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How to Buy Vintage Rugs on eBay

I’ve been a BIG fan of vintage Oushak rugs for the better part of a decade now… even if you don’t know what I’m referring to, you’ve definitely seen them. They’re frequently shown in stunning kitchens – usually perfectly worn in and in lovely muted colors. I actually got my first vintage runner at the Randolph Street Market – at over…

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Our Small but Mighty Mud Room

My absolute favorite thing about our new home (ok–besides the kitchen) is the attention to detail… I think I said before but the builder specializes in millwork so the trim on the doors, windows, ceilings, and walls are built-out like I hadn’t seen in any other property we looked at that had been built in the last twenty years. He…

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Our New Home: The Before Tour

Here it is! Our full home tour – before move in. But after construction! I shot a lot of these on different days so with the different sun exposure, colors look different (ie the kitchen island which sometimes looks crazy light grey and other times almost looks blue). We chose all of the lighting, the countertops in kitchen and baths,…

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Our Master Bedroom in the New Place

I really really loved the decor of our bedroom in this home – but we have four big differences in our new bedroom that have allowed me to mix it up a bit… Vaulted ceiling calls for more dramatic lighting A lot less natural light compared to our current place which means lighting is super important Even though the room…

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