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Yardzen Review – Ideas for Landscape Design

Yardzen Review – Ideas for Landscape Design

We had loosely heard of Yardzen a couple years ago and knew it was an up-and-coming service that provides 3D renderings and ideas for landscape design. It wasn’t until we read this blog post from Chris Loves Julia that we really took notice. For those of 

Favorite Home Decor and Furniture – May 2022

Favorite Home Decor and Furniture – May 2022

Of all the products we have shared throughout the month of May, 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 Reasons We Love our Black Interior Doors

3 Reasons We Love our Black Interior Doors

One of the most frequent questions we are asked, besides what white paint we have on our walls, is what is the name of the paint color of our black interior doors. We both thrive living in bright and open spaces but at the same 

Classic Planter Idea for an Easy White Planter

Classic Planter Idea for an Easy White Planter

Two beautiful and large stone planters were handed down to us a couple of years ago – score! Last year, we dropped the ball and never came up with a good planter idea, so they sat empty and alone. At the risk of making the 

Bedroom Mood Boards – The Monroe

Bedroom Mood Boards – The Monroe

It has been too long since we created and shared a bedroom mood board (or really any mood boards) just for fun and let us tell you, we missed it!  We are hoping to publish the boards more frequently and will do our best to 

Easy to Install Custom Baseboard Trim

Easy to Install Custom Baseboard Trim

With every room we remodel in The Arched Manor, it usually involves either adding crown molding or installing new baseboards.  We prefer the baseboard work – it doesn’t require ladders and holding large spans of molding up to install (like crown molding).  We also like 

Home Office Renovation Reveal

Home Office Renovation Reveal

We announced in a blog post back in early March that our next project would be our home office (currently occupied by John, but we will see for how long – ha!).  We are so excited to announce that it is complete! We are both 

Faux Outdoor Plants

Faux Outdoor Plants

We have two planter areas outside of our home where we have struggled to keep plants alive. The first is our front porch, where it has been a challenge getting a hose to reach all the way around the house (and carrying water buckets through 

6 Different Brass Sconces to Consider

6 Different Brass Sconces to Consider

Brass sconces can add a timeless warmth to any room! They have been around for quite some time and can be found in traditional, classic and ornate styles or in cleaner, minimal and contemporary styles. Brass sconces can be constructed in a number of ways 

5 Home Bar Ideas to Include in Your Design

5 Home Bar Ideas to Include in Your Design

It has officially been a year since we completed our dry bar renovation! As a short recap, we took a small, awkward area in between our kitchen and dining room and installed custom cabinetry to create a home bar area.  There are so many things that