Tips, Tricks, and Trends for making a house your home. 

One of the most difficult decisions to make when refinishing a room is how much of a current trend to inspire your choices. Jumping in with two feet can be fun and certainly create a wow factor. However, trends can also quickly become outdated and if you've invested a lot of time and money to change it. 

Luckily, this isn't an all or nothing situation. So whether your current obsession is mid-century modern or shabby chic, you can satisfy your style preference without making a top to bottom change in a few months or years. 

To start, keep bigger items like the wall color, flooring, and furniture neutral in both style and color. What I mean by this is to choose furniture that is inspired by or similar, but simpler, to a more trendy piece. And neutral…

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Pets are a part of the family. When we welcome a new dog into the home, we often expect them to meet our standards of behavior without much guidance. Dogs, like children, require consistent training from all members of the family. They need positive reinforcement and clear signals from you to teach them what behavior is acceptable.

In this article, we’re going to cover some important house training tips for you and your canine companion. We’ll look at some of the common mistakes that new pet owners make, and talk about ways to curb undesirable behavior like chewing shoes or furniture or barking at windows.

Traits vs. behaviors

One common mistake new pet owners make is to attempt to place character traits on their dog. Words like pushy,…

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Find the Right Furniture for Your New House

If you recently bought a house, you likely will need to purchase chairs, couches and other furniture for your residence. Luckily, we're here to help you streamline the process of discovering the right furniture, at the right price.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you find the right furniture for your residence.

1. Consider the Size of Your Home

Take close measurements of your house before you purchase any furniture – you'll be glad you did. Because if you fail to measure properly, you risk buying furniture that might not fit inside your house.

Also, it is important to account for the weight of furniture. If you consider the weight of furniture prior to purchase, you can ensure…

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Home Decor Trends To Try This Holiday Season 

It's officially acceptable to start decorating your house for the Holiday season and get those Christmas carols in full swing. Whether you're a minimalist or one of those that goes all out, we've got some trends to help spark some inspiration for your decorations this year. 

1. Naked Greenery. 

This season is all about the earthy greenery. Wreaths, garland, dinner place settings, you name it. You'll find beauty is the simplicity of the greenery without all the other embellishments. Bring out the bay leaves and pines. 

2. Blush Accents.

We're seeing more and more people trading in the bold red for a much more natural blush as their accent color this season. 

3. String Lights.

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Home Trends for 2017

We've noticed some trends that have made it to 2017. We wanted to draft you a list so you can be trendy too! 

1. Matte appliances. The shiny days are over. We've noticed a lot of brushed metal and matte designs making their way in the kitchen. 

2. Marble. Yes, Pinterest's marbled has expanded from phone cases and stationary. It's been around for years and making a marble-ous comeback. 

3. Cerused Wood. This style shows the unique grains of the wood and is being found in more than just cabinetry.

4. Natural Jewel Tones. Deep amethyst purples, amber yellows, pastels and colors found in nature. 

5. Wood Plank Tile. Rustic meets modern.

6. Subway Tiles. They're certainly not new to the design…

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