Pining Over Pinterest Finds

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This week, I thought I’d take a moment to pull together some unique and interesting design ideas I’ve come across on Pinterest. We’re getting more creative these days, reusing and recycling materials, more specifically rustic woods and metals. Flooring, wall decor, ceilings and lighting are being transformed with radical design concepts. I’ll fill you in on some of my favorites, … Read More

Dallas Scores In Decor Stores

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Dallas is a creative hub, whether it’s for design, visual art, music or food. I’m fortunate to be so close to the best design venues and stores I could ask for. To do something a little different this week, I wanted to break down some of the most popular (and my favorite) design stores in the Dallas area. First on … Read More

The Downs and Ups of Lighting

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When Christmas lights come down, what goes up? I’m here to tell you that you have options. Outdoor lighting serves many purposes. Not only does it highlight the unique aspects of your home, but it can act as a stylish deterrent of trespassers. With some Do-It-Yourself knowledge, you can give your home an illusion of depth, while feeling safe. Your … Read More

Home Improvement Resolutions

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As we approach the New Year, we all make the same resolutions — get healthy, get organized and become smarter about money. But what about taking better care of one of the biggest investments you’ve ever made — your house? With a little planning, you can make your home more attractive and increase its value by the end of the … Read More

It’s the Season for ‘Friendsgiving’

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Now that it’s the holiday season, you may be thinking about how to put your formal dining area to good use. A “Friendsgiving” is a great excuse to gather your closest friends, spruce up your outdated dining room and celebrate the season. Here are a few easy tips to upgrade your dining room in a short time period that won’t … Read More

Kitchen is the Heart of the Home

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There’s no place like home for the holidays. For many of us, that means hosting holiday parties for our friends and family, welcoming overnight guests and opening our home to unexpected drop-in visitors. With that in mind, you may be thinking that you should have listened to that little, inner voice that said, “The holidays will be here before you … Read More

Patios Don’t Need to Hibernate

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The season temperatures continue to drop, but that doesn’t mean you have to go into hibernation and binge watch Netflix. (Unless it’s a really awesome season “must finish.” Just kidding.) There’s no reason to pack up the patio just yet. There is still plenty of time to enjoy your backyard space with some fall entertainment ideas. Your backyard is really … Read More

Inside or Out, Blow Guests Away This Fall

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There’s something whimsical about embracing the fall season with your closest friends and family. I’m not talking about loading up on the back of a truck through a pumpkin patch hayride journey while everyone sips on a pumpkin spice lattes. There are much easier ways to spice up your autumn get-together by incorporating some fun DIY tricks that you can … Read More

Playhouse Fit for Seven Seas (or three boys)

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Arr! Sardone Construction’s lead carpenter, Bryan McLain, was given the challenge to design a pirate ship playhouse for his son’s third birthday party. With no surprise, Bryan handsomely turned his little sailor’s pirate imagination into a real life adventure in just three days. Once the handcrafted ship was ready to set sail in the McLain’s uncharted grassy backyard, three-year-old Captain … Read More