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A Grown-Up Dining Room: Project Classic Colonial Revival REVEAL! blue grasscloth

A Grown-Up Dining Room: Project Classic Colonial Revival REVEAL!

  This week in Home Glow’s “Sheltering in Your Forever Home” Challenge, participants were asked to set a nice table — with whatever they have! kids’ table with plastic, grownups’ table with china, whatever! — for 1 meal. Hopefully with Passover and Easter both occurring this week, the task wasn’t too tough!   (FYI — …

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A Fresh Traditional Living Room: Project Concord Shingle Style REVEAL!

A Fresh Traditional Living Room: Project Concord Shingle Style REVEAL!

  Yay! I finally have a new reveal for you. And, believe it or not, it’s a semi-formal living room for a professional couple in their 30s. AKA, Millennials. My clients sent me inspiration images of very traditional living rooms chock full of blues & whites, golds and merlots, brown furniture, formal window treatments, and Oriental rugs. They wanted …

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Boy's Green & Vintage Bedroom Reveal

Thing 2’s Vintage Boy’s Bedroom Reveal (Pssst — there’s a secret space!)

  It’s been quite a week! Don’t even get me started on the $1,500 recycled toilet paper fiasco.   (The Handsome Husband thought we should be even more environmentally conscious and brought home 6 rolls of recycled toilet paper. Word to the wise — if you have a septic system, NEVER use anything but the …

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Window Treatments for Privacy (and Light!) in the Bathroom — No Plain Jane Powder Room (ORC Week 5)

Yep, I’m rather late to post for Week 5’s ORC (the posting window for guest bloggers is Wednesday at 11 PM through Sunday), but I wanted this post to go to my readers at my usual Saturday time this week. I kinda miss it, ya know? But with client work and kid management, I just …

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Space Saving Plumbing Fixtures & Disguising Air Vents — No Plain Jane Powder Room (ORC Week 4)

On today’s One Room Challenge update — the space saving plumbing fixtures for a #freshclassic powder room and an easy how-to on disguising plumbing vents!     Here on Home Glow’s Saturday Blog (the ORC Thursday edition 🙂 ), I always like to have a fair amount of education interspersed with the inspiration. So, previous …

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When White Trim Won’t Do — No Plain Jane Powder Room (ORC Week 3)

Quick update for today’s “No Plain Jane Powder Room” ONE ROOM CHALLENGE post!     If you missed previous weeks’ posts, here a quick guide:   Week 1: THE Jane Austen INSPIRATION Week 2: Heating Hard-to-Reach Spaces & Tile Week 2B: 3 Important Things to Know BEFORE You Install Zellige Tile (This is a must-read …

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3 Super Important Things to Know About Zellige Tile

3 Important Things to Know BEFORE You Install Zellige Tile

In a recent article, Remodelista proclaimed zellige tile to be “the trendiest tile of 2019.” I usually don’t care about trends. I like timeless, and zellige is anything BUT trendy. The laborious art of making these luminous, variegated tiles has been passed from generation to generation in Morocco by master craftsmen called maâlems. To make …

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Heating Hard-to-Reach Spaces (and TILE!) — No Plain Jane Powder Room ORC WEEK 2

Well, I thought I may give you some insight into the overall plan for this “No Plain Jane Powder Room” One Room Challenge, but I’ve decided to reveal as I go!   Last week, we discussed the inspiration.   Today — HEAT and FLOOR TILE!         Adding Heat to Inaccessible Spaces First, …

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