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February 2012

Design Tools

MY COLORTOPIA

Today, we’re talking about color. Coming from an advertising/art design background, I have a hollywood-ending-kind-of-love of color. I’m constantly finding myself taking cell phone photos of color combinations I see in ordinary everyday situations – like the butter dish and cutting board sitting on the counter a couple of Saturday mornings ago… When it comes to home design, my favorite color scheme is a mix of light and dark neutrals with pops of fun color – which is what we’re…

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Design Tools

ONLINE DESIGN TOOL FAVORITES

pottery barn room planner

A few times a week, we get asked to give the 411 on some of our favorite on line design tools. Being one of the most FAQs around these parts, we thought it deserved it’s very own post. So without further ado, here are some of our favorite, easy-to-use, oh-so-awesome online design tools: First on the list is Pottery Barn’s Room Planner. To get started, you can chose from an example design from their room gallery or create your own…

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Holiday

7 LAST MINUTE VALENTINE DIYs

last minute valentines

Wasn’t it just Christmas!? It’s amazing how time flies when you’re in the middle of a kitchen reno. Nevertheless, it’s the eleventh hour on Valentine’s Day Eve, and there’s bound to be a few of you looking for a last minute, yet thoughtful, Valentine’s Day gift ideas. Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. We rounded up seven easy last minute Valentine DIY projects. By “last minute”, we mean these are small projects that are doable with what you have at…

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On the Set

ON THE SET: REVENGE

revenge grayson living room chair

When it comes to movies, I like the black and white classics. Greg’s more on the sci-fi, adventure side of the spectrum. Though one genre where we meet in the middle is the spy, espionage, covert operations type movies. Love them! As far as TV shows go, we both watch a little bit of everything. We definitely each have our favorites, but we always take turns watching what the other one wants to watch. If I had a dollar for…

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Holiday

MY GEEKY VALENTINE

valentine's day wrapping paper

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’m sure all of you couples out there are gearing up for your annual Valentine’s traditions. Since Greg and I have been married, we’ve started our own little Valentine’s tradition of a quiet date night IN. Aside from the whole flowers and heart-shaped candy bit, the night usually consists of classic romantic movies (with the exception of the year when we watched An Affair to Remember and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?.…

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