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Simple is Beautiful When it Comes to Home Design

Simple is beautiful.  It’s true.  Simple is so beautiful.  I go back to the “Law of Diminishing Returns” and how you reach a point and anything more you add detracts from the beauty.   The same is true for the exterior of your home.  Simple is beautiful.  Something happened in the 90s new construction where ...


SHUT the Front Door

Let’s talk doors.  I know it sounds super boring, but stay with me…it’s kind of awesome and here’s why.  Your front door is where your home opens its proverbial heart to the outside world.  It’s the protective gate keeper and the warm welcome…all wrapped into one big, heavy rectangle.  What a job!  While doors are ...