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September 16, 2014
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Something old, something new; A country house lovingly restored

Afterward, the washer and dryer closet is hidden behind double doors made from recycled barn wood.
TRR photo by Isabel Braverman


Jan said she doesn’t usually have a vision for a house. Her first aim is to open and brighten up a space, and then to look at it as a blank canvas and discover the taste of the customer. Later, there will be a drawing, but Jan said she doesn’t like to make the drawings set in stone, because once you have a feeling of what’s in the space, there are always changes to make along the way. “It’s really an improvisational creation,” she said. “It’s like jazz music. Since I used to be a musician, I can swing with that; no pun intended.”