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Name: Kevin and Julie
Location: Capitol Hill, DC
Size: about 1500 sq ft.
Lived in: about 6 years
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This home has a lot in common with Kevin’s fab Woodley Park boutique, Carbon
. Although Kevin’s industrial leanings are reflected more heavily in the store, where you’ll see handbags suspended from farmhouse meat hooks, each place is outfitted with unique, carefully chosen pieces; walking into both, you feel like you must be in the neighborhood’s hippest spot. Kevin and his wife, Julie (who graciously shared the home with me just before jetting off to her baby shower), have done the old-new style well, updating their Victorian with modern touches, like the brick wall in their kitchen and dining room that they painted a cool, deep metallic gray...