After growing up in an Army family that moved frequently, Tina Bliese is happy to have put down roots in Roswell with her husband, Mark Bliese.
“By the time I was 15 we had moved 15 times,” said Tina. “So it’s nice to sort of be grounded now, now that we’ve done the house the way we want it.”
The couple purchased their home in 2010 after moving to the area from Dallas, Texas, where they’d lived for less than five years. Being in their Roswell home for nearly a decade has allowed them to really settle in and add homey touches that make it feel permanent.
“It’s really the first house I’ve ever felt like I’ve owned,” said Tina.
In 2011 they worked with Masterpiece Pools to put in a pool, and in 2018 they worked with CSC Contracting Inc to renovate. They put their personal touch on their home by remodeling four of their home’s bathrooms, replacing dated hardwoods and carpets and refreshing the kitchen with a new backsplash.
“If we’re staying in this house for the next 10 years then we’re going to make it a house that we’re really going to enjoy,” said Mark.
Residents: Mark and Tina Bliese and their Greyhound, Blaze. Mark is the senior manager of sourcing for Serta Simmons Bedding, and Tina is a lead at Kroger.
Size: 5,500 square feet with six bedrooms and six bathrooms
Year built: 1997
Year bought: 2010
Renovations: New pool in 2011; remodeled four bathrooms, put in new flooring, replaced balustrades and refreshed kitchen backsplash in 2018.
Consultants: Masterpiece Pools and CSC Contracting Inc.
Architectural style: Traditional brick
Favorite architectural elements: Arched doorways, tall ceilings, fireplace in the master bedroom and plentiful windows on the back side of the home.
Interior design style: Traditional
Favorite interior design elements: Unique bookcases in the living and family rooms, furniture built by Tina’s grandfather and quilts made by Tina and her grandmother.
Collections: Greyhound art and figurines throughout the home.
Favorite outdoor feature: Swimming pool with water feature
Resources: Furniture and decor from Macy’s, Wayfair, The Dump Furniture Outlet, Weir’s Furniture Village, Freed’s Furniture, Ikea, Rooms To Go, Havertys, The Home Depot, Architectural Accents and Ashley HomeStore. Tile from Floor & Decor.
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