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Self-employment – 5 Things I Learned My First Year

Self-employment – 5 Things I Learned My First Year

It has officially been one year since I left my full-time corporate role as a Senior Marketing Manager and started my self-employment journey. There have been many ups and downs and I have learned so much about myself and about building a business. I have 

FOCUSED SketchUp for Interior Designers

FOCUSED SketchUp for Interior Designers

FOCUSED SketchUp is an online course tailored to Interior Designers that need to learn SketchUp quickly and give them tools and assets that will allow them to model and render designs efficiently with a high level of quality. Oh yea, almost forgot to mention…I’m John 

Built-in Shelves DIY – How We Built Them

Built-in Shelves DIY – How We Built Them

A white, flat wall is what loomed behind the desk in our home office. Boring to look at, a stark zoom background…it needed a change. Since this is a room we use daily, we decided to make this one of our next DIY projects.  Built-in 

Favorite Home Decor and Furniture – October 2022

Favorite Home Decor and Furniture – October 2022

Of all the products we have shared throughout the month of October, these were the most popular! They are a combination of the most clicked items and the most purchased items. Take a look and see if there is something that may work for you! 

3 Tips to Get the Custom Cabinetry Look For Less

3 Tips to Get the Custom Cabinetry Look For Less

Let’s face it, adding any cabinetry can be really expensive let alone custom cabinetry. Whether they are for your kitchen, pantry, home bar, office or family room built-ins, the cost can add up! We have found that when it comes to designing and building cabinets 

Guide to Kitchen Island Pendant Lights

Guide to Kitchen Island Pendant Lights

When deciding what kitchen island pendant lights to select in your kitchen, there are a lot of design factors to consider including the scale of the pendant, the style, and the type of ambience you are trying to create. It seems like it should be 

Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore

Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore

When we decided to build mudroom lockers, we knew we wanted them to pop against our white walls and Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore is the perfect color to do that!  We loved the contrast that this dark blue has next to the bright walls. 

We’ve Got the Power! Green Machine Tool Review 2022

We’ve Got the Power! Green Machine Tool Review 2022

Yard equipment is FINALLY going the all-battery route and I think I speak for all the weekend warriors out there when I say…it’s about time!  For yard work, two things I don’t like dealing with are extension cords and gas/oil. So when the good folks 

Preparing for fall with Perigold

Preparing for fall with Perigold

Autumn is upon us- and with that, more decorating, hosting, holidays, and houseguests. I’ve partnered with my friends at Perigold to talk all things Fall and how we prepare!  Q+A with Perigold Perigold prides itself on curating elegant, yet unexpected designs- what is the most 

Favorite Home Decor and Furniture – September 2022

Favorite Home Decor and Furniture – September 2022

Of all the products we have shared throughout the month of September, these were the most popular! They are a combination of the most clicked items and the most purchased items. Take a look and see if there is something that may work for you!