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Black Beach Houses

Black Beach Houses

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again (and I’m sure this won’t be the last time): when it comes to designing and decorating your home, my philosophy is “if you like it, then why not do it?” Sure, some folks talk about—and, for reasons that I’m sure are quite justified, worry about—resale value, but there’s very little someone can do to permanently reduce the value of a home; most things can be remodeled, or simply repainted. So, if you want your beach house to have a black exterior—then I say do it! Here are a handful of examples of others who’ve taken the step.

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Unusual Bathroom Mirrors

Unusual Bathroom Mirrors

When it comes to finding ways to improve our homes or make the interior design of a space feel like it’s unique to you, most of us tend to think of the same kinds of changes or improvements. Things like a new coat of paint or a kitchen remodel always seem to be at the top of the list, but sometimes it’s the little details that we often take for granted that, when changed, make the biggest difference. Rethinking your bathroom mirror, for example, can have a major impact without a ton of effort.

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Beautiful Bar Carts

Beautiful Bar Carts

There’s something so chic about serving a cocktail from a gorgeous bar cart. Even if you’re not much of a drinker, a bar cart could be an excellent addition to your home. Use one as a coffee/tea/cocoa station, or think outside of the beverage realm and repurpose a cart for something else entirely. Below are some of the best options out there!

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9 Herringbone Floors to Inspire Your Home Renovation

9 Herringbone Floors to Inspire Your Home Renovation

In my dreams I’m renovating a charming cottage complete with gorgeous herringbone floors. Few flooring options spell elegance and European sophistication more than a beautiful herringbone floor. There are a number of ways to customize herringbone floors to fit the style of your home. Here are some beautiful options.

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Incorporating Emerald Into Your Home

Incorporating Emerald Into Your Home

Emerald is a color starting to take the center stage in the design scene. A rich color that required a few brave designers to break in, and now more homeowners and studios worldwide are starting to take note. Its bold presence is probably why I love this color so much. It is non-apologetic, and equally romantic. Here are a few ways to integrate emerald successfully into a space…

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7 Gorgeous Purple Interiors

7 Gorgeous Purple Interiors

Confession: purple is my least favorite color. I don’t know why, but the color strikes me wrong. That said, I’ve been spotting a number of gorgeous purple interiors lately that have started to change my mind. Here are some of my favorite ways to tastefully incorporate purple into your space.

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8 Floor Lamps to Brighten Your Space

8 Floor Lamps to Brighten Your Space

One of my favorite design elements is lighting. It can do so much for your space as far as how it lights a room and affects your mood and daily tasks. Lighting can also add visual interest by accessorizing it the right way. Floor lamps are a great form of lighting that stand independently and don’t need to be hard wired into the room. For this reason they are great for rentals. If you don’t have the ability to change it out, then add it in! Here are some of my favorite floor lamps and how they can fit into your space.

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The Sky’s the Limit

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You know how sometimes you’ll be looking at interior design images online and something in one of those images will just reach out and grab you, make you amazed, and leave you star struck? That happened to me just the other day when I suddenly became aware I was seeing all sorts of terrific images of rooms with skylights. And these weren’t just any old skylights; these were something very special. So, of course, I thought I’d share them with you.

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9 Ways to Brighten Your Space With Yellow Chairs

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Sometimes you just need a dose of happiness in your space, right? A fun and low-commitment way to achieve that is by painting some chairs yellow. It’s instant brightness without breaking the bank. Here are some of my favorite environments to place yellow chairs and why they work so well.

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Vintage Stove Style

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When dreaming about remodeling a kitchen, most people imagine that everything would be new. We might picture a gorgeous new counter on top of brand new cabinets, a faucet as beautiful as it is functional, and gleaming state-of-the-art appliances. Some though, dream of something a little different: a vintage stove. Whether incorporated into an existing kitchen or worked into a newly designed space, vintage stoves bring added character!

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