Design Tips

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    High Ceilings: The Good and The Bad

    High ceilings have become one of my must haves in a home. We included 17ft and 12ft ceilings in our own home, and even eliminated a bedroom in order to vault the kitchen ceiling in a recent flip project. Our cottage house plans also all have 10ft ceilings and we try to work in a vault when possible. However, our love for high ceilings is often coupled with a realization that these architectural features are a double-edged sword. Beyond their aesthetically pleasing nature, high ceilings come with their own set of advantages and disadvantages, playing a significant role in the daily practicalities of living spaces.

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    How to Make a Bed: In Six Simple Steps

    Are you someone who makes their bed every day? I feel like making my bed is my first achievement for the day, other than making a cup of coffee. Today we’re going to master the fine art of bed-making. Yes, you read it right! You’re about to learn how to make your bed perfectly and efficiently in just a few simple steps. So grab your pillows, fluff your duvet, and let’s get started!

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    Choosing the Right Curtain Length for Your Windows

    Curtains are a great way to soften the appearance of a room, add some texture, and create privacy. But when it comes to choosing the right length, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. It’s important to take into account your window size, your window placement, and how you want the curtains to hang. So let’s break down some tips and tricks for finding the perfect curtain length for your windows.