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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 

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 

Boy’s Bedroom Mood Board – The Brooklyn

Boy’s Bedroom Mood Board – The Brooklyn

I am excited to share this boys bedroom design with you! It is a great core design in that the pieces can grow with a boy from toddler to teen years. It will be easy to swap out art and decor depending on what your 

Best Brass Door Knobs

Best Brass Door Knobs

We love small projects that make a big difference in a home. Replacing interior door handles and doorknobs easily falls into this category!  When we moved into The Arched Manor, the interior doors had the typical polished brass levers that were popular when it was 

Roycroft Bronze Green by Sherwin Williams

Roycroft Bronze Green by Sherwin Williams

When it came time to build out our home office and choose a paint color, Roycroft Bronze Green by Sherwin Williams (SW 2846) was a no brainer. Let me tell you why – we knew going into the project that we wanted to finally commit 

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 

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