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Living Rooms: Comfort and Design

For most people, the days of a formal living room that was only used when special guests visited are over. Living rooms are stylish and functional spaces that are used every day by everyone who enters the home.  Family gatherings, movie and game nights, sitting by...

7 Tips for Interior Design

You’ve completed the major renovations. Maybe it was finishing the basement, installing hardwood floors, or designing a new kitchen layout.  Everything is clean and new, the paint is fresh, the floors are gleaming, and the room is… Empty.  Instead of stuffing in your old furniture and decor, take time...

Front Door Trends You Can Try!

Historically, front door votes have been some of our most popular votes. The number of responses we get for the color of the front door always impresses us. We started thinking about why people enjoy having input on the front door. A significant element to curb...

How to Incorporate Salvaged Items to your Home Decor

The Rustic Barn is proof that quality-made, custom pieces made of salvaged materials will always appeal to those decorating their homes.  We first learned about The Rustic Barn when they donated a piece to The Hope House. Falling in love on our first visit, we knew...

4 Popular Kitchen Countertop Options

One of the reasons we love designing kitchens is because every element must serve at least two purposes: to be both functional and add to the overall design of the home.  Countertops have more requirements than many elements in the kitchen. As a food preparation site,...

From Old to New: Repurposing at Mongers Market

Before we begin demolition on a house, we treasure hunt.  We search the house for items that can be salvaged, repurposed, or turned into something completely new. Some of our most eye-catching design features begin with something that was long forgotten, collecting dust in the corner...

Outdoor Living Series: Illuminate your Landscape

As the sun begins to set, your outdoor living space takes on a new glow. The mood softens, and the areas that were lit up in the blazing heat and brightness of the sun become more enchanting. You can keep the magic of dusk long...

Outdoor Living Series: Landscaping Maintenance and Trends

In the 2nd installment of our Outdoor Living Series, we dive into landscaping with Kelly Eddinger and Alyssa Mancuso from Torrison Stone & Garden. They gave us tips for easy maintenance of your outdoor living space and what is trending in landscaping. Low Maintenance Outdoor...

Outdoor Living Series: Patio Paver Trends

The sun is shining, school is getting out, and days are long. We love extending the indoor living space to the outdoors whenever possible, and are doing just that at The Fish Flip House! Our next three blogs will be all about outdoor living, so...

5 Master Bathroom Trends in 2019

The master bath may be one of the smallest rooms in your home, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be luxurious. We spoke with Leisa Coyle, Bath and Tile Designer at Bender, to learn about some of the biggest trends for master bathrooms this year....