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Q: How can I bring a pop of color into our relatively neutral lake home? We’ve got a lot of wood, darker or neutral finishes and fabrics, but I’d like to brighten things up a bit with color, any suggestions?

Filed in Design and Decor, Home Experts by on October 30, 2014
Q: How can I bring a pop of color into our relatively neutral lake home? We’ve got a lot of wood, darker or neutral finishes and fabrics, but I’d like to brighten things up a bit with color, any suggestions?

A: “Having a neutral base is not a bad thing,” says Betty

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Designer Portfolio: Skye Fingalson of I’ll Tile & Stone

Filed in Design and Decor by on October 1, 2014
Designer Portfolio: Skye Fingalson of I’ll Tile & Stone

“Interiors take on personalities that reflect those who occupy them.”

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Trendy New Lighting Fixtures

Filed in Design and Decor by on October 1, 2014
Trendy New Lighting Fixtures

Are you looking for a bit more ambiance inside your home? Could your interior and exterior pathways use some safe nighttime illumination? Want to create a dramatic impression in your entry?

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Too Much Stuff? Storage ideas help make your lake home less “stuffed”

Filed in Design and Decor by on September 25, 2014
Too Much Stuff? Storage ideas help make your lake home less “stuffed”

The glory of lake living is, of course, the lake. However, what’s nearly as thrilling is having space to store all the “stuff” that comes along with a lake home.

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It’s Your Kitchen

Filed in Design and Decor by on September 16, 2014
It’s Your Kitchen

Savvy homeowners want more from their kitchen appliances than dependability and a certain look. They’re on the hunt for…

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Regional Styles Make Us Feel At Home

Filed in Design and Decor by on September 9, 2014
Regional Styles Make Us Feel At Home

Having traveled to Florida, I am amazed at the architectural, material and color differences between our state and theirs. So why can’t we have the same beautiful, vibrant architecture here?

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Bright Ideas Add Pizzazz To Your Kitchen & Bath

Filed in Design and Decor by on August 31, 2014
Bright Ideas Add Pizzazz To Your Kitchen & Bath

With one flip of the switch you can create warmth and comfort or coldness and distance. Most experts agree that cabinetry lighting can make or break the design…

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Home Design to Fit Your Lifestyle

Filed in Design and Decor by on August 21, 2014
Home Design to Fit Your Lifestyle

Houses are like personalities. Some are happy, warm, inviting; others are understated and meditative. There is a cornucopia of house personalities. When our architecture firm designs a home for a family…

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The Center of Attention

Filed in Design and Decor by on August 9, 2014
The Center of Attention

One of the biggest design mistakes people make is not thinking about the design principal called “emphasis.”

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Disappearing Designs

Filed in Design and Decor by on August 9, 2014
Disappearing Designs

Don’t like how your flat panel TV demands attention in your otherwise beautifully decorated living room? There’s a fix for that.

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