Inspiration: The Perfect Fireplace

A fireplace is one thing that can make any room instantly better. I couldn't imagine not having a fireplace in the living room, it is almost a necessity! A fireplace in a bedroom, bathroom or outdoors definitely feels like a luxury, but in my opinion it is a luxury we all adore!

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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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CROWDYHOUSE & Pantone Greenery

I recently discovered CROWDYHOUSE, an amazing website featuring a carefully curated selection of home decor pieces, furniture, and even fashion! Their site features top European designers, as well as fun new up and comers in the industry. 

Inspired by my post of 2017 home design trends, as well as ways to make your home spring ready, here are some of my favorite pieces from their Pantone Greenery Design Products page. Happy Shopping!

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A Guide to Home Styles

Every one has their own favorite style of home, and figuring out a buyers ideal home style is a great way to get ready to start viewing properties. Here is a fantastic chart explaining the most popular home styles, their histories, and their defining characteristic. Which home style is your dream home?

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Top Home Design Trends for 2017

What will homebuyers and builders be looking for as we move into 2017? Below are some trends that we will be seeing in new builds in 2017, and that homebuyers will be interested in seeing in both new and existing homes in the coming years. Most of these trends have been gaining ground in the past few years but will be big selling points in 2017. 

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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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