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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 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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Eight Months of House Hunting

As you may recall, we went and saw a farmhouse out in the suburbs back in December. It had amazing bones, big rooms and windows, but it needed a full gut down to the plumbing, electrical, kitchen, baths, windows, not to mention there were issues with the foundation… and we really didn’t love the street it was on. So we…

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#SchmiedskiGreystone: Available for Photo Shoots!

I’ve had a few emails now in the year since our home tour went live from people inquiring if they could rent our home for a photo shoot. Either photographers or producers who are scouting on behalf of brands – I think it’s a great idea, and I’ve always said yes! I just had another request last week, so I…

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