Cookin' with Color

Designer Tracey Rapisardi shares her tips for colorful rooms with plenty of taste.

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Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

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Homeowner Laurie Fisher found her original 1951 gas stove through Vintage Stoves, Inc. (, a Kansas-based company that sells and refurbishes old units. Tracey sent the company a pink potholder. After a precise color match, she received a painted metal "swatch" for approval. When Tracey gave them the OK, they sprayed the stove with the approved shade of pink. The Big Chill (, a Colorado company, then painted one of their retro-style fridges to match the antique stove.

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