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Before and after Fireplace Renovations that are AMAZING!!

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These owners took amazing to a whole new level! With a beautiful new coat of grey paint and painting the old brick in whitewash…..this is one of my favorites!

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Sleek and modern this fireplace renovation was wellworth the effort. Its gorgeous!

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Looking for a quick way to  update your home before you put it on the market? You would be surprised what a fresh coat of paint can do …. Even for a fireplace!

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This renovation is spectacular. Wall to wall entertainment and custom cabinetry with stunning stonework.

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Stairway ideas that WOW!!

Stairways!!!
They can be a source of inspiration or decorating frustration. So we thought a few ideas might help turn that source of creative conundrum into a fountain of “I can totally do this!”

First: Does your family have a special saying, quote or scripture that exemplifies your family or home? Why not use those risers to inspire and express it!
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BEAUTIFUL!!

Second source of inspiration: Rustic is fabulous! Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Its amazing what a touch of reclaimed wood can do to a dead space! And it looks georgeous!
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Third bit to inspire: Lighting! I know right? Who knew something so obvious could have this much of a Wow effect!
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Fourth Fantastic idea: Texture or patterned wallpaper. Take the mundane and make it extraordinary. With little expense and a little more effort this idea has impressive results.

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Last but not least: Creative Combinations. I stumbled upon this beauty months ago on pinterest. Its files in my “Inspirations for the home I will never build.” The idea of combining wood and file is stunning.

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Keep your eyes out for more inspirations and feel free to share your ideas! Or let us know which inspiration is your favorite.