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DIY Ideas to Make Your Home Feel Bigger—Without Construction

You don’t have to do major construction to make small spaces feel bigger
Posted by Brianna Corey on January 20, 2018 in  DIY  Home Decor
DIY Ideas to Make Your Home Feel Bigger—Without Construction You don’t have to do major construction to make small spaces feel bigger. SHARON LEE Guest post by Jessica Thiefels Breaking down walls and renovating an entire space is not only time-consuming, but it’s also expensive and, in most cases, requires the help of professionals. Luckily, you don’t have to do major construction to make small spaces feel bigger. If you’re not up for knocking down walls, focus on small DIY proje... read more
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How to Organize and Beautify Your Entry Hall in 7 Days

Take your entry from scuffed up to spiffed up, restoring total cleanliness and order in just a week.
Posted by Brianna Corey on January 17, 2018 in  Cleaning  DIY  Home Decor  Organization
How to Organize and Beautify Your Entry Hall in 7 Days Take your entry from scuffed up to spiffed up, restoring total cleanliness and order in just a week. VICTORIA KEICHINGER Houzz Contributor, Laura Gaskill A neat, chic entryway gives visitors a positive first impression and makes coming home a pleasure. But between the daily influx of mail and a household’s worth of coats, shoes and bags, this space is often one of the most challenging to keep clean and clutter free. Give your entryway a fresh s... read more
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Find the Right Focal Point for Your Room

Not sure what element to make the attention getter in your room? Find some great choices here.
Posted by Brianna Corey on January 14, 2018 in  Home Decor
Find the Right Focal Point for Your Room Not sure what element to make the attention getter in your room? Find some great choices here. SHARON LEE Houzz Contributor, Gabrielle Di Stefano Well-designed rooms often have a focal point — the first thing your eye sees when you enter. Choosing the right item to emphasize sets the tone and mood for a space. Whether it’s an architectural feature, a texture, a color or a light fixture, putting the spotlight on one of these elements will help create a ... read more
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6 Great Ways to Integrate Nature into Your Home

If you’re starved for the sounds, textures and moods of the great outdoors, bring the outdoors in!
Posted by Brianna Corey on January 08, 2018 in  Home Decor
6 Great Ways to Integrate Nature into Your Home If you’re starved for the sounds, textures and moods of the great outdoors, bring the outdoors in! SHARON LEE Guest post by  Lauren White  We live in a fast-paced, plugged-in world. Many of us don’t have the time to get outside and enjoy nature. This is unfortunate, as studies show that nature is an important part of our health and well-being. If you’re starved for the sounds, textures and moods of the great outdoors, bring th... read more
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How (and Why) to Combine Open Shelves and Cabinets in Your Kitchen

A designer and her builder husband opt for 2 styles of storage. She offers advice, how-tos and cost info.
Posted by Brianna Corey on January 02, 2018 in  Home Decor  Storage
How (and Why) to Combine Open Shelves and Cabinets in Your Kitchen A designer and her builder husband opt for 2 styles of storage. She offers advice, how-tos and cost info. SHARON LEE Houzz Contributor,  Lyndsye Felsman I’ve encouraged clients and friends to step out of the box of traditional kitchen cabinets and try something different. I’ve offered suggestions such as bold cabinet colors, contrasting shades and a minimalist option: open shelving. It was time to put my money where my ... read more
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