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Continued: Everyday Solutions: Fireplace facelift

  • Article by: LYNN UNDERWOOD , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 6, 2013 - 2:52 PM

Dignity restored: The Gerde-Hoffman family uses the room as a music practice space and sitting room. The final step is the installation of custom fireplace doors. “Now the room looks and feels like the way we believe it was meant to be,” said Gjerde.

 

Lynn Underwood • 612-673-7619

 

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Everyday Solutions features projects by AIA Minnesota member architects that solve a homeowner’s everyday design challenge. To submit a project for consideration, please send uncompressed JPEG images of the element or space, before and after photos and a brief description of the story behind the project to Angie McKinley: mckinley@aia-mn-org









 

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