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Give Your Space a Burst of Life Without Lifting a Brush!

Accessories: Adding colorful accessories to an otherwise neutral space can totally change the space, making it much more interesting. A room without some pop of color can feel rather ordinary. Bright colors for spring are very popular this year. Blue is everywhere in many different hues. The great thing about color is you can keep…

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4 Quick Tips to Make Your Holiday Gatherings a Hit!

The holidays are just around the corner, so what better way to prepare you for the festivities than to provide you with some simple advice, to make sure your holiday gatherings are something to remember. 1. Prepare the perfect turkey: Want to make sure your holiday turkey is perfect this year? Chef Jessica Hansen from…

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Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays & Indoor Entertaining

5 Quick and Painless Remodeling Projects New paint: adding a fresh coat of paint can completely transform a space from dull to fabulous! Don’t stop with the walls though. If you are sick of your old oak cabinets, then paint them and voila you have a brand new kitchen! There are so many color options…

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How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Mistakes In Bathroom Remodels

1. Not spending enough time in the design phase. When remodeling your bathroom, you must not only think of aesthetics but you need to consider functionality as well. Is a large shower important or are you a bath lover? Think of how you want to use the space and what the most important qualities and…

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What’s New in Tile

Guest Blog by Lora Trautman, Contract Furnishings Mart There are many new looks and finishes in natural stone, porcelain tiles, and glass mosaics. Fun patterns like herringbone and hexagon, and finishes like lappato and unpolished, in the same lines, work great together to give a unique look. Large-format tiles are coming into style from the…

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What a Difference Decor Makes!

Have you ever wondered how much of a difference interior decorating – furniture, lighting, and décor can make? Changing these elements can be a simple way to transform a space without moving walls. Notice how the upholstery and rugs enhance the space with softness and warmth. Throw pillows add a pop of color and texture….

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