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Voice Your Choice: The Writing On The Wall


You know the expression, if these walls could talk? Well it seems to me lately, that a lot of them do. Using words to decorate seems has become a big trend spanning all sorts of design styles. So what do you think about these mouthy murals? Do you like chatting with your interior or do you think your walls should be seen and not heard? Read Post…

Windows Boot Camp: Window Treatments

Pella Windows Photo courtesy of Pella

Welcome back to Boot Camp!

Now it’s been said that the clothes make the man. Whether or not that’s true, I’m here to tell you that window treatments can make that man very happy. So fall in, recruits! Take a look at some of the options you might consider when dressing your windows.

Is anyone else as excited about window treatments as I am? They can be instrumental, not only in your room’s design, but also in the functionality of your space. A few more things to consider when shopping for blinds, shades or curtains:

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Voice Your Choice: Mustard Yellow

I hope all of you are enjoying autumn as much as I am. I’m a huge fan of the cool crisp nights, cozy sweaters and, best of all: the foliage. Whether you’re lucky enough to live in a place filled with colorful leaves, or you enjoy fall through pictures like this one, one thing is for sure – those leaves know how to put on a show.

Mustard Yellow Laurie March HGTV Blog


I’ve done a little leaf peeping of my own lately and I’m so inspired by the rich, bright hues. I really enjoyed hearing what your thoughts on pumpkin orange, so I thought I’d ask you what you think about another fall favorite: mustard yellow. Read Post…

Windows Boot Camp: Window Materials

Aristotle once told us that “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” and that is certainly true when it comes to your house. That being said, choosing the right parts can help significantly to create the best home for you.

All photos courtesy of Pella

Welcome back to Boot Camp, recruits! Your windows are an integral component of your house and it’s important to select the right material when you’re shopping for new ones. Let’s take a peek at some of the options out there.

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Blog Cabin 2014: Big Winner Week!

Blog Cabin 2014

Photo: Eric Perry © 2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC

As some of you may know, this week is a very special week.  It’s the week that someone, somewhere is getting the phone call of a lifetime – and hearing that they’ve won this year’s Blog Cabin 2014! Read Post…

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