6/8/09

Let the Outdoors in

This is Dena Kaye's winter getaway on St. Barth, but it didn't look like this when she bought it.

The living room had little relationship to the beautiful outdoors. So she knocked down the walls. And what a difference!

"Not interfering with views is decorating 101"
Scott Salvator in 750 Designer Secrets

Dena Kaye's Remodel Story

Participating in Metamorphosis Monday

30 comments:

  1. The difference made to this view by knocking out the walls! WOW! Must have skyrocketed the house value! What a view...ahhh!
    ~Sherrie

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  2. It is truly hard to fathom waking up to this beautiful scenery every morning, wow amazing transformation.

    LeAnn:)

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  3. ...in one word...extradorinary! mickey

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  4. sorry about the spelling...fingers don't always work right! lol, mickey

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  5. What a wonderful room with a view. I could easily live there.

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  6. Wowwie, wow-wow-wow! What a difference!!!

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  7. knocking down walls is always a good thing.
    Lovely!

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  8. This is a gorgeous transformation, thank you for sharing it.
    Luanne

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  9. What a view! I love it. Thanks for the compliment on my header and for visiting my blog.

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  10. Wow - what an amazing transformation!

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  11. I am always in awe of people who can visualize such a transformation. Sure makes me long for the beach!!

    Karen
    My Desert Cottage

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  12. Oh wow!!! What a big difference it brings...knocking down the walls for a picturesque view. I love it.

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  13. There is hope for all of us!

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  14. What a gorgeous house!
    Your blog is lovely! There are soooo many beautiful pics!

    Federica from Italy.
    http://sweet-as-a-candy.blogspot.com/

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  15. I simply would not be able to leave this house!

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  16. oh MY! what a fresh and breezy room!
    love the light and open feel!
    thanks for sharing!

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  17. AAAAgh!
    could you imagine? thats a sa-weet set up!
    love it love it love it!
    Lisa
    at the beach

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  18. Extraordinary difference - hard to believe it is the same home, xv.

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  19. And what a view that is!!! I could never leave the house if I lived in a place like that!!!

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  20. Absolutely you betcha it made a difference!
    Brenda

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  21. Okay, can I go there right now, PLEASE? Beautiful!

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  22. What a wonderful transformation!

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  23. Wow, what a transformation. It's gorgeous!

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  24. What an incredible view. I can't believe that anyone would have hidden that behind boring walls! Thanks for stopping by, and we'll be bringing lots of pix back from Rockport! Kathy

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  25. Thanks!! I'm adding you to mine, too. :-)

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  26. awesome, beautiful, extraordinary view and work to her home
    thanks for sharing, love this post
    christina

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