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Modern Farmhouse Lighting

Here is some lighting inspiration to add that modern classic element to your space…. Suppliers from top left to right bottom: 1.Framed Linen Shade Lantern – $299.00 http://www.houzz.com/pro/shadesoflight/shades-of-light 2.Regina Andrew Brushed Nickel Patterned Fixture http://www.houzz.com/pro/reginaandrew/regina-andrew 3.St. Charles Large by Jamie Young … Continue reading

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Modern Farmhouse Style

I love the mix of classic old and new items mixed together to create a warm, bright and refreshing home. The new modern farmhouse style is not frilly and cutesy. There are no rules just using what you love. Mixing … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood adds warmth, character and looks beautiful when mixed with glass and stone.  I like the thought of injecting some history into a new home as a lot of reclaimed lumber is repurposed from barns, factories and warehouses. traditional kitchen … Continue reading

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Painting Tip

If you want to highlight your trim in a room you might try painting it a shade darker than the walls. In this picture the walls are Benjamin Moore Summer Shower 2135-60 and the door trim is Deep Silver 2121-60. Source: myhomeideas.com … Continue reading

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Painted Accents

I love the green painted trim around the window in this kitchen.  It ties in with the other accents scattered around the kitchen. Remember, to have a cohesive look you only have to tie the accent colour in three times … Continue reading

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Cozy Rooms with Personality

These rooms are cozy and inviting yet functionable. Arranging the furniture around a fireplace invites you to come in, sit down, relax and enjoy the fire. contemporary living room design by raleigh interior designer Heather Garrett Design traditional family room … Continue reading

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Why does a room need a focal point?

You may have heard or read somewhere that every room needs a focal point. Why do you ask? Is this so that your room looks like something out of a magazine?  I have to admit that for the longest time I believed this.  I … Continue reading

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Vanilla Candles

Vanilla candles add warmth and coziness to a room. They smell wonderful without being overpowering.  They look good during the day and lit at night. I like to find different ideas for displaying them.  Here is some inspiration! Source: potterybarn.com  Pinterest … Continue reading

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Handy Rug Tip

Here is a great tip for area rugs that slide around on the floor.  It is simple and inexpensive. Just apply caulking in narrow strips to the bottom side of the rug.  Let dry and turnover. Source: marthastewart.com

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Brighten Up Your Home For Winter

I find that the house feels bare after you put away all of the christmas decorations. It is nice to reorganize and simplify but I think it is nice to find a way to add some brightness to your winter … Continue reading

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