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December 15, 2011 - Image 54

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Cozy And Bright from page 49

Giving a little. Getting so much more in return.

INCREDIBLE SAVINGS THROUGHOUT
THE STORE PLUS..
Donate $100 to Gift of Life and receive
an additional 20% off*our already discounted prices
on any in-stock purchase.

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Donations to Gift of Life are 100% tax deductible

*excludes Ekornes, American Leather, and BDI

Cashmere pillows, a flea-market coffee table and a cement vase add

GIFT OFALIFE

texture to the whitewashed living room. A wall of recessed shelves

highlights a small portion of Keller's collection of white ceramic vases,
which are scattered throughout the home.

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MICHIGAN ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION PROGRAM

GIVE SO OTHERS CAN LIVE

A simple metal bed frame offers contrast to the billowy white bed;

underfoot, an indoor/outdoor rug makes easy cleanup from the family's
four cats and dirty feet that might track through from the attached

screened-in porch. A family friend shot the portraits of the couple's
kids, which Keller hung unframed.

SHOP SHERWOOLLITIS WORTH IT

Fine Designer Furniture I Stunning Accessories
6644 Orchard Lake Road just S of Maple
West Bloomfield , 248-855-1600
Mon,i Thurs„Fri,, Sat, 11-7 Sunday 12-5
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
SALE ENDS DECEMBER 31, 2011
www,sherwoodstudiosinc,com

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hard to make it that way. An antiques-
shop and flea-market fiend, Keller has
rescued and refinished many of what
end up being the most coveted pieces
in her home. Her secret: "You can do
anything with some slipcovers and a
can of spray paint," she says. "And I'm
very frugal — I like to find treasures
and I like it to look nice, but I don't
want to spend a lot."
The couple bought the 900-square-

foot bungalow, built in 1945, in 1980,
just before they were married. "Then
I had a baby, then I had another baby
— they slept in the same room:' says
Keller. So they added 800 square feet
in 1991,and then added a 500-square-
foot second floor in 1997.
"It's warm and cozy:' says Keller. "We
feel we can sit anywhere and be com-
fortable. It's not big and overwhelming,
but we've used every inch of space." fl

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