Hi, it’s Michele here with two design makeovers for fireplaces this holiday season. Below are some fun before and after photos I wanted to share with you!
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Sure, you could buy everything at the store, but what’s the fun in that? I looked for some common household items that were around the house and transformed them into the most adorable holiday gifts!!! Mason Jars have been popular for many DIY projects; this is like a little magic in a jar… just sweet! Some little child would love this night light on their bedside table.
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I was scrolling through the internet last night – looking for some inspiration for today’s blog, and reading up on some interesting stories. That’s when I came across these, some of the best dog beds EVER!!!
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As the days cool, gold can warm your home in surprising ways. Looking for the perfect accents to complement your home décor? Embrace one of today’s hottest trend, gold. Some say gold is the new Chrome. We’re not just seeing classic polished gold but rose gold, brushed gold, warmer platinum’s and pretty much everything in between.For many, glitz and sparkle are elements to steer clear of. As a matter of fact, they feel that way about all metallic finishes. But gold is actually a wonderful neutral that pairs beautifully with other colors. A deep chocolate brown table, for example, balances out gold and prevents it from looking or feeling brassy. This room, bathed in grey with lots of texture is jaw dropingly beautiful!!!
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The holidays have arrived and I am a sucker for setting a festive table. There is something about hosting family or friends that just makes me happy. Growing up my mom always made things beautiful and entertained in style. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there are so many neat little projects you can do with your family! Here is a fun way I found to repurpose those old plastic Easter eggs and incorporate them into your Thanksgiving decor:
Here are the materials you will need:
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There’s nothing quite like the charm of an open fire to ward off the winter chill. The trouble is, the romance quickly cools when it comes to chopping the firewood, sweeping out ashes and explaining to the neighbors why their house smells of smoke. Thankfully it’s possible to dodge the draft and relish the romance of an open flame. Lets take a look at some of the hassle-free options to warm your winter.
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November is here and leaf raking is in full swing. If you live in a house, there’s a good chance you want to improve it. Whether you’re eyeing a new snow blower, or think you need new windows The Home Expo brings experts in each field to help with all your questions. As winter draws near there are some steps we need to take to button up our homes for the winter!
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Living in Upstate NY there are many historic farm homes that were built with excellent architecture. Large wooden beams and coffered ceilings make farmhouse design alluring today. With a revival of Rustic design and rich heritage of older homes and estates in upstate New York, this style is a marriage made in heaven! I’ve put together some steps to follow to create beautiful, functional upscale farm house designs. To start the Journey…
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