Full-Tilt Reinvention for a 1950s Ranch

“It has always been my dream to renovate a '50s rancher," says Patti Houston, owner of the home staging company Flüff Designs and Decor. Houston and her husband, developer Rick Williams, made it their mission over a year to completely transform their Vancouver house — marked by pale green carpet, brown linoleum and worn wallpaper — into a modern oasis. 

The house "is on a slope-away lot with a killer view. It had great bones but needed a lot of lipstick and rouge," says Houston. "When we started peeling off the first layer, we decided to go full tilt and took it right down to the studs."

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