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One Room Challenge Fall 2019: Project Fresh Start Reveal!

One Room Challenge Fall 2019: Project Fresh Start Reveal!

Today's the day! It's finally time for my One Room Challenge Fall 2019 Reveal, or Project Fresh Start. A year and three months of living in our new downsized condo and it is finally decorated. I know you don't want to read a lot of text and want to get straight to the...

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One Room Challenge Week Five: Tick! Tick!  Tick!

One Room Challenge Week Five: Tick! Tick! Tick!

The clock is ticking very loud as the deadline for this Fall One Room Challenge is fast approaching.  Welcome to the One Room Challenge Week Five. If you are brand new to my blog, I am decorating our small condo’s main living space as a guest participant in the One...

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One Room Challenge Week Four: Project Fresh Start

One Room Challenge Week Four: Project Fresh Start

 One Room Challenge Week Four Yikes! One Room Challenge Week Four. If you are brand new to my blog, I am decorating our small condo's main living space as a guest participant in the One Room Challenge. I have dubbed it Project Fresh Start because I am starting from...

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One Room Challenge Fall 2019 Week Two: Project Fresh Start

One Room Challenge Fall 2019 Week Two: Project Fresh Start

Wow, week one sure flew by. It's now One Room Challenge week two, or Project Fresh Start. If you have found my blog through the ORC I am decorating the main living space of our new downsized condo as a link up participant in the Fall One Room Challenge. If you missed...

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One Room Challenge Fall 2019 week one:  Project Fresh Start

One Room Challenge Fall 2019 week one: Project Fresh Start

One Room Challenge Fall 2019: Project Fresh Start If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I have decided to participate in the Fall 2019 One Room Challenge. What is the One Room Challenge? It's an online design challenge started about eight years ago by...

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High Point Market insiders tour Fall 2019

High Point Market insiders tour Fall 2019

Hello friends. It's been awhile since I've written a post but I have a good reason for my silence. I have been hard at work creating my soon to be released iphone photography class for interior designers. It has been a labor of love but man, what a huge amount of...

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Using sea grass carpet in a basement: My cautionary tale

Using sea grass carpet in a basement: My cautionary tale

Today I am revealing a huge design fail and a cautionary tale of using sea grass carpet in a basement. Sea grass carpet is so popular right now and for good reason. It's a natural product, wears like iron,  and is almost impervious to stains. We had a sea grass carpet...

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High Point Market Trends: Fall 2018 part 3

High Point Market Trends: Fall 2018 part 3

 2018 Interior design trends from High Point Market part three. If you missed part one and two you can catch up below:  Color Trends from Fall High Point Market         2. Market Trend Report Report Part One Today I want to highlight three additional trends that I...

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One room challenge week 5:  Master bedroom makeover

One room challenge week 5: Master bedroom makeover

Tick tock, tick tock....It's the final count down.I feel like I just got going but here we are at the One Room Challenge week 5. Three...more...days. That's how much time I have before my photo shoot. As I type this I am still waiting for the dresser, the bed sheets,...

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High Point market trends Fall 2018

High Point market trends Fall 2018

This is part two of my High Point market trends report. If you missed part one, my color trend report, you can read that HERE. I am the type of person who often needs time to process what I have seen after attending a trade show. It is so overwhelming when going show...

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One Room Challenge Week 4: Upgrading from builder basic

One Room Challenge Week 4: Upgrading from builder basic

It's crunch time now at the One Room Challenge week 4. I am at the point where I can't tell if I'm in okay shape or in serious trouble. I had several setbacks this past week but almost everything is back on track. Two items I ordered were shipped to our old apartment....

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2019 color trends from High Point Furniture Market

2019 color trends from High Point Furniture Market

Hello everyone, I'm back from the High Point Design Bloggers tour. It was a fabulous few days and I have so much to share with you! I plan to write several Market trend reports but I always like to start out with my favorite topic, COLOR. This first post is dedicated...

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One Room Challenge Fall 2018 week one

One Room Challenge Fall 2018 week one

Hello friends. Today's the day so many have been waiting for. It's the kick off of the One Room Challenge Fall 2018. This is the day that twenty featured designers commit to transforming a room in six short weeks. Tomorrow, hundreds more join in on the challenge and...

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Linda Holt | Interior Designer & iPhone Coach

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