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HOMES | TRADITIONAL WITH A TWIST
2510 Johnson Avenue
225 County Drive
1120 Moneta Road
Left: The dining room's wallpapered ceiling
and jaw-dropping light fixture make it a
powerful, chic space for guests.
Above: Bold colors and textures pack a
punch in the small powder room.
vations to halt for replacement. VBS handled the issue in-house with an excavator,
a plumber, three laborers and three days to
dig and replace the line so work could get
back on track.
"The house itself was quite unique as
there had been several additions with little updating over the years," Levan says.
"The framing, electrical, plumbing and
HVAC were piecemealed together through
the decades, so we had to work around
and through all these systems to modernize and create flow within our clients'
The powder room boasts the power of a
punch in a small space. Mangus admits it's
"pretty funky," with its Matthew Williamson Cubana wallpaper and bold, high-gloss
blue paint. Metallic wallpaper by Phillip
Jeffries covers the ceiling, while a white
floating vanity and custom beveled, white,
bamboo mirror offset the bright colors.
"It's such a fun space," Mangus says.
"With those vibrant colors, anything
against it always looks good, whether
it's black and white or hot pink. I
have a love affair with
wallpaper. I'd wallpaper every inch
of the house if I
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