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Are You Ready For Backyard Entertaining Season?

Are You Ready For Backyard Entertaining Season?

Is your backyard ready for BBQ and garden party season? Are you? There’s a lot to account for when it comes to throwing the perfect outdoor party. You want your patios and backyards to reflect your unique taste, but also be functional, comfortable and withstand the elements. Seems like a lot doesn’t it? But that’s […]

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Is It Time To Update Your Kitchen?

Is It Time To Update Your Kitchen?

It’s no secret that we are well on our way into the middle of this millennium, but what decade does your kitchen reflect? Does it have lighting circa the 70s or cabinets straight from the 90s? The key to making any kitchen last through the spilled milk and dried spaghetti sauce is to update periodically […]

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Three Simple Ideas For A Whole New Kitchen

Three Simple Ideas For A Whole New Kitchen

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. Energy pulses in and out of it at such rapid rates that sometimes you lose track of how it looks. Old scrapes and bruises are a sign of love and wear, but they can often add up, making the life force of your home seem a little […]

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When Form meets Function

When Form meets Function

What I enjoy most about being an interior designer is creating spaces that not only look beautiful, but enhance the lifestyle of my clients. Achieving this is much easier said than done as it is so easy to be wooed by the bounty of artfully designed furniture and decor that are nice to look at, […]

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Why Lighting Matters

Why Lighting Matters

A room can be beautiful, but it’s nothing without proper lighting to show it off. Additionally, the type of lighting you utilize in a room can make or break the functionality of your space, so choose wisely and remember, you don’t have to limit yourself to one option! The wonderful thing about lighting is that […]

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5 Quick Tips for Mixing and Matching Prints

5 Quick Tips for Mixing and Matching Prints

We’ve all been left admiring a beautiful room after it’s owner, upon receiving a compliment said, “Oh, I just threw it all together,” and somehow their “throwing it together” happened to look effortlessly chic and subtly yet perfectly coordinated. But how did they do it?! By learning to mix prints like a pro, you too […]

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Window Treatments: The ‘jewels’ of the room

Window Treatments: The ‘jewels’ of the room

Whether your windows are the focal point or an accent to your space, they deserve proper dressing! Window treatments act as structural enhancement and are the finishing touch that ties a whole room together, so it is imperative that you choose them wisely! However, with such a wide variety of options, finding window treatments that […]

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3 Easy Ways to Update Your Home Without a Complete Remodel

3 Easy Ways to Update Your Home Without a Complete Remodel

When it comes to design, you don’t always have to start from scratch! If you’ve got good construction, appropriate flooring, and classic furniture to start with, it’s easy to rejuvenate your space without a complete overhaul. Try one of these three quick ways to update your room, or combine them all for a whole new […]

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Color trends for 2015

Color trends for 2015

2013’s Pantone Color of the year was emerald green, followed in ‘14 by radiant orchid but this year, Pantone is taking it down a notch with a more subdued choice: Marsala, and I am LOVING it. The dusty burgundy shade is a balanced mix of rustic and luxe, reminiscent of both charming cobblestone streets and robust glasses of fine italian wine. Upholster your furniture or even paint your walls in Marsala–this color is classic enough for mainstay style!

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