Elegant Tablescapes in 4 Easy Steps

It’s a warm, spring evening. You sit down behind a beautiful blue and white plate set, lay a soft blue napkin on your lap, breathe in the mixed aromas of flowers and bread, and smile at the pretty place setting holding your name. Suddenly your food tastes better, the conversations seem livelier, and everyone’s smiles…

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LIVING ROOM – HOW TO GET THAT PARISIAN APARTMENT FEEL IN YOUR HOME

Anyone anywhere can recognize that quintessential parisian style. The herringbone parquet floors, wall paneling, detailed moldings, floor to ceiling windows, and so much more! I fell in love with the Haussmann period French interiors a while back but always felt like that style was too far out of my reach. I felt that if I…

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HOW I FOUND MY PERSONAL INTERIOR STYLE (AND HOW YOU CAN FIND YOURS)

First off, I’d like to say that I do not consider myself a designer or anything of that sort. I just like to make my house pretty for myself. I like entering a room and feeling completely at ease and happy over how it looks. I want a room to make my heart pitter patter…

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BUILD YOUR OWN PANTRY DOORS

With a new build, it’s easy to have a home that feels, well new. And brand new isn’t necessarily interesting or bursting with character. In an effort to make our home feel more unique we decided to build our own doors for the pantry. My husband, being the handyman that he is, took some of…

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Fixer and Current Home Update

Happy three weeks before Christmas! This holiday season has been kicked into overdrive for the Kovalinskiy household! And no, unfortunately, this year it’s not the shopping, card making, or party planning that is the culprit. It’s the fault of two houses and two overly ambitious crazies. Slowly but surely I have been updating our blog…

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