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Window Treatment Tips

Although window treatments can sometimes be overlooked in favor of paint colors and furniture, they’re one of the easiest ways to add flair or dimension to a room without requiring a major overhaul. Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing window treatments: Function should be considered first. We always want to address...
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Tips for Choosing Paint Colors

  Choosing the perfect shade of paint to use in your home can be challenging, especially when you have to consider all the other things going on in your space – lighting, flooring, furniture, etc.  Here are some things to think about when choosing paint colors: Just because you think a color is great doesn’t...
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Tips for Compromising on Color with Kids

My daughter recently wanted to paint her room lime green, and that can be a tricky color to choose, especially with conflicting mother/daughter opinions! So in order to keep the peace, we went together to the store to look at samples. She had plenty of ideas on what color was “the one,” which didn’t jive...
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Tips for Making the Most of Your Space

No matter how large or small your living space, it seems there are always areas that aren’t used efficiently.  Whether you have a guest bedroom that no one enters or a dining room where no one eats, think about ways you can creatively use the space where you dwell. Use Your Furniture: One way to...
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Best Basement Remodels

In my family, basements used to be referred to as dungeons – dark, musty and old! It was all we knew – both among friends and family. Then, with the onset of a new century, two kids and a promotion, most of our friends moved from their starter homes to bigger houses with walk-in closets,...
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Red: Hot or Haute?

Red: Hot or Haute? When thinking of colors in terms of their color temperature, red is at the top of the scale for being a really warm hue. It is commonly referred to as the color of fire and flame and it sizzles in terms of sensuality. Red is a romantic valentine or a sweet...
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There is More Than Bland Behind Beige

Beige is a best selling color, and to stretch its reach even farther you can include off white as a pale version of beige. Not only is it a best seller in interior colors but also in exterior colors. Its scope extends from the rich tones of tan to the grayed nuances of taupe. Beige...
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Minneapolis’ Monet

  Props to City Council Member Lisa Goodman for her inspiration to have Loring Ramp owner, Alatus LLC, team up with Forecast Public Art, St. Paul artist Joshua Sarantitis’ interpretation of Monet’s water lilies, and our friends over at Sunrise Painting & Wallcovering, for a great looking paint job.  
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Loft Living Tips

Decorating your loft or condo can be very different than decorating a larger house — you have to be sure to make the most out of the space you have.  Here are some of my top tips for styling your loft or condo: Make the most of your focal points: Highlight unique spots in your...
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