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4 Common Home Decor + Organization Problems in 2021 – Solved!

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You don’t need us to tell you – your home is had to be a lot of things in the past year. Office, classroom, restaurant, laundromat, theatre…the list goes on. We know we have asked a lot of our homes in this time, and maybe it’s taken it a bit more of a beating than usual. We’ll share some problems we find common (or have dealt with in our own homes!) and a simple solution!

Work With What You’ve Got: Freshening Up an Outdated Kitchen for Less Time + Money

Kitchen renovations are almost as infamous for being expensive as they are lengthy. Living in a half-done, half-usable space, while you spend tons of cash on either the DIY supplies or the pros to do it right, is not something we love to recommend to clients or friends…or really anyone who’s sanity we care about! Check out our tips and tricks for freshening.

Fall Bucket List + Family Fun Ideas in Durham

all is upon us! Crunchy leaves underfoot, crisp air, pumpkin spice in the air and hearty soups in our bowls…basically all the things we love wrapped into one fantastic season. With Autumn reaching us in a weird (at the very least) year, and with us not be able to gather with everyone in our lives, we wanted to share some of the amazing family fun available to us right here in Durham, safely, with our Hello Fall Bucket List!

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How We’re Using Colours of the Year 2020 + Tips for Your Home

Late last year, we were sitting in the office and the topic of colours of the year came up. As the design junkies that we are, we of course Googled them and we had a collective WTF moment. They’re a pretty big departure from the 2019 colours, which I would say are suuuper neutral and definitely in the wall category of use. HOWEVER – 2020 is full of much bolder and more colourful hues.

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Gift Wrap Hacks + Sustainable Swaps

Gift Wrapping – You Either Love It Or Hate It. I May Or May Not Be Buried Under A Pile Of Ribbon For The Next Few Weeks If You’re Looking For Me, So Let’s Say I’m Somewhere In Between There As We Speak. So When We Were Talking About What We Wanted To Share This Month, We Landed On Gift Wrapping Pretty Quickly. Not To Mention Every Time We Are At Homesense I Have To Stop Myself From Nabbing All The Super Fancy/Stunning/Beautiful Wrapping Paper In Sight!