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There was a time when taupe paint colors, (brown, tan, and beige) were found in your grandparents’ homes and not in a good way. Well I’m happy to say (and sorry if this is news to you), that it’s back and trending. And Studio Interiors, Photographer: Nicole Franzen Taupe cabinetry started trending first and for […]

We inherited some amazing trim work with the 90s colonial we bought just a few months ago, and I have been saving images and studying ways to add even more to our spaces as we tackle each room in the coming months and years. I’m convinced that adding trim and moldings to your walls and ceilings is […]

I remember when I had the idea to paint Polly’s room purple. I really wanted to do it, but I was nervous about it. The last time I painted a room purple, it was our living room and ten years ago and I still had queasy feelings about purple all these years later. But I […]

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