Qualified Remodeler Magazine

FEB 2015

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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kitchen island is covered in 1" x 2" travertine tiles in the color Noche. Te raised curve surface is quartz with the lower surface in granite to match the rest of the coun- tertops. Te upstairs island's curved face is covered with 1" x 2" mica slate tiles. In addition to the freplaces and kitchen areas, stone and granite accent features and rock walls provide natural touches throughout the home. fxture recalls glass balls tangled in rope that sometimes wash up on the beach. On the main foor, Purple had a glass artist hand-blow pink- and amber-colored glass jellyfsh and then wired them into three pendant lights. He also selected a dining area lighting fxture that looks like a jellyfsh. For durability, there is no hardwood fooring in the house. Instead, Purple chose a porcelain tile that looks like travertine but can respond better to heat to prevent cracks over time. But wood plays prominently in the home. "We whitewashed the tongue-and-groove wooden ceil- ings in the main areas so they feel like driftwood," Purple says. "Te mantel over the main level main freplace is made of burl wood jutting out from fossil Tuscany stone. My wife had the idea to trim out the main level master bedroom freplace using a big driftwood log, and we found the perfect piece right on the beach." NW Cabinet Source, Home Facets' sister company, installed the cabinet work, and Purple did all the custom design himself. Walnut was the material of choice for the kitchen cabinets and Purple says he added louvers in places to give it a more "beachy" feel and used rounded features to mimic the roll of the ocean. Interior doors and trims are hemlock, and clear alder cabinetry is in the pantries, wet bar and laundry room. Kitchen areas on both foors have custom islands and granite countertops. Te curved face of the main level Above: A glass artist created glass jellyfish that were then wired into three pendant lights. Right: Multiple master suites allow two or more families to comfortably share the space. SEE MORE PHOTOS of this project on ForResidentialPros.com/ 11800112 PROJECTS: Design Solutions 22 February 2015 QR QualifiedRemodeler.com | ForResidentialPros.com

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