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11 Things You Didn’t Think You Could Fit Into a Small Bedroom

Clever designers have found ways to fit storage, murals and even chandeliers into these tight sleeping spaces While it’s fun to look at photos of spacious bedrooms complete with sitting areas, fireplaces, large armoires and more, the reality is that

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What We Can Learn From the Minimalists

Discover the power of simplicity and how to employ a less-is-more approach in your decorating scheme “Perfection is achieved, not when there’s nothing left to add, but when there’s nothing left to take away.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry How often

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New Home Sales Keep Climbing As Mortgage Rates Dip Below 4%

Current Mortgage Rates Make Homes “Cheap” Newly-built homes continue to sell quickly. According to the Census Bureau, July’s New Home Sales increased 5% from the month prior, crossing one-half million in annualized sales for the fifth time this year. And, in part because today’s mortgage rates remain below

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Room of the Day: The Age of Elegance

When asked to remodel a classic Victorian, an interior designer channels her client’s style for a traditional yet contemporary look This room was a dining area when interior designer Liza Riguerra first laid eyes on it. As she got to

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VB Development Authority Approves Next Steps for New Entertainment Complex

The City of Virginia Beach has been working with Peterson Companies to develop VA ViBe!, a 230,000-square-foot entertainment project in the resort area. Today, the Virginia Beach Development Authority approved a 12-month extension of the exclusive negotiation period with the

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Color of the Week: Decorating With Warm Gray

Tired of tan? Getting gloomy from cool gray? Make warm gray your new go-to neutral

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5 Remodels That Make Good Resale Value Sense — and 5 That Don’t

There is money well spent and money that’s not. Today we review which is which, prioritizing the return on your investment dollars Repeat after me: I am the master of my remodel. Perhaps you should say it again, because sadly,

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