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Current Favorite Chandeliers and Pendants

Finding the perfect lighting has been one of the hardest things to get right in my house. Lighting is such an important component in a room; it can make or break a room entirely in many cases. Well, I’ve certainly taken my own sweet time with it (like years!) but I feel like I’m finally crossing the …

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Favorite Black and White Wallpapers

I decided a while back that I wanted to re-wallpaper this wall in my dressing room with something black and white: It’s part of my overhaul of that room. (I think I finally found the dresser but more on that later.) So I’ve narrowed it down to my top five. As you look at them, see …

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Palm Madness + House of Hackney

I guess it all began with my wanting to put some sort of leaf (probably palm) pattern wallpaper in the laundry room. I was trying to decide on a pattern when I saw the Brazilliance installed in a showroom and was convinced that was the one.  Then I went off to London for spring break …

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Bookshelf Roundup

I’ve always been drawn to rooms with bookshelves as a predominant feature. I always say you can tell a lot about homeowners from their bookshelves – their tastes, interests, personality….. that’s what makes them so interesting (i.e., brings out my nosy side). Here are some great ones to add to the FTRB bookshelf collection. A room …

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Art Wall, Part 27

I’m intrigued by the dotted(?) wallpaper on this art wall. Imagine it without. It would still be a nice, balanced art wall but that paper really adds an extra layer of interest, don’t you think? I’m running out the door with a fully stuffed car to start installing my Room Service room. Seriously, there’s barely …

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