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Tiny cottage renovation

A small Santa Monica cottage gets a new, right-size lease on life

Cottage dining area.
Photography by Lisa Romerein

Opening up

With interior walls and the ceiling removed (and support beams installed), the living, cooking, and dining now take place in one large open area at the front of the house.

From there, traffic flows easily out of sliding glass doors to a new entertaining deck at the rear. 

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