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We started a then and now segment here on the blog once our primary bathroom was finished. Just a fun little side-by-side comparison of our current primary bathroom and our previous one and breaking down the similarities and differences. Today I thought it would be fun to take a closer look at our living rooms, […]

(See Living room sources here.) This week, we dug deep into our analytics to see what you loved most this year. And I was shocked and intrigued and…proud? With each one, I can clearly see the story and we ordered them for your FAVORITE/most requested/most clicked on products we shared this year. Here are the […]

I have come to realize, pretty recently, that I like to build up each room to a certain level and them move on to another room and improve that to around the same level, all the way around just nudging each one up a few notches. It’s fun and I feel like our money goes […]


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