Once an ordinary little gray ranch that Oprah saw "for less than 10 minutes" and considered a teardown, her Hawaiian home has been transformed into the perfect 21st-century farmhouse, with great pieces of folk art, beautifully embroidered curtains, comfortable furniture and inviting colors.
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"The American farmhouse is an emotional concept, the idealization of what life was once like," says Elissa "Ellie" Cullman, the New York interior decorator who was in charge of the renovation. "In that spirit, Oprah's new house is filled with well-crafted objects and has warmth and a very positive energy."
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