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HOW TO CREATE A GALLERY WALL

HOW TO CREATE A GALLERY WALL

Gallery walls are one of my favorite ways to make a space unique. They’re like the spice in the gumbo, the kiss in the Rom Com. A good gallery wall is the difference between a solitary confinement cell and the Museum of Modern Art. But! There is…

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HOW TO CHOOSE FIXTURES FOR YOUR HOUSE

HOW TO CHOOSE FIXTURES FOR YOUR HOUSE

Okay kids! Today we’re going to be talking about FIXTURES!!! I was kind of hoping that all caps and multiple exclamation marks would really sell this topic to you, because it’s a really exciting one! REALLY!!! So, when I say fixtures, I mean lights, faucets,…

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HOW TO CREATE A GUEST SPACE

HOW TO CREATE A GUEST SPACE

“All I need’s a bed ‘n’ a Bible.” You’ll have to indulge me here. I really wanted to start out with this quote from an episode of The Andy Griffith Show, wherein a backwoodsy hotel patron explains to the manager why he doesn’t need the bridal…

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How to Make Your Home Cozy

How to Make Your Home Cozy

  Cozy. COZY. Co-zay. Cozy is the best word in the English language,  and its equivalent in other languages is the best word in those languages too. What does it mean? It means deeply, soulfully comforting. It means all is well. It means warmth, peace,…

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HOW TO DECORATE YOUR KIDS’ ROOM (ON THE CHEAP)

HOW TO DECORATE YOUR KIDS’ ROOM (ON THE CHEAP)

I realize that decorating for a kid is hardly a top priority. Living rooms, kitchens, master bedrooms, workspaces– all are in the design queue way ahead of the kids’ space. Efforts to beautify the kid zone can kinda feel futile. It’s all gonna look like…

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HOW TO ADD COLOR TO YOUR HOME

HOW TO ADD COLOR TO YOUR HOME

I love color. Color is my favorite. You wanna know why I live in Colorado? Cuz it has the word “color” in it. You wanna know why I live on Earth? Cuz it’s such a beautiful, vivid, colorful planet! Well… also because of the life sustaining…

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HOW TO DECORATE USING WHAT YOU ALREADY HAVE

HOW TO DECORATE USING WHAT YOU ALREADY HAVE

  Disclaimer: you might have to forgive excessive exclamation mark usage in the contents of this post–’cause this is my very favorite interior design topic!! How to decorate using what you already have? This might be the whole reason I got into the biz in the…

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HOW TO KNOW YOUR INTERIOR DESIGN STYLE

HOW TO KNOW YOUR INTERIOR DESIGN STYLE

So, what’s your interior design style? Farm house? Shabby Chic? Modern? Minimalist? Bohemian? Industrial? Mid Century Modern? Victorian? Southwestern? Which of these looks completely captures your tastes and personality? Which of these looks speaks to your soul? Which of these looks is perfect for your…

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How to finish a book

How to finish a book

Back to school. Feelings are mixed. “Routine! Ohmygosh! It’s been so long! How’ve ya been? You look great! I’ve missed you!” “6:30 a.m.  You seem well.” And then, there’s the inevitable emotional angst: Rainbow started Kindergarten. Moms, you know what I’m saying. Everyone else, imagine that…

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How to Begin a Blog

How to Begin a Blog

Subtitle: Beginning a blog despite the hurdles of anxiety, having four kids, and the fact that nobody has really been blogging since 2013. Hi guys. Ha ha! This is easy! This is just the same as Instagram, only I am typing with all my fingers and…

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