Tracey Stephens Interior Design
January 2012
Award winning kitchen
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This Maplewood, NJ kitchen was dark & narrow with a cramped separate eating nook.


Award winning Maplewood NJ Kitchen Remodel

The renovated kitchen is bright, light, colorful, fun and functional.  See more here.
Travel is quite energizing, rejuvenating and inspiring for me.  It gets me out of my routine and opens my mind and heart to new experiences.  I especially enjoy discovering new places.
Durty Nelly Pub, Ireland
With my son Evan at Durty Nelly's Pub after a Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle, Ireland.

How about you?  Send me your favorite destination with a photo and description of what inspired you.  I would love to include some of them in a future newsletter!

Here's more inspiration:
NY Times 45 places to go in 2012.  Short descriptions and photos.

An exotic architectural motif in the mostly Victorian Cape May, NJ.  Great stencil idea! 


                                        Calm & serene- the
Japanese Garden in Portland, OR.

And then there's the just plain wacky!  In Eugene, OR someone has a great place in their front yard for morning coffee, evening cocktails or a neighborhood meeting.


Mindful Living & Green Design
Carbon Nation - a documentary on climate change that celebrates solutions, inspiration & action

Montclair Public Library
50 So. Fullerton Avenue
6:30 P.M.
Thursday, January 26th

Immediately after the film, a brief special presentation by a home energy expert will offer simple solutions for saving energy and money, followed by an open public discussion.

If you can't make it to the viewing, check out some clips from their website.  Here's one on a Texas wind farmer:  Carbon Nation video clip.

My award winning kitchen and bath design has been featured in many national publications, showcasing my innovative design sensibility and exceptional and confident use of color.  I also offer whole house design services including paint color consultations and furnishings.

If you want help with a bathroom or kitchen renovation, contact me at 973-744-8947 or, and please use the link below to forward this newsletter to your whole wide world!

Tracey Stephens,
Tracey Stephens Interior Design Inc