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10 Beautiful Examples of Milk Paint

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If you’re looking for a velvety, farmhouse-inspired finish for your furniture, consider using milk paint. This non-toxic and environmentally-friendly paint is made from organic materials (the main ingredients are milk/quark and lime). It has no odor or VOCs, and is water-based. It doesn’t come in a huge range of colors like regular latex paint, but there are options ranging from …

The Kitchen Cabinet Colors Taking Over Pinterest

The Kitchen Cabinet Colors Taking Over Pinterest

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White cabinets have been the big trend for kitchens on Pinterest (and other popular home décor ideas sites), but we’re now seeing a significant shift in a new direction. Home owners are looking to add more color to their kitchens, while still practicing some restraint in the palettes chosen. What’s becoming so popular? Nature-inspired colors. Here are some examples: 1. …

Stone Doorway by Something Creative

Faux Finishes by Something Creative is Coming to Wilmington in June 2017!

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Are you a homeowner who wants to do something unique in their home? Do you want a textured look for your walls, ceilings, molding, etc., but don’t like the hassle of wallpaper? You should take a look at Faux Finishes by Something Creative. Owner Susan Kolesar is professionally certified in all of the techniques needed to make your home look …

Stainless Steel and Granite Still Reign Supreme

Stainless Steel and Granite Still Reign Supreme

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Results from the 2016 Builder Practices Survey, the National Association of Home Builders’ Consumer Preference Survey, and a Houzz consumer survey show that granite countertops and stainless steel appliances still reign supreme when it comes to new construction. If you’ve been shopping for a new home (or have submitted yourself to hours of HGTV reruns like I did while on …

7 Fabulous DIY Weekend Projects to Add Style to Your Kitchen

7 Fabulous DIY Weekend Projects to Add Style to Your Kitchen

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Does your kitchen feel drab and boring? Are you looking for a way to add some class to the room? Then, you may be interested in a fun weekend project. We’ve compiled 7 do-it-yourself projects that you can complete in 2 days or less and are sure to amp up your kitchen’s style. Corner Brackets/Corbels Sometimes tradesman can be lazy …

How to Brighten Up a Dark Room without Breaking the Bank

How to Brighten Up a Dark Room without Breaking the Bank

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Do you have a room in your house that makes you feel like you’re meditating in a Jedi temple? Don’t worry, there are ways to brighten it up that don’t involve installing more windows or tubular skylights, or making other major structural changes. Just apply some of these techniques and your room will be taken from the Jedi Temple on …

6 Unique Countertops

6 Unique Countertops

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Have you ever experienced the relaxing effects of water running over a rocky stream bed? It’s hard not to be mesmerized by the rippling motion and quiet whoosh of water. So much so, that it’s hard to ignore a moment that brings it forth so vividly. That’s exactly what I experienced when I first saw Golden Marinace Granite Countertops. Marinace …

10 Upcycled Shelves for Adding Pizzazz to Your Home Decor

10 Upcycled Shelves for Adding Pizzazz to Your Home Decor

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Tired of plain bookshelves? Looking for something that will add pizzazz to your home décor? Try a new upcycling project! We’ve compiled some of our favorite shelves created using discarded objects or materials. Many include a tutorial for replicating the project, so make sure you click through to the source page. And feel free to share! Rope Shelf Have some …