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How Should I Decorate a Console Table?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • OCT 22, 2020

Hi Andrea,

I agree the blue in your photos gives a more cool feel and doesn't work well with the warmth of the wood in your floors and furniture. I would either suggest to get the...

Hi Laila,

Your space has some great foundation pieces and I really love the gallery wall you have! I have two suggestion on what you can add to the space, first wou...

Hi Kiel,

Mushroom colored cabinets are a beautiful option for a kitchen and pairing with black soapstone counters will give a classic european feel. I would suggest to go with stainless steel appliances as the mushroom colored cabinets bring a light and airy feel to the space, rather than goin...

Hi Christina,

When it comes to L-shaped living rooms, creating a multi-purpose space is key. Whether that is a living area and a dining area, a larger sitting area and a smaller one, etc. Creating zones within the L-shape will give you a more functional design. You have done a great job of tha...

Hi Sofia,

Love your space and the detail with the herringbone floors and molding, very upscaled and elegant! Your chesterfield sofas fit the luxurious feel your spa...

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How Should I Paint My Beach Cottage Bedroom?

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • OCT 2, 2020

Hi Marissa,

Blue and white colors are classic for a beach cottage! Playing up the chair rail in the space with a twon toned look will be a great way to bring in some nice contrast...

Hi Kiera,

A live edge table is such a unique piece that adds character to the space. For a transitional feel, I would suggest going with a more modern chair as the ...

Hi Neena,

Coffee tables are typically between 16-18" high and a good rule of thumb for coffee table height is to use a coffee table the same height as the sofa cush...

Hi Melissa,

With the shape of the room, it is perfect for a dining table! For that farmhouse feel you love I would suggest to go with a long pedestal table. You cou...

Hi Kajal,

Congratulations on the new home! Decorating can be a huge feat, but honing in on your design style is a great way to get started! You seem to like the mor...

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