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Behind the Design: Episode 8, Season 3

Behind the Design: Episode 8, Season 3

This lakefront home on the outside was in pretty great shape! The roof was good, the windows were good, the style was pretty okay, but it needed a fresh coat of paint to make it a little more dramatic and it definitely needed a cleanup on all that landscaping. It was...

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Behind the Design: Episode 7, Season 3

Behind the Design: Episode 7, Season 3

I always love working in Hyde Park because usually the houses are super old, super big, and have been super run down over the years. This house was no exception. The interesting thing is that somebody else had already started working on it, which is not unusual that I...

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Behind the Design: Episode 6, Season 3

Behind the Design: Episode 6, Season 3

Episode 6 takes us inside of a 1970s Tudor home that has one of my favorite transformations! I love all of the contrasting colors we chose to include that helped create this charming outdoorsy lakehouse vibe that is present throughout the house. Exterior [twenty20...

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TILE ON A BUDGET

TILE ON A BUDGET

Hello all! Today I'm talking about inexpensive TILE! I love a good deal as much as anyone else and tile can be SO pricey! Did you know that an inexpensive tile can be laid in a ton of different ways and directions that elevate the look of an expensive tile?! I love...

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OUTDOOR FIREPLACES!

Hello Everyone! Today, I'm highlighting the outdoor fireplaces of season 2! I don't have a fireplace in my backyard at home, but looking back at these pictures has given me so much inspiration! Relaxing by the fire on a Saturday night seems like the perfect activity...

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