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I grew up in a family business that focuses on kitchens and baths, so perhaps you might assume that I've redone a bathroom or two in my life.

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Wednesday, 01 November 2017 08:10

Simple Beauty for You and Your Home

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The founders and owners of your new go-to lifestyle shopping site have business cards that read fashion zealot (for the clothes) and home girl (literally procuring stuff for your home). We love them for that, right there ...

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Wednesday, 04 October 2017 16:25

May Your Autumn Be Merry and Bright

The air is crisp, and the colors are warm. "The most wonderful time of the year" may be attributed to Christmas in lyrics—but in West Michigan, we know the most wonderful time of the year is fall. From the first falling leaf to the feasts of Thanksgiving, and all the Halloween trick-or-treaters and harvest festivities in between, these tips will help inspire ideas to bring the wonder of autumn into your home.

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Summer is the season for entertaining friends, relaxing in your backyard and updating the house. With so many great ideas on Pinterest and Instagram, though, how do you choose which ones you want to add to your to-do list?

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Wednesday, 07 June 2017 07:11

See Inside Your New Cool Room

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Yeah, we know, wallpaper is so in ... but it can also be pricey. Mary-Catheryn Baker, the artist and owner of Copper Corners, decided to take the problem into her own hands—the ones curled around her beloved paintbrush.

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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 08:47

6 Tips: Make a Small Bathroom Seem Bigger

We all have that one bathroom in the house—the one that just seems cramped as soon as you step foot inside. No need to tear down walls and expand, however. Here are some ideas to help you achieve that bigger bathroom feel with the same small space.

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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 05:38

Declutter Your Retirement

Leonardo da Vinci called simplicity the ultimate sophistication. Bruce Lee called it the key to brilliance. And Gandhi, who many believe was the definitive minimalist, said the secret of life lies in never missing material things.

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Wednesday, 31 August 2016 10:06

6 Ways to Prepare for a Kitchen Remodel

Thinking about remodeling a majorly used space in our homes can be overwhelming! How does one even begin? These tips may help, as you begin to think about the process.

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016 10:18

Sell Your Old Stuff

Stuff piles up, but we've all heard it before: One woman's trash is another woman's treasure. Whether you're moving, downsizing, decluttering or just looking to earn some extra money, here's a breakdown on four sites you could use to swap your trash for cash.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 06:15

A Stain Removal App!

Your smartphone is now equipped with even more real-time solutions, including carpet stain information you can carry around with you. Every neatnik knows when spills happen, you have to spring into action. With the new Shaw Floors Carpet Stain App you get real-time solutions for nearly 1,000 different stains!

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