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8 Spring Home Décor Ideas to Brighten Your Space

8 Spring Home Decor Ideas to Brighten Your Space

By Aly Yale / March 24, 2021
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Winter is finally in the rear-view mirror. It’s time to pack away those heavy coats, stash the snow shovels in the garage, and start bringing your home out of the chilly, winter doldrums. Sure, that cable knit blanket and space…

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8 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

8 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

By Aly Yale / March 10, 2021
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Buying a house is an expensive endeavor. And while you’ll probably use a good chunk of your savings to do so, be careful not to use it all. Not only will you need funds for home maintenance, repairs, and unexpected…

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How to Make the 2021 Pantone Color of the Year Work in Your Home

How to Make the 2021 Pantone Color of the Year Work in Your Home

By Tara Mastroeni / January 26, 2021
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Every year, Pantone releases an official color of the year. Its color choice is supposed to represent the feelings that the company believes should be inspired going into the year. And with this past year being anything but traditional, it’s…

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11 Easy Home Updates That Take Less than 24 Hours

By Aly Yale / October 7, 2020
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Updating your house doesn’t have to be a months-long endeavor. Though major-scale renovations can certainly improve your home’s value and aesthetics, they’re not the only option if you’re looking for a change of pace.  Are you short on time but…

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The 5 Principles of Feng Shui: How to Bring Calm to Your Home in 2020

By Aly Yale / March 2, 2020
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Need a little balance in your life this year? Feng shui might be able to help. According to traditional Chinese beliefs, a feng shui-ed space lets energy flow more freely, offering an environment of harmony, balance, and positivity. It incorporates…

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How to Buy a Piece of Art for Your Home

By Aly Yale / February 17, 2020
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Artwork can do a lot for your home. It can pull together a room’s theme or aesthetic, serve as a conversation-starter, or even help personalize a space that just needs a little extra pizzazz.  But picking out the right art…

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Pantone Color of the Year 2020: 8 Ways to Spruce Up Your Space

By Aly Yale / January 16, 2020
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Pantone officially announced its 2020 Color of the Year, and it’s a beautiful, deep matte blue.  Dubbed “Classic Blue,” it’s a timeless, flexible hue that jives with just about any pattern or color scheme out there. Want to work this…

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How to Make Your Home ‘Hygge’ for Fall & Winter

By Aly Yale / October 14, 2019
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There’s nothing cozier than Hygge. With its soft, welcoming textures, carefully placed lighting, and neutral, all-inclusive tones, this Danish-inspired design style is perfect for the fall and winter seasons. Don’t have the cash to do a full-out redesign before the…

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