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Living Room Design Through the Decades

Living Room Design Through the Decades

Ever wonder what type of living room furniture may suit your style best?  Read on for a fun way to see the evolution of living room design through the past century… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  Show Off Your Creative Side With New Lighting

Guest Post: Show Off Your Creative Side With New Lighting

Lighting can add real personality to a space.  Not only can it freshen the look of your home, but it can also create a new style in a stale space.  Read on for some tips from Andre Smith on how to be creative with your new lighting choices. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  How to Choose Sustainable Furniture

Guest Post: How to Choose Sustainable Furniture

Do you know what makes furniture sustainable?  Read on to learn how to identify sustainable furniture, and what you should look for while you are shopping… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Bathroom Remodeling — A Checklist of 84 Costs to Consider from Retro Renovation

Bathroom Remodeling — A Checklist of 84 Costs to Consider from Retro Renovation

If you’ve ever undertaken a remodeling project – especially a bathroom remodeling project – you know that they often take on a life of their own and cost more than you thought they would.  It always helps to go into these projects with your eyes wide open, and I found a great blog post toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  How to Make Your Home More Accessible

Guest Post: How to Make Your Home More Accessible

For those with mobility issues, having an accessible, handicap-friendly home is a necessity and not just a luxury.  Read on to find out how you can make your home more accessible to your friends and family who may have different abilities than you do… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  Green Grass Beneath When the White Snow Retreats: Winter Lawn Care

Guest Post: Green Grass Beneath When the White Snow Retreats: Winter Lawn Care

Lawn care in the winter?  While it may seem an odd idea for those of us currently buried under 48″ of snow (yes, we currently have snow piles taller than my 8-year-old), there are some things you can do before and during the winter to ensure a gorgeous lawn when the snow retreats.  Ruben KeoghContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  5 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During a Remodel

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During a Remodel

Remodeling is a messy, dangerous undertaking, whether you do the work yourself or hire a contractor.  In today’s article, Anita Ginsburg shares 5 ways you can keep your house safer during your next project. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  7 Low-Cost Home Improvements

Guest Post: 7 Low-Cost Home Improvements

Want to spruce up your home, but you are short on cash?  Never fear!  Guest author Tricia Borren shares 7 different ideas for ways to spruce up your home on a budget. Pin ItContinue Reading

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A Guide to Interior Color

A Guide to Interior Color

Color selection is the topic I address most with my clients.  From paint colors to the best hues for furniture and decorative accents, color choices are very difficult for many people.  Thankfully, a fellow designer put together a concise visual color guide to help the color-challenged narrow their choices just a bit. Pin ItContinue Reading

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Before & After:  Children’s Table Makeover

Before & After: Children’s Table Makeover

Giving a child a space of their own is so important.  Not only does it give them a sense of ownership, but it gives them a place just their size where they can tackle those art projects and puzzles.  Take a look at this makeover of a child’s table and chairs set for inspiration forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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