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What you need to know about choosing paint for your home- a must read for anyone who has ever second guessed their selections.

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Paint is transformative I love making transformations with paint. It is the easy way to change your home’s attitude in a short period of time especially if you are handy! But if not, it can get expensive so please take a peek at our top tips for painting

Want best results? Don’t ask me for a square foot price on tile!

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(updated older post for 2018! At least am consistent- we still follow this process!) I have a rule about pricing tile. Don’t ask me what it costs “per square foot”. When faced with this question, I get out my tap dancing shoes, put on my tutu and start

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Dwell on Design: Highlighting the home tour!

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To say I was blown away might make you think I do not always stroll through 20 million plus homes. Of course I do – in magazines and in my mind! To be able to visit some of these stunning homes was such a treat- for sure the

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“Before and After” Beach Cottage Coastal Design

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Beach house living is like no other! Not much to say about this coastal remodel and interior design that photos will not say much better! A client investor came to us in December of last year needing a quick turn around on a home on the beach. And

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California Pottery-A Collector Favorite!

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This California Pottery Vintage California pottery’s appeal stems not just from the vivid colors and dramatic designs found in this collection of decorative wares but also in its history.  The genre has become a specialty in the collector’s world, especially mid-century style serving pieces.  In an era when

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THE ART OF THE COCKTAIL

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COCKTAIL, ANYONE? There’s truly nothing like imbibing a hand-crafted cocktail out of fine, vintage glassware. Sipping a delightful apertif out of a wonderful mid-century old fashioned or from the proper cocktail stem elevates the experience to another level. It’s fun! And well, damn, it just looks cool!  RECIPES

Small cottage kitchen reveal- on a budget- how did we do it?

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Who has a small kitchen that needs to be reworked? Raise your hand! It seems like we have calls daily needing small cottage kitchens remodeled on a budget – but most people do not understand even small kitchens can cost a bundle! The key is having a plan!