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HOW TO RECOVER A LAMPSHADE WITH FABRIC

HOW TO RECOVER A LAMPSHADE WITH FABRIC Greetings! Remember this post where I showed you the Guest Bedroom transformation in The House On Victoria Court? In that post I showed you a floor lamp that I found in the cottage when we first purchased it. It had an ugly red lampshade on it that no longer […]

HOW TO RECOVER A LAMPSHADE WITH FABRIC | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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A CONTEST FROM MY FAVORITE ONLINE DESIGN RESOURCE

Hello! Today I’m super excited to be bringing you a contest from my favorite online design resource and newest sponsor. Photo by Seth Doyle on Unsplash They are a search engine for all things home decor related and they’re called HousePouch! And as you know if you’ve been following this blog for awhile, I’m always designing something, whether it […]

A CONTEST FROM MY FAVORITE ONLINE DESIGN RESOURCE | HousePouch Giveaway + 30% OFF Coupon Code! | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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NOW THIS IS A FURNITURE STORE

Recently I visited the incredible Restoration Hardware Chicago Flagship Store in the Historic Three Arts Club. Now this is a furniture store! Or is it? Well, in actuality it is much, much, more than simply a furniture store. This 70,000-square-foot, six-floor, extravagant exposition hall is more like a gallery of fine furniture as well as […]

NOW THIS IS A FURNITURE STORE | Restoration Hardware Chicago Flagship Store 3 Arts Club Chicago | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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THE BITTERSWEET FINALE

Over the course of the past 9 months I have spent nearly everyday at The House On Cottage Grove. Those days were filled with dreaming up how I would renovate each room, shopping for the building materials, searching for inspiration, and sometimes getting down and dirty in the process. But now, after what truly was […]

THE BITTERSWEET FINALE | The Renovation of The House On Cottage Grove Is Complete | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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THE HOUSE ON COTTAGE GROVE MASTER BEDROOM

Hello. In my ongoing series featuring my now complete fixer-upper, today I bring you The House On Cottage Grove Master Bedroom. The Master Bedroom is located on the lower level of the house, and is accessed via a hallway just off the Bonus Room. This is what that hallway looked like when we purchased the […]

THE HOUSE ON COTTAGE GROVE MASTER BEDROOM | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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COME SEE BEDROOM RENO NUMBER 3

Welcome! Please come see bedroom reno number 3 in The House On Cottage Grove. It’s right up there on the 3rd floor where the pretty dormer windows are. So first, let me show you what bedroom number 3 looked like when I purchased The House On Cottage Grove. The previous owners called it The Sunflower […]

COME SEE BEDROOM RENO NUMBER 3 IN THE HOUSE ON COTTAGE GROVE | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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MY MOST IMPORTANT DESIGN RESOURCE

Hello and thanks for stopping by. Today I’m going to share with you a BIG SECRET. In truth I really hesitate to do so because I’m going to give you my most important design resource. You see, I’m afraid that once I do the cat will be out of the bag and everyone will flock […]

MY MOST IMPORTANT DESIGN RESOURCE | Bella's Antiques Sky Forest, California | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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A TOUR OF ONE OF ARIZONA’S MOST MAGNIFICENT HOMES

Greetings from Phoenix, Arizona. I’m taking a break from my Iberian Odyssey Cruise coverage to take you on a tour of one of Arizona’s most magnificent homes. It happens to be the beautiful abode of my talented interior designer friend Jennifer Johnstad of Shutters Home. You may recall seeing her lovely estate when I took […]

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