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Beyond White Crown Molding: 3 Molding Ideas that can Upgrade Your Interior

In some novice interior design circles, crown molding is known to make the difference between a beautiful space and a blah space, and for good reason. Most crown moldings act as a white trim that encircles the ceiling of a room, gifting the space with a sense of elegance and uniformity. Though crown molding is a subtle design element, its presence is credited with elevating the beauty of almost any space. No wonder white crown molding is so popular!   However, because white crown molding is popular, it is also somewhat unexciting. If you’re looking to upgrade the appearance of your interiors in a fresh, unusual way, there are a … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Chose Wood for Your Interior Accents

Throughout history, wood has been a staple of interior design. Even though we no longer rely entirely on wood and other natural materials to construct our homes, wood still plays an important role in both the appearance and durability of many structures.   Though modern design has its benefits, wood is a timeless material that also offers a surprising number of perks. If you’re looking to build a new space, or if you work in the renovations and contracting industry, don’t forget these three great benefits of incorporating wood materials in your interior design:   Wood is Cost Effective Though there are certainly cheaper materials to work with, wood is … Continue reading

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How to Give a Modern Home More ‘Character’

When building and selling brand new homes, there is a common complaint: lack of ‘character’, that special je ne sais quois that comes with sprawling Victorians or diminutive Craftsman homes. So what special touches can be included in modern homes to give buyers that ‘character’ they crave? Crown Molding It’s the little details, sometimes. Modern crown molding painted a clean white, or vintage molding with classic wood carving designs add a lot of warmth and character to a new home. It’s so popular that many home buyers look for molding pre-installed so they don’t have to do it themselves. In fact, about 62% of people rate crown moldings as the third most … Continue reading

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