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Before & After Photos of Kitchen Redesign

August 21, 2016

This project was one of my all-time favorite kitchen redesigns! It came out so beautifully and the homeowner is very happy! I gave you a sneak peek here of her before kitchen:

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Fun Shopping at Home Goods

August 17, 2016

I forgot how much I loved shopping at Home Goods! I haven’t been in awhile and I can tell you I was pretty excited to spend some quality Home Goods time.

One item on my shopping list was to find a lamp for my new office. As usual, there were tons to choose from:

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A Few Project Updates

August 14, 2016

Hello everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful Summer. Instead of a post about one subject today, I wanted to share a variety of smaller projects going on over here:

*  I have been chipping away at our large home painting project. I took a rainy weekend to finish the upstairs hallway:

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after hallway

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Reminder: How NOT to Test Paint Colors

August 2, 2016

I asked my client if it was ok to use her photos in a post today that I wanted to write as a reminder to others how NOT to test paint color samples. She laughed and agreed.  Anything to help others.

She told me she had tested my suggestion of Grant Beige in her home, but that it looked too light. She sent me a photo of her paint samples:Read More

Quick & Inexpensive Idea To Freshen Your Kitchen

July 28, 2016

I thought I would share a quick tip for your kitchen.  You know how a kitchen is filled with hard surfaces?:

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We have cabinets, counter tops, appliances and flooring. A few ways to add softness to the room is to bring in fabric with window treatments, tablecloths, linens and area rugs:Read More

Benjamin Moore Historical Color Collection

July 24, 2016

Are you still having trouble choosing a paint color?  I think I can help start you in the right direction:

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via   Revere Pewter HC- 172

Take a look at the Benjamin Moore Historical Collection.  I look through the Historical palette frequently and realized the other day that 90% of the colors I specify for clients are selected from this color palette:

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