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History, Design, and the Cotton Stem

By empoweredinteriors | Mar 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

 I have a confession to make, my path to interior design began with HGTV in 2013. It was a period of adjustment for me and I had not watched the channel in some time, but I wanted some new ideas to update my home. So, I turned on the channel and found a rerun of…

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Papa’s old pants

By empoweredinteriors | Mar 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

 Tomorrow, March 2, 2018, begins the annual Vintage Shop Hop organized by the amazing Nellie’s Barn Sale. For two days, close to 500 vintage shops across Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa open their doors to shoppers looking for vintage goods. For sale is a cornucopia of unique vintage, vintage inspired, and upcycled décor (as well as…

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Paint, wallpaper, and the home of comfort

By empoweredinteriors | Feb 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve been dying to wallpaper the closet that I changed into a small mudroom because I want the walls to stand out from the hallway where the closet is located. The popularity of wallpaper has increased in the past few years and there are stacks and stacks of books that are dedicated to giving clients…

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The messy bed

By empoweredinteriors | Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

My inaugural blog post will focus on my bed. Why my bed, you ask? Well, I am on the quest to remake our bed in the master bedroom to match my evolving design style. While considering whether to duvet or not to duvet, I’ve ran across numerous images of well designed bedrooms as well as…

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