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We’re Obsessed With Tamara Day’s Old-Meets-New Style

Bargain Mansions host Tamara Day is all about staying true to a home’s architectural design and historical context. But she always finds a way to mix in modern elements. Check out 15 gorgeous rooms from the show with her signature modern-yet-traditional style.

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Mid-Mod Stunner

Hello, copper. Tamara paid big bucks to have this range restored, but it paid off and she created the perfect statement piece and focal point for this midcentury modern living room.

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Gorgeous Vintage Mantel

As soon as Tamara and her dad Ward Schraeder saw this fireplace, they knew they had a gem on their hands. Tamara replaced gaudy tiling that wasn’t original to the fireplace with subtle, modern tile so the original wood carvings of the mantel would be the star of the room.

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Photo: Matt Blair

Dreamy Reading Nook

Tamara created a massive, 900-square-foot master suite in this 1905 Colonial mansion. The new suite features an airy nook with tons of natural light and luxe velvet chairs.

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Cute Half-Bath

This half bath features Tamara’s signature mix of old and new. The farmhouse sink is vintage, but the wallpaper is fresh, floral and on trend.

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