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Four Simple Ways to Re-Do & Revamp Your Home Office

Uma Campbell is with us today, sharing a few tips on how to spice up your home office! -----
Whether you use your home office to get work done, to pay your bills, to organize your thoughts and ideas or to plan activities for the family, you want it to be a space where you enjoy spending time. If your home office is dark and dingy, chances are good that you aren’t going to feel very inspired to complete the tasks that you need to complete. Heck, you may not even want to enter the space at all.

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Make your home office a more inspiring space with some easy to do touch ups. Here are 4 simple ways that you can breathe new life into your office space, turning it into a room that inspires creativity and productivity.
1.Re-Do the Walls: Something as simple as re-doing the walls can add new life to your home office. Add a fresh coat of paint or hang up some wallpaper and you will instantly give the room an entirely new look. If you don’t want to paint or wallpaper the entire space, y…

Dining Room Makeover

Here is a dining room makeover I recently completed.  I also made over the family room (along with other rooms still to be revealed) that I posted about here.
As I mentioned in my earlier post, my client just wanted to make their home more welcoming and comfortable without spending a million bucks, as they will most likely only be in this home for a few more years.  
We did not do any painting and they already had all their major furnishing for the space. I'll be honest, I was a little worried about what I was to come up with the burgundy dining chairs!  But, somehow it all seemed to come together. Here is the plan I came up with:
And here is how it turned out!




My clients already had the mirror, console table, and accessories shown in the below photo.  They were just scattered around the house, so I just rounded them up and put them together.

I think the space turned out great!  My clients were also very happy with how it turned out.  They said they just want to come and 'sit…