Through downsizing the Claridy family managed to get the flexibility and free time that they had been lacking in their old home. What's most impressive is the family's new 1935 Spanish-style home was remodeled in just 11 weeks. 

Bonnie McCarthy takes a look at this speedy remodel which Kim Claridy found somewhat difficult:

Kim admits it was nerve-wracking making each design choice during the remodel. “You have a look or a feeling that you want to go for, but you really don’t know if you’re getting that look,” she says. For the kitchen backsplash and accent wall, they installed an elongated handmade tile that offers a slightly different take on the classic subway design. “It’s so shiny and pretty — I love the way they reflect the light,” Kim says.

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