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The 10 Best Design Blog Posts You May Have Missed

June 24 marked my blogging anniversary — I have been blogging every Saturday now for 1 year! That’s 58 original long-form posts, along with 8 stories for New Hampshire Magazine, 3 stories for Around Concord Magazine and a couple of guest posts. Not to mention, my design work has gotten really busy thanks to my lovely clients! …

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How to Avoid Oriental Rug Overkill: 4 Tips for Coordinating Your Heirloom Rugs

I love beginning a room with an Oriental rug as the foundation. There is no better rug in the world for durability and stain resistance, let alone beauty and craftsmanship. Furthermore, with so many Baby Boomers downsizing (many of whom bought some really nice heirloom pieces) the availability of quality Oriental rugs at auction and on …

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4 Fresh Ways to Use Your Parents’ Formal Dining Room Set

  I have read two articles this week in completely different media outlets (here and here) about how Gen Xers or Millenials don’t want the “brown” furniture that our parents and grandparents bought, that it’s almost impossible to even give away let alone sell. Dining room sets, formal living rooms, bedroom sets — apparently, we …

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An Artfully Fresh Foyer: Home Glow’s Saturday Blog, ORC Edition Week 1

It’s time for the new One Room Challenge — and I’ll be tackling my entry and stairs for my first one! For those of you who are not familiar with the One Room Challenge, it is the brain-child of Linda at Calling It Home. Twice a year, 20 invited designer/bloggers and a host of guest participants complete …

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Auction Steals and Deals Pt. II: Find, Bid, Buy!

Last week, I talked about those items that you can consistently find fantastic deals on at auction. Today, let’s go through how you can find those items and potential additional costs you need to consider before heading to your first sale. Fewer pretty pictures, more nitty-gritty but necessary stuff like: Finding what you want locally and online Sneaky …

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Auction Steals and Deals Pt. I: The 6 Things You Should Buy from the Block

So, last weekend was the holiday weekend, and while many of you were grilling, cruising the lakes on your boats, hanging out at the beach, I was … trolling auction websites for deals. Yes, I’m obsessed, and I drive my husband crazy with it. It’s not like I’m even looking for things for our own home …

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So Granny Chic: High Quality Brown Furniture is Always en “Vogue”

And I mean literally. In its May issue, the ever-au courant Vogue magazine actually gives nine tips on why and how you should “Steal Your Grandma’s Style.” So, while I have always loved traditional Granny Chic and have incorporated a number of style elements in my own rooms, now, at last, it is a cool thing to do. …

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