sink and faucet for a comprehensive look. 4361 W. 96th St. 872-7625 olympiastoneindy.com Rabb and Howe Cabinet Top Co. Family-owned for more than 50 years, Rabb and Howe specializes in solid-surface and laminate products for

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counters and cabinets. Choose from brands such as Staron, Wilson Art, LG Hi-Mac, Formica, Corian, and more. 2571 Winthrop Ave. 926-6442 rabbandhowe.com Santarossa Mosaic & Tile Well known for its terrazzo flooring, Santarossa’s main showroom features more than 4,000 natural stone slabs of granite, limestone, marble, and travertine. Additionally, you’ll find carpet, vinyl and wood floors, ceramic tiles, and concrete-staining services. 2707 Roosevelt Ave. 632-9494; Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 117 Carmel 580-1924 santarossa.com Sims-Lohman Fine Kitchens and Granite With nearly 30 kitchens on display and more than 100 granite colors offered, the number of combinations at Sims-Lohman is nearly endless as you create your dream kitchen or bathroom. You can also pick out a new sink or faucet. 7113 Mayflower Park Dr., Zionsville 870-8011 sims-lohman.com Stone Artisans Find IceStone made out of recycled glass, as well as concrete, granite, quartz, marble, and even steel surfaces at this northwestside showroom. True to its name, Stone Artisans can also custommake a piece out of the stone material of your choice. 7952 Zionsville Rd. 874-8955 stone-artisans.com

Stone Design of Indiana Stone can go anywhere: countertops, floors, walls, tables, or sinks. No matter what you’re using it for, Stone Design offers a variety of colors and types of natural stone, quartz, porcelain, and more. 2185 N. Sherman Dr. 546-2300 stone-design.com Stone Spectrum Stone Spectrum has a flair for creativity with its handcrafted granite and marble sculptures. Whether you want a Greek-inspired statue or a flowing fountain, the company can do it. You’re also covered when it comes to home necessities such as countertops, flooring, and fireplaces. 8585 E. 249th St. Arcadia 984-1400 stonespectrum.com Stonesmiths In addition to granite countertops, Stonesmiths also offers recycled-granite and cast-glass countertops, kitchen and bathroom cabinets and vanities, sinks and faucets, fireplace hearths, and patio heaters. 12244 State Road 32 East Noblesville 770-1333 stonesmithsindy.com Supreme Surface Supreme Surface will design and fabricate granite countertops, marble and travertine flooring, and tile showers and backsplashes. You can also take advantage of its kitchen-remodeling services. 1506 W. Smith Valley Rd. Greenwood 865-0000 supremesurface.com Surface EnCounters Stop in at this Noblesville showroom to explore a

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variety of granite, marble, Silestone, and Zodiaq, or head online to its Virtual Kitchen Creator to experiment with combinations of wall color, cabinets, flooring, and countertops. 14470 Bergen Blvd., Suite 300 Noblesville 774-8888 surface-encounters.com The Tile Shop Kitchen and bathroom vignettes are scattered around The Tile Shop’s showrooms, enabling guests to see its large range of glass, ceramic, and stone floor, backsplash tiles, and countertops. Get educated with free DIY classes each Saturday morning. 8014 S. U.S. Highway 31 Greenwood 616-3925; 5531 E. 82nd St. 845-4241 tileshop.com Tremain Tile, Marble & Granite Another facet of the Tremain Corporation, Tremain Tile, Marble & Granite focuses on custom fabrication, flooring, countertops, and fireplaces, as well as ceramic-tile installation. 4610 N. Franklin Rd. 549-1991 tre-main.com

out the window—literally. Apex focuses on energy efficiency with its Signature 8000 Window, available in numerous colors, styles, and designs. 11644 N. Michigan Rd. Zionsville 733-2828 apexenergygroup.com Bee Window Though “windows” is in its name, Bee also provides all sorts of home-improvement products, including roofing, siding, doors, gutters, sunrooms, and even bathroom and kitchen remodeling. 115 Shadowlawn Dr. Fishers 800-940-5948 beewindow.com Blair Windows and Doors Whether you’re undergoing new construction, remodeling, or a historic renovation, Blair, in Indianapolis since 1955, can help with your window and door needs with lines from GlassCraft, Velux, and Therma-Tru. 440 S. Ritter Ave. 356-4666 blairwindow.com Champion Windows Champion can outfit your home with a variety of windows, doors (including those for Fido’s easy access), roofing, vinyl siding, porch enclosures, and sunrooms. 8461 Castlewood Dr. 579-6300 championwindow.com/ indianapolis

Windows and Doors Apex Energy Solutions Don’t spend a lot of money heating and cooling your house only to have it all go

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Complete Window and Door It’s not a misnomer: Complete Window and Door offers the whole package, including products such as Gorell vinyl windows, ProVia fiberglass and steel doors, and

Everlast siding. 2721 N. Emerson Ave. 541-0600 completewindowand door.com Dealers Wholesale Turn up the heat. Not only does Dealers Wholesale offer doors, windows, and door hardware, but since it bought Fireside Hearth and Home five years ago, it’s added fireplaces and accessories to its repertoire. 7845 E. 89th St. 800-382-9486 dealerswholesale.com Energy Pro Windows & Siding Indy’s exclusive carrier of the Restorations window line by Sunrise, Energy Pro can provide you with better windows, available in a range of styles, and vinyl and cement siding. 1224 Indy Pl. 271-0200 replacementwindows indy.com Exterior Building Products Give your home’s outside a makeover. In addition to windows and doors, Exterior provides fibercement siding, vents, porch rails, and composite decking materials. 6212 W. Stoner Dr. Greenfield 894-5300 extbp.com Franklin Window And Door The year-old company specializes in ThermaTru doors and designing windows to fit your home. Its showroom displays windows and doors, door hardware, and historic storm windows. 112 W. Jefferson St. Franklin 739-0093 franklinwindowand door.com

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The Glass Guru Window moisture, water stains, and glass scratches are a thing of the past with The Glass Guru’s services. Or, replace your windows, doors, mirrors, or showers. The company also offers soundproof glass, wood-rot repair, and decorative-glass inserts for doors.

Pella Window and Door Whether you’re looking for bay or standard windows, patio or entry doors, you can get an in-person look at what Pella has to offer at its Indianapolis showroom. Or, schedule a consultation right in your own home.

886 N. State Road 135, Suite B Greenwood 288-3737 theglassguruofindy south.com; 10087 Allisonville Rd., Suite E 222-1592 theglassguruofindy north.com

5425 W. 74th St., Suite 200 872-9927 pella.com

Legacy Window and Door Legacy’s windows are built to withstand both Indiana’s hot, humid summers and its extreme-cold winters. It also offers patio and entry doors, sunrooms, and porch conversions. 136 E. State Road 32 Westfield 488-1464 legacywindowanddoor.com Madison Millwork Madison Millwork sells the necessary pieces, such as windows and doors from familiar brands. Add the finishing touches to your home with moldings, stair parts, columns, shelving, and even locks. 707 Jackson St. Anderson 765-649-7883 madisonmillwork.com Mr. Window With a strong family history in the remodeling industry, Mick Widmeyer founded Mr. Window in 1987 and has since sold and installed doors and windows, such as those from Pella, Okna, and Restorations. 902 E. 106th St. 848-7282 mrwindowcompany.com

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ProBuild Indianapolis Formerly Carter-Lee Lumber, ProBuild offers a wide variety of lumber items and specializes in windows and doors. It also has several green products as a part of its ProEarth initiative. 1717 W. Washington St. 639-543 probuild.com Roberts Glass and Service The family-owned company can completely replace windows and repair existing ones. It carries brands such as Marvin, Therma-Tru, Masonite, and GlassCraft. 7707 Records St. 542-0693 robertsglass.com Suburban Glass Service Though it works with all kinds of glass for the home (mirrors, shower doors, tabletops, and more), Suburban Glass Service truly specializes in windows and doors—and it’s got plenty of them for you to browse. 5999 N. U.S. Highway 31 Whiteland 535-5747 suburbanglass.net Unique Home Solutions Unique can help improve the look—and efficiency— of your home, whether you want an impressive entry door, better-functioning

windows and siding, or gutter covers. 5550 Progress Rd. 337-9338 uniquehomesolutions.org Window World of Indianapolis The locally owned and operated location of this nationwide company offers a variety of replacement windows and doors, garage doors, siding, and shutters. 1229 Country Club Rd. 209-0008 windowworldindiana polis.com Windows and Doors of Indianapolis A division of Garage Doors of Indianapolis, Windows and Doors of Indianapolis offers brands such as American Premium, Earthwise, and Marvin. Its showrooms feature products from various divisions: garage doors, windows, doors, siding, and Gutter Flo Gutters. 5041 W. 96th St. 875-4577; Greenwood Park Mall 865-1286 garagedoorofindianapo lis.com/windows-doorsreplacements

Resources American Lighting Association Different rooms require different types of lighting. Learn what’s best for your space at the ALA’s website, and then search for an ALAcertified company to help you create it. 800-605-4448 americanlightingassoc.com

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American Society of Interior Designers Home design is more than just the way a space looks. It should be safe, convenient, and reflect your personality. ASID members can help you create a balanced design. 585-9640 asidindiana.org Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis Search for homes, builders, remodelers, and other servicers and suppliers located in the Indianapolis area. Its Parade of Homes website takes a look at some examples previously completed by builders and remodelers. 236-6330 bagi.com paradeofhomesindy.com Better Business Bureau Not sure about a company you’re considering using in your home? Check it out at the BBB to see if it’s certified and what past clients have to say. 488-2222 indy.bbb.org

440-250-9222 marble-institute.com Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors For more than 100 years, MIBOR has served as a source for finding Realtors and for-sale properties in Central Indiana. Whether you’re looking for a professional to help you buy a home or sell the one you have, MIBOR can set you up. 956-1912 mibor.com National Association of Home Builders Learn about building, buying, and remodeling your home through NAHB. You can even find a Certified Green Professional to help you with your home. 800-368-5242 nahb.org National Association of Home Inspectors The last thing you need when moving into a new home is an unexpected surprise. Through NAHI, you can find a local member trained to inspect your future home.

Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association CEDIA offers continuing education to hometechnology professionals, so when you pick a CEDIA member, you know you’ll be getting the latest and greatest.

National Association of Realtors Looking to sell your home or buy a new one? Through its Find a Realtor page, NAR can put you in touch with a qualified local Realtor.

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Marble Institute of America MIA can get you in touch with accredited local natural-stone fabricators to ensure you get the quality you deserve in your countertops.

National Association of the Remodeling Industry Sometimes it’s hard to see the warning signs of an unqualified remodeler. But NARI’s website points them out, and gives you a whole group of professional

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My Favorite Thing [ Locals dish on the item they love most in their homes ]

Maribeth Smith Chairwoman and CEO of Maribeth Smith & Associates

My favorite room is my sitting room. I have a desk in there to work and a place to read. I have a memory wall … I took Playbills from shows and took them to a framer. One whole wall is dedicated to these. Whenever I sit back, I remember what a wonderful time it was. [The room] is new. I just love it.”

remodelers certified to do the job the right way. 638-3717 nariindy.com National Kitchen and Bath Association Dream, design, and learn from NKBA. Click through its online inspiration gallery, get in touch with an NKBAcertified designer, and read tips on how to plan the perfect space. 800-843-6522 nkba.org World Floor Covering Association WFCA can help with anything and everything you need to know about flooring. Browse its website to find a flooring store, virtually design a room, or read up on green flooring. 800-624-6880 wfca.org

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Design Centers Chateau Design Centre Old World luxury meets state-of-the-art design principles in this marketplace, where you can shop for anything from a one-of-a-kind copper oven hood to a complete home-theater system. The anchor, Chateau Designs, is a boutique line of richly handcarved and distressed cabinets and furniture. 301 E. Carmel Dr. Carmel 818-0497 chateaudesignsllc.com Indiana Design Center The hottest address for home design and inspiration, the IDC houses high-fashion showrooms of tile, kitchens, furniture, fabric, window treatments, art, lighting, flooring, and more. Some of the area’s top home pros have relocated here, and artists’ studios and design offices keep the place buzzing, too. Retail showrooms on

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Area Rugs Capel Rugs Prices make wool rugs accessible here—you’ll find braided beauties, premium bath mats, and shags in bright and subdued hues. HGTV fans, check out the line by designer Genevieve Gorder. 8603 N. Allisonville Rd. 813-7847 capelindy.com Fine Estate Art & Rugs Owner Curt Churchman thinks of his shop as the “anti-rug store,” and it’s easy to see why: A sign declaring “Like, open” greets you on the way in the door, and beer and wine are

often available to serious shoppers. 5914 N. College Ave. 253-5910 fineestaterugs.com Joseph’s Oriental Rug Imports Buyers appreciate the scores of richly textured rugs hanging and folded in heaps ready for admiring. With brands including Tufenkian and Lamontage, Joseph’s has been a respected authority on fine handmade rugs for more than 60 years. 4230 E. Fall Creek Pkwy. North Dr. 255-4230 josephsimports.com Masterpiece Oriental Rugs With piles of fine handmade rugs covering the floors and more hanging on the walls, there is much to choose from. The knowledgeable sales staff will be happy to help you peel back woven masterpieces layer by layer. 8487 Union Chapel Rd. 253-8600 Royal Gallery of Rugs This store looks luxurious, and its goods are just as grand. Some late-1800s carpets run as high as

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$80,000, although there are more affordable antique reproductions. Cleaning and restoration also are offered. 8665 River Crossing Blvd. 848-7847; Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd. Carmel 581-1717 rgrindy.com The Rug Gallery of Zionsville This long-standing Zionsville shop offers rugs from Pakistan, China, India, and Turkey. Check out the contemporary pieces, traditional Oriental designs, and braided styles. The store also does wall-to-wall carpeting. 130 S. Main St. Zionsville 873-6139 zionsvilleruggallery.com

Furnishings Arhaus Handcrafting techniques and natural materials meet to create a showroom highlighting furniture that exudes contemporary sophistication, warmth, and artistry.

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12895 Grenville St. Carmel 846-5433 backroomatwestclay.com

Backroom at WestClay This Carmel shop features furnishings, light fixtures, textiles, and artwork from estate homes, decorators’ private collections, and show homes. If you’ve got a piece of furniture—or a wall or a ceiling—that needs

Chatham Home Gorgeously upholstered contemporary furniture from American Leather and Fusion mixes comfortably with cool architectural salvage and hip accent pieces. Bureaus and consoles in reclaimed wood (and what passes for it) are

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highlights, as are the fun floor poufs. 517 E. Walnut St. 917-8550 chathamhomeinteriors.com Copper Creek Canyon Interior Outfitters Among this dense collection of rustically elegant, expertly handmade furniture, you’ll find statement pieces like rolledarm sofas upholstered in leather patchwork, huge forged-iron chandeliers, and the best-selling Hekman dining table.

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Custom window treatments, bedding, and lighting are produced in the onsite workroom. 3953 E. 82nd St. 577-2990 coppercreekcanyon.com Crate & Barrel Crate & Barrel’s reputation for modern, yet timeless homegoods has literally made it a household name. Whether your style leans art deco, New England, or global, the store has the ideal furniture and accessories without sky-high prices. We especially love the shelves of reasonably priced glassware and reliably fun holiday decor. Fashion Mall 818-9900 crateandbarrel.com Deja Vu Designer Showroom This furniture store, owned by interior designer Sherry Bleier, is packed with Old World charisma, boasting a generous selection of jeweled chandeliers, original artwork, and dozens of furniture vignettes. 1060 E. Main St. Brownsburg 858-1961

source of high-end modern European furniture. B&B Italia and Knoll are the bestselling lines. We love Bitossi’s whimsical, brightcolored ceramics from Italy; Mondaine Swiss Railways watches; and Marimekko pillows, coin purses, and kitchenware.

Godby Home Furnishings This Hoosier-owned business offers primarily traditional furniture in warm, comfortable settings. Fall in love with the bedroom and dining sets from Liberty, Ashley, and Legacy, and the fabulous line of leather sofas from Natuzzi. 17828 N. U.S. Highway 31 Westfield 896-3832; 14550 Mundy Dr. Noblesville 214-4321; 8171 Weston Ave. Avon 272-4581; 13610 N. Meridian St. Carmel 566-8720 godbyhomefurnishings.com

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Houseworks Dwell and Architectural Digest readers flock to this northside standby, which stocks the latest and greatest in modern lighting, furnishings, and home accessories. The latest Astrid series of hardwood cherry pieces is a hit, along with the American Leather “Inspiration” series (check out the newspaper-print chair and ottoman). Upstairs, sophisticated Gamma seating pieces show off high-quality Italian leather and refined detail.

Ethan Allen Contemporary and elegant, Ethan Allen is a complete home resource, offering everything from floor coverings to furnishings to window dressings. All staffers are designers, so you can count on plenty of personal help in putting your room together; design services are always complimentary.

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John Kirk Furniture Since 1952, this familyowned business has provided an excellent selection of quality home furnishings. The 130,000-square-foot showroom features designer collections from Henredon, Century, Martha Stewart, Bernhardt, and more for living areas, your game room, and the outdoors. 12345 Old Meridian St. Carmel 846-2535 kirkfurniture.com Kittle’s The sheer variety of what’s on display at the Allisonville Road store—the largest furniture showroom in the Midwest—brings in customers interested in all kinds of looks at every price point, from entry-level to the higher-end pieces in the Design Studio. Whether you go for vintage or sleekly modern, you’ll find something in the sprawling showroom, now organized by designer—Bernhardt furniture here, Broyhill

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pieces there—making it easier to navigate. The Greenwood store features bestselling collections. 8600 Allisonville Rd. 849-5300; 665 N. U.S. Highway 31 Greenwood 888-1301 kittles.com Kittle’s Rooms Express These spacious showrooms allow you to do a quick scan, and there’s a little of everything—bedroom sets, dining tables, and accessories—at reasonable prices. If an item isn’t in stock, you get a discount. The quick-ship custom upholstery program pulls your room together fast. 8603 Allisonville Rd. 579-0290; 7565 S. U.S. Highway 31 883-0129 kittlesrex.com La-Z-Boy Furniture Having sold recliners for more than 80 years, this store knows comfort and relaxation. Shop from a wide selection of recliners, sofas, coffee tables, ottomans, and more, many of which you can customize the exact way you want. Design pros are available to visit your home for a free in-person consultation. 5330 E. Southport Rd. 898-2209; 2721 E. 86th St. 255-7322 lazboy.com Luxe Home Interiors Excellence is a priority here: All of the furniture is five-way hand-tied, the highest standard of fabrication. Explore hundreds of furniture styles and thousands of leather options, plus accents and lighting to bring it all to life. Check out Crestview lamps and Bristol Bay recliners (but be warned: You might just never get up).

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Clay Terrace Carmel 663-3588 luxeofcarmel.com West Elm Pottery Barn’s urban-chic sister, West Elm features sleek and modern sofas, chairs, and tables; funky light fixtures; graphic rugs; and accessories by up-andcoming artisans, such as local Etsy creators. Glean inspiration from its online Design Lab. Fashion Mall 844-4970

westelm.com Z Gallerie Chic—and well-priced— furniture, accessories, and artwork can turn your home into something right out of a perfectly styled catalog. You can also pick up whimsical items, such as snarky sticky notes and rhinestone-encrusted pens. Clay Terrace 818-0836 zgallerie.com

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Antiques Architectural Antiques of Indianapolis Remodeling? Discover the rare salvage source in a bright, clean, and uncluttered setting, better for picking through the sconces, crystal doorknobs, mantles, stained-glass pieces, and much more.

Firehouse Antiques If you hate the musty smell typical of antique malls, this is the place for you. Not only is it impeccably neat, there’s plenty of room to walk. The brightyellow building houses European and American antiques, plus new and antique lighting. 85 E. Cedar St. Zionsville 733-0233 zionsvillelighting.com H. Kogan Antiques and Lighting This adorable house-turnedshop with a side garden

only gets better inside, where you’ll find antique furniture, lamps, and a variety of charming home details. 195 S. Main St. Zionsville 873-4208 Indianapolis Downtown Antique Mall American antiques—oak furniture, Depression glass, toys, and pottery—fill 40 booths across 8,000 square feet in this Fountain Square shop. 1044 Virginia Ave. 635-5336

5000 W. 96th St. 873-2727 antiquearchitectural.com Brown’s on Fifth Wander three buildings full of treasures, all nestled in an English garden setting in Zionsville. The store specializes in quality 19th-century antiques, 20th-century furniture and collectibles, and unexpected gifts. 315 N. Fifth St. Zionsville 873-2284 brownsantiques.com Doc’s Architectural Salvage & Antiques DIY types knee-deep in home-improvement projects come here to find the salvaged bones and joints of buildings. Others come for the spectacle: room after room crowded with anything from doorknobs to confessionals to a McDonald’s merrygo-round. New finds at the store, formerly known as White River Salvage, include quality antique lighting, home accent pieces, and custom farm tables from salvaged wood. 1325 W. 30th St. 924-4000 docsarchitecturalsalvage.com

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Meridian Midcentury-modern purists find a kindred spirit in Meridian owner Todd Warweg. The dealer stocks his main-drag corner store with some of the city’s best artwork and furniture from the Mad Men era. Limited store hours. 2201 N. Meridian St. 923-2201 Midland Arts & Antiques Market Midland’s 40,000 square feet in an old factory on Michigan Street, with booths stocked by more than 125 vendors, are

well-trodden by furniture hunters, interior designers, and sightseers alike. The Carmel location features polished, orderly vignettes from some of the city’s top art dealers and interior designers. 907 E. Michigan St. 267-9005; 488 Gradle Dr. Carmel 569-9105 midlandathome.com Noblesville Antique Mall This roomy antique mall on the courthouse square is one of the most

organized we’ve found. Browse a set of miniature Beatle figurines, vintage building blocks, and a sign reading simply “Moxie”— enough said. 20 N. 9th St. Noblesville 773-5095 R. Beauchamp Antiques In this shop in a charming rural setting, you’ll find the area’s largest selection of domestic and European furniture, paintings, and garden items. Expect 250 to 300 French and Italian chandeliers and more than 50 grandfather clocks. 16405 Westfield Boulevard Rd. Westfield 896-3717 beauchampantiques.com Reclamation The 40-plus vendors here sell new handmade wares alongside furniture and collectibles. The result: gems like beautifully lathed wooden animals mixed in with vintage decor, much of it under $200. 5335 Winthrop Ave. 602-8672 reclamationindy.com Solomon/Jones Antiques & Interiors At this shop established nearly 40 years ago by a former IMA curator of decorative arts, 6,000 square feet of vignettes showcase an extensive selection of 18th- and 19thcentury styles, including Biedermeier, Jacobean, Neoclassical, Renaissance revival, and French Provincial. 1103 E. 52nd St. 475-0203 solomon-jones.com

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mid-century lamps, old furniture—with more than 36,000 square feet of cool, reasonably priced gifts, this place could be the south side’s best-kept secret. 2028 E. Southport Rd. 786-8246 southportantiquemall.net Surroundings Enjoy the treasure hunt in this store’s tangle of rooms, filled with European antiques—mostly French, Italian, and English pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries—along with new gems, such as Trina Turk pillows and a fabulous selection of holiday decor. 1101 E. 54th St. 254-8883

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Appointments and Accessories Addendum Gallery “Gallery” is the right word for this curated collection of fascinating home accessories and gifts, with labels displaying the name and location of each artist. It’s best known for a huge array of Michael Aram’s nature-inspired tabletop pieces. Other indulgences include mother-of-pearl serving trays and various objets from Jonathan Adler. 908 E. Westfield Blvd. 253-3400; Carmel City Center 736 Hanover Pl. Carmel

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Artichoke Designs This shop has been pegged as the best place in Indy to buy lamps—which truly are gasp-worthy—but don’t let them distract you from the cool home accents and custom furniture. 10 S. Range Line Rd. Carmel 587-7411 At Home in the City Downtowners dash into this store for last-minute gifts (for which it is a no-fail source) but usually leave with something for themselves, too. The ultra-hip selection of home accents is constantly changing, but whatever’s on display at the moment is guaranteed to make you smile—and spend. 434 Massachusetts Ave. 955-9925 silverinthecity.com

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The Blue Door In this house that serves as office space for interior designers, you’ll find great loveseats and embellished pillows. The front room is stocked with urns, dishes, rugs, and a great selection of lamps. 6426 N. College Ave. 808-2999 thebluedoorstore.com Butler’s Pantry Among the charming selection of dishes, bakeware, and bejeweled cocktail utensils, we love all the small discoveries, like April Cornell table linens, Zionsville-related dish towels, and Peggy Karr glassware. 213 S. Main St. Zionsville 733-8003 abutlerspantry.com Calico Corners Besides offering some of the best fabric in the city for upholstery, curtains, and home goods—including the IMAN Home collection from the eponymous supermodel—Calico Corners offers full customdesign services. 5128 E. 82nd St. 595-7400 calicocorners.com

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Carmel Design Explore an under-the-radar selection of fun, creative home appointments, whether you’re looking for wallpaper, home accessories, area rugs, or curtains. 1764 E. 86th St. 575-3600 carmeldesignhome.com Charles Mayer & Co. Old World meets modern flair at this quietly chic shop, where choosy brides register for china, flatware, and fine English crystal, then return for luxury baby items and table settings by Hermes, Juliska, and Match.

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William Yeoward specialty barware in a wider range of price points is perfect for entertaining. 5629 N. Illinois St. 257-2900 charlesmayer.com The Container Store “A place for everything, and everything in its place” becomes reality at The Container Store, where you can get your home—and life—under control with smart, stylish organizers for any possible need. With 14 departments full of 10,000-plus products,

clutter becomes a thing of the past. 4120 E. 82nd St. 348-2225 thecontainerstore.com Drapery Street In this trade-secret store’s new showroom, you can work with the trained staff to create exactly the style you’re looking for, using fabric hand-selected from around the world. Indiana Design Center 200 S. Range Line Rd., Suite 109 Carmel 816-9774 draperystreet.com

Griffon Fabrics A trio of interior designers owns this 15-year-old shop offering custom bedding, fine textiles, trim, and hardware to appease both traditional and contemporary tastes. 598 W. Carmel Dr., Suite E 848-1864 griffonfabrics.com Home Details of Savvy Decor The city’s biggest selection of luxe hardware includes Vicenza, made by a former jewelry designer, and Edgar Berebi styles sparkling with Swarovski crystals. 41 S. Range Line Rd. Carmel 848-3377 homedetailsofsavvy decor.com Home ReVisions Plenty of home accents await you among a wonderfully large selection of furniture and home essentials, including an oversized Hickory Chair sofa with overstuffed pillows. 3209 W. Smith Valley Rd., Ste. 146 Greenwood 865-1544 M.G. Tates Find plates and platters ideal for entertaining, colorful cocktail napkins, centerpiece-worthy candlesticks, and the perfect hostess gift in this popular Fashion Mall boutique. Fashion Mall 846-4273 Rosalind Interior designer Rosalind Brinn Pope’s showroom features select fine furniture, custom upholstery, lamps, and decorative pillows by appointment only.

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White Dog Home Visiting this Mass Ave spot is like rummaging for retro finds in a cute, well-curated version of your grandparents’ basement. The boutique carries an ever-changing inventory of newfangled and vintage apparel, gifts, housewares, and accessories, from midcentury lamps to Mad Men–chic barware. 845 Massachusetts Ave. 956-9159 whitedoghome.com Wildflowers at Sullivan’s Hidden behind Sullivan’s Hardware is this little gem full of home accents. The sweet yellow cottage is as adorable inside as it is outside (and the perfect destination for garden-party accoutrements).

(including cast-iron urns and reproduction birdbaths and statuary from the Biltmore Estate). A full-service flower shop resides in back. 111 E. 49th St. 925-8273

Family Leisure This giant showroom on the city’s northeast side has all you could need for a dream backyard, patio, pool area, finished basement, or rec room. You can also pick out hot tubs, wine cabinets, bar stools, and grills.

Especially Wicker Don’t let the name fool you; yes, this store specializes in beautiful wicker and rattan pieces, but it also has wood, upholstered, and metal indoor/outdoor furniture. Castelle by Pride Family Brands and Vanguard are newly featured manufacturers in this 17,000-square-foot store.

Godby Hearth & Home In addition to selling fireplaces, grills, and patio furniture, Godby also installs shower doors, glass enclosures and partitions, and custom mirrors.

4025 E. 82nd St. 577-5755 especiallywickerllc.com

7904 Rockville Rd. 271-8400 godbyhearth.com

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6955 N. Keystone Ave. 255-9230 sullivanhardware.com

Outdoor Living Duncan’s Fireplace & Patio Center Besides lots of gas and wood-burning fireplaces, you’ll find everything you need to make your patio posh: fire pits, retractable awnings, outdoor furniture, and much more. 3837 N. High School Rd. 299-2229 duncansfireplaceand patio.com The Empty Vase David Strohmeyer and Carol Golden, two design community vets, curate a mix of antique garden decor

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Leland’s Patio, Home & Hearth The location has changed, but the extensive selection of outdoor and sunroom furniture, umbrellas, fireplace accessories, and other accoutrements remains the same. 5999 E. 86th St. 842-8384 lelandspatiodirect.com O’Malia’s Fireplace & Outdoor Living Build your dream backyard at this decades-old shop specializing in fireplaces, fire pits, patio furniture, and deluxe grills. 115 Medical Dr. Carmel 846-6812 omaliasliving.com Wicker Works With two showrooms of indoor and outdoor wicker furniture, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for, whether you want to outfit a living room or sunroom. Wicker Works also sells fire pits, mirrors, and other finishing touches. 860 N. Green St. Brownsburg 852-5180; 70 Mardale Dr., Suite A Brownsburg 852-1509 wickerworksofbrowns burg.com

Garden Shops Allisonville Nursery This one-stop shop has everything you need, whether you’re decorating for the holidays or just planting some fresh spring blossoms. Stocked full of

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shrubs and shady trees as well as gift items, this 3,000-square-foot shop will have your outdoor space looking great in no time. 11405 Allisonville Rd. Fishers 849-4490 allisonvillenursery.com Altum’s Horticultural Center & Landscape From the first of spring through the dead of winter, this is the place to find fellow green thumbs. Altum’s own custom porch pots (filled with evergreen branches, live winterberry, and pinecones) will keep your home cheery even in the coldest, darkest months. The friendly, knowledgeable staff will help heighten your gardening skills—an array of classes are taught all year round. 11335 N. Michigan Rd. Zionsville 733-4769 altums.com Dammann’s Lawn, Garden & Landscaping Centers If you’re in the market for something unique, such as citronella or a candy corn plant, these family-owned gardening centers should be your first stop. Those with the greenest of thumbs especially appreciate the sprawling full-service centers for their huge selection of healthy plant material and around 200,000 mums grown on-site. 4914 Rockville Rd. 381-9787; 8005 E. 30th St. 894-1867; 5129 S. Emerson Ave. 786-0799 dammanns.com Eagle Creek Nursery Flowers, trees, shrubs, evergreens, annuals, and perennials—all you need to spruce up your landscape with nature’s beauty is here. Accent the greenery with

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Tom Vriesman Interior designer and director of design community relations at the Indiana Design Center

The sculptural beauty of Isamu Noguchi’s Cyclone Table of 1953 has long inspired me and occupied many spaces in my family’s home. The simplicity with which three elements—a circular, laminated wood top; chrome-plated steel-wire cage; and a cast-iron base—are elegantly combined to form a table that serves equally well as a dining surface, bedside table, and foyer centerpiece is absolute genius. We very happily acquired this table from an auction of the furnishings of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce in the mid-90s.”

garden decor, and pick up all the necessary tools from this nearly 90-year-old nursery. 8160 Lafayette Rd. 291-7660 eaglecreeknursery.com The Garden Center With more than 1,000 varieties of seeds and a large selection of bulbs, vegetable plants, annuals and perennials, roses, geraniums, and grass seed, The Garden Center can help bring color and greenery to your lawn. Garden accessories are available in the gift shop. 3205 W. 71st St. 291-1441 thegardenctr.com Geist Nursery In addition to offering full landscape-design services, Geist Nursery’s garden center can take care of your plant needs with annuals and perennials, trees and shrubs, roses, and yard accents, such as fountains,

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pottery, and window planters. 9890 N. Mollenkopf Rd. Fishers 842-7481 geistnursery.com Habig Garden Shops One of Indy’s oldest garden shops prides itself on experience and vast knowledge of its product. Gardeners will be delighted at the selection of organic vegetables and herbs, which have quickly become the backyard craze. 1225 E. 86th St. 251-3708 (garden shop) or 251-0804 (gift shop); 5201 N. College Ave. 283-5412; 1105 N. Arlington Ave. 356-5458; 15311 N. U.S. Highway 31 Carmel 896-2828 habiggardenshop.weebly. com Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse and Shop Open year-round, the historic estate greenhouse at the Indianapolis Museum of Art is stocked with gardening books, houseplants, and naturethemed gifts. Browse its wide selection of holiday items, and plan ahead for the big Perennial Premiere sale each April. 4000 N. Michigan Rd. 920-2652 imamuseum.org/shop/ greenhouse Rail Trail Gardens The garden center and greenhouse holds large, vigorous perennials and annuals, houseplants, shrubs, trees, holiday decor, and Christmas trees in season.

all things pretty, including tea sets, pop-up books, butterfly pillows, and fairies galore. Small but mighty, the nursery specializes in unique herbs and perennials. Choose your own for a container garden, or drop off vases and pots to have them returned artfully filled with seasonal plants.

[ Locals dish on the item they love most in their homes ]

If it wasn’t spending time with Jeff and the kids, my favorite ‘material’ thing in our house is a beautiful, colorful abstract piece of artwork by local artist Jason Zickler that we bought at an Oranje event. I love relaxing and getting lost in the beauty of the myriad colors and abstract images. I appreciate it on a new, everchanging level each time I enjoy it, as if I am seeing it for the first time.”

12244 E. 116th St. Fishers 842-0235 ritasbackyard.com Rosie’s Gardens Gurgling fountains—from contemporary styles to unique wall mounts—tempt you to explore these grounds, which encompass 12 acres of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals. The garden shop has a huge collection of pottery, fountains, and statuary. 10402 N. College Ave. 844-6157 rosiesgardens.com Salsbery Brothers Landscaping Set in an old horse barn on 10 acres of land, this nursery and garden center is a memorable experience. Potted daylilies, brightly colored mums, and rows of shrubs and trees are interspersed among a large selection of pottery and some great pieces of furniture. 4317 E. 146th St. Carmel 843-0100 salsberybros.com

4102 S. 875 East Zionsville 769-6993 railtrailgardens.com

Seasons Gardens Need more than some new potted plants to spice up your yard? Seasons Gardens features a variety of fountains and other water features, and is a carrier for Silca System, a line of elevated porch and deck systems.

Rita’s Backyard This whimsical store is full of

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578-4769 seasonsgardens.com Sundown Gardens Homeowners love this 12-acre garden center for its vast selection of ornamental shade trees, shrubs, evergreens, and landscaping material. Midwest favorites like hostas, daylilies, and mums are abundant. Several flowers and plants are new for this year. 13400 Old Meridian St. Carmel 846-0620 sundowngardens.com Wild River Nursery The gift shop at this Fishers newcomer is stocked with seasonal decor and gift items, while its garden offerings, such as trees, perennials, annuals, shrubs, patio stones, pavers, and mulch, will get your yard in tip-top shape. 13279 E. 126th St. Fishers 770-3321 wild-river-nursery.com

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