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eslie Stephens says, “There were
further dress up the area, Stephens included an
clearly period cabinets still in place
alabaster sconce, an antique Oriental rug and
that had been updated sometime in
a brass-and-crystal chandelier.
the 1980s, so my first thought was that I wanted to make the space a bridge from the kitchen to the dining room, but I also wanted to take the butler’s pantry back to its original, vintage grandeur.” To achieve this look, Stephens sanded, scraped and painted the area, replacing the countertops with richly stained butcher block and adding a Carrera-marble backsplash. To
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Leslie T. Stephens, CID, business founder and interior designer, has more than eight years of commercial, residential and architectural design experience.With a passion for drawing, sculpture and fine arts, Stephens began as an artist. Her leadership and organizational skills have helped her guide clients through the design process for simple, yet expressive results. Leslie earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Benjamin Moore paint in 1) Scenic Drive and 2) Deep River 3) Antique chandelier and 4) Alabaster wall sconce, both from Shades of Light 5) Martin-Star Cabinetry & Design butcher-block countertop stain in maple 6) Window-treatment design by Leslie Stephens Design LLC 7) Benjamin Moore paint in Ashley Gray 8) Shades of Light antique Oriental rug 9) U-Fab London shade fabric and Williams & Sherrill trim SPECIAL THANKS General contractor, Dominion Preservation Company LLC; fabricating, In Stitches Monogramming and Custom Sewing; countertop, Martin-Star Cabinetry and Design; custom painter, Rodney Lambert; backsplash, Mosaic Tile Company; backsplash installation, Chesterfield Tile Co. Inc.; paint, Virginia Paint Company and Benjamin Moore Paints; floor repair and refinishing, Costen Floors; plumbing, Gary Robinson of Robinson’s Plumbing; drywall, Rebekah Jamison of Jamison Plaster and Repair; painting, Steve Picchi with Artista Painting, fabric, U-Fab Discount Fabric and Custom Upholstery; accessories, the Anderson family’s china collection; crown molding, Siewers Lumber & Millwork; trim carpentry, Andrew Jones of James River Remodeling
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The Richmond Symphony Orchestra League Designer House 2010