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4 Reasons Why You May Want to Hire an Interior Designer

4 Reasons Why You May Want to Hire an Interior Designer

By Tara Mastroeni / September 17, 2020
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Whether you’re redesigning your whole house or just freshening up a room or two, there are many reasons why you may want to hire an interior designer to help with the job. We’ve laid a few of the most convincing…

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7 Bathroom Renovation Trends to Watch

7 Bathroom Renovation Trends to Watch

By Aly Yale / September 14, 2020
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With many Americans isolating at home, there’s never been a better time to renovate and remodel. After all, you’re spending most of your time on the property — shouldn’t you make the home as enjoyable as possible? That’s the thought…

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How to Make a Mood Board to Redecorate a Room

How to Make a Mood Board to Redecorate a Room

By Tara Mastroeni / September 10, 2020
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A mood board is another word for a collage that has an interior design focus. Professional designers use this tool to help focus their thoughts on a new design project. However, it’s completely possible to make one of these your…

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ADUs and Granny Flats Are Gaining Popularity; Here’s Why You Might Consider One, Too

ADUs and Granny Flats Are Gaining Popularity; Here’s Why You Might Consider One, Too

By Aly Yale / September 3, 2020
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Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) — also called granny flats or in-law suites — are on the rise. According to Freddie Mac, the share of for-sale listings with ADUs went from just 1.6% in 2000 to nearly 7% in 2019. In…

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8 New Skills You Can Learn to Save Money

8 New Skills You Can Learn to Save Money

By Aly Yale / August 31, 2020
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With all the economic havoc the pandemic has wrought, a lot of people are trying to reduce spending right now. And while cutting the cord, skipping those morning lattes, or couponing can certainly help your efforts, there’s actually an even…

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How to Plan an Outdoor Movie Night During COVID-19

How to Plan an Outdoor Movie Night During COVID-19

By Tara Mastroeni / August 26, 2020
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Movie theaters might be closed for the foreseeable future in light of the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate the theater-going experience from the comfort of your own home. Read on below to learn how to plan an…

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How to Store Produce So It Stays Fresh Longer

How to Store Produce So It Stays Fresh Longer

By Aly Yale / August 13, 2020
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Let’s face it: you don’t always use produce right away. Sometimes, those meals you had planned get pushed back (pizza after a hard day’s work is sometimes necessary!), and sometimes, you just overbuy due to a sale or to avoid…

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The Best Veggies, Fruits, and Herbs to Grow as a Beginner

The Best Veggies, Fruits, and Herbs to Grow as a Beginner

By Aly Yale / July 29, 2020
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Starting your own produce garden is a great way to save cash on groceries and help with any social distancing efforts that you and your family might be attempting. It can also be a fun and relaxing hobby — not…

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6 Important Questions to Ask Before You Start Renovating

6 Important Questions To Ask Before You Start Renovating

By Tara Mastroeni / July 20, 2020
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Renovating is not an easy process, which is why the more organized you can be going into it, the better it will be for everyone involved. To that end, below are six important questions to ask yourself before you start…

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The Top 3 Virtual Interior Design Services in 2020

The Top 3 Virtual Interior Design Services in 2020

By Tara Mastroeni / July 13, 2020
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Like many other things, interior design has had to go virtual in 2020. However, luckily, there are a few online interior design services that let you experience the benefit of working with an interior designer from the comfort of your…

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