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How to Mix Wood and White Trim, Beautifully!

Yes, you can mix wood and white trim in the same house (or, even, in the same room)! Mixing painted and stained trim is completely doable, as long as you keep these tips in mind. Our modern cottage home has original solid wood trim, crown molding, panel molding, chair rails, and ceiling beams… but… it’s …

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5 Simple Spring Home Decor Ideas (Master Bedroom Tour)

Try one of 5 simple spring home decor ideas for a bedroom. Take a Master Bedroom tour featuring easy updates for a spring refresh! Though it’s not quite spring, we do have some spring-like weather in the forecast (nearly 75° later this week!). Still, I’ve been anxious to start introducing a bit of fresh color …

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15+ Mudroom and Laundry Room Combo Ideas

Is your laundry room located off the garage or a side entry? If so, these 15+ mudroom and laundry room combo ideas will help you design a beautiful (and practical) space! I’ve been reminiscing about the mudroom in our last home. Maybe it’s all the rain and snow of February in Kentucky… but I’m missing …

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Vinyl Shake Siding Accents for an Exterior Renovation

What is Vinyl Shake Siding? Modeled after cedar shake, vinyl shake provides a custom look with low-maintenance. Check out the before and after of this home’s exterior renovation with shake siding accents. While our house was primarily renovated using board and batten (or, vertical siding), we accented several parts of the exterior with shake siding. …

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Vertical Siding: Board and Batten Exterior Renovation

Vertical Siding, also known as Board and Batten, is a modern option for an exterior renovation. Check out the before and after of this home, which went from horizontal vinyl “lap” to vertical vinyl siding. When it was time to replace our home’s vinyl siding, we knew we wanted vertical siding, also called board and …

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