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Barry Du Bois’ Home Improvement Tips

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February 18, 2016 In a letter to a friend in 1898 Mark Twain wrote: “Our house was not insentient matter. It had a heart and a soul and eyes to see us with … We never came home from an absence that its face did not light up and speak out its eloquent welcome, and we could not enter it unmoved.” Much of my inspiration comes from quotes like this. I refer to this one often when designing or rethinking a space. Call me an old romantic, but for me, Twain has hit the nail on the head with his…

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