Kitchen remodeling ideas with a dramatic flair

Written by: Amy Howell Hirt

When newly empty-nested couple Bruce and Jenny decided to remodel their Amberley Village home, there were certain elements that simply had to go. What they weren’t so sure about was what style should replace the dated look and define this new chapter of their lives and their home.

The answer came a few years ago, when Jenny freshened the foyer by replacing two traditional table lamps with sleek shell-tiled wall sconces. Something about the modern simplicity spoke to her, and sparked an empty-nest makeover.

"As I’ve gotten older, I’ve felt like I just wanted a cleaner look,” Jenny says.

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