The front parlor contains a piano and other musical instruments. On the left is an old church pew.

Christmas in Ben Avon: Holiday house tour set for Dec. 5

The tour includes a century-old house that is both beautiful and functional, with an elevator that can accommodate a wheelchair.

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 The view from a glass-railed balcony looking down into the entry.

Peters mansion on Watchful Shepherd Home Tour is pure eye candy

A nearly 20,000-square-foot mansion is not yet decorated for the Dec. 6 tour. But does that really matter?

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Holiday tours on tap next month across Pittsburgh region

December is packed with holiday house tours.

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 The dining room of the house at 149 Orchard St. in Leet.

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 The dining area leads into the living room in Dalzell and Barbara Tucker's second floor condo in Lawrenceville.

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 Designer Rhonda Jones of KKB Designs decorated this 4,000-square-foot condo in Treesdale. In the kitchen, she used mirrors instead of a backsplash below hanging cabinets, which are painted and glazed.

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Before Rhonda Jones saw her condo in Treesdale, she knew its interior. That’s because it was already done, in her mind.

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 Designer Cynthia Rowley enjoying a room full of her new collection for Hooker Furniture.

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 The foyer of Lisa and Martin Earle's home, one of four that will be featured Nov. 22 on Shadyside Splendor, a house tour that benefits the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

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Home built by steel businessman James B. Laughlin is one of four open to public on Shadyside Splendor house tour.

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 The dark red dining room of the house in Longview Estates in South Fayette has neutral carpeting and window treatments.

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Warm colors and soothing bedrooms set the stage for colorful palette in South Fayette Colonial.

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 When the space was a bar, most of the front windows had been closed up or filled with glass block. Passers-by sometimes stop in to thank the owners for transforming the building.

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A mother and daughter create Number Fourteen Boutique, seeing the fashion shop they wanted beneath the dark trappings of a tavern.

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Inspired renovations wanted: 10th annual contest is underway

Tell us about your well-done commercial or residential renovations.

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 The living room area of the townhouse in Summerset at Frick in Squirrel Hill. It was decorated and styled by interior designer Tonia Todd of Ethan Allen.

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 This room features a Georgia chest with Hayes Lamp and Worthington chair and black and white rug.

Kate Spade launches a home furnishings brand

In Kate Spade Home, the fashion brand takes a subtle, not too girly shot at home furnishings.

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