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March 2017 - Dallas

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A leggy marble-topped Italian table that belonged to a favorite aunt in Wichita Falls resides in the living room and holds a sumptuous collection of giant clamshells, coral, crustacean shells, and minerals. In the entry, a series of bird prints bought at an antiques fair in London's Battersea Park hangs above a chrome zebra bench — a souvenir from her time in Florence. The chrome living-room sofa is also from London, and the massive 1970s leather sectional — "It just makes the room," she says — was discovered at a Dallas estate sale a few years ago. A pair of tiger velvet slipper chairs, which she had made 25 years ago, has traveled with her everywhere. "My house is like my diary," she says. "I remember where I was when I got each piece." 82

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