Design

Our Modern Front Door

I field a lot of questions about our front door.  It occurred to me I never did a post about our door, and sourced it for ya'll.  So, let's do it! The front door replacement was a no brainer.  Unless you like living in a dark dungeon with troll requiring Read More
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#Staggreno Backyard Plans

When we laid out what was possible financially and in what timeline with the #staggreno, we knew we would be leaving the backyard out for awhile.  The yard was overgrown and in bad shape to begin with, but after having to rip up the sprinkler system Read More
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July Decor Outdoors and In: Get your Home Ready

We're entering one of my favorite months for decorating: July.  Something about this middle-of-summer month makes me want to run around barefoot in the sunshine and give my home and yard that carefree, fresh, summertime feel.  Here are my picks for Read More
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Modern Exterior Railing

I get a lot of questions about our modern exterior railing at the #staggreno.  Like a lot.  A modern exterior railing can be pricy.  Railings in general can cost a pretty penny.  Our modern exterior railing, however, was pretty economical while Read More
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How to spot a diamond in the rough

When it comes to home buying, there are plenty of duds out there-- badly designed, badly remodeled, or just plain bad-all-around homes that aren't worth the investment to try to make them good.  There are also plenty of gems-- homes with hidden potential Read More
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Feminine Playroom Design

As a mother of three little ladies, we certainly know a thing or two about girls around here.  Designing a place that brings their imaginations to life is always top of mind.  When it comes to playrooms, I'm always striving to create a space that is Read More
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Upstairs Bathroom Reveal

We have a whole lotta catching up to do on the #staggreno, ya'll.  A big backlog of projects and tips and finished spaces.  I'm slowly but surely working my way through them.  Let's just dive right in, shall we?  Starting with the upstairs bathroom Read More
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Legrand WiFi Lighting System (+ winner announced)

I love when companies come up with smart home products (no pun intended there).  Something that makes your home life just a little bit easier.  It's an added bonus if it's also pretty.  Our Legrand wifi lighting system fits the bill in both areas. We've Read More
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Glam Modern Entryway

Your entryway needs to make a statement.  It's the first space someone sees when they enter your home, and the last they see on their way out. I love adding wallpaper to an entry.  It's a small enough space you can take some risks and go bold, but Read More
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Jewel Tone Holiday

I love when someone can give a typically traditional holiday a bit of a twist-- sort of like turning it on its head, and looking at it a new way.  Non-traditional Christmas decor is one of my favorite takes on this.  Who says it has to be all red and Read More
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