Crazy Busy!!

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It’s been crazy busy here, the projects just keep coming in! Sorry there hasn’t been a post for a while, we’ll put something out next week. We have so many exciting new projects to share with you, including our office makeover. Stay tuned and have an amazing Labor Day weekend!

What is Upcycling?

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Honestly, we didn’t know what upcyclying was until a recent Home Staging Project! We had the privilege of staging a newly constructed Net Zero Eco Home, the first of its kinda in Iowa. The builders of the home, Eco Logic Homes, wanted the furnishings that were Green and Eco-friendly. In searching for items to stage the Net Zero house, we …

Gray – The New Tan

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My all-time favorite wall color is gray. I love gray because it is neutral, therefore I can add furniture and accessories in almost any other color. Here are five great shades to use on your walls! 1. Benjamin Moore – Stonington Gray HC-170 2. Benjamin Moore – Revere Pewter HC-172 3. Benjamin Moore – Museum Piece CSP-40 4. Benjamin Moore …

Home Staging, My Life…

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Anyone who knows me in my personal life or as a business client knows that I live and breath Home Staging and Interior Design. It’s in my blood. My parents are hardworking people that give 199% to their careers and their work ethic transferred to me for better or worse. I am also the first born, a people pleaser, and …

Chelsea's Fresh Finds – August 2012

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Restoration [ˌrɛstəˈreɪʃən]- something restored, replaced, or reconstructed Restored furniture and decorations have a rustic, timeless look and are often eco-friendly. Here I have pulled some items that have the restored/re-purposed look.

Runners: Center Your Attention

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They’re not just for hallways anymore: runners can add definition to a variety of spaces. They are available in palettes that range from bold to neutral and Elizabeth Erin Designs can find something to suit anyone’s need or style. Try a Runner in the Bedroom – Large beds can create awkward spaces. Placing large rug under the bed can be …

Dining Room Dilemma – Part 2

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In our previous post Dining Room Dilemma we gave you instructions to make decorative wallpaper panels. If you’re having trouble picking out a wallpaper pattern, check out some of these patterns from Graham & Brown: Eden Paintable Textured Wallpaper Majestic: Grey Wallpaper   Trippy: Lime & Chocolate Wallpaper

Citrusy Summer Styles

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Adding color is a great way to add that extra pop and personal style to a room, but too much color can be worse than no color at all! The picture below is a great example of what not to do when adding color to a room. During the summer, citrus colors can be found everywhere whether in seasonal summer …

Jordin's Fresh Finds – July 2012

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Festive (but not so American) Fabrics for the Fourth When I think of the fourth of July, I instantly think of the American flag with it’s bold colors of red white and blue and the stars and stripes. These beautiful fabrics might share the same colors of the American flag, but they are far from stars and stripes. The popular …