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Gallery: DIY-chic Fredericton renovation

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A dated two storey home gets a new lease on life with a modern kitchen, chic wood detailing, and high-contrast décor. Photos by Ashley Erb. Read the full story here

DIY-chic Fredericton renovation

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Working one room at a time, a young couple revitalizes a dated two-storey with modern design and eclectic décor.

Cozy up

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This hand-woven alpaca throw from Legacy Lane Fiber Mill in Sussex, N.B. is just the ticket to warm up your room. The company produces yarns and a range of hand-woven products. www.legacylanefibermill.ca

Insect appeal

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Halifax metalsmith Elizabeth Goluch creates complex metal insect sculptures using metals, enamels, and gemstones. These enamel on copper and sterling silver bugs open to reveal a sterling silver treasure. Wood Louse, Pill Bug and Roly Poly by Elizabeth Goluch www.elizabethgoluch.com

Polished geometry

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Comprised of a chair, coffee table, and side table that fit together in flexible groupings, this multifunctional piece by Saint John, N.B. designer Geof Ramsay marries solid joinery with sleek geometric style. The Hex chair component won best prototype at the 2015 Toronto Interior Design Show. Euclid by Geof Ramsay www.geoframsay.com

Forged in style

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For these hand-forged mild steel and brass dragonfly trivets, Mount Hanley, N.S. blacksmith Alexa Jaffurs found inspiration in Japanese design motifs. www.alexajaffurs.com

Rich texture

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Inspired by the countryside of Dorset, England, “Feather Grass” is a new wallpaper pattern by Farrow & Ball. It’s the company’s first large-scale border design. Find it at Hue Design Studio in Halifax and Oak Leaf Interiors in Dartmouth, N.S. www.huedesignstudio.ca    |     www.oakleafinteriors.ca

High strung

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A sleek modern design by Halifax’s Luxi Studioworks, the Lubach pendant is handcrafted in spot-welded steel with a powder coated finish. It’s available in six custom finishes and over 40 cord colours. www.luxistudioworks.com

Set in stone

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Chester, N.S. artist Beverley McInnes makes art out of rusted and decayed objects. This sculpture features local rock, rusted metal, and polished stone. “I have Walked Through Many Lives….Some Of Them My Own,”—Stanley Kunitz by Beverley McInnes. beversmci2@aol.com

Amazing glaze

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Experimenting with local materials, New Brunswick ceramist Darren Emenau creates modern ceramics using traditional techniques. This piece features local clay from the St. John River and a low-fired lichen glaze. Find his unique designs at Tuck Studio in Saint John, N.B. Local clay piece by Darren Emenau, MNO Pottery