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Go into the New Year with a Vision

Out with the old and in with the new. A new year often represents new beginnings. It’s a reassurance that the next year will be better and to focus on new milestones and goals. I have so many ideas of new hobbies and business adventures I would like to seek, but never jot them down

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Have beige walls become a design color of the past?

From trendy grays to sea salt paint colors, what design trends do we expect to see in the coming year 2019? I must admit I’m obsessed with the bright whites and grays often reflected in the satisfying episodes of HGTV’s Property Brothers and Joanna Gaines Fixer Upper. I haven’t painted my home in over eight

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A Beautiful Coral Family Room

Coral Family Room

This beautiful coral family room was designed by Kelley Proxmire of Kelley Interior Design as part of  the D.C. Design House 2016.  The coral color used in this family room is welcoming and inviting. Kelley’s design style for this room is “tailored traditional” and “polished prep”. The space serves as an entertainment area where families can

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White Living Room

The D.C. Design House featured a bright and charming living room designed by Pamela Harvey of Pamela Harvey Interiors, LLC.  Pamela designed the room using fresh white walls, white sofas, and black drapery panels hung on acrylic rods. Accents of black, white, and green were displayed throughout the room. The room served as a great space

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Fall Decor on a Budget

Fall is here and it’s a fun time of the year to decorate your home in harvest and cheer. I always like to start with creating centerpieces. If you are looking for an affordable solution for creating centerpieces, check out your local dollar tree store. I was able to create this display for only 7$.

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Outdoor Patio Makeover

Patio Makeover

Summer is my favorite time of year, and it is important to protect your patio and furniture from harsh weather during off seasons. This is what my patio looked like a week ago: The sitting wall got beat up pretty bad by the rain and snow and caused a lot of mud to settle along

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An old dresser gets a makeover…Wow

After Dresser

A few weeks ago, I visited my mother-in-law to take a look at a dresser that she planned to give to me.  The dresser was white with great bones, and a french provincial look. So, being the DIYer that I am, I was ready to take this piece home, and change it into something beautiful for

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My First Estate Auction

chic desk

Today was one of my first visits to an Estate Auction. I am so glad I finally made it to one. This was by far a great experience. There were  lots of antique furniture, jewelry, pictures, silverware and more. I had a set price on what my max bid would be for the auction, so

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