5 Reasons You Should Never Choose a Paint Color from a Picture

It’s so great to live in a time when virtually any information or answer we seek is at our fingertips, wherever and whenever we need it. Websites like Houzz, Pinterest, and the like have become vital resources for homeowners planning to renovate or decorate their homes (renters, too!) – as well as design professionals looking for inspiration, sourcing furnishings…

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Designer Secrets From House Beautiful

House Beautiful magazine recently published 35 “designer secrets” – little pithy, and in some cases not-so-pithy, tips and tricks from the experts that we all can use, set as individual graphics with on a color field. I didn’t think all of them were particularly relevant to we ‘real people,’ but I like this idea (really…

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My New Home Scrapbook

Yesterday my husband and I learned that our offer to purchase a new construction home was accepted, but we’ve actually been moving down this path with the builder for several weeks. During that time I’ve been amassing a collection of ideas for designing and decorating, and thought I’d share it with you. As with all…

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It’s a Green Day – 03.17.12

March 17th, 2012 is a very special day in our household. My husband is of 100% Irish stock, and this will be our son’s (who is of approximately 58% Irish stock) first St. Patrick’s Day. To celebrate, I’ll be taking the obligatory minor holiday photo of him donning a minor holiday t-shirt, and posting it…

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