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Design Tips for Your Dining Room

warm and inviting dining room design with unique details
havenbrook dining

Many great memories are made around the dining room table. And they’re made even better if your dining room design is inviting, comfortable, and functional.

So, with that in mind, we’re sharing some simple guidelines that will help your dining room put it’s best foot forward – both for everyday dining and entertaining guests.

Here they are:

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Design Dilemma – Can I Put A Bed In Front Of A Window?

master bedroom with dark gray walls and bed in front of window
oxford sleigh storage bed

Whether or not to put their bed in front of a window is a definite design conundrum for some, especially when wall space is limited.

I was faced with this issue when a relative asked for advice about her new bedroom.  She had two options for bed placement, one being in front of a window.  Even though she felt that was absolutely the best choice, she was unsure, from a design perspective, if it was “okay” to do it.

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A Summer Home That’s Cool, Calm, and Collected

summer home - cool, calm, and collected master bedroom with white tufted headboard

Pretty much everyone agrees that summer is fun. Like, really fun. But it can also be crazy busy.  And there are days when it’s sweltering hot.

So when you hit home after a particularly blistering weekend of camping, or retreat indoors after an oppressively humid day at the family picnic, cool, calm, and collected sounds pretty appealing.  A space to escape the sun and rejuvenate.

Here are 3 ways you may not have thought of to help make your space an inviting oasis this summer:

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