decorating fix Positioning a bar at one end (left) and a settee near the doorway made the room more multipurpose. Nixon and Loecke then added personal touches, commissioning friend Given Campbell to custom-color a wallpaper that has an interlocking "J" pattern (for Jason and John, natch).
DIY tip "Ribbons are a quick way to customize for little money," says Loecke. To wit, the window-valance trim is fashioned from a strip of grosgrain ribbon.
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