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PaperCity Dallas January February 2022

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define the open spaces. In the living room, a plaster wall with a custom Chad Dorsey Design Strike marble fireplace creates two distinct seating areas, while a plaster wall in the entry provides privacy and visual interest. Corbin See of Sees Design handled the interior finishes and furnishings and took many of the design cues from Christy's lively fashion sense. "She likes a lot of color, and has a really cool personal style, and we wanted the house to reflect that," he says. There's also a definite mid-century modern vibe, with terrazzo floors throughout and furnishings from the era including Warren Platner coffee and side tables and an Eero Saarinen Womb chair and ottoman. "Having a house that she loves has definitely been healing for Christy," Corbin says. The greenhouse was entirely replaced and has again become a cherished place to host family and friends. And Christy will forever have a soft spot in her heart for the wine cellar — aka the tornado shelter — which saved her children. Now, with ramps, wider doorways, and lipless showers for wheelchairs, the Berrys have an ADA-compliant house and envision living here for the rest of their lives. "There has to be an easier way to get a brand-new house, right?" Christy says with a laugh. "But the whole thing has been a miracle, and we are very lucky." A sitting area in the entry includes a 1960s Italian sofa from Obsolete. Plaster table, Dickinson by John Dickinson at Sutherland. Chair from Nicky Kehoe. Arteriors floor lamp. The painting belonged to Christy Berry's mother. Christy Berry in the greenhouse. The sitting room sofa is by Lawson-Fenning, covered in Perennials Plushy fabric. Warren Platner side table. Lawson-Fenning coffee table. 79

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