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Pull A Room Together With This Best Kept Secret + Five Design Terms You Need To Know

You've spent weeks analyzing paint chips, you shopped for just the right pieces of furniture & lighting to create an attractive room but something is off. The biggest not so secret, secret in home decorating is our first design term .... TEXTURE! Texture - When designers talk about texture, they're talking about the surface quality of a material. Every surface has a texture whether it be smooth or rough, bumpy or flat. Texture can be both seen & felt. By my definition, texture is how something feels by sight and we really don’t even have to touch it to feel it. Textures can be furry, silky, shiny, smooth, hard, soft, rough, downy, chunky, ragged .… you get what I'm talking about! We can add...

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Centerpieces Made Easy

Those who know me (or have read the about us page.....hint hint) know we live a VERY busy life with 5 kids who participate in what feels like EVERYTHING!  Don't get me wrong, we love that they're busy but this means we cherish family dinners even more (they usually happen on Sundays or on snow days when school events are cancelled).  I honestly try to cook healthy meals and when given the chance I try to make them special.  What does this have to do with Centerpieces (ha ha......not a lot). So here's the deal, our dining room table is BIG and Round.  I had the challenge of creating a centerpiece that fit the space, was pretty and was easy...

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