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Before and After: Historic Blue Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen of this 1920s-era home in downtown Waco, Texas was a hot mess of piecemeal remodels that had taken place over many decades. Taking this kitchen down to the studs and completely reimagining the layout was the beginning of a complete transformation! Here’s the…

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5 High-End Kitchen Must-Haves

The kitchen has always been considered the heart of the home, and this is even more true after being home-bound throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. (I sometimes feel like I can’t escape my kitchen, especially when kids seem to want snacks and meals alllll day long.)…

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Shop Lesley’s Style: Teal + Chartreuse Bedroom

Nothing makes me happier than the color combo of teal and chartreuse. You may have picked up on the fact that these are my signature brand colors, spotted all over my website and social media. So what better way to kick off a new blog…

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How to Decorate a Long Narrow Living Room

Close your eyes for me and picture a galley kitchen. They’re long, narrow, often cramped, and very blah. They’re definitely not ideal, but it’s pretty straightforward from a design perspective, right? A long, narrow living room, however, is very different. You still want that space…

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5 Easy Ways to Create a Hotel-Inspired Living Room

Have you ever stayed in a gorgeous boutique hotel and completely fallen in love with the vibe? I have. In fact, I’m now a convert and will opt to stay in a boutique hotel over the average chain any chance I get. Sure, they are…

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