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Happy New Year! I think 2020 showed us how important “home” really is to us. It became a haven in ways we have never experienced. As much as I desire to spend time with friends and family, eat at my favorite restaurants and travel, I have been so thankful to have a home that creates […]

Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home

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Let’s have some fun! Take my Fall Quiz and discover your favorite fall color scheme. I put together four color palettes and created Pinterest boards with decorating ideas for each palette. The options are “Nice and Neutral”, “Ravishing Red”, “Gorgeous Green”, and “Perfectly Plum.”

Fall Decorating Ideas and More about Color Schemes

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July is the perfect time to explore the coastal design style- one of my favorites! Different images may come to mind when you think of coastal design. Over the years, our family has vacationed in many beach homes and condos and we have seen some unusual design choices. There was the house where every room […]

Coastal Design

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What’s one of the easiest ways to make a big change in your kitchen and bath design? Paint those dated cabinets!  When we moved into our home several years ago, the cabinets were white and the countertops were green laminate. We eventually changed the countertops and I antiqued the white cabinets. I enjoyed this design […]

Cabinet Makeovers

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Hello!  Welcome to my first blogpost! When thinking about what I want you to experience when reading my blog and the atmosphere I want to help you create in your space, the simple phrase “make yourself at home” comes to mind.  At Home: at ease comfortable     relaxed     content       […]

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