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4 Must-Have Living Room Updates

Outside of the kitchen, our living room is—hands down— where we spend the most time in our home. We gather there for everything: playing games, relaxing with a movie, snuggling up with a book—you name it! But sometimes a room just needs updating. I’m not talking a little change here or there; I’m talking a […]

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The (Window) Fabrics In Our Home

As Scott and I continue renovating each of the rooms in our house—from the reading room to the dining room to the bedroom—at some point, we find ourselves debating fabric swatches when we’re considering window treatments. Our sweet spot for coverings has surprisingly been the ever-casual-but-cool Roman shade, as we now have four rooms where we’ve […]

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Redesigning a Living Room with Natural Shades

(photo: Earnest Home) There is something wonderful about starting from a completely blank slate, isn’t there? This month, we had a few renovation issues which led further and further down a demolition rabbit hole, ending up with our living room stripped to the bare bones. Everything was already stripped down almost as far as it […]

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Five Fashion Week Trends You Can Wear This Spring

Fashion week always kicks off style trends for the rest of the year. Other designers in fashion, home decor, print and pattern, and art tend to follow trends set early in the year at fashion week. As someone who spent a decade working in fashion design, I’m always so excited to see the new ways designers […]

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Tailored Roman Shades: Completing the Bedroom Windows!

I feel like inviting everyone I know over to our home for a dinner party—in our bedroom. That’s not too strange, right? Our bedroom has come so far! Earlier this year, we shared where this room began. It was a former kitchen-turned-master, and one of the biggest changes came in the form of those three new windows. They […]

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Gear Up for a Dining Room Redesign

Whenever I’m helping a client to redesign a room, or even when I’m starting a new project for myself, I always start in the same place—with an inspiration board. Sites like Pinterest and Houzz make it so easy to curate your own ideas in one space. And while rooms you love may seem disjointed, a […]

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Color Inspiration for Your Home: Lilac Gray

Pantone recently released the 2016 Color of the Year, and for the first time it’s not one, but two shades! Serenity and Rose Quartz are both gorgeous, but I want to highlight another Pantone color that falls right in between—Lilac Gray. It’s predicted to be one of the top colors this spring, and it’s definitely one […]

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New Year, New View

Instead of thinking new year, new you—why not try a new view? Elevating the look and feel of your home for 2016 can be as easy as updating your window fashions. Installing new shades or blinds can drastically change your view and even offer perks like UV and glare protection, temperature control, and sound absorption, […]

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A Very Copper Christmas

While we often stick with reds, golds, silvers, greens, and whites at Christmas, this year things are getting mixed up! And for the better. More and more, people are mixing metals this holiday season—still using the classic tones of the season, but also incorporating copper! Copper is making a comeback; let’s check out some of the cutest […]