My 20 Favorite Dining Room Lights

Lighting is an often overlooked element of the home, but good lights can make such a beautiful impact in any room. One space that allows a great chandelier to be the centerpiece is the dining room. Having a gorgeous piece of lighting hanging over the dining table can set the entire tone of the room, but it is important to choose something with the right scale, the right placement, and the right style to fit the rest of the room and the rest of the home.

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Inspiration: Entryway Decor

The entryway is the first thing guests see when they arrive at your house, and the first thing you see when you walk in the front door as well! Making your entryway beautiful, and a reflection of the rest of your home, is the perfect way to make a great first impression. The entry way should be inviting and warm as well!

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Street of Dreams 2017: A Photo Tour

As a Realtor & home design lover, the Street of Dreams is one of my favorite events of the year!! The 2017 Street of Dreams features 5 homes, ranging in style from an open farmhouse to a super modern Japanese style home designed by Koichiro Hirata, the same architect who recently completed the remodel of the Portland Japanese Garden and is currently working on the 2020 Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

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Beni Ourain Rugs

Sukhi Rugs source their designs from India, Morocco, Nepal and Turkey. Each country has a unique style of rug and an interesting story behind the design and the production of the rugs. Sukhi Rugs ensures that all of the talented people who make their rugs have great pay and excellent working conditions, so you can feel good about shopping from this site and knowing that you are truly supporting the local artisans. I instantly fell in love with the Beni Ourain Rugs from Morocco and want to share with you how they are made and how great they look!

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Home Design Instagrams I Love

Even though you might think I would get my fill of looking at amazing homes from my career as a Realtor, I adore looking on Instagram, Twitter and various blogs for design inspiration, or just to swoon over amazing interior decorating. Below are my favorite Instagram accounts to follow, in no specific order. Give them a follow for ideas, inspiration and beautiful vibes. 

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