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Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

This post contains affiliate links. Even though our house is still(!) under construction, Spring has me thinking of gardening. In addition to all the landscaping that will be going in, I’m planning to have a raised bed vegetable garden. Last weekend I was at my friend, Linda Bounds’, house touring her raised bed vegetable garden…

Talavera Tile Mural – Tiling for Beginners

A Talavera tile mural is a stunning piece of art for your home. Used indoors or outside, they add color and character to a home. I am using a few tile murals in our Spanish style home: in the kitchen, by the front door and on the loggia. However, laying out these handmade murals can…

Create a Mood Board Fast, Easy & FREE!

Mood boards. You’ve heard everyone talking about them. You’ve seen on blogs and in magazines. Designers use them to present their room design to a client. And if you’re building a house or just redoing a room, you should use a mood board too. A mood board is “an arrangement of images, materials, pieces of…

Home Building – How to Save Money on Architect Fees

This post contains affiliate links. Hi there! Are you building a new home or have a renovation project in the near future? Before you meet with an architect read this! I’m not saying that architects aren’t necessary for designing a home, whether it’s a new construction or a remodeling project. Unless you are an architect…