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Interior Trim 101: Five Fool-Proof Whites for All Your Rooms

Picking a trim color can be tricky. You want one color to tie all of your rooms together, but you also need to complement the colors in each of those rooms. The answer is off-white, right? Not so fast. If you’ve ever tried a white with a green undertone in a pink-toned room (or maybe...
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Office setting inspiration

{friday finds: how to create the perfect home office}

Home offices are certainly popular. After all, working from home is convenient and efficient. But creating the right kind of workspace can be tricky. So, if you’re looking to carve out some office space at home — or improve what you’re already using — here are our tips to create the perfect home office. First, find the...
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{interior decorating: when to save and when to splurge}

Interior decorating is fun. But it can also be expensive. If you start to redo a room, it feels like the budget is never big enough for all the things you dream up. So, where should you splurge, and just as importantly, where can you save? Kathy Basil is the manager of our Hirshfield’s Design Studio,...
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kitchen remodel

Real Kitchen Remodel: Connecting Colors, Cabinets and Window Treatments

Our family recently bit the bullet, threw our lives into turmoil, underwent a kitchen remodel, and updated paint color in two rooms. In determining the new colors, we took into consideration 4 features of our home.
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Design Inspiration: Tips for Dark Colors in Interior Design

Interior paints are available in more colors than every before, so why not use the whole spectrum when painting your home? Dark colors may be scary to some, but they can add drama and character to your space. In fact, if you have an overly spacious and impersonal room, you can reign in the space, with dark bold...
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Patriotic decorating

Independence Day Inspiration: Patriotic Bedroom Ideas

With 4th of July just around the corner, I’m reminded how lucky we are celebrating our national pride and freedom. In fact, most of my friends are as prideful in January as they are in July, and decorating with a patriotic theme never goes out of style. But it’s summer and the red, white and...
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Living Room with Farrow & Ball Paint

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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