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What to Know about Clay and Cement Patterned Floor Tiles + Our Patio Reveal

If you’ve thought about installing cement tiles or patterned floor tiles of any kind, you are not alone and this post is for you! We will cover the differences between cement and clay bodies, how much cement tiles cost, different layouts for pattern tiles and so much more! It turns out, I’m not immune to the pattern tile trend. I had been dreaming of a place to use it and never landed on the right spot while we were building. Once we were done and moved in, though, I couldn’t let go of the idea. Enter our side patio. The …

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DIY: The Beaded Wall Art Tutorial from Our Bedroom + Other DIY Art Ideas

When we were getting ready to move into our new home, I was consumed with choosing the big pieces like a sofa, chairs, barstools, etc. I majorly underestimated, though, just how much “stuff” it takes to make a room feel finished. For months after we moved in I found myself sourcing vases and vessels, rugs and textiles. It takes so many layers to really make a room feel finished!  As far as filling up our walls, I would rather wait to collect art that I love and gravitate towards rather than buy art that doesn’t feel special …

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7 Interior Designers on the Best Pendant Lighting on the Market

In the middle of your own home renovation or just want to update a space with new lighting? We asked some of the industries most sought after designers about their favorite pendant lighting and this is what they had to say… If you’re building from scratch or in the middle of a major kitchen or bath renovation, it can feel like years go by before it’s time to select light fixtures! After months of more mundane updates that involve drywall and electrical walk-throughs, getting to pick out your favorite pendant lights and …

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6 Interior Designers on the Best Refrigerator for your Kitchen

When we were building our house, I felt really confident in knowing what I liked as far as finishes went. I could easily make decisions around things like tile and light fixtures, color palettes and hardware finishes but it was the less-exciting-but-equally-as-important things that I found myself dumbfounded by. Like how deep should your bathroom sink be? How wide should your kitchen sink? One item that I spent countless hours contemplating was what kind of appliances we should use in our kitchen. Are luxury refrigerators worth the cost? If …

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