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Our Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to our home – a place I rarely photograph because I rarely have time to decorate it how I would like to. With our new family of three (plus Nixon 😉), I have a new motivation to make sure our home has a cozy

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The Story of Us

I remember it clear as day – I had just finished making supper at my apartment and Brad called saying that he was going to stop by. I knew that he had gone to a presentation with his roommate, but didn’t know much more than

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The Aerial Experience

There’s nothing Brad and I love more than following unique design on social media.  After months of cyber stalking Aerial Development Group, a developer & home builder out of Nashville, Tennessee – we decided it was time to see their work in person! Two flights,

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The Jungle House

Another flip is officially in the books and we can’t wait to reveal the finished product!  We’re calling this one the Jungle House because when we initially bought this home, the backyard looked like something out of a horror movie.   Most people would have walked

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5 Steps to Creating a Design You Love

No great design comes together over night…achieving the perfect look takes time, research and trial and error.  The most common question asked is, “where do I start?”  Making selections for your home can be overwhelming!  In a world of a million possibilities, stores are flooded

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Baby Blair’s Nursery Reveal

Baby can officially come…the car seat is installed, the stroller is ready to rock, and the nursery is finally completed! Decorating this nursery has been one of the trickier design tasks that I’ve tackled (not knowing the gender of Baby Blair really put a spin

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6 Home Renovations That Yield a High ROI

Your home can be one of the best investments you’ll ever make, if you treat it like an investment.  Home renovations can be a great way to add equity to your home, as well as yield a great return on investment when you choose to

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Re-Designing Before Baby

With only 3 months to go until Baby arrives, Brad and I have finally decided it is time to get going on creating a baby friendly space in our home.  Working in the design industry, I can’t even begin to tell you how many times

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