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I really identified when I saw a post recently that said “It feels like it is January 74th!” It has been rainy and cloudy for many days and while I am happy for a cozy day at home with a fire, I confess I am ready for spring. To help brighten our winter days, I’ve […]

Brighter Days

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Design Tips

News Flash! Using neutral colors in design does not = boring! In this post I’ll share some tips with you on how to make your space fun and interesting when using neutral colors. I’ll go over the shoppable design I’ve created and show you how to pull off this look in your home. Nice and […]

Nice and Neutral

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It’s about that time! Time for pumpkin spice lattes, football games, sweater weather, and fall decorating. Are you a traditionalist when it comes to the holidays or do you like to mix it up a bit? For those who love the reds, golds, and orange of the turning leaves, I’ve got a great design for […]

Fall Decorating Plan: Optimistic Orange!

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