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Houzz Dallas house home Alexander Drive stress-free style living room
The designer took care to select fabrics that are easy to clean, and was able to inject a little extra color and texture through a Meredith Pardue painting. Photo courtesy of M. Barnes & Co., Houzz
Houzz Dallas house home Alexander Drive stress-free style kitchen dining room
An oversize island anchors the kitchen, and glass cabinet doors reflect the wall of windows. Photo courtesy of M. Barnes & Co., Houzz
Houzz Dallas house home Alexander Drive stress-free style sitting room
The lady of the house's “keeping room,” right off the kitchen.  Photo courtesy of M. Barnes & Co., Houzz
Houzz Dallas house home Alexander Drive stress-free style master bedroom
The master bedroom is one of the home’s crowning jewels. Photo courtesy of M. Barnes & Co., Houzz
Houzz Dallas house home Alexander Drive stress-free style kid room
Each little boy has his own bathroom and even his own loft. Photo courtesy of M. Barnes & Co., Houzz
Houzz Dallas house home Alexander Drive stress-free style living room
The sofa was slipcovered in a hard-wearing Kravet fabric for ease of maintenance. Photo courtesy of M. Barnes & Co., Houzz