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Best Pendant and Chandelier Lighting Fixtures to Instantly Give Your Home a Design Update

Lighting is one of the fastest ways to upgrade the style and add interest to your home. It serves both as beautiful jewelry for the room and functional illumination of the space.

Builders often use generic lights that they buy in bulk for a discount. Customize your home by changing...

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How to Style Coffee Table Books like a Pro Decorator

Accessorizing your room with luxe coffee table books adds instant sophistication to any space. Study your favorite magazine photos and you will see it’s almost every professional decorators go-to move to stack books on a table somewhere.

Entry tables, end tables, mantles, nightstands,...

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What’s Inside a Professional Decorator and Home Stager’s Toolkit?

Want a peek inside a professional Decorator and Home Stager’s toolkit?  These go-to items and tips will help any DIY homeowner design and style their space with ease.

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Fabric Pill Remover

This fabric shaver and pill remover took me a while...

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Inexpensive Lighting Gadgets that give Your Home a High End Look

While decor shopping, I’m always on the lookout for high-impact home solutions that won’t break the budget.  Whether you are decorating to live or staging to sell, these lighting products will give a wow-factor you didn’t realize your home was missing!

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Pro Decorator Tips and Sources to Use When Shopping for Furniture and Home Decor

Not sure where to begin shopping for furniture and decor? If you want ideas for where else to look besides mass-market retailers, consider the options below.

Most designers mix high priced items and lower prices items to create a complete design & work within budget constraints....

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Don’t Make These Mistakes when Designing your Home - You Will Regret Them

One of the most common tips when selecting design elements for your new home or remodeling project is to choose ‘timeless’ finishes.  While excellent advice for the longevity of your investment, it can at times feel boring and you may choose a few ways to add interest.

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Adding Wood Beams to Your Home for Architectural Interest

When decorating, it's easy to forget that adding architectural interest like wood trim or beams can instantly increase the perceived quality of your home.  The furniture and decor can remain a neutral canvas and act as a supporting role, letting the architecture have the...

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Should I Hire an Interior Designer or Decorate my Home Myself?

If the design of your home is important to you, and you have an interest in interior decorating, you should consider starting the process yourself.  You may not think you have a creative muscle in your body, but if you have the desire, I promise it's there, just waiting to be...

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The Difference between Decorating and Staging a Home

There is a big difference between Decorating a home to live, versus Staging a home to sell.  

Decorating is making your home best suited for your design style & personalizing it to function with your everyday life.  You want your home to tell the story of who lives there, what you...

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Chart: Home Decorating vs. Staging a Home to Sell

Not sure what the difference is between Decorating your home and Staging your home to sell? This chart might help clear things up!

Decorating is all about personalizing your home to fit you. Telling your story. Staging is about de-personalizing - helping buyers picture themselves living there...

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