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Affordable Ways to Redecorate Your Home This Season

Faux Brick Accent Wall A brick wall is a beautiful aesthetic to add to your home because with the use of an exposed brick wall you change the color and texture of a wall. The color and texture can transform ...
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SDV DÉCOR’s Take On A Harvest Table Featured on Good Morning Washington

SDV DÉCOR – FEATURED ON GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON On November 15, 2017 I had the pleasure of visiting Good Morning Washington on News Channel 8. I was brought on to inspire some viewers on how they can decorate their harvest ...
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Leaves Falling, Autumn Trends Calling!

1.Velvet          Not only is velvet making a comeback into your fall wardrobe this season, it is also making a comeback into your home. Whether it’s a velvet sofa, an accent chair or even an ottoman this ...
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Spring DIY Centerpieces – What Would Beyonce Do?

Many of you caught our segment on Good Morning Washington today and we thank you so much for the support and feedback!  Our segment was on simple, DIY centerpieces and projects that can be created with items you may already ...
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5 Spring Trends for Interior Design

It looks like spring is finally here to stay!  As we sit here with our fingers crossed hoping we’ve worn our winter coats, boots and sweaters for the last time this season, we look forward to the promise of spring!  ...
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8 Home Offices That Motivate You To Actually Work!

If you are anything like me, you’ve created a beautiful home office only to end up working on the couch or kitchen table, or on the run.  I even redecorated my home office lately, thinking that would motivate me to ...
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Designer Don’ts

In life you will experience a lot of trial an error. Much like interior decorating, certain things are instilled in you and some you discover as you go. I am here to guide you through a few simple mishaps that ...
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CREATIVE USES FOR WALLPAPER

Wallpaper is commonly used to provide texture and depth to a living space, often providing a higher level of interest than traditional paint.  However, there are many other creative uses for wallpaper. Here are ten of my favorite ways to ...
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Currently Crushing – Real Housewives Edition

This blog started off detailing my top five favorite homes from the “Real Housewives” franchise on Bravo TV!  As I started noting pictures to use for the blog, I realized this would be the longest blog ever, and you’d probably never ...
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Currently Crushing – Empire Edition

Empire State of Mind As an occupational hazard, I look at sets and designs for my favorite shows.  I decided to highlight them as a way to combine the things I love.  With the finale of Empire airing this week, ...
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Easy Ways to Upgrade your Bathroom

Bathrooms are the smaller rooms in the house and often are one of the last priorities when it comes to remodeling.  The bathroom is also a room you use daily and should look its best.  There are a few quick ...
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Girlfriend’s Guide to Picking Paint Finishes

One of girlfriends wants to redo her bedroom.  Naturally she calls me, we grab brunch or dinner and fawn over ideas, furniture and paint.  She shows me her top three color swatches for paint.  We narrow it down to one.  ...
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5 Cleanses for the New Year

It’s January.  The gyms are full people working hard to lose weight.  Some just fell off track for the holidays while others, haven’t been on track since well – last January.   This year I didn’t do too bad with ...
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Things I WON’T Do In The New Year

This is the time of year that normally has me doing 325 crunches, taking every plank challenge that pops up on my Instagram feed, increasing the amount I contribute to my twins’ college funds so much that I can’t afford ...
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Christmas Cookies Can Be Healthy

The universe continues to offer us more and more ways to eat healthy.  One diet that is becoming increasingly popular is the Paleo diet.  If you are not familiar with it, I can offer a brief definition.  Is it a ...
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Tips For Exploring High Point Market – High Point, North Carolina

Last week we had the pleasure of attending our first High Point Market in High Point, North Carolina! People have called it the New York Fashion week of furniture and accessories. The beauty and excitement may be the same, but ...
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Pumpkin Spice in Your Life!

They say variety is the spice of life but in the fall in winter that spice is definitely pumpkin!  It’s in everything from lattes and coffee to ravioli and lasagna.  Even during Halloween, the pumpkin has become the glam and ...
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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

I recently completed a “space-lift” for a client’s home.  That is when we simply give the space a fresh updated look with new accent chairs, paint, window treatments and accessories.  It is a small service we offer loyal clients at ...
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Trim Work In Progress

When a client called us, devastated because her entire home had flooded – we could only image her stress level. She was happy to hand over the design reins, and we were happy to help her take on the challenge ...
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Girl’s Guide to Upholstery

Don’t have the budget to buy a new sofa? A great re-ulphostery of your exiting piece is a go-to option. Once you select the perfect fabric for you new vision, you will need to know just how much of that ...
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When Going Green Goes Wrong

We were tasked with selecting house plants for our dear clients’ beautiful foyer. Needless to say for those that know us, this was a challenge. Fine fabrics – we’ve got that covered. Decadent dining decor – in the bag! Stunning ...
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Top 5 Finds Under $200

For us, the design process is furniture selection first, then wall coverings, window treatments paint and lastly, accessories.  You can find many fab accents and knick knacks for your home.  They are small inexpensive items that help to fill and ...
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Before & After – Time to Re-Up (Part II)!

If you read Before & After – Time to Re-Up (Part I), then you know how this latest upholstery project started.  If you haven’t, make sure you go catch a glimpse of the beautiful chair(s) we did!  We started with the ...
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Before & After – Time to Re-Up (Part I)!

In mid-July I decided to upgrade my own home. Now of course there was absolutely nothing wrong with it, but I just love the beauty and creativity of the process. I didn’t buy all new furniture. After all, I already ...
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