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Black, Gray, and Loving It

Our first project for a single Dad presented a challenge to the volunteer design team. How would they incorporate the family’s request for lots of black furniture into a space that is warm and welcoming? Nominated by City of Refuge, Dad works as a commercial truck driver and asked for a black color scheme with accents of purple for this first apartment of his own. His teenage son wanted black with accents of blue in his room. The stunning results show how talented designers can take a mix of donated furniture and create some magic. The whole Elle Du Monde team volunteered on Nesting Day and delighted us with their skill and wonderful attitude (and they brought their own tools)! Dad and son have a place to settle in and feel comfortable at last.


Design by Elle Du Monde, LLC: Elle Cantrell, Madison Whitener, and team

Partner: City of Refuge

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