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Though exciting at first, the process of home renovations can start to take a toll on us homeowners who are eager to finish a long-awaited project.  For my own experience in the DIY world, over the years my husband and I have worked on lots of parts of our house together.  From upgrades in the bathroom and kitchen areas, to refinishing materials all throughout the interior and exterior of the house, virtually every area in our home has been reworked in some way. Our renovations have not been invasive, they have mostly consisted of cosmetic changes and replacement of fixtures,...

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By looking at past design styles, we find connections to our current styles and trends along with wide-reaching influences into our own ideals of space and ways of expressing design and showcasing materials.  With traditional design having once been the norm, once the introduction of modern design in the mid 1800’s started, it attracted fans and recruited architects world-wide and brought concepts to life through the construction of modern buildings and interiors.  By now you are most likely thinking, the mid 1800’s?  Surely, isn’t modern design a more present-day style?  Let’s go with yes for the answer to both questions—for...

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