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Hot Springs Life & Home magazine April 2010 : Page 36

A chef's delight, the kitchen offers two granite-topped islands, Energy Star appliances, and furniture-style cabinetry. machines and a gazebo area. An outdoor fireplace, ringed in granite that resembles tumbled agate, is raised for safety’s sake – Will and Marian did not want to fret about kids stepping too close to the fire during cook- outs. The 6,000 square-foot brick home features 12-foot ceilings and wide trim and mouldings in fresh white contrast to sunny wall col- ors. A wine-red formal dining area fea- tures a chandelier of opaque alabaster, as does the foyer. Paintings purchased at annual Sweetheart Ball auctions add splashes of color throughout, and Marian’s fondness for mosaics can be found throughout the home. “We like to go to Mosaic Madness,” explains Marian of the crafting studio where she, her mother-in-law, and daughter team up for “Hot Springs is a much better place to raise children.” FLOOR The Store 108 Airport Rd. • Suite. B 501.318.9898 36 HOT SPR NGS FE & HOME APRIL 2010 As seen in the Maffit Home Carpet • Hardwood • Laminate •Tile Natural Stone • Cabinetry & Countertops Store Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm Saturday 9am - 3pm (Sunday by Appointment) crafting mosaics to make pebbled mir- rors and the like. A modern abstract sculpture of embracing forms was a gift from Will’s parents. Art glass and pottery adorn built-in shelves set into the walls of the great room and adjacent hallway, while two offices occupy space on either side of the foyer. “That ensures domestic tranquility,” Will quips. The master bedroom’s built-in cabi- netry lines a wall, while the view of the woods adds a tranquil air to a serene space. “We designed the master bath so that if necessary we can add a walk-in

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