All About Accessible Beige

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Are you looking for the perfect neutral paint color for your walls and one of your top contenders is Sherwin Williams Accessible Beige? If so, you’re going to love this blog post all about Accessible Beige. I painted my home interior this color almost 8 years ago and I still LOVE it … and so do […]

Apr

14

Design + Decorate

Granite vs. Quartzite Counters: A Comparison

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Are you trying to figure out the best countertop material for your new home and you’ve narrowed it down to granite vs. quartzite counters? However, you’re unsure what the best option is or how these two natural products differ. We’ll cover all of this below in this rather lengthy (yet very informative) blog post so […]

Mar

24

Selecting Design Finishes

Serena & Lily Counter Stools: Look for Less

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Serena & Lily’s coastal style counter stools are gorgeous, but some of them are pretty pricey. Thankfully, they have great sales periodically and this is a fabulous time to buy the stools OR you have a second option … below you’ll find Serena & Lily counter stools: Look for Less dupes for three of the […]

Mar

17

Design + Decorate

7 Gorgeous Walk-In Pantry Designs

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When building a home there are lots (LOTS) of design decisions that need to be made … especially when it comes to your kitchen design. This includes your pantry. If you’re anything like me, you want your pantry to be practical (because it’s a very hard-working little ‘room’), but why not make it beautiful too? […]

Mar

03

Design + Decorate

Where to Shop for your New Home

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Whether you are currently building or you just moved into a new home and want to make it more your own, this roundup of my top blog posts for where to shop for your new home will be a great starting point to help you find products that really make a statement when it comes […]

Feb

24

Design + Decorate

LVT Flooring vs. Engineered Wood

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A question that has repeatedly come during live coaching calls with my BYF members is whether other members plan to use LVT flooring vs engineered wood flooring in their new home. In full disclosure, LVT flooring wasn’t even a consideration when I built my home in 2013 because it wasn’t a popular option that people […]

Feb

17

Design + Decorate

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