Show Stopper Renovation

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2014 BLSJ MAME Award Best Residential Alteration                                                                                                                                         Sewell, NJ

Tammy Collins, CAPS                                                                                                                                                                                           Cipriani Remodeling Solutions

The only way to understand where this gem of an exterior face lift came from is to see the “before” pictures. This house went from “unseen” to “show stopper”. The cars stop daily out front to get a closer look.

Show Stopper Renovation Cipriani Remolding Solutions

Exterior Renovation Before- Sewell, NJ

The clients wanted to inject new personality into their beloved home. New siding and a faux stone material were used as the basis for the color palette and the theme for the home’s new aesthetic.

Show Stopper Exterior Renovation After

Show Stopper Renovation After- Sewell, NJ

The faux stone is so authentic and rich that it’s difficult to tell it’s not real stone. A random flag stone stamped concrete pattern was used on the new round entry stairs, the walkway, and around to home’s new exterior stairs. The use of black wrought iron was incorporated to bring a timeless feel and a touch of pizzazz. The addition of the wrought iron was a deliberate choice by the designer to create a subtle hint of formality. The exterior light fixtures were also chosen in an antiqued bronze with aged glass to compliment the new exterior, making this truly a show stopper renovation.


Historical Kitchen Renovation

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2014 BLSJ MAME Award Best Renovated Kitchen $100,000 or less
Wenonah, NJ
Robert Kramer, AKBD Designer
Cipriani Remodeling Solutions

This award winning historical kitchen renovation is hidden in Southern New Jersey’s quaint town of Wenonah. This historic home had a glorified closet as a kitchen, complete with its original coal chute still in place. Modernization was a priority, while maintaining the historical character a must.

Before Historical Kitchen Renovation Wenonah, New Jersey

Before Historical Kitchen Renovation Wenonah, New Jersey

The owners wanted to use the existing floor plan and not disturb existing walls. To achieve their goal, the new design widened existing doorways to connect to an underutilized adjacent pass-through area. A cleverly crafted peninsula ties these two rooms together seamlessly.



Creative extension of space in this historical kitchen renovation Wenonah, New Jersey

The refrigerator and pantry were also creatively tucked into the new kitchen space. The design also incorporates tray-divider pullouts, spice organizer, a hidden trash receptacle, and full pantry. Rev-A-Shelf organizers were used in this kitchen to solve some organizational issues.


Clever placement of refrigerator and pantry

The gray Craftsman-styled cabinet doors from Conestoga Wood  compliment the character of the home beautifully. Design features include a beverage station and a lighted open display cabinet. New wood floors were married to the old beautifully. To brighten the space, a skylight was incorporated along with under-cabinet lighting and decorative pendants.

Beverage Station- Historical Kitchen Renovation Wenonah, New Jersey

Beverage Station- Historical Kitchen Renovation Wenonah, New Jersey

The designer accomplished a tall order by working with the existing footprint. The homeowners are thrilled the kitchen is larger, but doesn’t feel a day newer than the original house.


For more information about a kitchen renovation or to work with Robert Kramer of Cipriani Remodeling Solutions, contact the office at 856.853.8398 or


Texan Rustic Retreat

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2014 BLSJ MAME Award Best Residential Addition/Alteration
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Cindy Cipriani, Remodeling Designer
Cipriani Remodeling Solutions

After years of bachelorhood, this former Texan wanted to turn his home’s rugged interior into a fresh, relaxing, and up-to-date home for his new bride. The couple traveled extensively and wanted all the amenities of their favorite Mexican vacation retreat. They also wanted “funky, functional, and big” and great views to their large ranch.


Rustic Retreat- Mullica Hill, NJ

A large 1,000 square feet addition to the original home provides a new family room and a master bedroom, complete with lounging area and his-and-her closets. The former master bedroom is now the new Master Bath, with a huge no-threshold shower with dual shower heads and an eyebrow window, funky curved shower and water closet walls, back-to-back vanities with floating mirrors for his/her separate counter space. It’s also ready for aging in place, a request from the owners.


Living Room – Mullica Hill, NJ

The original dining room ceiling was re-framed so the entire new family room has cathedral ceilings. The hallway was repositioned to allow easy access from the new family room to the guest bedrooms and bath. A pocket door off the family room leads to the massive Master Bedroom.


The kitchen paneling was re-purposed as wainscoting in the new Smoking Room that was the former living room. The stunning results of this award winning project are fabulous Texan Rustic Retreat. The new space also boasts Andersen Windows, and Velux skylights & sun tunnels for brightness.