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Room for Style: Decorating | Farmhouse Chic

Room for Style: Decorating | Farmhouse Chic

The casual farmhouse chic look isn’t for everyone, but if this laid back, mismatched style is for you it is so easy to accomplish! Everyone should have a spot to hang their hat, coat & umbrella! Here is a painted piece of furniture that helps keep an entry neat and organized. I just love the…

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By Jackie, September 4, 2014
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Room for Style: Decorating | A Few of my Favorite Things

Room for Style: Decorating | A Few of my Favorite Things

These are a few of my favorite things… Headboards Every bed needs a headboard, it just gives the room a focal point! It doesn’t have to be bought with your set & it should definitely stand out! Some of my favorites are plush upholstered pieces, industrial metal or wrought iron headboards & unique DIY creations!…

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By Jackie, August 21, 2014
Room for Style: Decorating | Into the Blue

Room for Style: Decorating | Into the Blue

In terms of temperature, blue is a cool color. It can be a very serene color to add to a room. The same way the ocean relaxes someone, blue color can create a calm atmosphere to a room of your home. I love the look of earthy or sandy color paired with a soft blue….

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By Jackie, August 6, 2014
Room for Style: Decorating | Back to Basics

Room for Style: Decorating | Back to Basics

Decorating 101 Let’s get back to the fundamentals for decorating. Color: The Color Wheel is a great tool to help you navigate color combinations. (Don’t miss past posts on monochromatic, complimentary & triad color schemes) If you find the color wheel difficult to use than find an object, such as a pillow, to help you…

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By Jackie, July 17, 2014
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Room for Style: Beachy Keen Decorating

Room for Style: Beachy Keen Decorating

It’s the season to visit the beach right? But why not bring the beach home with some decorating tips! When I think of the beach I think light and airy. No heavy fabrics, texture is important and of course the cool blue color of water! Love how easy the look can be accomplished with accessories….

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By Jackie, July 3, 2014
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Room for Style: Flea Market Finds

Room for Style: Flea Market Finds

I like to find unique items to accessorize my home with. There are a few places I like to shop for them such as Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls & Pier 1, but why use imitations when the best finds are at Flea Markets! That’s when you need to be creative with your finds. Somethings…

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By Jackie, June 19, 2014
Room for Style: Affordable Decorating

Room for Style: Affordable Decorating

I love spending time shopping, but I always have a budget and a list of what I need or want so when I find a bargain I’m ready. Sometimes I wait for sales, but most of the time I just search for affordable items that will work just as well as expensive ones. lamp /…

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By Jackie, June 5, 2014
Room for Style: Garden Party Decor

Room for Style: Garden Party Decor

It’s time to open your windows & let the smell of flowers come into your home… Let’s start with a welcoming front door. This is the start of my “outside living,” but it has to be visually pleasing to the eye, so lets get started with some ideas! Whether you have a balcony… Deck… Patio……

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By Jackie, May 22, 2014
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Room for Style: Black & White Design

Room for Style: Black & White Design

The colors black & white are neutrals and the easiest colors to work into any color scheme! Black is an aggressive bold color, while white is a receding color. As a decorator I describe them as the negative & positive colors, they go with everything! It is very common to use the most white in…

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By Jackie, May 8, 2014
Room for Style: Let’s Plunge into Pattern

Room for Style: Let’s Plunge into Pattern

I know many people are scared to attempt putting pattern in a room let alone mixing patterns, but it’s not as hard as you think. Even adding one pattern to a room can really make a difference. Feeling risky? Why not attempt to add more that one pattern, just do them in different scales (large,…

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By Jackie, April 24, 2014
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