Adding a dash of old world charm to a basic builder home…

Anyone who has ever bought a brand new home knows it can be a challenge to add character to a blank, architecturally bland space. Most new homes these days lack the character that older and/or custom homes have, so it’s something we add ourselves. The design and architectural details in a new home are not…

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5 simple ways to make your space feel & look bigger

1. Mirrors Mirrors of any size and shape (mirror ball anyone?) not only create reflections but bounce light as well. Both of those things will make a space, no matter the size, look much bigger. 2. Eliminate clutter – Pare back Do not feel the need to decorate and adorn every single surface in your…

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A seasonal shift

The days are shorter, the air is cooler and for me it’s time for all things cozy. Like the change of the seasons I like to change things up inside the house to reflect what is happening outside. That means fur rugs, chunky blankets, lots of layers and warm, soft lighting. There are several reasons…

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How to start the design process

Do you plan to be redecorating, remodeling or move into a new home soon? Or maybe you are currently in the midst of a project and find yourself at a loss for direction. Home decor projects can cause most people to be completely overwhelmed. Where do you even start? Our homes are our sanctuary. It…

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The hardest working piece of furniture in the house

If I could give you only one tip on selecting furniture for your home, my one piece of advice would be to pick pieces that are dual functioning whenever you can. I’m talking about pieces like a Secretary’s desk that could double as a bar or storage for just about anything *bonus points for having…

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Interior Design tip No.2 (A series)

Scale Let’s talk about Scale or Proportion. This is something that a lot of people struggle with when decorating their homes. Often times you go to a Home Decor store, buy something you love and when you bring it home it looks all wrong. It may be too big or too small for your space…

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