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Photo by: Courtesy of Jim and Phoebe Howard
An Artist's Mural

"Once we had a visit from an artist, who was enchanted by our home's picturesque setting - a wild kingdom of ospreys, hawks, eagles, and

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Photo by: Courtesy of Jim and Phoebe Howard
An Artist's Mural

"Once we had a visit from an artist, who was enchanted by our home's picturesque setting - a wild kingdom of ospreys, hawks, eagles, and other wildlife. Before we knew it, we had a beautiful sepia-toned mural in our dining room. I love it, but Phoebe grew tired of it almost immediately. I guess we can always repaint." -Jim Howard, Interior Designer

"Or sell the house, so we don't have to debate it any further!" -Phoebe Howard, Interior Designer

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What happens when designer couples clash? With two designers in a family, there's bound to be the occasional decorating dustup. Eight couples share their design battles - and compromises.

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