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Category: The Grand House

Guest Bedroom Budget Guide


We can’t wait to have our Canadian family visit us once the border opens! Our guest room is ready, and I’m sharing some of my favorite decor items and bedding to make that space feel really cozy and inviting. All the links are listed below! BEDDING: Sheets / Duvet / Duvet cover / Bed pillows QUILTS & BLANKETS: Striped gray quilt / Cream quilt / Striped blanket / Fringe throw blanket THROW PILLOWS: Striped pillow…

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What We’re Loving This Week!


These roller shades come in several colors and sizes. We love how they look on the French doors in our kitchen and in our third floor. This patio set from Wayfair is super cute! We have it and so do our friends, and we’ve seen it at several coffee shops in Lawrenceville. I made hamburgers using THIS RECIPE and they were so good! Crushed up crackers and a little bit of milk are the secret…

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Let’s Talk Throw Pillows!


We’re talking throw pillows today! I’ve linked my favorites below. Most of them come in several colors. When it comes to inserts, don’t forget to order the next size up so that your pillow cover is filled out and fluffy! Miulee embroidered Decorative lumbar Windowpane pillow Linen farmhouse Woven navy Striped pillow Cognac leather Gray farmhouse Blush linen Pillow inserts are HERE.

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Our Go-To Places For Countertops!


I get so many DMs and messages about where we go for countertops, so I figured a quick list would be appreciated! The following places are where Mark and I have found countertops for our homes or sourced them for client projects. We’re always looking to check out new places, so if you’re favorite spot isn’t on here…leave a comment or send me a message on Instagram or Facebook! Y&Q Granite – We go to…

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Our Kitchen Renovation


Our kitchen was one of the first rooms we renovated almost completely before we moved in! We still need baseboards and a few decorative touches, but we’re almost there. 🙂 Lots of people have asked how we did our kitchen and where we got the materials. The cabinets are Malibu White shaker style from Cabinets To Go with black knobs and handles from IKEA. Our countertop is maple butcher block also from Cabinets To Go…

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Our Favorites On Sale This Holiday (That We Love All Year Round!)


Today, we’re doing a roundup of our favorite products and items that are on sale during the holidays but that you’ll use all year long! Distressed vintage rug – get the rug pad for underneath.Coffee table with pop up storage – we’ve had ours for 6 years and it still looks terrific!Slip on house shoes – you’ll be able to wear them outside once Spring is here.Faux fig leaf tree – looks real and fills…

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!


When Mark and I first bought this house, the overwhelming feeling we had was that this was a home to celebrate Christmas in! This is what the house look like the first Christmas we had it. We were living in our rowhouse while we had the entire front brick facade redone. Now that we’re in the house and making it our home…we are decking it out for Christmas! Click this link for my video tutorial…

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Weekly Roundup of Our Favorites!


Hi friends! Here’s what we’re loving, watching, eating and obsessing over this week! This Hulk costume at Walmart. It’s Henry’s favorite and he’s wearing it for Halloween. Here’s a SpiderMan one and a Captain America. Currently obsessed with this new Threshold quilt I got for our bed. It’s faux fur on one side and so soft and it’s perfect for fall and winter! The extra long lumbar pillow is a new favorite too. Both are…

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Everything We Bought For Our Home (so far!) That We Love!


Hello friends! Lots of new followers on Instagram and Facebook so I wanted to revisit some of our favorite items that we’ve purchased in our home renovation journey. Camel bar stools. We LOVE these and got them on Wayfair. They’re easy to put together, look really chic and I just wipe them with a wet cloth when Henry spills all his food and drinks on them! Firework chandelier. This is a recent purchase for us,…

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Our Guest Bath


Right now, we have one fully functional and tricked out bathroom in our house! It’s our guest bath, and it’s on the third floor. It’s big and spacious, and we knew we could live in the house comfortably and use it while taking our time renovating the master bath. We wanted to go for modern and funky in this room so we picked an oval sink, a double globe sconce in black and brass and…

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