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Recent Spaces Articles

Unpacking the places you live inside and out.

It flies in the face of all the advice I like to give, but when it comes to your kids, let them be hoarders. Within reason, that is.

Color strikes an emotion, and could make us feel good or bad. Often I am asked, "What color should I paint my walls?" One sector of the populace is reluctant to paint walls with color, leaving walls a boring beige or white. The second sector of the populace goes crazy with explosions of wall color that make the space look confusing. The third sector of the populace gets it right, with the perfect meld of colors. If you are not sure what wall color to use when preparing a home for sale or redecorating your existing space, follow these tips:

Decorating your house for the holidays is a fun but sometimes overwhelming task. When putting up your fall décor in time for Thanksgiving, don’t forget the fireplace mantel.

Mudrooms are an entryway intended as an area to remove and store footwear, outerwear, and wet clothing before entering the main house, as well as providing storage space.  A messy mudroom can make for a frantic beginning to a day just to find the shoes, or matching pair of gloves needed to get out the door. Here are some helpful tips and inspire your space.  

Leah Hansen is a West Michigan mom who has flipped homes in the past and is currently working on another one. Amidst a busy schedule, especially at the beginning of the school year, Leah and her husband tackle every square inch of a house to make it a home. Get her advice for home renovation and tackling do it yourself projects yourself!

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