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Every Door Has a Story: Meet Virginia Kemp

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If you follow my Instagram you may recognize the charming home above which I featured recently, a vintage beauty in West Hartford. I had the pleasure of meeting the owner Virginia Kemp (Ginny for short), who lives there with her husband Mike and three children, when she graciously hosted our town’s annual Preservation Awards ceremony. While coordinating the awards, I noticed that …

david booth beers, walbridge design, west hartford, ct

Every Door Has a Story: Meet David Booth Beers

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A winner of multiple Historic Preservation Awards in my hometown of West Hartford, CT, David Booth Beers is no stranger to living in an older home. He and his family live in the charming yellow 1920’s home featured above, and David has enjoyed a lengthy career of remodeling many vintage homes under his firm’s trade name Walbridge Design Build. Hailing originally from …

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Every Door Has a Story: Meet Jen, Henry & Kiki

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Do you ever have that feeling that you were supposed to meet someone? Because if not for a random series of events you never would have met them? That’s how I feel about Jen Mooney. Jen lives in West Hartford in an adorable Cape with her even more adorable dachshunds, Henry and Kiki. A lot of adorable-ness going on over there! …

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Every Door Has a Story: Meet Tina & Don

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A few weeks ago I asked my local followers if any of them would like me to photograph their front door decorated for the fall season. Only a few replied, and one of those was Tina, an early and consistent follower of The Front Door Project. Tina lives in Waterbury, CT with her husband Don, about half an hour from West …