Cookin' with Color
Designer Tracey Rapisardi shares her tips for colorful rooms with plenty of taste.
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
Show your personality
Homeowner Laurie Fisher found her original 1951 gas stove through Vintage Stoves, Inc. ( vintagestoves.com
), 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 ( bigchillfridge.com
), a Colorado company, then painted one of their retro-style fridges to match the antique stove.