Writings about residential real estate and all things home, by Cynthia Cummins
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Twice or thrice in my adult life, I’ve been inadvertently brilliant when it comes to a home décor choice. You know what they say: “Necessity is the mother of invention.”
For example, I placed a side table on top of a capped drain for a long-gone bidet in a bathroom and then put a random collection of houseplants on top of the table. I was simply trying to hide the drain cap, but I accidentally created a delightful tableau. Whenever we had visitors, they would remark on the bathroom’s oasis feeling and my clever style sensibility.
As a Realtor, I see lots of instances of “lemonade from lemons” style, born from attempts to hide the ugly wall next door, to create storage in an underused niche, to bring some light and life into a lightwell.
Designer Todd Oldham, however, takes it to a whole other level of art. Click here
to see what I mean!