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New Condo Redesign

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

shells in jars

I am starting to feel a little more accomplished settling into the new condo. We are not living out of boxes anymore which is a good thing. Just a few more things to hang on the walls and I am done!

Here is the kitchen area when we moved in:

new condo kitchen

And after:

new kitchen

kitchen condo

Living Room:

new condo NS

lr condo

I basically

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Painted Back Bookshelves

Friday, June 19th, 2015

stratton blue

via      Benjamin Moore HC-142 Stratton Blue

I am working with a local client and we are now moving into the living room for our next project:

david lr

I feel there is a real lack of color in the room with not much personality. Besides painting the walls, how would you try to bring in color?

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The BEST Kitchen Wall Color For Oak Cabinets

Monday, June 8th, 2015

I wrote about it here, what I know to be the best wall color in a kitchen with oak cabinets/flooring:

oak cabs


It has been such a popular post, which means many are still looking for that perfect kitchen wall color.

Well, now you can stop searching!

green kitchen


The paint color that works best with the oak

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Pottery Barn’s Spring/Summer 2015 Color Palette

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

pb colors 2015


The new Pottery Barn Color Palette for the spring and summer of 2015 has been announced. Such pretty colors! I thought you might enjoy looking through a few inspirational photos of the colors selected. A few of my favorites:

SW Naval

via SW Naval

sw carefree

via  SW Carefree

sw 2015


Wall colors shown above

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Hexagon Mosaic Tile

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Looking to update your bathroom tile floors? For a beautiful timeless look, try Hexagon Mosaic Tile:



hex tile


Extremely popular right now is the Carrera Marble Hexagon Mosaic Tile:

carrera tile


This tile starts at a 1” size up to a 12” size. It is sold in hexagon pieces mounted on 12″ x

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5 Renovations That Offer the Biggest Return

Monday, March 30th, 2015

A question I receive often is asking for ideas on how to improve their home’s value. Whether you are remodeling to bring your home up to date or plan on selling, here are a few interesting facts from an article I read and thought you might find useful:

1) A new front door. (Return on investment

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