wallpaper sources

Where to Buy Wallpaper Online: 12 Great Sources

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wallpaper sources

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Are you intrigued by the thought of adding wallpaper to your home but you have no idea where to even start looking for it?! Did you know that you can simply order it online?! Below, I’m sharing a list of 12 of my FAV go-to sources of where to buy wallpaper online. Not only will […]

Dec

01

Decorating Home

My Home’s Christmas Decor 2021 (+ Past Favorites)

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It’s that time of year again … time to share my home decked out in Christmas decor. And, man, did it come fast this year!  At the time of writing this, I’m sipping coffee from one of Starbucks’ annual holiday cups (is it just me, or does coffee taste even better when served in one […]

Nov

24

Decorating Home

Shop for Lighting Fixtures (In One Spot!)

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Whether you are building a new home and ready to shop for lighting fixtures or you’re simply looking for that one perfect fixture to update your home, I’ve got you covered below. I (personally) thought light fixtures were the most fun thing to choose when I was building my custom home.  And I want you […]

Nov

17

Selecting Design Finishes

Ultimate Paint Guide for your New Home

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Are you feeling overwhelmed when you think about choosing paint colors for your new home? Are you unsure where to even start? Don’t worry … I’ve got you covered in this ultimate paint guide for your new home! Below is a roundup of my most popular blog posts all about paint. We cover it all […]

Oct

06

Building a Home

gray craftsman style house exterior

How to Replicate my Gray Craftsman Style House Exterior

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gray craftsman style house exterior

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The number ONE question I get asked on Instagram is, “What color did you paint your home exterior?” I think you’ll be very surprised by my answer! In this blog post, I’ll share the products and colors I selected when designing my gray craftsman-style house exterior. I hope that sharing this information will help YOU […]

Sep

29

Building a Home

Popular Countertop Materials: A Roundup

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Are you building or renovating a home and you’re looking for information about the best countertop options for your kitchen and bathrooms? I’ve got you covered in this blog post as I’ve rounded up all of my blog posts that compare and contrast the most popular countertop materials (granite, quartz, marble, quartzite, and the ‘newer […]

Sep

01

Design + Decorate

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I designed my own custom home from the ground up, inside and out. A home that is cozy, comfy, laid out perfectly for the way my family lives, and makes us happy every single day. Oh, and did I mention I did this all without blowing the budget?! 

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I’m Carrie Barker.

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