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"You will not have to put on heels just to walk into this house," says Rose Tarlow, the designer who's working with Oprah to turn her home into a haven. "Oprah is very elegant and sophisticated, but she's also warm and playful. She likes to put her feet up." One of the redo's key goals: "a living room that can actually be lived in." We asked Tarlow for a peek at the process.

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