Sylvia T Designs – Decorative Arts and Interiors – Plaster, Lime Plaster, Decorative Plaster, Functional Plaster, Venetian Plaster, Tadelakt, Microcement, Stencils, Custom Stencils, Murals, Faux Finishes, Gilding, Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf, Cabinetry Finishes, Furniture Finishes, Cabinetry Refinishing, Furniture Refinishing, Custom Signage, New Orleans, Gulf Coast, Baton Rouge, NOLA, Plaster Artisan.

Sylvia T. Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm. We have been honoring tradition and progress and delivering our clients’ vision for 25 years!

We’re a New Orleans-based firm with extensive experience in commercial, residential, and historical projects, both small and large-scale around the Gulf Coast region.

Drum Table Refinish

Thank you for doing such a beautiful job on our drum table. What a transformation! The piece looks great in our updated living room. We are grateful for your wonderful work!

Lisa - New Orleans, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-10-08T20:53:51+00:00

Lisa - New Orleans, Louisiana

Thank you for doing such a beautiful job on our drum table. What a transformation! The piece looks great in our updated living room. We are grateful for your wonderful work!

Historic Restaurant Renovation in the French Quarter

All of our projects start with the building. We find old buildings with great bones that deserve to be preserved and reintroduced to everyone so that they may experience the history and sense of place in New Orleans. Sylvia is literally the person single most responsible for bringing them back to life with her restoration and decorative arts work. Once we have an amazing old building that we think people should experience, we create an idea for what type of restaurant would be authentic to the space. We then work with Sylvia to bring those ideas and the place to life.

Robért LeBlanc, proprietor of LeBlanc+Smith Restaurant Group - New Orleans, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T19:06:35+00:00

Robért LeBlanc, proprietor of LeBlanc+Smith Restaurant Group - New Orleans, Louisiana

All of our projects start with the building. We find old buildings with great bones that deserve to be preserved and reintroduced to everyone so that they may experience the history and sense of place in New Orleans. Sylvia is literally the person single most responsible for bringing them back to life with her restoration and decorative arts work. Once we have an amazing old building that we think people should experience, we create an idea for what type of restaurant would be authentic to the space. We then work with Sylvia to bring those ideas and the place to life.

Kitchen Cabinet and Bar Refinishing

We recently did a small renovation which included our 22-year old kitchen cabinets and bar being refinished by Sylvia. They are our favorite part of the project. The finish is much prettier than I have seen on new factory cabinets coupled with a significant cost savings. Her work is really amazing.

Rain Dance Irrigation & Landscape, Inc. - Mandeville, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T18:53:34+00:00

Rain Dance Irrigation & Landscape, Inc. - Mandeville, Louisiana

We recently did a small renovation which included our 22-year old kitchen cabinets and bar being refinished by Sylvia. They are our favorite part of the project. The finish is much prettier than I have seen on new factory cabinets coupled with a significant cost savings. Her work is really amazing.

Cabinet Refinishing

Sylvia was great to work with. She provided me with several samples of stains for my cabinets and beams. She was flexible in her schedule and met all deadlines. Her work is very beautiful and I love all she did. I will hire her again for additional work I am considering.

Michelle - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T18:50:34+00:00

Michelle - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia was great to work with. She provided me with several samples of stains for my cabinets and beams. She was flexible in her schedule and met all deadlines. Her work is very beautiful and I love all she did. I will hire her again for additional work I am considering.

Kitchen Renovation

We engaged Sylvia during the renovation of our kitchen. The work entailed changes to the wall colors, floor finish, counter tops, and repainting of the cabinets and island. Sylvia was instrumental in identifying the mix of colors and paint style that would complement the other aspects of our home. The overall creativity and knowledge of color matching and paint finishing were key factors in the overall success of the project. She always conducted herself very professionally and completed all work in a timely manner. Sylvia was very easy to work with both in the design and the implementation of the work. In addition, Sylvia developed a plan for repainting the wrought iron stair rail in our house. She worked to provide a truly unique product which aligns with and highlights the lighting and furniture in the foyer. Everyone who comes into our home is impressed with Sylvia’s work. We will use Sylvia again for future projects.

Lisa - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T18:27:47+00:00

Lisa - Covington, Louisiana

We engaged Sylvia during the renovation of our kitchen. The work entailed changes to the wall colors, floor finish, counter tops, and repainting of the cabinets and island. Sylvia was instrumental in identifying the mix of colors and paint style that would complement the other aspects of our home. The overall creativity and knowledge of color matching and paint finishing were key factors in the overall success of the project. She always conducted herself very professionally and completed all work in a timely manner. Sylvia was very easy to work with both in the design and the implementation of the work. In addition, Sylvia developed a plan for repainting the wrought iron stair rail in our house. She worked to provide a truly unique product which aligns with and highlights the lighting and furniture in the foyer. Everyone who comes into our home is impressed with Sylvia’s work. We will use Sylvia again for future projects.

Working with Sylvia T Designs

Sylvia and I have collaborated on numerous projects which include decorative finishes on walls, ceilings, millwork and cabinetry, as well as, murals, artwork and glass door panels. Working with Sylvia gives me a chance to create designs that are brought to life through her many artistic talents. She lends her expertise to each project and ensures the client's satisfaction. You will not be disappointed working with Sylvia T Designs.

Etalon Studio - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T18:30:21+00:00

Etalon Studio - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia and I have collaborated on numerous projects which include decorative finishes on walls, ceilings, millwork and cabinetry, as well as, murals, artwork and glass door panels. Working with Sylvia gives me a chance to create designs that are brought to life through her many artistic talents. She lends her expertise to each project and ensures the client's satisfaction. You will not be disappointed working with Sylvia T Designs.

Longway Tavern – Historic French Quarter Restaurant

Each of our projects consist of two components. The first is the preservation of the history, culture and tradition of New Orleans and the sense of place implied by these old buildings. The second is populating these buildings with a team that embodies exactly what we think the 21st century New Orleans experience should be. Sylvia allows us to do both at the same time.

Robért LeBlanc, proprietor of LeBlanc+Smith Restaurant Group - New Orleans, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T19:09:22+00:00

Robért LeBlanc, proprietor of LeBlanc+Smith Restaurant Group - New Orleans, Louisiana

Each of our projects consist of two components. The first is the preservation of the history, culture and tradition of New Orleans and the sense of place implied by these old buildings. The second is populating these buildings with a team that embodies exactly what we think the 21st century New Orleans experience should be. Sylvia allows us to do both at the same time.

Historic French Quarter Creole Cottage

The results that Sylvia and her crew created for my cottage in the French Quarter exceeded my expectations. From the consult, to the color selection and previews of samples she created, to the professional way the work itself was conducted, but mostly to the final outcome. Not only do I admire the walls every day, but the number of compliments I hear also proves that the job is fantastic. The cost was more than for some other finishes, but it seemed very reasonable for the work involved and certainly for the result, which is so beautiful!

Corky Willhite - French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-11T14:39:18+00:00

Corky Willhite - French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana

The results that Sylvia and her crew created for my cottage in the French Quarter exceeded my expectations. From the consult, to the color selection and previews of samples she created, to the professional way the work itself was conducted, but mostly to the final outcome. Not only do I admire the walls every day, but the number of compliments I hear also proves that the job is fantastic. The cost was more than for some other finishes, but it seemed very reasonable for the work involved and certainly for the result, which is so beautiful!

Fireplace Refinish

Sylvia was very attentive to my style and wishes. She made a sample piece so I could see how it would look before she started. She was prompt and professional. Her price was reasonable.

Arnold - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans
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2018-09-01T19:00:30+00:00

Arnold - Covington, Louisiana

Sylvia was very attentive to my style and wishes. She made a sample piece so I could see how it would look before she started. She was prompt and professional. Her price was reasonable.
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Sylvia T Designs, Decorative Artist, Cabinet Refinishing, Plaster Finishes, Faux Finishes, Murals, Historic Restoration, Historic Renovation, New Orleans

 

“Sylvia T. Designs has been honoring tradition and progress for over 25 years in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast areas. We’re dedicated to respecting and perpetuating the craftsmanship and artistry that built the city. We celebrate NOLA’s history and culture through our work on every single project, every single day!”

~ Sylvia Thompson-Dias, Owner & Artist, Sylvia T. Designs

@SylviaTDesigns | #YourSpaceasaWorkofArt | #HonoringTraditionandProgress

Phone: (504) 435-8081 | Email: Contact “at” SylviaTDesigns.com

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Seignouret-Brulatour House

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Seignouret-Brulatour House

We recently had the great privilege of working on a centerpiece project for the Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC). Now that the museum is open, we can share this exciting job with you! This was a multi-million-dollar project that was...

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Custom and Classic Stencils and a Brief History of Stenciling

Custom and Classic Stencils and a Brief History of Stenciling

Hand-painting our custom stencil design at Longway Tavern in the French Quarter of New Orleans.One might argue that stencils and stenciling are the original form of the decorative arts. Dating back over 37 thousand years, Neanderthal cave art...

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What is Today’s Decorative Artist?

What is Today’s Decorative Artist?

Pictured above - Upstairs bar at Cavan Restaurant, Uptown, New Orleans. “You still doing ‘the’ faux finishes?” It’s something we hear a lot at Sylvia T Designs, having been in business for nearly 25 years. For many, faux finishing...

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Wallpaper? Think Decoratively Painted Finishes Instead!

Wallpaper? Think Decoratively Painted Finishes Instead!

Searching for a great look that will bring your space to life and also avoid the pitfalls of wallpaper? A decoratively painted finish on your walls or ceiling is the answer! Wallcoverings (wallpaper) are often one dimensional. Even textured...

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Well, it’s certainly cool and a thrill to roll up Magazine Street in Uptown, New Orleans and see your work! Thanks to our friends at Fairfax Fabric Co. for having us create their storefront sign! We handpainted the branded sign and then, for an added touch of pizzazz, applied genuine leaf – both gold leaf and silver leaf – to the scissors.

Sylvia T Designs provides expert, handcrafted signage for businesses and even things like home bars or dens. Let us know how we can make your sign a work of art!
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Well, it’s certainly cool and a thrill to roll up Magazine Street in Uptown, New Orleans and see your work! Thanks to our friends at Fairfax Fabric Co. for having us create their storefront sign! We handpainted the branded sign and then, for an added touch of pizzazz, applied genuine leaf – both gold leaf and silver leaf – to the scissors.

Sylvia T Designs provides expert, handcrafted signage for businesses and even things like home bars or dens. Let us know how we can make your sign a work of art!
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Hey All! As a proud sponsor of the Preservation Resource Center’s Shotgun Home Tour, happening this weekend, we hope to see you out there! We’ll be around on Saturday. Come by and say hi! Check out @prcnola for more!

Here, we’re applying the first coat of a dry application of Tadelakt plaster – a traditional Moroccan technique that is both beautiful and functional. It can be used in wet areas (think walk-in showers, outdoor kitchens, pool rooms, and much more) as well as dry (beautiful in non-wet areas like kitchens, bathrooms, and more)!

Sylvia T Designs is the Gulf Coast region’s only true Tadelakt artisan! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art! And don’t worry we never plaster ourselves into a corner!😅
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Hey All! As a proud sponsor of the Preservation Resource Center’s Shotgun Home Tour, happening this weekend, we hope to see you out there! We’ll be around on Saturday. Come by and say hi! Check out @prcnola for more!

Here, we’re applying the first coat of a dry application of Tadelakt plaster – a traditional Moroccan technique that is both beautiful and functional. It can be used in wet areas (think walk-in showers, outdoor kitchens, pool rooms, and much more) as well as dry (beautiful in non-wet areas like kitchens, bathrooms, and more)!

Sylvia T Designs is the Gulf Coast region’s only true Tadelakt artisan! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art! And don’t worry we never plaster ourselves into a corner!😅
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Happy Friday everyone! And, happy one-year anniversary as part of our team/family to our talented, hard-working, and wonderful, Tess! She has shined from day one, first, as an Artisan Assistant and then, as an Artisan Apprentice! We’re lucky to have her!

Sylvia T Designs is the Gulf Coast and New Orleans area’s premier decorative arts firm. Our badass, all-women artisan team sets the standard for the craft across the board. Hire the best and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Happy Friday everyone! And, happy one-year anniversary as part of our team/family to our talented, hard-working, and wonderful, Tess! She has shined from day one, first, as an Artisan Assistant and then, as an Artisan Apprentice! We’re lucky to have her!

Sylvia T Designs is the Gulf Coast and New Orleans area’s premier decorative arts firm. Our badass, all-women artisan team sets the standard for the craft across the board. Hire the best and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a look at a recent residential renovation where we did some terrific work in this Uptown, New Orleans home. In this shot, you can see some of what we did in the kitchen (we did all the walls and the ceiling, too!) The owner wanted a rustic French provincial country look to complement the fixtures and decor. We delivered a gorgeous Marmorino plaster finish that shows some beautiful and subtle motion along with lovely depth. We also did a custom color match with the plaster. What’s more? We sealed the finish to provide protection and cleanability from kitchen stains and grease!

Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region’s decorative and functional plaster experts! Always ask for the best and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a look at a recent residential renovation where we did some terrific work in this Uptown, New Orleans home. In this shot, you can see some of what we did in the kitchen (we did all the walls and the ceiling, too!) The owner wanted a rustic French provincial country look to complement the fixtures and decor. We delivered a gorgeous Marmorino plaster finish that shows some beautiful and subtle motion along with lovely depth. We also did a custom color match with the plaster. What’s more? We sealed the finish to provide protection and cleanability from kitchen stains and grease!

Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region’s decorative and functional plaster experts! Always ask for the best and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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One of our favorite things is having a client over to our shop to show them what we’re cooking up for their project! This is for an upcoming residential historical restoration and renovation in a French Quarter Creole Cottage! We will be delivering many fabulous elements in virtually every space in the house. This will involve extensive decorative and functional plaster finishes (including an amazing tadelakt bathroom and much more), mural work, and custom stenciling. It’s going to be incredible! Stay tuned for more!

Sylvia T Designs is the foremost decorative arts firm in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region trusted by architects, designers, contractors, and home and business owners. Whether its historic or new, residential or commercial, a big project or small, ask for the best and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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One of our favorite things is having a client over to our shop to show them what we’re cooking up for their project! This is for an upcoming residential historical restoration and renovation in a French Quarter Creole Cottage! We will be delivering many fabulous elements in virtually every space in the house. This will involve extensive decorative and functional plaster finishes (including an amazing tadelakt bathroom and much more), mural work, and custom stenciling. It’s going to be incredible! Stay tuned for more!

Sylvia T Designs is the foremost decorative arts firm in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region trusted by architects, designers, contractors, and home and business owners. Whether its historic or new, residential or commercial, a big project or small, ask for the best and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here's another feature wall we did in the same Old Metairie home from our previous post, this time in the primary bathroom. We delivered a soft metallic layered strié. It gives the wall an elegant and “cooling” feel across the room.

Sylvia T Designs is the premier decorative arts firm in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region. Let us know how we can craft a feature wall and make your space a work of art!
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Here's another feature wall we did in the same Old Metairie home from our previous post, this time in the primary bathroom. We delivered a soft metallic layered strié. It gives the wall an elegant and “cooling” feel across the room.

Sylvia T Designs is the premier decorative arts firm in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region. Let us know how we can craft a feature wall and make your space a work of art!
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Sometimes all it takes is a feature wall to make your space pop! One thing we love delivering for our clients is a feature wall based on their inspiration that truly transforms a space! Here, in this Old Metairie residential powder room, we consulted with our client and took their inspiration images to create a unique, striking faux finish. We created a soft metallic “crocodile” look that shows off great texture and depth.

Sylvia T Designs is the premier decorative arts firm in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region. Let us know how we can craft a feature wall and make your space a work of art!
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Sometimes all it takes is a feature wall to make your space pop! One thing we love delivering for our clients is a feature wall based on their inspiration that truly transforms a space! Here, in this Old Metairie residential powder room, we consulted with our client and took their inspiration images to create a unique, striking faux finish. We created a soft metallic “crocodile” look that shows off great texture and depth.

Sylvia T Designs is the premier decorative arts firm in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast region. Let us know how we can craft a feature wall and make your space a work of art!
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Here's a finished shot (please see our previous post) of our residential Venetian plaster ceiling finish. The bold and highly mirrored finish adds dramatic elegance to the spacious dining room. Though the picture doesn’t do it justice, you can see how the abundant natural light beautifully reflects off the plaster. The striking appearance is further enhanced by the ceiling bays. Extensive hand-burnishing with a large dose of key timing throughout the application (all while working on a ceiling!) allowed us to achieve this look from the lime-based plaster.

Sylvia T Designs is the premier decorative and functional plaster artisan firm in the Gulf Coast region. If your job calls for plaster, always use the best! Our skill, expertise, and product knowledge are unmatched. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here's a finished shot (please see our previous post) of our residential Venetian plaster ceiling finish. The bold and highly mirrored finish adds dramatic elegance to the spacious dining room. Though the picture doesn’t do it justice, you can see how the abundant natural light beautifully reflects off the plaster. The striking appearance is further enhanced by the ceiling bays. Extensive hand-burnishing with a large dose of key timing throughout the application (all while working on a ceiling!) allowed us to achieve this look from the lime-based plaster.

Sylvia T Designs is the premier decorative and functional plaster artisan firm in the Gulf Coast region. If your job calls for plaster, always use the best! Our skill, expertise, and product knowledge are unmatched. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here's an in-progress shot of a gorgeous finish we are delivering on a high-end residential project in the New Orleans area. It’s lime-based Venetian plaster featured on the home’s dining room ceiling interspersed between several ceiling bays. The final coat has been applied and now we are hand-compressing the plaster to achieve the desired mirrored look that you can see is starting to manifest. This takes great skill, timing, and patience to achieve.

It’s a challenge yet a joy to create a finish like this when working on a ceiling! We’ll have more on this project deliverable soon! Sylvia T Designs is the region’s premier decorative and functional plaster artisan firm and the one that interior designers, architects, home and business owners and others trust for special projects like these! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here's an in-progress shot of a gorgeous finish we are delivering on a high-end residential project in the New Orleans area. It’s lime-based Venetian plaster featured on the home’s dining room ceiling interspersed between several ceiling bays. The final coat has been applied and now we are hand-compressing the plaster to achieve the desired mirrored look that you can see is starting to manifest. This takes great skill, timing, and patience to achieve.

It’s a challenge yet a joy to create a finish like this when working on a ceiling! We’ll have more on this project deliverable soon! Sylvia T Designs is the region’s premier decorative and functional plaster artisan firm and the one that interior designers, architects, home and business owners and others trust for special projects like these! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #limeplaster #venetianplaster #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #newconstruction #decorativeplaster #handpainted #residential #NOLA #NewOrleans #Gretna #GulfCoast #architecture #southernliving
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