30-Inch 4-Burner Gas Oven, Bertazzoni ($4,799)
Calacatta White Agglomerate, Naturali Stone
Newport Brass Kitchen Faucet, Amazon ($934)
Pearl Sconce, Cedar
and Moss ($369)
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