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MainVue Homes

this article was originally published in The Art of Living Beautifully Magazine, Italian Edition In the Spring of 2014, my husband Brian and I made the decision to search for a new home; something bigger, with more yard, better finish-out, and fabulous outdoor living...

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Our Bellini Loggia

this article was originally published in The Art of Living Beautifully Magazine, Italian Edition I am often asked what room in a home is my favorite. Many people love the kitchen or family rooms due to the natural gatherings that occur there, but my answer is always...

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Easter Table with Pier 1

Spring has finally sprung in Texas and there is nothing I love more than the feel of a bright, blooming house following those cold, wintry months. As a rule, I typically stick with neutrals when designing both my own home and clients’ spaces; however, spring is a...

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McKinney Homes: The Flip House, update 2

Hello from Hunt Street! We are so excited to be making progress on our historic home renovation in Downtown McKinney. Since we spoke last, here, we have obtained our permit and had a very successful demo day! We removed the old carport, the garage, and a small room in...

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Gift Wrap Party

Good Morning Friends! Last week The Art of Living Beautifully Home Editor, Misti Reed, graciously let me accompany her to a gift wrap party a friend in her neighborhood throws every year. Originally from South Carolina, Cynthia has been hosting gift wrap parties for...

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Game Playing

“I’m not a spy!” I protested. Despite great effort to persuade my innocence, my dad convinced everyone my pleading was evidence of my guilt.  My own children didn’t believe me. He targeted me as the danger and succeeded in being chosen for the assignment, sabotaged...

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McKinney Homes: The Flip House

From the desk of Misti Reed, TAOLB Home Editor Several years ago, I got the wild hair to flip a house. I love designing spaces and renovating for my clients, but something has always been so intriguing about making design decisions for a home with an imaginary client...

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Meet Unique Unique Design

Good morning friends! I hope everyone had a restful Thanksgiving week full of family and of course, lots of food.   Today I want to introduce you to Marcie Henehan and Traci Miller of Unique Unique Design. Unique Unique Design is a locally based Home Staging/Home...

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A Fairytale Baby Shower

A few months ago when I was prepping for the October issue of The Art of Living Beautifully magazine, I was visiting with Laura Towery, whose home and collection of antique equestrian decor we featured, and she shared with me a few pictures of a baby shower she...

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McKinney Homes: 711 West Lamar Street

Meander past mature trees, lush, colorful gardens and houses dating from the 1890s to the present, but not too fast! The eclectic mix of architecture and landscape tells the remarkable story of the people who built and have lived in McKinney over the decades.      ...

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