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Holy Shiplap, Batman!

I am currently elbow-deep in a shiplapping mission in my own home. My husband and I (He is my Robin for sure!) are DIYing our “shiplap” install and have plans to incorporate this design in several areas of our new construction home. Although it is a beautiful home, this place needs some character! My husband works… Continue reading Holy Shiplap, Batman!

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My Latest Lover: The Mustard Mid-century Modern Ottoman! How To Use Grandma’s Décor, TODAY.

Can grandma’s home décor “cut the mustard” today? I say, “YES!” Last weekend, while at a crawfish boil at my in-law’s house, I noticed a mid-century modern ottoman that spent the past several decades in Grandma’s den. It was dressed in its original mustard velvet upholstery, stacked in the corner of the garage. I seemed to be the only… Continue reading My Latest Lover: The Mustard Mid-century Modern Ottoman! How To Use Grandma’s Décor, TODAY.

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Feel Free to Soar! “Big” Boy Bedroom Redesign with Airplane Theme

Decorating the nursery is one of the most exciting and anticipated events on the journey to parenthood. Imagining your new bundle of joy in his or her new room, with each detail created just for them, is just heart-warming! Since decor can be quite the investment, I always try to get the most longevity out… Continue reading Feel Free to Soar! “Big” Boy Bedroom Redesign with Airplane Theme

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Copy Cat Dining Room: Same Look, VERY Different Price Tags 

My approach to design is always to get the best bang for every buck. I use each penny in a client’s budget to get the best longevity out of their investment. If it’s a trend, we will spend money on items easily changed down the road without breaking the bank (i.e. pillows and accessories). A… Continue reading Copy Cat Dining Room: Same Look, VERY Different Price Tags 

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9 Cool Ways to Incorporate Chalkboard into Your Home Design

Stepping outside of your comfort zone can be very rewarding. Chalkboards are certainly not a new concept in home design, but these ideas below got me thinking of new ways to use this timeless technique. I hope you try one in your home, too! On Furniture: Hostesses everywhere will love this table. Wine and cheese pairings… Continue reading 9 Cool Ways to Incorporate Chalkboard into Your Home Design