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Guest Post:  How to Ensure Safe Delivery of Furniture and Antiques

Guest Post: How to Ensure Safe Delivery of Furniture and Antiques

In today’s guest post, learn about two different ways you can ship furniture locally or across the country safely.  Shipping can be a daunting prospect for many folks; read on for some great tips on keeping your precious cargo safe along its journey… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Light a Room for Function and Beauty

Light a Room for Function and Beauty

I am fortunate enough to be a guest blogger for Hooker Furniture, and my latest article has been posted. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Vintage Door Upcycle Art

Vintage Door Upcycle Art

Wall art can be an expensive purchase for any redecorating project.  If you have a large wall to fill, the price tag can go up even more!  Luckily, you can create your own large-scale wall art very inexpensively – even if you are not-so-artsy. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After:  Easy Custom Embroidered Throw

Before & After: Easy Custom Embroidered Throw

If you are like many people, you sometimes have difficulty finding the perfect piece to finish off a room.  Sometimes, I have a decorative item in mind, but I just can’t seem to find it in local shops, big box stores or online.  So, what’s a picky girl to do?  Make something! Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  Be Empowered to Tackle That ‘Honey-Do’ List

Guest Post: Be Empowered to Tackle That ‘Honey-Do’ List

Today’s guest post comes to use from Bob the Blind Guy, Robert Ikhtiari.  Bob is an expert on window treatment installation, and offers some tips on how you can get at least some of that “honey-do” list done this weekend… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After:  End Table Makeover

Before & After: End Table Makeover

As some of you may know, I recently opened a small shop called RE:Treats, featuring new, vintage and repurposed furniture, home decor and gifts.  The opportunity came up rather suddenly, but I took a chance and ran with it!  So, for the past month, I have been finding, buying and refinishing furniture and home accessories.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

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How To Mix Textures For an Interesting Home Interior

How To Mix Textures For an Interesting Home Interior

Texture is the key to any successful interior design.  While color, pattern and proportion are also important, a room devoid of textural contrasts is simply boring.  Read on to learn how you can mix textures to create a room full of interest and depth. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  10 Decor Ideas For a Modern Bedroom

Guest Post: 10 Decor Ideas For a Modern Bedroom

Today’s guest post comes to us from Michelle Lim.  If your decorating style leans toward the modern, read on for some great tips that will help you create a modern bedroom in your home. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Silk Leaf Trees:  Upcycled Winter Decor

Silk Leaf Trees: Upcycled Winter Decor

Any interior designer will tell you that fake plants are not the fastest way to a gorgeous home decor.  While they do have their place (mostly offices and other commercial spaces), and there are some gorgeous faux flowers out there, most of the time I’d rather not see fake plants used in home decorating.  IfContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Easy Personalized Christmas Stockings

Easy Personalized Christmas Stockings

Christmas stockings are a family tradition.  My mom quilted beautiful stockings for my sisters and I when we were little, and she still hangs them up each Christmas.  But, unfortunately, I haven’t had enough time to create handmade stockings for my family; so, I decided I would make use of the resources around me toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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