Category Archives: Tackling your Project

What the Floor is Going on Here?

Without question, my favorite type of flooring for most areas of the home is wood. It adds warmth, durability and a great classic and finished look to your room. There are a lot of products on the market that fall … Continue reading

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The B Word: “Budget”

Every project should have one, right from the beginning. A clear budget will make your life a lot easier, and save the unpleasant surprise of a huge credit card bill afterward. If you know what you can afford before getting … Continue reading

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Hiring Contractors

If you have a bigger project on your hands, you probably want to hire outside help. For projects that require plumbing and electrical work, I can’t stress enough how important it is that you hire a licensed, insured professional like … Continue reading

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How “White” White Are We Talking About Here?

It’s inevitable. At some point during your design and decorating, you’re going to have to select a white paint that works. Benjamin Moore lists about 268 of them. Some tint to beige, some to blue, red, yellow, grey, warmer, cooler, … Continue reading

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Your Design Concept

This is one of those things that Designers learn in school that when applied makes all the difference. Well, I’m about to spill the beans on this trade secret, and make your home look all the better for it. A … Continue reading

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Your Project File

For anyone who is going to tackle a decorating project on their own (and yes, it can be done) organization is KEY! If you’re a Virgo, you have a built-in advantage in your nature. The ideas here are to be … Continue reading

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