4 Ways to Refresh Your Bathroom

January 11, 2017
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As one of the most visited spaces in our homes, bathrooms are often in need of a quick fix. And now is the perfect time to start off the year with a renewed look to make this … Continue reading




4 Reasons to Try the Blues of Indigo This Spring

February 27, 2015
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Among other tones of blue, indigo is on the top of the color list for this spring season. Often used in nautical themed rooms, this beautiful and elegant color can also be found in Japanese style decor, … Continue reading




11 Tempting Trends to Tickle Your Taste Buds

January 22, 2015
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Trends are a good thing, if you don’t take them too seriously or invest too heavily. Why? Because a trend is like a temporary vacation at a permanent destination. We all love a change of … Continue reading




Fresh, Fun and Fruity Colors in the Kitchen

August 21, 2014
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As the saying goes, “Summer summer fruit, it wouldn’t be summer without them.” And it’s so very true! Why not let fruit inspire some fun color for the kitchen? I’m working on a project featuring some … Continue reading




My 7 Simple Steps to Our Living Room Makeover: The Big Reveal

April 4, 2014
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Last week I shared 7 steps to making over a living room, and this week I want to show you how we pulled our living room together. We’ve been working away at this room for about … Continue reading




Paint Inspiration for Wood Walls

March 26, 2014
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One of the things I love about our 1940s cottage is the tongue and groove knotty pine plank walls that are in almost every room. They are detailed with subtle grooves and loads of character and … Continue reading




Designer’s Room on a Budget: Let’s Get Warm

January 23, 2014
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Warm colors can sometimes feel overpowering. But for someone like me, a Caribbean islander, these colors can bring coziness and warm memories to the interiors. And with just a few magic accents here and there, … Continue reading




Ask the Blogger: How do I Bring Light into a Small Space?

October 8, 2013
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One of our HomeGoods Facebook fans, Denise, recently asked how she could bring more light into her apartment. What a good question! Living in a small space can sometime make it tough to bring in … Continue reading




Paint Your House From 1 Paint Strip

August 21, 2013
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Have you ever wished there were an easy method or formula to paint the interior of your home? Something that would allow the rooms and open spaces to flow together, and be interesting, cohesive and … Continue reading




9 Ways to Brighten Your Home with Moroccan Style

February 27, 2013
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Like Susan, I am weary of gray skies, brown trees, and beige snow. I’m anxious for warm breezes and color. Lots of color. And although I think springtime pastels are beautiful, I am happiest when … Continue reading