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Removing Clutter – As Featured on iVillage

Designing and decorating one’s home can be lots of fun, but before you start, editing old possessions is critical. We all tend to hold on to sentimental items, old clothing, accessories we no longer enjoy or use, books we have read that are now just collecting dust  – the list goes on and on. Once you purge, you’ll have a […]

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De-Clutter and Feng Shui Your Home For 2013

2013 has arrived and what a wonderful time to bring fresh energy into your home for the New Year! Good light, fresh scents, no clutter. Here are a few simple tips for making your house a happy and more functional home, beginning with your bedroom closets and your kitchen: BEDROOM CLOSETS FENG SHUI: The general Feng Shui guideline to keeping a […]

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11 Easy, Fast, High-Impact Decorating Ideas

1. Try placing some new decorative pillows on your sofa. Throw a lively shawl or throw over the back. 2. Add visual impact to shelves by placing some books upright, stacking others, and placing decorative objects on or in between. 3. Wallpaper or paint a fun color on the inside of a cabinet. 4. Move your art around. We stop […]

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Flooring

Necessity, practicality, and aesthetics dictate what material to use on floors and the marketplace offers endless choices. Hardwood provides some incomparable qualities. It’s natural, attractive, warm and easy to maintain, giving any home’s décor a rich and distinctive feel, while increasing resale value. Hardwood flooring helps create a healthy home environment by eliminating the allergens associated with dust-trapping carpet. There are three types of […]

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Light Up Your Life

Choosing the appropriate lighting for a room involves striking a balance between function and design. There are three main types of lighting: general, task, and accent. General Lighting General is for everyday, overall use. With the use of dimmers, recessed ceiling lights can go from bright light to mood light. Task Lighting Task light illuminates areas for specific needs, such as […]

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Remodeling Your Home: Things To Consider

A monumental decision: Should we move or should we remodel? You like your neighborhood. You have friends who live nearby. Your house is basically sound and well built. And, from a financial stand point, it might make more sense to stay put and remodel. Before you make a decision, ask yourself these questions: What do I want to accomplish? How […]

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Inspiration for Designing a Home You Love

The inspiration for decorating a home can come from any number of sources: Perhaps a hotel you stayed in — a home you visited — a photograph that caught your eye in a book or magazine — a color combination that appealed to your senses. I begin every project with a focal point such as a fireplace or a window […]

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