Elsewhere in the home, Joanie plays up her high ceilings with dramatic chandelier lighting, custom window treatments, and soaring four-poster beds. “The pair of twin beds are close to 100 years old,” she says, “and I just love them dearly.”
Joanie’s home is filled with family antiques, mostly from her parents and in-laws. “Decorating with these treasures makes a house feel like a home,” she explains. “And then when you move, everything gets new life.”
And although she admits color preference depends entirely on a homeowner’s personality, Joanie couldn’t imagine choosing anything else. “As long as I can, I want to live in a pink place,” she says. “It’s just so ‘me,’ it’s a kick!”
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