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Mid-Renovation Updates

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Renovations are definitely a rollercoaster.

Your weekly emotional state can swing wildly depending on a number of factors (progress, project hiccups, finances, deadlines, etc.). It’s not uncommon to feel feelings of excitement, trepidation, frustration and joy simultaneously.

To be blunt: it’s one hell of a ride.

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Renovation Wishlist // 01

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As we move along with our renovation — 7 more weeks to go! — I’m starting to really dig into the nitty gritty of the furnishings and accessories required once the finishes finally go in.

Man, it’s a doozy.

If I could give anyone willing to undertake a whole house renovation some advice, it would be this:

While the majority of your budget should be allocated towards the renovation itself, add another 15-20% for those often overlooked, yet very important details.

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A Bold + Modern Living Room Design

Modern Living Room Design Plan AFTER The Heart's Delight Stella Compiseno

Question of the day: Is the formal living room officially dead?!

When we went through the process of finding and ultimately buying a house, one of the biggest questions that was thrown around was, do we really need a living room? I’m talking about that more formal sitting space that people used to use a lot back in the day. That is, before open design plans and oversized family rooms with comfy couches and giant 4D flat screen TVS (with surround sound) reigned supreme.

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