Author: Brittany Allen

Brittany received her interior design degree in 2010 and recently earned her kitchen and bathroom certifications. She sees her job as much more than just picking out pretty colors and materials – it also involves exact measurements, plenty of planning, and determining how to have a space accurately reflect the lifestyle of its occupants.
  • Belgian Interior Decor

    What exactly is Belgian Decor? Neither shabby chic nor starkly contemporary, the Belgian style takes cues from both while remaining an aesthetic all its own. Soothing and luxurious, Belgian style showcases a gently-distressed style not dissimilar to the trends popularized by shabby chic. But unlike its style counterpart, Belgian design displays these features much more…

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  • Where to Buy Kitchen Furniture for Your St. Louis Home

    When it comes to home improvement, no kitchen redesign is complete without brand new furniture and décor. But if you’re unsure about where to start your search, having the world as your oyster can become overwhelming pretty fast. Today, we’re going to look at a handful of vendors that we think are pretty cool, and we…

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  • The Power of Paper: Creative Wallpaper Ideas

    Nothing announces a home’s personality quite as loudly or decisively as a punchy wallpaper. And what’s not to love? Wallpaper is an affordable, unexpected, and eye-catching way to decorate any home. So whether you want the calm of a gentle cottage-inspired floral, the zest of vertical stripes, or the chill of a cool geometric print,…

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  • Landscape Design for Mid-Century Modern Homes in St. Louis

    Mid-century modernism brought stylish and accessible home design to the masses. The shapes and structures held practical appeal, and the manufacturing techniques were nothing short of revolutionary. This unique design method offers affordable yet visually striking opportunitie. Understanding the Mid-Century Modern Aesthetic The principles of mid-century modern design were founded on the Bauhaus school of…

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  • Removing Water Stains from Wood

    In the heat of summer, your deck is the place to be. But after years of exposure to the elements, it might be looking a little worse for wear. In fact, any wood used on the exterior of your home will need some attention now and again to keep it looking fresh and new.   Unfortunately,…

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  • Outdoor Dining Area Ideas in St. Louis

    There’s no better time than right now to be dining outdoors. The weather is warm, the days are long, and it’s the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family. When you consider current social distancing recommendations, outdoor dining is probably the best way to spend time with those not in your immediate family…

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  • Painted to Perfection: Painted Stairs in Your St. Louis Home

    The perfect home décor is all about the little details. Although subtle, it’s the small things that truly bring a space together. You’ve likely debated the color of your walls and the materials for your floors. Maybe you’ve agonized over the style of your furniture, and the stone you want to use on the kitchen countertops. …

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  • Porch Décor for Your St. Louis Home

    You’ve heard it a million times, “don’t judge a book by its cover!” But sometimes, the cover is all you see. This is especially the case with homes. When you’re passing through a neighborhood and only get a moment’s glance, the exterior is what you have to work with.    Your Porch is a Versatile…

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  • Traditional vs. Transitional Kitchen Design for Your St. Louis Home

    How would you define your design aesthetic? They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and never is that truer than in home design and renovation.  When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, there are many options to choose from, and sometimes it can be hard to make up your mind. Perhaps you’ve…

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  • Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Design for Your St. Louis Home

    What comes to mind when you hear the term mid-century modern? Maybe it’s eye-popping hues or effortless minimalism. Maybe it’s even kitsch! And, yes, it’s all of that.  Mid-century design, despite its dated name, has been given new life thanks to its accord with modern elements. Now anyone can bring the past into the present,…

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