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Salt Bae Incorporates Body Positivity And Thoughtful Meal Pl

Salt Bae\'s fitness motivation involves fueling his body to work out, and rewarding it with the food he loves. The post Salt Bae Incorporates Body Pos ...

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I Can?t Stop Wearing Baggy Jeans This Summer

Photo via: @angelineilmastDenim lovers should stock their online carts with this season?s coolest style: baggy, wide-leg jeans. We love oversized deni ...

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Tiffany & Co. Kickstarts The Holiday Season With 10 Exclusiv

This limited edition holiday collection celebrates small gestures with big impacts, wrapped up in a signature Tiffany Blue Box®. The post Tiffany � ...

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Victoria?s Secret Model Kelly Gale Channels The Bond Girl Li

Swedish-Australian Kelly Gale, famed Victoria\'s Secrets model, emotes Bond Girl and sizzles in this photoshoot by Cameron Hammond for Australian swim ...

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Book Review: Dream Rooms For Children: Inspiring Spaces for

Dream Rooms for Children by Susanna Salk, Rizzoli New York, 2021A decade after her first book on Rooms for Children, Susanna Salk has curated a natura ...

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Mark D. Sikes' "More Beautiful" Sneak Peek!

I\'ve been a fan of Mark D. Sikes for a long time. I\'ve blogged about him, his home, and his many published rooms crafted for his clients. Yesterday, ...

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Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent's NEW New York City Digs

Architectural Digest just published the beautifully finished NYC home of designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent. A little more than a year ago, I st ...

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Book Review: Alan I W Frank House: The Modernist Masterwor

©Â Â 2019 Alan I W Frank House Foundation. All Rights Reserved.At the end of 2019, publishing powerhouse Rizzoli published an amazing book - a ra ...

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Daniel Romualdez Before and After

Architectural Digest just published a web exclusive tour of a Hollywood Hills home recently completed by Daniel Romualdez for a young entrepreneur, Wi ...

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A Mark D. Sikes' Designed House For Sale!

One of my most favorite designs ever shared by Mark was a home he finished about 9 years ago in Pacific Palisades.I\'m sure you remember it from his b ...

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Moving on Up ...

I think many of you probably follow along on instagram, and you probably already know that about 19-months ago I met a wonderful man whom I\'ve fallen ...

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Tis' the Season

I know, we haven\'t even eaten the turkey yet! BUT Christmas, like it or not, is right around the corner! And if you\'re interesting in buying handmad ...

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Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League

Arlo and LounaI was so excited to work on a pop up with Joan from fortheloveofahouse blog. Joan and I have known each other for a long time, have a mu ...

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ART POP UP - with Joan from For The Love of a House

Today has been a long day coming, one that I\'m insanely grateful for the chance to be working with my dear friend Joan on. Joan has been my biggest c ...

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Reese Witherspoon's House in Nashville

So, I may be the only person who remembers this - quite possibly the only person who cares - but I found all sorts of information that was entirely to ...

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Available Paintings

HEY THERE! One of the biggest questions I\'ve received since I began selling pieces on instagram is "What\'s still available"" And while I\'ve been ...

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GIVEAWAY!

I love art. I love making art, buying art, having art, selling art, and creating art to gift to friends and worthwhile causes. Recently, I donated an ...

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Becky Boyle

Interior Design by Becky BoyleI couldn\'t be more happy to write this post! A dear friend of mine with talent that consistently wows me each and every ...

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Sarah Bartholomew Design in Connecticut

Interior Design by Sara Bartholomew, Photo by Melanie Acevedo  ...

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Artie Vanderpool Fine Art : EVER AFTER SERIES

Many of you know that I used to spend A LOT of time on stage. I took a long break from the stage (10-years long) but recently had the wonderful opport ...

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MINI PAINTINGS FOR SALE!

So excited to offer up these mini-paintings to my blog readers! I\'ve got a HUGE pop up thing coming up soon that I\'m SOOOOOO excited about. So, thes ...

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Sean Anderson Design Before and After

On the surface, this large home on more than four acres in East Memphis doesn\'t look like it\'d have a large spread in a national magazine like Elle ...

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Fine Art Minis $35!!!

Did you know that I studied art in College" High-school too, but eventually into College earning a Fine Arts degree ... one that I\'ve used mostly at ...

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Sneak Peek

If you\'re following me on Instagram, you\'ve already seen this. But - for those of you who aren\'t on instagram - and for those of you who follow so ...

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Mark D. Sikes' Head to Toe Makeover

So if you missed it, last week I did a "Look for Less" on the new living room decor at designer Mark D. Sikes\' private home in the Hollywood Hills, w ...

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The Look For Less - Mark D. Sikes' NEW Living Room Decor

My mailbox has been flooded lately with a lot of Look For Less requests. However, there\'s been one room that I\'ve been sent TWELVE times, by 12 diff ...

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Instagram Renovation - McKenzie Dove

I\'ve recently started following Birmingham, AL artist, McKenzie Dove on Instagram and have been really charmed by the renovation she and her husband ...

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The NEW Grey Gardens Pt. 1

Remember the little teaser I gave you on the "HUGE" story I had for you. Well, maybe huge was the wrong word. What it actually should have been called ...

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New Bottles Y'all!

I\'m working on a HUGE story to share later this week, but I wanted to make sure that any of my blog readers who also follow my handmade art blog Cros ...

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Kris Jenner's House Before and After

In February 2019, Architectural Digest had a cover feature on Kris Jenner, the "momager" probably responsible for the zeitgeist of reality television. ...

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Book Sale: Michael S. Smith - The Curated House

ALL BOOKS ARE PRICED WITH MEDIA MAIL DELIVERING INCLUDED! LOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS BOOK VIA AMAZON HERE! $25.00 ...

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Books: Architects' Homes

ALL BOOKS ARE PRICED WITH MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED. LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK ON AMAZON HERE. $20.00 ...

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Book Sale

For those of you who know me well, you know that I change my mind as fast as the wind changes direction. I\'ve worked really hard at trying to love th ...

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Darryl Carter's Design Lab

I\'ve long been a fan of Darryl Carter. His neutral rooms are showstopping, and his eye for blending the unique with the traditional is unerring. I ha ...

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A Picture is Worth ...

The other day I was leaving to head out for the day, and I turned the corner from the bedroom into the living room and thought this was a prime photo ...

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Ralph Lauren Home's Sonoma Valley

Recently Ralph Lauren Home dropped the photos of their 2019 Spring Collection titled "Sonoma Valley" and it\'s beautiful, as usual.viaAs I looked over ...

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Cross Bottle Guy Cross Bottles

Just a quick little note to let all of you know that my handmade cross bottle art is ON SALE this week as a sort of little celebration of my 37th birt ...

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Apartment Decorating

Recently, my friend Joni blogged about downsizing into an apartment from her 3,100-squarefoot family home. Her story was heartfelt, and worth the read ...

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Book Review: High Drama Tablescapes - Alexandra Trujillo de

You may remember a blog post I did on the ever so chic Alexandra Trujillo de Taylor in 2017. I oohed and aahed at her eye catching interior design, el ...

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Big Move in Birmingham

I\'ve said a lot of great things about William Rankin McLure IV over the last couple of years. The breakout artist had been an interior designer in th ...

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Jeffrey Bilhuber Palm Beach Before and After

You ever happen upon a crumb and you can\'t let go of it until you find the cake" That\'s what happened to me, as I lay in bed one night thumbing thro ...

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Back from Hawaii

Hey all! Having some posting issues, so things are a bit out of sequence. I\'ve figured out the problem, and it shouldn\'t happen again ... fingers cr ...

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Aloha, and The Look For Less

Aloha, and hello from Hawaii!I just wanted to remind everyone that you can follow along with all the things going on while we are on this trip by hopp ...

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Christopher Spitzmiller's Clove Brook Farm: Before and After

Photo by Andrew and Gemma IngallsIf you aren\'t already familiar, Christopher Spitzmiller is the world renowned ceramist who has cornered the market o ...

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The Look For Less: Michael S. Smith's Montecito Quinta

If you haven\'t gotten a chance to read the lengthy post on the high end property toss I wrote a couple of days ago, read The Michael Smith Pass Off. ...

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Mark D. Sikes Beverly Hills Before and After

Here\'s a fun little post to help get you through the weekend. It tackles a few of our favorite things around here, before and afters, Mark D. Sike ...

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The Michael S. Smith Pass Off

This is a long, crazy story. One that a faithful reader spurred, after asking me to do a "Look for Less" post about a house she\'d found online. A lit ...

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Mark D. Sikes Makes Birmingham Beautiful in Veranda

I love, neh LOVE when I get to see a room featured that I was able to watch form from the ground up. Thanks to Instagram, a Birmingham home featured i ...

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The Look For Less

Recently, I blogged about a beautiful feature on the work of Mark D. Sikes in the March issue of Elle Decor. He and his team recently uploaded more ...

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Juan Pablo Molyneux and the 3,000 Mile Journey

Today\'s story is a bit of a mind bender, but it\'s a good one. It starts with this apartment in New York City. The apartment itself is a in a landmar ...

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Shonda Rhimes Before and After

Did anyone miss the Architectural Digest cover story on Shonda Rhimes\' massive overhaul of her Hancock Park Mansion with Designer Michael S. Smith" W ...

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Mark D. Sikes in Elle Decor

At first glance, you may not be one who would give this issue of Elle Decor a second thought. It\'s loud. Maybe too loud" And while Mary McDonald is o ...

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Designer Roundup in Southampton

What do Tory Burch, Daniel Romualdez, and Jeffrey Bilhuber have in common" Several things probably, but oddly enough, they\'ve all had their hands on ...

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Snow, Snow, and Snow

Photo by Emily Toycen via UnsplashWe knew that the winter weather wasn\'t going to be mild forever, didn\'t we" Those of us in the north east are now ...

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Bedroom Changes ...

Remember when my bedroom looked like this"This was the first apartment I had where I really put any effort into the bedroom space. I found those littl ...

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Book Review: Best Places to Rent on the Planet

© Best Places to Rent on the Planet, to be published by teNeues in September 2018, ? 80, ...

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Bilhuber in Wyoming

Gorgeous, right"! And if you\'re a mega fan like me then you can probably already guess who designed it. Jeffrey Bilhuber posted this sneak peek at a ...

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Setting the Table ...

Someone wrote me the other day and asked if I could write a post about my "tips" and must-haves for setting a perfect table. I began to reply and then ...

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Blue and White Porcelain for less than $50"

Yep! Blue and White Porcelain for less than $50 is a reality, and I\'m gonna tell you where. But first, I wanted to take a second to talk about quite ...

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My New Decor - Sneak Peek

If you follow me on Instagram, you\'ve probably already seen this image. It\'s the corner of my dining room now that I\'ve finally decided that it was ...

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Book Review: Dutch Interior Design

Dutch interior design is quite remarkable really. There\'s a certain sleekness to it, which it has always had and maintains without exception. It\'s a ...

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Book Review: In Perfect Shape: Republic of Fritz Hansen

What do we all expect a coffee table book on design to be" It needs to have fantastic photos, right" Photos that lead to inspiration, and action, desi ...

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Book Review: Living in Style Paris

Paris is one of those cities that captivates the imaginations of the globe. If you\'ve never been, you fantasize about going, and if you\'re lucky eno ...

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Book Review: Veere Grenney: A Point of View: On Decorating

Veere Grenney is a master of creating timeless, classic rooms with a decidedly English point of view. An AD100 designer with thirty years of experienc ...

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Book Review: Nora Murphy's Country House Style

Country style is a design style that has so many definitions. Unlike most every other, country style can span nearly every genre of interior design an ...

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Changes and Updates

If you follow me on instagram you probably saw this picture from the weekend. A sneak peek at the the changes that have happened in the living room ...

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Book Review: Family of Hummingbirds - The Complete Prints of

When I was a wee tot, I remember visiting my grandmother a few times every summer. She lived in East Texas, only a few hours away, but my parents rare ...

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Book Review: AT HOME Isabel Lopez-Quesada

We all know that I love interior design books, right" Even though I parted with dozens that I had loved for long enough this past spring, I still have ...

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Book Review: Dior and his Decorators

I\'ve been stacking up the books for book reviews this fall and winter season, knowing that so many of us are going to be fighting the unwelcoming and ...

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Bye Bye Stripes

Many of you (well, probably ALL of you) have seen the pictures of the bedroom I designed for the apartment with the striped walls. The drama of creati ...

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Miles Redd Before and After

So, after my last post, I thought that you might all enjoy a REAL before and after. And it\'s a great one. It\'s VERY LONG, but it\'s a great post. ...

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Before and After (sort of)

So, I bet we are all aware of the house that Mark D. Sikes designed for fashion designer Karen Kane and her family in Montecito a couple of years ago, ...

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Holiday Shopping Ideas ...

I hate to say it, but Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner folks. Seriously - you can\'t ignore it. Before you know it, it\'ll be he ...

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Myrtle Topiaries - the New Hermes Blanket"

So we all know that Hermes blankets are expensive, right" I mean, what\'s not expensive from Hermes" They\'ve managed to stay trendy, used as props in ...

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JAPANESE STEEL: CLASSIC BICYCLE DESIGN FROM JAPAN and CYCLIN

Some of you may know, some of you may not - but I\'m a junky for a spin class. It\'s true. There\'s something about the repetition of pedaling, the mu ...

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Chintz, and Wicker, and Chinoiserie oh MY! A peek ...

There are so many pieces left to finish in this puzzle, but the living room is starting to come together. Once I get it all finished, I\'ll have to ma ...

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Ode to Mario

Today, we lost a legend in interior design. Mario Buatta was hailed for decades as the Prince of Chintz, his rooms were brilliantly English, richly ...

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Rug Vista Rugs

Part of the struggle of good design in any room is figuring out what should go on the floor. Not only do you want a RugVista who has a giant selection ...

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Book Review: Suzanne Kasler: Sophisticated Simplicity

You\'re no stranger to Suzanne Kasler, I\'m sure. She\'s a powerhouse when it comes to "name brand" interior designers. She\'s published three books w ...

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The Magazine House

A very dear blogging friend of mine, Deserae at Peeking Thru The Sunflowers, has had her lovely home featured in probably a dozen magazines, including ...

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A FEW THINGS FOR SALE ...

Trying to liquidate a few things to make room for the new stuff, and get it all finished. Everything has been DRASTICALLY reduced, if you have questio ...

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Dave DeMattei and Patrick Wade

While I\'m sure that not many detectives read the blog, have you ever gone looking for something, and then you stumble upon something else" Something ...

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You Could Be Mark D. Sikes' Neighbor

Most of us have one neighbor we can rely on in a pinch, right" You run out of sugar, or milk, or need to borrow a lawn mower - they\'re usually readil ...

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Shifting Directions

You ever think you\'ve got everything all figured out and then all of a sudden something tilts your perspective and you\'re back to the drawing board" ...

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BOOK REVIEW: NINA CAMPBELL INTERIOR DECORATION: ELEGANCE AND

Oh how I love Nina Campbell. Her nearly fifty-year career in interior design has always exemplified the best of English interiors. Her work spans nine ...

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Artsy Couture Canvas Photo Book Review

Many of you know that I went to Peru from late June to early July, even though I\'ve yet to blog much about it. If you\'ve been waiting, today is the ...

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Chandeliers at 84% off!

I\'ve been helping a friend with her living and dining rooms for a while now. A single mother who can\'t devote much time or money to decorating thing ...

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Book Review: Friends* *Bearing Gifts by Joseph Cicio

What feels like a million years ago, I blogged about Joan Rivers\' Connecticut kitchen, designed by her friend Joseph Cicio. Before being known as the ...

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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt - Reuniting"

I was at the grocery store yesterday, and I swear there had to be 8 tabloid covers with "Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston married, again!" or "Jennifer ...

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Scheming ...

I\'ve been working on the living room now for far too long. Just when I thought I had a room nearly pulled together, something went awry and I had to ...

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One House, Two Designers ... plus more.

Many of you have probably already seen the new House Beautiful, which hit shelves just a few days ago. On the cover, a peek at a living room designed ...

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Journey Thru Peru

Has there ever been a place you\'ve longed to go" A trip you\'ve put on your "bucket list" and just know one day you\'ll visit" For me, that list is l ...

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Nequette Lofts Birmingham

So, if I had to pick a city in the south that I\'d move to tomorrow, it\'d be Birmingham - hands down. There seems to be no end to the talent that\'s ...

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Linen Inspiration

So, there\'s a lot of things going on behind the scenes at the apartment, some that I really, no REALLY REALLY want to scream from the rooftops, but I ...